OOSS PERSPECTIVE 2017 @ ASCRS/ASOA LOS ANGELES

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We’re pleased to present the complete video collection from OOSS Perspective 2017 @ASCRS/ASOA Los Angeles. Enjoy the highlights or settle in for an informative discussion with our experts. Whether you attended the May 7, 2017, event and would like to review your favorite session or whether you are joining us for the first time, we think you’ll find these videos worth watching and sharing with your staff and colleagues.


Highlights from OOSS Perspective 2017 (3:31)

“What is OOSS going to look like in 2020?”
The energy crackles and the ideas fly at OOSS Perspective 2017 @ASCRS Los Angeles.


Chapter One (17:08)

“It’s about skating where the puck is going to be.”
OOSS President Jeffrey Whitman, M.D., (0:10) kicks off OOSS Symposium 2017 with an introduction of OOSS initiatives and a philosophical look at the organization’s evolution and scope. OOSS Executive Director Kent Jackson, Ph.D., (4:18) divines the future with OOSS analytics and a quick review of the results of key member surveys. Jerry Levy, M.D., (8:47) president and chairman of the board of Vision Center Network of America, LLC (VCNA), shares a progress update on the revolutionary New York-area clinically integrated network.


Chapter Two (29:23)

“Without OOSS, you might have been regulated out of business.”
With an introduction by OOSS President Jeffrey Whitman, M.D., (0:10), Washington Counsel Michael A. Romansky, J.D., (1:00) covers the legislative landscape with updates on office-based cataract surgery, ASC and HOPD reimbursement rates, ASC Quality Reporting measures, the OAS CAHPS survey, sterilization policy, the “Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2017” (HR 1838), and more.


Chapter Three (34:08)

“We need an online community that can share all this information.”
Cathleen McCabe, M.D., OOSS education chair, (0:19) moderates the OOSS Roundtable with panelists Bruce Maller, BSM Consulting, (1:06); Regina Boore, MS, BSN, RN, CASC, Progressive Surgical Solutions (4:36); Lynn Anderson, Ph.D., CEO, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (7:35); Albert Castillo, San Antonio Eye Center and OOSS member services (10:58); Victoria Samper, MS, vice president, Ambulatory Accreditation Programs at the Institute for Medical Quality (14:30); and William B. Rabourn, Jr., Medical Consulting Group (19:28). From the prescient to the pragmatic, panelists discuss what’s next on the horizon for OOSS (Maller); new ASC courses for nurses (Boore); surgical tech, scrub, and sterilization certification (Anderson); ASC performance metrics (Castillo); and a new ophthalmic ASC accreditation model (Samper). Rabourn brings it all together with a preview of the evolving online community at OOSS.org.


Chapter Four (32:01)

“There is a big need out there.”
Brad Black, M.D., (0:11) OOSS president emeritus and chair of the OOSS Gives Committee, discusses opportunities for charitable giving. Stephen Lane, M.D., (10:04) co-chair of the ASCRS Foundation and chair of ASCRS Domestic Initiatives, presents Operation Sight, the ASCRS Foundation’s charitable cataract surgery program for needy Americans. OOSS Vice President Maria Scott, M.D., (23:11) an Operation Sight volunteer surgeon and author of a new charitable surgery handbook, shares lessons learned. OOSS Past President Y. Ralph Chu, M.D., (25:50) whose Minnesota practice partners with a local charity, talks about the intrinsic rewards of giving back.