Month: December 2016

President Signs 21st Century Cures Act Into Law

December 21, 2016

WITH A COUPLE OF HOLIDAY TREATS FOR THE ASC COMMUNITY President Obama has signed into law The 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 34), intended to expedite and streamline the FDA approval processes, provide funds to accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery of new treatments and cures, and authorize discretionary funding for the NIH and FDA.…

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Scott Joins AAO Leadership Class of 2017

December 15, 2016

As a participant in the AAO Leadership Development Program XIXI, Maria C. Scott, M.D., will be working to enhance the collaboration between OOSS Gives and Operation Sight, an ASCRS Foundation program that provides free cataract surgery to financially disadvantaged patients. Specifically, Scott is developing an operating manual to help cataract surgeons incorporate charitable work with…

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The Ophthalmic ASC Magazine

December 9, 2016

In its latest issue, The Ophthalmic ASC magazine takes an in depth look at the pros and cons of owning an ophthalmic ASC in today’s healthcare market. Jared R. Younger, MD, MPH, and Regina Boore, BSN, MS, CASC, offer valuable advice for smoothly integrating the femtosecond laser into a surgical practice. And Maria C. Scott,…

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