Posts by Leah Taylor

See May 2018 OASC

The May 2018 digital issue of The Ophthalmic ASC is now available, including articles from the OOSS president Maria Scott, MD, and our 2017 Symposium keynote speaker Elizabeth Nelson, coauthor of “The Healthy Office Revolution.”

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Review Your OOSS Benefits

Review Your OOSS Benefits

At OOSS, we work to ensure that your list of member benefits never remains static. With an active leadership team and so many collaborating members and partners, OOSS is constantly brainstorming news ways to bring even more value to your membership. Among this ever growing list of benefits are a few constant staples, listed below. Read through them to determine whether you are taking full advantage of these crucial OOSS perks.

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New Specialty-Specific Guidelines For Ophthalmic Instrument Cleaning and Sterilization

OOSS joins ASCRS and AAO in releasing new specialty-specific guidelines for the sterile processing of ophthalmic surgical instruments. This document makes evidence-based recommendations regarding issues that may be unique to the cleaning and sterilization of intraocular instrumentation.The new guidelines are the product of a three-year collaboration of the three organizations and provides recommendations with the intent of assisting our members better understand, adopt, or defend certain well-established sterile processing practices as well as appropriately respond to surveyors and other regulators who challenge our facilities’ practices.

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OOSS Opposes Anthem’s Anesthesia Services Guideline

DENVER, Co (February 27, 2018) – The Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society (OOSS) lends its voice to efforts to rescind a new clinical guideline released this February by managed healthcare organization Anthem that states anesthesia services for cataract surgery are not medically necessary for the majority of patients.

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The February 2018 Ophthalmic ASC

The February issue of OASC addresses how to work smarter, not harder, to convert 2018 New Year’s resolutions commonly shared by ophthalmic professionals into action. Flip through the digital magazine to find answers to questions such as: Should I expand my clinical practice or ASC? What do I need to know about private equity investment…

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OOSS Perspective 2018 @ ASCRS/ASOA – Washington D.C.

Join us in Washington D.C. at OOSS Perspective 2018 @ ASCRS/ASOA for a complimentary lunch and the opportunity to…EXPLORE the core mission and strategic initiatives of OOSS…EXPERIENCE the power of informed insight amidst a changing political and economic landscape with Mike Romansky, JD, Washington Counsel, and George F. Will, America’s foremost political commentator and columnist…And…

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