By invitation of AAAHC, OOSS encourages clinical experts (ophthalmologists, nurses, and administrators) that share a passion for quality improvement in the ophthalmic ASC setting to consider serving on one of several new governance units. Learn more.
The August 2019 issue of The Ophthalmic ASC begins with an ending. As Chief Medical Editor William J. Fishkind, MD, FASC, bids The OASC farewell, he passes the baton to Cathleen McCabe, MD, and Mark Kontos, MD, and reflects on the quote "Those who climb highest lift as they go."
On July 29, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its proposed CY 2020 payment rate regulation for hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs).
Sharing anecdotes and lessons learned from his year in space, Kelly paints a vivid picture of the risks of getting comfortable with the status quo or losing sight of a clear and challenging mission.
The latest issue of the OASC reinforces a principle that we as ophthalmic practice and surgery center professionals share with some of the greatest explorers...
With so much riding on the success of our surgery centers, professional tunnel vision is natural...but not always for the best. Near the end of his mission, Captain Kelly shared a prank that lit up Twitter and demonstrated that even serious pilots, scientists, and engineers must make time for a little levity.
In anticipation of their upcoming Perspective 2019 meeting at ASCRS/ASOA in San Diego, CA, the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society (OOSS) has recently launched the Experience OOSS app.
OOSS partner EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing innovative ophthalmic products...
As keynote speaker for OOSS Perspective 2019 @ ASCRS/ASOA in San Diego on Sunday, May 5th, Captain Scott Kelly shares his career experiences, culminating with his record-setting year in space.
Filled with articles designed to help readers build lasting ASCs, this issue encourages the outpatient ophthalmic surgery community to invest in something bigger — that something is OOSS. Read now.