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OOSS Accreditation Initiative Update

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.

See August 2019 Issue of The Ophthalmic ASC

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).
Captain Scott Kelly @ OOSS Perspective 2019

Watch Captain Scott Kelly’s Exclusive Perspective 2019 Video

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.

See May 2019 Issue of The Ophthalmic ASC

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...

A Gorilla in Space – Captain Scott Kelly Demonstrates the Importance of Professional Levity

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.
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OOSS Launches the “Experience OOSS” App

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.

Partner Spotlight – EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

OOSS partner EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing innovative ophthalmic products...
OOSS Perspective 2019 @ ASCRS/ASOA San Diego

Captain Scott Kelly to Keynote OOSS Perspective 2019 @ ASCRS/ASOA San Diego

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.

See February 2019 Issue of The Ophthalmic ASC

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.