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OOSS Announces Beta Test of Model Accreditation Process – Limited Opportunity

The BETA Test is open to OOSS member facilities only. The survey is for Accreditation with Medicare deemed status. The BETA Test Group runs through the end of 2019. Submit your interest form today.

Watch the “HIPAA Compliance for the Ophthalmic ASC” Webinar

On July 19, OOSS Resource Partners Medical Consulting Group and the Compliancy Group co-hosted the “HIPAA 101 for the Ophthalmic ASC: The 30-Minute Guide to Understanding Compliance” webinar.

The August 2018 Ophthalmic ASC

The latest issue of OASC features articles on the nuances of providing top-tier refractive cataract surgery, staffing your ASC for maximum efficiency, and the science behind new guidelines to address instrument sterilization and cleaning.

Cathleen McCabe, MD, Selected for Leadership Development Program Class of 2019

OOSS Vice President Cathleen McCabe has been selected for the AAO's Leadership Development Program class of 2019. This one-year learning program is dedicated to developing tomorrow's ophthalmic leaders.

Proposed CY 2019 ASC Payment Regulations & Rates

On July 23, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its proposed CY 2019 payment rate regulation for hospital outpatient departments (HOPD) and ambulatory surgery centers (ASC).

Symposium 2018 RSVP

Join OOSS for Symposium 2018. The meeting will explore essential drivers for success that set the stage for effective and adaptive succession planning and implementation in these times of economic and social turbulence and opportunity.

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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BSM Consulting acquires Progressive Surgical Solutions

Healthcare and practice management firm BSM Consulting has acquired Progressive Surgical Solutions, an ASC consulting firm. The two OOSS Resource Partners and frequent presenters at OOSS events said that the acquisition, announced earlier this month, will enable them to expand services for a growing client base. BSM Consulting provides consulting services and educational resources to…

The October Ophthalmic ASC

Compounded medicines often are the only option for some patients and surgery cases, but how can your ASC ensure the safety of these solutions? In this month’s Ophthalmic ASC magazine, contributing editor Joseph F. Jalkiewicz delves into the world of compounding pharmacies with essential advice for choosing the right pharmacy while avoiding the risky operators.…

The August Ophthalmic ASC

Thanks to phenomenal technological advances, retina surgery is more viable than ever for the ophthalmic ASC. But is this subspecialty a good addition for your surgical center? Contributing Editor Virginia Pickles takes an in-depth look at the advances in vitrectomy systems and 3D visualization, as well as the costs of equipping an OR for retina…