Are you interested in learning more about IOL power calculations? ASCRS is offering a new session this year, IOL Power Calculation: New Approaches for Better Refractive Outcomes Symposium, Saturday, May 6, 3 – 5 p.m. during the 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting in Los Angeles.
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ASOA EyeTalks Radio Releases a New Episode on MACRA: Understanding MIPS Categories and Your Composite Score
The April episode of EyeTalks Radio, “MACRA: Understanding MIPS Categories and Your Composite Score” is now available and features an interview with ASCRS•ASOA Director of Government Relations Nancey McCann, who walks listeners through the four MIPS categories and a detailed explanation of how to calculate your composite score.
For the third year in a row, ASCRS will be welcoming three physicians who were nominated to participate in the Young Physician Exchange Program and attend the annual ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting.
The Young Physician Exchange Program focuses on fostering relations between the societies, exposing the exchange physicians to clinical practices in other countries, providing exposure to each societies’ meeting culture and promoting each other’s meeting.
The participants for this year are:
For the first time, the annual ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting will be offer a series of product-focused education sessions (non-CME) in the Exhibit Hall. The Industry Spotlight Theater will provide attendees with overviews and comparisons across multiple ophthalmic product categories.
The ASCRS Programming Committee has carefully selected nine topics of interest, which will be discussed in a series of presentations.
Cataract and glaucoma cases vary widely from one patient to the next. Learn about tailoring each case to the patient by attending the Cataract and Glaucoma: Individualizing Care to Optimize Outcomes Symposium, Sunday, May 7, 8 – 9:30 a.m. during the 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting in Los Angeles. This symposium is pre-approved to qualify for ABO Self-Assessment CME (SACME) credit.
New for 2017 is the inaugural ASCRS Refractive Day, being held on Friday, May 5, in Los Angeles. This one-day meeting addresses all your refractive cornea and refractive IOL needs.
EyeConnect is ASCRS’ popular online discussion forum where members can communicate directly with peers and interact collaboratively to view, organize, comment upon and share ophthalmic information with some of the best minds in ophthalmology. Discover some of the hot topics discussed on EyeConnect by attending the #EyeConnect Live! Hot Topics 2017 Symposium, Monday, May 8, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
On the heels of the recent “What does the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) Mean to Medicare Beneficiaries?” Congressional briefing, ASCRS and the Protect My Doctor and Me healthcare coalition are ramping up efforts to pressure Congress to repeal IPAB by meeting with Federal lawmakers when they are back home in their states and districts during the April recess.