The American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA) is pleased to announce the launch of EyeTalks Radio – a podcast show designed specifically for those who run the business side of ophthalmology. ASOA will produce 12 episodes of EyeTalks Radio in 2017 to cover topics that members care about most. Podcasts will feature content from existing ASOA resources as well as periodic interviews with experienced ophthalmic practice administrators and subject matter experts.
Get in the Game and Register for the 2017 eyePAC Reception at the GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live, Friday, May 5, at 7 p.m.
Don’t miss your opportunity to visit the GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live—an exciting and interactive celebration of the power of music occupying a vibrant new space in downtown Los Angeles. Four floors of cutting-edge exhibits, interactive experiences and films provide a one-of-a-kind visitor experience: engaging, educational, celebratory and inspirational.
New for the 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting is Advocacy Day, being held on Friday, May 5.
Advocacy Day centers on a series of government relations events aimed at increasing membership engagement in ASCRS’s year-round advocacy efforts.
Special Joint ASCRS•ASOA Government Relations General Session featuring Senator Tom Coburn, MD
Are you planning to attend the annual ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress, May 5–9, 2017?
Have a burning question about MACRA?
ASCRS•ASOA has launched a new MACRA Hotline just for members. Ask a MACRA-related question of government relations staff and receive an answer or call back.
Call (703) 383-5724 and have your member number ready. Our expert staff is ready to help (allow two business days for a response).
For additional MACRA Resources, please visit the ASCRS•ASOA MACRA Center at ascrs.org/macracenter.
Each month, ASCRS recognizes an EyeConnect Platinum Member for his or her valuable contributions to the EyeConnect forum. Dr. Samuel Masket of Los Angeles, CA is the January recipient based on his engagement points and extensive involvement in the community as an active contributor since its inception.
EyeConnect is one of ASCRS’s most popular member benefits. More than 1,400 members actively participate in EyeConnect and belong to one or more discussion groups. The online discussion forum allows you to communicate directly with your peers. In an effort to provide this service to you anytime, anywhere – ASCRS has created EyeConnect 365 – a mobile app where you can interact on the go.
2017 ASCRS•ASOA Advocacy Day to Feature Sen. Tom Coburn’s Perspective on “What’s Killing Healthcare” During Joint Government Relations General Session
Former Senator Tom Coburn, MD, will be the featured speaker during the Special Joint ASCRS•ASOA Government Relations General Session, from 5 to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 5, as part of Advocacy Day during the 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress in Los Angeles.