Health IT is critical to you and your practice’s success under MACRA. Learn all you need to know by attending the Health IT Under MACRA: Winning Strategies to Help Your Practice Succeed Symposium at the 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting in Los Angeles.
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Each month, ASCRS recognizes an EyeConnect Platinum Member for his/her valuable contributions to the EyeConnect forum. Dr. Douglas Mazzuca, Sr., DO, who practices in Pennsville, NJ, is the April recipient based on his engagement points and extensive involvement in the community for the past decade.
With the ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting right around the corner on May 5-9 in Los Angeles, a host of educational benefits are online to help prepare you for the meeting. One of these, the Online Final Program, is now available, providing information on educational offerings, networking and social events, exhibiting companies and meeting and facility resources. This program serves as the attendees’ guide to making the most of their ASCRS experience.
On May 6, at the ASOA Congress in Los Angeles, ASOA will launch ASOAnalytics, a one-of-a kind tool that places real-time practice data and benchmarks in your hands.
ASOAnalytics, exclusive to ASOA members, will enable practice managers to analyze trends, review practice performance compared to industry benchmarks, evaluate efficiencies and more.
Through a series of “bite-sized” surveys, practices will gain insight on:
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.
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.