Monthly Archives: April 2016

Policy Statement On Co-Management

The recent proliferation of co-management relationships in connection with refractive surgery has prompted both government agencies (the Office of the Inspector General and several Medicare carriers) as well as professional societies (the Academy and ASCRS) to issue restrictive statements concerning co-management relationships where post-operative care is performed by an eye care professional other than the operating surgeon…

Malpractice Issues for Ophthalmologists

The past 20 years has seen a dramatic increase in the number of malpractice lawsuits and the amount of money being awarded by juries in these cases. The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health has referred to the resulting impact on physicians as a crisis.2 Physicians, including ophthalmologists, are facing sky-rocking premiums, if not… Read More

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From the Executive Director

It is with great pleasure that I bring back SEE Notes. I look forward to providing this quarterly newsletter to SEE members electronically and posted to our website. It is my intent to provide articles of interest, membership news, as well as upcoming events for SEE members. I would love your suggestions for content and... Read More

MD Spotlight: Dr. William Wiley posted on OphthalmologyWeb

For Dr. William Wiley, medical director of the Cleveland Eye Clinic and Clear Choice Laser Eye Center in Ohio, cataract surgery is a procedure he routinely performs on humans. Earlier this month, he got the opportunity to change up this routine a bit when he was asked by the Akron Zoo to perform cataract surgery... Read More

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