Submissions are being accepted for the 2018 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting, April 13–17. You are invited to submit your instructional courses, papers, scientific films, electronic posters and photos. The deadline to submit is Friday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. ET. Submissions for T&N Tech Talks and Ophthalmic Photographers Society (OPS) photos are due on Jan. 12, 2018 at 5 p.m.
More than 400 attendees visited Austin for the 2017 Combined Ophthalmic Symposium (COS).
ASCRS This Week Summary
The 2018 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting, being held April 13–17 in Washington, D.C., is the largest U.S. meeting that offers integrated programming for anterior segment surgeons and practice staff.
The education featured every year is developed by you and your peers. We invite you to join us in shaping the 2018 programming lineup by submitting your courses, papers, posters, films and photos.
The July episode of EyeTalks Radio, “Benchmarking for Better Business Decisions,” featuring an interview with recognized industry experts Andrew Maller, MBA, COE and Maureen Waddle, MBA of BSM Consulting, is now available. Take a listen as they discuss the top three benchmarks for assessing the health of ophthalmic practices and provide tips and examples of using benchmarks for sound business decisions.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2018 ASCRS Ophthalmology Hall of Fame. Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to ophthalmology? Nominate them before the Sept. 21 deadline.
Eligible candidates are those with 25 or more years of scholarly achievement and at least one solid, defining contribution to ophthalmology in clinical practice, research, education, invention, or humanitarian work.
Through EyeConnect and its app, EyeConnect 365, ASCRS members can engage with colleagues daily, whether initiating discussions on a range of topics, sharing experiences or collaborating on ideas, all from the comforts of their homes or offices. Each month, ASCRS recognizes an EyeConnect Platinum Member based on his/her extensive contributions to the community.
Did You Know?
- The median new patient percentage for all ophthalmologists in ASOAnalytics™; is 14%
- The average number of office visits for all full-time ophthalmologists in ASOAnalytics™ is 4,928 visits per year
These are just two of the many data points that over 300 of your peers and their administrators have access to through ASOAnalytics™.
ASOAnalytics™ is a ame-changing tool designed to give practices access to ophthalmology specific benchmarks and reports on a variety of key practice performance indicators to help:
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