Risk Management


Live Seminars

Mar
30
Thu
Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (WAEPS) Meeting, March 30-31, 2017 @ Washington State Convention Center
Mar 30 all-day
Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (WAEPS) Meeting, March 30-31, 2017 @ Washington State Convention Center | Seattle | Washington | United States

Join us for an OMIC risk management seminar during the 2017 Washington Academy of Eye Physician and Surgeons (WAEPS) meeting.

Date:  Thursday, March 30, 2017

Place: Washington State Convention Center, 708 Pike, Seattle, WA

Time:  Evening reception dinner event commencing at 6:00 pm and OMIC speakers will begin at 7:45 pm.

Topic: Use Checklists to Prevent Patient Harm

Speakers: Daniel J. Briceland, MD, member of OMIC Board of Directors and Anne M. Menke, RN, PhD, OMIC Patient Safety Manager

Go to: http://www.waeps.org/annual-meeting

 

Be sure to sign in while in the physician presentation room to ensure your OMIC discount.  Current WAEPS physician members earn a 10% discount for completion of this activity.

For your technicians:

Anne Menke will present on Friday morning, March 31, “”How to Identify and Manage Unhappy Patients” from 9:40 am to 10:40 am.

For your practice managers and administrators:

Anne Menke will present on Friday afternoon, March 31, “How to Identify and Manage Unhappy Patients” from 1:15 pm to 2:30 pm.

Apr
2
Sun
AAPOS 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee on April 2-6, 2017 @ OMNI Nashville Hotel
Apr 2 – Apr 6 all-day

The 2017 meeting of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus (AAPOS) is planned for April 2-6, 2017.  The OMIC session is on Monday, April 3rd.

Date: Monday, April 3, 2017

Location: OMNI Nashville Hotel, Nashville, TN

Time: 2:45 pm to 4:00 pm

Topic: Consent, Documentation and Reporting

Speakers: Denise Chamblee, MD, OMIC Board Member, along with OMIC Risk Manager Michelle Pineda, MBA, and John “Jack” Reese, Esq., Nashville-based medical malpractice defense attorney

The AAPOS website updates information regularly: go to http://www.aapos.org/

OMIC insureds who are also current AAPOS members and who attend this course will earn a 10%  premium discount!  Be sure to sign in while in the presentation room to ensure your OMIC discount.

For Your Administrators:
Michelle Pineda will also present a course on consent and medical record documentation on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, from 8:00 am to 9:30 am.

 

Apr
7
Fri
Illinois Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (ISEPS) 2017 meeting, April 7, 2017 @ Donald Stephens Convention Center
Apr 7 all-day
Illinois Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (ISEPS) 2017 meeting, April 7, 2017 @ Donald Stephens Convention Center | Rosemont | Illinois | United States

Join us in Rosemont on Friday, April 7, 2017, for a risk management OMIC presentation during the 2017 Illinois Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons (ISEPS) annual meeting.

Location: Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL

Date: Friday, April 7, 2017

Time: 4:45 pm to 5:45 pm

Topic: Incident Management: Prequel to a Claim

Speaker: Hans K. Bruhn, MHS, OMIC Risk Manager

All participants are expected to register for the conference, even if you are attending only the OMIC lecture.

Be sure to sign in while in the presentation room to ensure your OMIC discount. Average premium discount is more than $2,000! Visit the OMIC booth in the exhibit hall with any questions and to request a quote.

For your ophthalmic technicians: Hans K. Bruhn will offer a course earlier in the day.  Refer to the meeting program for further information.

Refer to the ISEPS website:   http://www.ileyemd.org /

 

 

 

 

Apr
20
Thu
20th Duke Advanced Vitreous Surgery (AVS) Course 2017, April 20-22, 2017 @ Duke Eye Center
Apr 20 – Apr 22 all-day

Join us on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 20-22, 2017 in Durham, North Carolina,  for the 20th Advanced Vitreous Surgery (AVS) Course

Date of OMIC session: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Time: Part of Session 12, with Dr. Williams speaking at 5:07 pm

Location: Duke Eye Center, 2351 Erwin Road, Durham, NC

Topic: Retinal Malpractice; the OMIC Experience

Speaker: George A. Williams, MD, OMIC Chairman of the Board

OMIC insureds who attend this session will be able to earn a discount on their insurance premium upon renewal.

Register with MCPI at https://www.regonline.com/registration/Checkin.aspx?EventId=1887283

Event Hotel: Durham Marriott City Center, 201 Foster Street, Durham, NC (Telephone: 919-768-6000)

Apr
21
Fri
KAEPS 2017 Meeting in Lexington, KY on April 21-22, 2017 @ Spindletop Hall
Apr 21 – Apr 22 all-day
KAEPS 2017 Meeting in Lexington, KY on April 21-22, 2017 @ Spindletop Hall | Lexington | Kentucky | United States

Join us for an OMIC presentation during the 2017 KAEPS meeting held on April 21-22, 2017 in Lexington, KY.  Take a moment to stop by the OMIC booth inside the exhibit hall – bring your questions!

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Time:  8:00 am to 9:00 am

Location: Spindletop Hall in Lexington, Kentucky and is on U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
See website at https://www.spindletophall.org/

Topic:  Incident Management: Prequel to a Claim

Speaker: Hans K. Bruhn, MHS, OMIC Risk Manager

For your technicians:
Hans Bruhn will speak on the topic, “Telephone Screening: Liability Issues and Guidelines” on Friday April 21, at 3:30 pm -4:00 pm

 

Current KAEPS members earn a 10% discount on their OMIC insurance for attending this breakfast session. Be sure to sign in while in the presentation room to ensure your OMIC policy discount.

Make hotel reservations at: http://www.marriott.com/meeting-event-hotels/group-corporate-travel/groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=KENTUCKY%20EYE%5ELEXKY%60KYEKYEA%60169.00%60USD%60false%604%604/20/17%604/23/17%603/30/17&app=resvlink&stop_mobi=yes

Apr
30
Sun
Joint WVAEPS and PAO Meeting on April 28-30, 2017, in Farmington, PA @ Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
Apr 30 all-day
Joint WVAEPS and PAO Meeting on April 28-30, 2017, in Farmington, PA @ Nemacolin Woodlands Resort | Farmington | Pennsylvania | United States

Join us at The Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pennsylvania, at the 2017 joint meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (WVAEPS) ant he Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology (PAO).

Date of OMIC presentation: Sunday, April 30, 2017

Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Topic: Lessons Learned from OMIC Malpractice Claims

Speaker: Michelle Pineda, MBA, OMIC Risk Manager

Contact WVAEPS at  http://wvaeps.org/events/724-2017-wvaeps-and-pao-scientific-conference.html

You can also call (304) 598-4861 for additional event information.

Contact the resort at http://www.nemacolin.com/

 

Please be sure to sign-in while in the presentation room to ensure your OMIC policy discount. Current WVAEPS physician members earn a 10% discount on their insurance policy premium upon renewal.

 

May
5
Fri
ASCRS 2017 in Los Angeles from May 5-9, 2017 @ Los Angeles Convention Center
May 5 – May 9 all-day
ASCRS 2017 in Los Angeles from May 5-9, 2017 @ Los Angeles Convention Center | Los Angeles | California | United States

Los Angeles is the site for the 2017 American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) meeting.

Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017

Time:  5:00-6:30 pm

Location: Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles CA

Room Number: TBA

Title: Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice: When to Contact Your Insurance Company 

See program at http://annualmeeting.ascrs.org/ 

Speakers: Bradley D. Fouraker, MD, OMIC Board Member who practices in Florida and Hans K. Bruhn, MHS, OMIC Risk Manager, will discuss aspects of physician/patient behavior that lead to litigation.

OMIC insureds earn a discount on their insurance premium by attending this session during this event.  Be sure to sign in while in the room using the OMIC attendance sheets.

FOR YOUR TECHS: Mr Bruhn will present, “Medico-legal Issues of the Electronic Health Record” on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Time: 4:00-5:00 pm

Register with ASCRS at http://annualmeeting.ascrs.org/registration-information

Visit the OMIC booth in the exhibit hall to learn about our new low rates and we’ll be happy to help with all of your questions.

Texas Ophthalmological Association (TOA) 2017 meeting in Houston on May 5-6, 2017 @ George R. Brown Convention Center
May 5 – May 6 all-day
Texas Ophthalmological Association (TOA) 2017 meeting in Houston on May 5-6, 2017 @ George R. Brown Convention Center | Houston | Texas | United States

Join us for the popular OMIC session during the annual TOA meeting, May 5-6, 2017, in Houston, Texas. This meeting is held in conjunction with the Texas Medical Association’s TexMed Conference.

Date: Friday, May 5, 2017

Time: 2:00 to 3:00 pm

Location: George R. Brown Conference Center, Houston, Texas

Topic: Ethics Hour: Lessons Learned from OMIC Malpractice Claims

Speaker:  Michelle Pineda, MBA, OMIC Risk Manager along wtih Cathy Bailey, Esq., medical malpractice defense attorney

Register with the TOA: http://www.TexasEyes.org
Meeting registration required for physicians.


OMIC insureds who are current physician members of the Texas Ophthalmological Association (TOA) and attend this OMIC risk management session in person will receive a 10% discount upon renewal of their OMIC insurance premium year.  Non-TOA members will receive a 5% discount. Be sure to sign in while in the room to ensure your discount.

May
18
Thu
Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons (MSEPS) Meeting, May 18, 2017 @ Massachusetts Medical Society
May 18 all-day
Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons (MSEPS) Meeting, May 18, 2017 @ Massachusetts Medical Society | Waltham | Massachusetts | United States

Join us for an OMIC risk management presentation at the 2017 Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Meeting (MSEPS) on Thursday, May 18, 2017.  Our speaker will speak as part of a panel discussion will offer insights into the risk management circumstances that result in lawsuits and complaints and will advise on how to reduce the risk of being sued.

Location: Massachusetts Medical Society Headquarters, 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Time: event is planned for 6 pm to 8:30 pm

Topic: OMIC Risk Management Topic

OMIC Speaker: Trexler “Trex” M. Topping, MD, OMIC Board Member

10% discount on OMIC premium (at policy renewal) for current MSEPS members who attend this live risk management event and sign in using the OMIC attendance sheets.

The MSEPS website provides additional information: http://mseps.org/

 

 

 

Jun
2
Fri
Florida Society of Ophthalmology 2017 Meeting in Miami, June 2-4, 2017 @ National Doral Miami
Jun 2 – Jun 4 all-day
Florida Society of Ophthalmology 2017 Meeting in Miami, June 2-4, 2017 @ National Doral Miami | Doral | Florida | United States

Join us at the annual Florida Society of Ophthalmology’s (FSO) meeting on June 2-4, 2017.  Attendance at the OMIC session on Sunday offers a higher policy discount to current FSO members.

Location: National Doral Miami, Miami, Florida (To obtain FSO rate at the hotel, call 1-800-713-6725)

Date: Sunday, June 4, 2017

Time:  7:30 am to 8:30 am

Topic: Shedding Llight on Negative Dysphotosias

Speakers: Steven I. Rosenfeld, MD, OMIC Board Member and Michelle Pineda, MBA, OMIC Risk Manager

Register with the FSO at http://www.mdeye.org/

Current FSO members can earn a 10% discount on their insurance policy for attending the OMIC session at this meeting.  Be sure to sign in while in the room to ensure your discount.

There is a session for medical office administrators on Saturday, June 3, time: 10:45-11:45 am.  Topic: Medico-legal issues of the electronic health record; An OMIC risk management perspective

There is a JCAHPO session on Saturday, June 3, for your nurses and techs. time: 1:15-2:15 pm.  Topic: Medico-legal issues of the electronic health record; An OMIC risk management perspective



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