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Nov
4
Mon
Northern Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology (NVAO), November 4, 2019 @ Maggiano's Little Italy, 2001 International Drive
Nov 4 all-day
Northern Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology (NVAO), November 4, 2019 @ Maggiano's Little Italy, 2001 International Drive | McLean | Virginia | United States

The Northern Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology (NVAO) features for members only an OMIC speaker on the evening of Monday, November 4, 2019.  Register with the NVAO and attend the evening event to earn a 5% discount on OMIC insurance premium.

Be sure to sign in while in the presentation room to ensure the OMIC policy discount.  This event is offered to current NVAO members.

Date: Monday, November 4, 2019

Time: Presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. Initial gathering begins at 6:00 p.m.

Topic: Anatomy of a Claim: The Do’s and Don’ts 

Speakers: Daniel M. Berinstein, MD, OMIC Board Member, and Linda D. Harrison, PhD, OMIC Director of Risk Management

Location: Maggiano’s Little Italy, 2001 International Drive, McLean, Virginia

 

Nov
7
Thu
Delaware Academy of Ophthalmology (DAO) Meeting, November 7, 2019
Nov 7 all-day

Join us for an OMIC risk management presentation at the 2019 (DAO) Delaware Academy of Ophthalmology’s DAO CME Lecture Series  on Thursday, November 7, 2019

Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019

Location: Washington Ale House, Torbert Room, Second Floor
1206 Washington Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Time: 6:00 p.m. (Registration and Check-In)

Topic: Great Expectations: Liability Risks of Unrealistic Surgical Goals

Speaker: Christopher J. Rapuano, MD, OMIC Committee Member

10% discount on OMIC premium (at policy renewal) for current DAO members who attend this live risk management event.  Be sure to sign-in while in attending the event.

Nov
16
Sat
Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology (WAO) Eye MD Symposium, November 16, 2019 @ Kimpton Journeyman Hotel
Nov 16 all-day

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019

Location: Kimpton Journeyman Hotel, 310 East Chicago Street, Milwaukee, WI

Time: 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Topic:  Great Expectations: Liability Risks of Unrealistic Surgical Goals

Speaker:  Steven V. L. Brown, MD, OMIC Board Member, and Hans K. Bruhn, MHS, OMIC Risk Manager

OMIC insureds who are current paid members of WAO and certain sub-specialty societies can earn a 10% discount on their policy renewal for attending this specific OMIC session.

To contact the WAO, call (920) 560-5645 or go to http://www.wieyemd.org

Jan
31
Fri
New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology (NOAO) 2020 in New Orleans, January 31 to February 2, 2020 @ Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
Jan 31 – Feb 2 all-day
New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology (NOAO) 2020 in New Orleans, January 31 to February 2, 2020 @ Sheraton New Orleans Hotel | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States

Join OMIC for a risk management presentation at the 69th annual meeting of the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology (NOAO) in New Orleans, January 31, 2020 to February 2, 2020.

Location: Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana

Date: Friday, January 31, 2020

Time:  5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Title: Duty to Patients: Beginning, Ending, and Obligations

Speaker: Michelle Pineda, MBA, OMIC Risk Manager

For technicians:

Michelle Pineda  will present The Role of Office Staff in Medical Malpractice during the technician session.  This is likely to be on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Check program from more details.

Register at the website: https://www.noao.org

OMIC insureds earn a 10% discount on their OMIC premium if they are current, paid members of the ALAO, LAEPS, and MAEPS.

A one-time 10% discount on their OMIC premium will apply for current NOAO members. An OMIC insured who is not a member of these state societies listed above will receive a 5% discount on his or her OMIC policy upon renewal.

Insureds from Texas and Florida are invited to this meeting.  Attendees from these states receive a 5% discount on their OMIC premium.

Feb
29
Sat
Ohio Ophthalmological Society (OOS), February 29, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio @ Hilton Columbus at Easton Town Center
Feb 29 all-day
Ohio Ophthalmological Society (OOS), February 29, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio @ Hilton Columbus at Easton Town Center | Columbus | Ohio | United States

OMIC will offer a risk management session at the annual Ohio Ophthalmological Society (OOS) meeting planned for Saturday, February 29, 2020 (leap year).

Location: Hilton Columbus at Easton Town Center, Columbus, Ohio

Time: afternoon

Speaker: Anne M. Menke, RN, PhD, OMIC Patient Safety Manager

Topic: Duty to Patients: Beginning, Ending and Obligations

The OOS website updates information regularly:  https://oos.osma.org/

Note to physicians: Be sure to complete the individual sign-in sheet while attending the OMIC session to ensure your discount. OMIC insureds who are current, paid OOS members who attend this OMIC course at this meeting will earn a 10%  premium discount. Visit the OMIC booth in the exhibit hall with any questions.

For your nurses and technicians:

Anne M. Menke will offer one session to nurses and technicians on Saturday morning, February 29, at 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Topic: Identify and Manage Unhappy Patients.

Mar
6
Fri
Illinois Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (ISEPS) 2020 meeting, March 6, 2020 @ Donald Stephens Convention Center
Mar 6 all-day
Illinois Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (ISEPS) 2020 meeting, March 6, 2020 @ Donald Stephens Convention Center | Des Plaines | Illinois | United States

Join us in Rosemont on Friday, March 6, 2020, for a risk management OMIC presentation.  The ISEPS-COS “Perfect Vision” 2020 (leap year)  meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the OMIC session is scheduled to be presented in the afternoon.

Date: Friday, March 6, 2020

Time: 4:45 pm to 5:45 pm

Location: Donald Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL

Topic: Duty to Patients: Beginning, Ending and Obligations

Speaker: Pauline Merrill, MD, OMIC Committee Member and Michelle Pineda, MBA, OMIC Risk Manager

Be sure to sign in while in the presentation room to ensure your OMIC discount. Average premium discount is more than $2,000!

For your administrators:

Michelle Pineda will present Healthcare Cyber Security and Update on EHR Risks to technicians during this joint meeting.  Time for this event is 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

 

Mar
11
Wed
WDCMOS 2020 meeting in Maryland on March 11, 2020 @ Cesco Osteria & CO2 Lounge
Mar 11 all-day

THE WDCMOS 2020 MEETING is beginning at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Bethesda, Maryland.

Join us for an evening of risk management discussion at the 2020 meeting of the Washington DC Metropolitan Ophthalmological Society on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.  This is an evening event beginning at 6:30 pm. The talk will begin after the event meal.

Speaker: Michael C. Tigani, MD, Chair of the OMIC Risk Management Committee

Topic:  Duty to Patients: Beginning, Ending, and Obligations

Location: Cesco Ostreia & CO2 Lounge in Bethesda, Maryland

Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm approximately.  The presentation will begin at 7:00 pm

This event is open to WDCMOS members. Contact the WDCMOS to register.

Current WDCMOS members who attend this risk management presentation will receive a 10% discount on the OMIC premium and non-WDCMOS members will receive a 5% discount.  Be sure to sign-in while at the event to ensure your OMIC policy discount.

Mar
19
Thu
Cancelled: Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (WAEPS) Meeting, March 19-20, 2020 @ Washington State Convention Center
Mar 19 – Mar 20 all-day
Cancelled: Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (WAEPS) Meeting, March 19-20, 2020 @ Washington State Convention Center | Seattle | Washington | United States

This meeting is cancelled due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus.

Join us for an OMIC risk management seminar during the 2020 Washington Academy of Eye Physician and Surgeons (WAEPS) meeting.

Date:  Thursday, March 19, 2020

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: Duty to Patients: Beginning, Ending, and Obligations

Speakers: Andrew G. Iwach, MD, OMIC Committee Member and Anne M. Menke, RN, PhD, OMIC Patient Safety Manager

Go to: https://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 practice managers:

Our speakers will present on Friday morning, March 20, “Prevent Falls in the Ophthalmic Office and OR” from 10:45 am to 11:45 am. and also on Friday afternoon, March 20, “Great Expectations: Liability Risks of Unrealistic Surgical Goals” from 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 pm

Mar
20
Fri
Cancelled: Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society 56th Annual Meeting, March 20, 2020 @ Pittsburgh Marriott City Center
Mar 20 all-day
Cancelled: Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society 56th Annual Meeting, March 20, 2020 @ Pittsburgh Marriott City Center | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania | United States

This meeting is cancelled due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus.

Join us in Pittsburgh, PA on March 20, 2020, for the 56th Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting. Please take a moment from your schedule to stop by the OMIC booth at the meeting with any questions and get a free rate quote.

Date: Friday, March 20, 2020

Time: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: Pittsburgh Marriott Hotel City Center, 112 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, PA (telephone: 412-471-4000)

Topic: Duty to Patients: Beginning, Ending, and Obligations

OMIC Speakers:  Daniel J. Briceland, MD, Chair of the OMIC Board, and Hans K. Bruhn, MHS, will offer a risk management session during this annual event.

To register, refer to the event website:

https://www.pghoph.org/page-18062

To contact the Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society, call (412) 321-5030

For your administrators:

Dr. Briceland and Mr. Bruhn will present Prevent Falls in the Ophthalmic Office and OR on Friday, March 20. Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

For your technicians:

Dr. Briceland and Mr. Bruhn will present Role of Office Staff in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits on Friday, March 20. Time: 2:05 pm to 3:05 pm.

 

Mar
25
Wed
Cancelled: AAPOS 2020 in Austin, Texas, on March 25-29, 2020 @ Fairmont Austin
Mar 25 – Mar 30 all-day
Cancelled: AAPOS 2020 in Austin, Texas, on March 25-29, 2020 @ Fairmont Austin | Austin | Texas | United States

The live AAPOS 2020 is cancelled due to the issues surrounding the COVID-19 virus worldwide.  A “Virtual Meeting” is being organized and will be offered to members soon.

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Join us for the 2020 meeting of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus (AAPOS) on March 25-29, 2020 in Austin, Texas.  The OMIC session is on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Be sure stop by the OMIC booth at the event with any questions you have, and receive a free quote.

Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Location: Fairmont Austin, Austin, Texas

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Topic: Recent Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Lawsuits

Speakers: Christie L. Morse, MD, OMIC Committee Member and Anne M. Menke, RN, PhD, OMIC Patient Safety Manager

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:
On Saturday, March 28, Anne Menke will present a session on a risk management topic to be announced soon.



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