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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.

Apr
4
Sat
Cancelled: Vermont Ophthalmological Society (VOS) 2020 meeting, April 4, 2020 in Burlington, Vermont @ Hotel Vermont
Apr 4 all-day
Cancelled: Vermont Ophthalmological Society (VOS) 2020 meeting, April 4, 2020 in Burlington, Vermont @ Hotel Vermont | Burlington | Vermont | United States

Due to the current issues surrounding COVID-19 virus, this meeting ins cancelled.

Join us in Burlington, Vermont, for a risk management OMIC presentation during the 2020 Vermont Ophthalmological Society meeting.

Location: Hotel Vermont,  Burlington, Vermont

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020

Time: likely to to occur in mid-afternoon

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

Speaker: Christie L. Morse, MD, OMIC Committee Member

OMIC insured physicians who are VOS members, MAEPS members (Maine society) or NHSEPS (New Hampshire) receive a 10% discount on their OMIC insurance premium upon renewal. Be sure to sign in while in the presentation room to ensure your OMIC discount.

May
1
Fri
Cancelled: Texas Ophthalmological Association (TOA) 2020 meeting in Fort Worth on May 1-2, 2020 @ OMNI Fort Worth & Fort Worth Convention Center
May 1 – May 2 all-day
Cancelled: Texas Ophthalmological Association (TOA) 2020 meeting in Fort Worth on May 1-2, 2020 @ OMNI Fort Worth & Fort Worth Convention Center | Fort Worth | Texas | United States

Due to the current issues surrounding the COVID-19 virus, this meeting is cancelled.

Join us for the popular OMIC session during the annual TOA meeting, May 1-2, 2020.

Location: OMNI Fort Worth & Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, Texas

Date: Friday, May 1, 2020

Time: likely to be early afternoon

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

Speaker: Michelle Pineda, MBA, OMIC Risk Manager

Register with the TOA at https://www.texaseyes.org/toa-annual-meeting

OMIC insureds who are current members of the Texas Ophthalmological Association (TOA) will receive a 10% discount upon renewal of their OMIC insurence premium year.  Non-TOA members will receive a 5% discount.

Michelle Pineda plan to present a JCAHPO talk at this meeting titled Healthcare Cyber Security.  Time and location to be announced.

May
8
Fri
Postponed: KAEPS 2020 Meeting in Louisville, KY on May 8, 2020 @ OMNI Hotel
May 8 all-day
Postponed: KAEPS 2020 Meeting in Louisville, KY on May 8, 2020 @ OMNI Hotel | Louisville | Kentucky | United States

This meeting is postponed due to the issues surrounding the COVID-19 virus.

Join us for an OMIC presentation during the 2020 KAEPS meeting held on May 8, 2020 in Louisville, KY.  Join us at the society breakfast on the morning on Friday, May 8th. Take a moment to stop by the OMIC booth inside the exhibit hall – bring your questions!

Date: Friday, May 8, 2020

Time:  8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Location: OMNI Hotel Louisville, 400 South 2nd Street, Kentucky

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

Speaker: Michelle Pineda, MBA, OMIC Risk Manager

For your practice managers:
Michelle Pineda will present Role of Office Staff in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits on Friday, May 8, from 3:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For your technicians:
Michelle Pineda will present Healthcare Cyber Security and Update on EHR Risks on Friday, May 8, from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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.

May
15
Fri
Cancelled: ASCRS-ASOA 2020 in Boston from May 15-19, 2020 @ Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
May 15 – May 19 all-day
Cancelled: ASCRS-ASOA 2020 in Boston from May 15-19, 2020 @ Boston Convention & Exhibition Center | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

CANCELLED: The ASCRS 2020 meeting cancelled due to the continuing issues surrounding COVID-19 virus.

Join us in Boston for the 2020 American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS-ASOA-IJCAHPO) meeting from May 15-19, 2020. OMIC Committee Member, Michelle S. Ying, MD, and Linda D. Harrison, PhD,  Director of OMIC Risk Management, will present a course to MDs and also to technicians during this meeting.

Date: Sunday, May 17, 2020

Location: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts at BCEC Meeting Level 2, Room 256

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Topic: Learning the Hard Way: Lessons From Claims Data

OMIC-insured physicians earn a discount on their insurance premium by attending either of these sessions during this conference.  Be sure to sign in while in the room using the OMIC attendance sheets.

 

For your technicians (no OMIC discount):

Date: Monday, May 18, 2020

Location: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts at BCEC Meeting Level 1, Room 102AB

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Topic: Learning the Hard Way: Lessons From Claims Data

 

Register with ASCRS at https://annualmeeting.ascrs.org/

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.

May
21
Thu
Reconsidered as a possible virtual meeting: Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons (MSEPS) Meeting, May 21, 2020 @ Massachusetts Medical Society
May 21 all-day
Reconsidered as a possible virtual meeting: Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons (MSEPS) Meeting, May 21, 2020 @ Massachusetts Medical Society | Waltham | Massachusetts | United States

Postponed.  This meeting is being considered as being offered as a virtual meeting.  More information will be provided soon. Join us for an OMIC risk management presentation at the 2020 Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Meeting (MSEPS) on Thursday, May 21, 2020.

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

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2020

Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm (dinner event)

Topic: Role of Office Staff in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

OMIC Speaker: Laura C. Fine, MD, OMIC Committee 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/



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