Risk Management


Safe Practices in the Office: COVID-19

OMIC Risk Management is committed to supporting our insureds as they establish protocols to address COVID-19 in the office. The best sources for the latest scientific information and safety guidelines remain the AAO, the CDC, and your local health authorities. Here are some key concepts to consider that will protect you, your staff, and your patients. ...
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all-day Cancelled: Southern Eye Congress... @ Grand Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort & Baytowne Conference Center
Cancelled: Southern Eye Congress... @ Grand Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort & Baytowne Conference Center
Jul 24 – Jul 26 all-day
Cancelled: Southern Eye Congress Meeting on July 24-26, 2020 in Destin, Florida @ Grand Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort & Baytowne Conference Center | Destin | Florida | United States
This meeting is cancelled. Join OMIC for a physician-specific risk management course at the Southern Eye Congress (formerly known as the Southeast Eye Regional Meeting)  on July 24-26, 2020 in Destin, Florida. This popular annual[...]
Aug
14
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all-day Planned changes: KAEPS 2020 Meet... @ OMNI Hotel
Planned changes: KAEPS 2020 Meet... @ OMNI Hotel
Aug 14 – Aug 15 all-day
Planned changes: KAEPS 2020 Meeting in Louisville, KY on August 14-15, 2020 @ OMNI Hotel | Louisville | Kentucky | United States
The OMIC session at this meeting will be offered as an online course.  More details forthcoming. The 2020 KAEPS meeting will occur on August 14-15, 2020 in Louisville, KY.  There will be a society breakfast[...]
Jul
24
Fri
all-day Cancelled: Southern Eye Congress... @ Grand Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort & Baytowne Conference Center
Cancelled: Southern Eye Congress... @ Grand Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort & Baytowne Conference Center
Jul 24 – Jul 26 all-day
Cancelled: Southern Eye Congress Meeting on July 24-26, 2020 in Destin, Florida @ Grand Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort & Baytowne Conference Center | Destin | Florida | United States
This meeting is cancelled. Join OMIC for a physician-specific risk management course at the Southern Eye Congress (formerly known as the Southeast Eye Regional Meeting)  on July 24-26, 2020 in Destin, Florida. This popular annual[...]
Aug
14
Fri
all-day Planned changes: KAEPS 2020 Meet... @ OMNI Hotel
Planned changes: KAEPS 2020 Meet... @ OMNI Hotel
Aug 14 – Aug 15 all-day
Planned changes: KAEPS 2020 Meeting in Louisville, KY on August 14-15, 2020 @ OMNI Hotel | Louisville | Kentucky | United States
The OMIC session at this meeting will be offered as an online course.  More details forthcoming. The 2020 KAEPS meeting will occur on August 14-15, 2020 in Louisville, KY.  There will be a society breakfast[...]


CASE STUDY:

Equipment Malfunction or Improper Set Up of a Surgical Device?

A 51-year-old male patient presented to the OMIC insured’s practice for consideration of LASIK and was subsequently scheduled for the procedure. Our insured physician’s first encounter with the patient was on the day of the surgery. The procedure was complicated when the blade of the microkeratome entered the anterior chamber of the right eye, causing...

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Ensure safe use of equipment

The lead article in the 2019 no.2 issue of the Digest provided detailed advice on what to do if equipment or a medical device (EMD) malfunctions and harms a patient. This article will focus on identifying opportunities for ensuring safe use of EMDs, drawing upon opinions voiced by defense and plaintiff experts in EMD lawsuits... Read more on pg. 7 in the Digest.






Six reasons OMIC is the best choice for ophthalmologists in America.

Consistent return of premium.

Publicly-traded insurance companies exist to make profits for shareholders while physician-owned carriers often return profits to their policyholders. Don’t underestimate this benefit; it can add up to tens of thousands of dollars over the course of your career. OMIC has one of the most generous dividend programs for ophthalmologists and has returned more than $90 Million to our members through dividends.

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