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: AAPOS 2020 in Austin,... @ Fairmont Austin
Cancelled: AAPOS 2020 in Austin,... @ 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. __________________________________________ Join us for the 2020 meeting[...]
Apr
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all-day Cancelled: Vermont Ophthalmologi... @ Hotel Vermont
Cancelled: Vermont Ophthalmologi... @ 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[...]
Mar
25
Wed
all-day Cancelled: AAPOS 2020 in Austin,... @ Fairmont Austin
Cancelled: AAPOS 2020 in Austin,... @ 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. __________________________________________ Join us for the 2020 meeting[...]
Apr
4
Sat
all-day Cancelled: Vermont Ophthalmologi... @ Hotel Vermont
Cancelled: Vermont Ophthalmologi... @ 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[...]


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.






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