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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Nov
17
Tue
all-day On Demand Course >> Bruce Spivey...
On Demand Course >> Bruce Spivey...
Nov 17 2020 – Dec 31 2021 all-day
On Demand Course >> Bruce Spivey MD Forum 2020: Office-Based Surgery
Course Overview: OMIC Board Chair Daniel J. Briceland, MD; OBS Task Force Chair, Daniel M. Berinstein, MD and OMIC Patient Safety Anne M. Menke, RN, PhD developed a course to address the many questions OMIC[...]
Feb
27
Sat
all-day Ohio Ophthalmological Society (O...
Ohio Ophthalmological Society (O...
Feb 27 all-day
OMIC will offer an online risk management session during annual Ohio Ophthalmological Society (OOS) meeting planned for Saturday, February 27, 2021 From Todd Baker, the executive director of OOS: The 2021 Annual Meeting, originally scheduled[...]
Nov
17
Tue
all-day On Demand Course >> Bruce Spivey...
On Demand Course >> Bruce Spivey...
Nov 17 2020 – Dec 31 2021 all-day
On Demand Course >> Bruce Spivey MD Forum 2020: Office-Based Surgery
Course Overview: OMIC Board Chair Daniel J. Briceland, MD; OBS Task Force Chair, Daniel M. Berinstein, MD and OMIC Patient Safety Anne M. Menke, RN, PhD developed a course to address the many questions OMIC[...]
Feb
27
Sat
all-day Ohio Ophthalmological Society (O...
Ohio Ophthalmological Society (O...
Feb 27 all-day
OMIC will offer an online risk management session during annual Ohio Ophthalmological Society (OOS) meeting planned for Saturday, February 27, 2021 From Todd Baker, the executive director of OOS: The 2021 Annual Meeting, originally scheduled[...]


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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Older Patients Need Additional Informed Consent Consideration
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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.

Supporting your specialty.

OMIC was founded by members of the American Academy of Ophthalmology nearly a quarter century ago and is the only carrier sponsored and endorsed by AAO. OMIC is also endorsed by 54 other ophthalmic societies. The OMIC partnerships with state and subspecialty societies qualifies their members for an exclusive 10% premium credit. Contact your state society for details.

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