Risk Management


2021 Digest (Vol 31 No 1)

Premium IOLs are often described in the lay press as providing vision that is closest to one’s natural sight, allowing patients to see both near and far without glasses. However, numerous factors, such as accuracy of preoperative measurements, ocular anatomy, and individual adaptation to IOLs can lead to surgical outcomes that do not meet patients’ preoperative expectations. Read more...


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10
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all-day Northern Virginia Academy of Oph...
Northern Virginia Academy of Oph...
Nov 10 all-day
The Northern Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology (NVAO) features for members only a Zoom online virtual meeting on the evening of November 10, 2021.  Register with the NVAO and attend the evening event to earn a[...]
Nov
12
Fri
all-day OMIC Members are invited to an A... @ Ernest N. Moral Convention Center
OMIC Members are invited to an A... @ Ernest N. Moral Convention Center
Nov 12 – Nov 15 all-day
At the AAO Annual Meeting:  841V – Medical Malpractice Risk Management 101 This AAOE course present an OMIC overview of medical malpractice risk management strategies to mitigate liability risk for providers and practice entities. Dates:[...]
Nov
10
Wed
all-day Northern Virginia Academy of Oph...
Northern Virginia Academy of Oph...
Nov 10 all-day
The Northern Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology (NVAO) features for members only a Zoom online virtual meeting on the evening of November 10, 2021.  Register with the NVAO and attend the evening event to earn a[...]
Nov
12
Fri
all-day OMIC Members are invited to an A... @ Ernest N. Moral Convention Center
OMIC Members are invited to an A... @ Ernest N. Moral Convention Center
Nov 12 – Nov 15 all-day
At the AAO Annual Meeting:  841V – Medical Malpractice Risk Management 101 This AAOE course present an OMIC overview of medical malpractice risk management strategies to mitigate liability risk for providers and practice entities. Dates:[...]


CASE STUDY:

Chart alteration hinders the defense of a complicated cataract surgery

The patient presented to an OMIC insured group for evaluation of bilateral cataracts with an OMIC insured. He had a history of difficulty reading small print, seeing in bright sunlight, and glare at night. A dilated exam revealed significant amblyopia OS, with BCVA of 20/100 and a modest cataract OD with BCVA of 20/30. It...

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Analysis of the 2021 cataract study

Over the last two years, OMIC has seen an increase in the frequency of cataract surgery claims. In response, Risk Management performed an in-depth analysis of 2016-2020 claims involving premium cataract services and our findings are detailed in the lead article. Drs. Tigani and Pelton discuss some additional factors that may set the stage for vulnerability to cataract claims activity. Read more and learn risk management strategies on pg 7 of...





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