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Court Rules Online Reviewers Cannot Remain Anonymous: Could Decision Impact Physician Sites?

<b>Jan 8, 2014</b> In a decision that could reshape the rules for online consumer reviews, a Virginia court has ruled that the popular website Yelp must …

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Court rules online reviewers cannot remain anonymous. Could the decision impact physician sites? Read the full story: …

When Patients Won’t Pay for Care

<b>Anne M. Menke, RN, PhD, OMIC Risk Manager</b><p><i>Digest</i>, Winter 2013<p>Some patients who opt for high-deductible health insurance plans or go without insurance …

iSTENT TRABECULAR MICRO-BYPASS STENT SURGERY CONSENT FORM

iSTENT TRABECULAR MICRO-BYPASS STENT SURGERY CONSENT FORM<p><b>WHAT IS GLAUCOMA AND HOW IS IT TREATED?</b><p>Glaucoma is a chronic disease defined by …

HIPAA/HITECH Resources

<b>OMIC Business Associate Agreement</b><p>OMIC has completed its revision of the HIPAA Business Associate (BA) Agreement it maintains between itself and each …

Breach Notification: How OMIC Can Help You

<b>Kimberly Wynkoop, OMIC Legal Counsel</b><p>As explained in the lead article, HIPAA requires that covered entities (“CEs”) notify individuals whose unsecured …

5 Keys to Great Nonverbal Communication

3 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Clear and effective communication is essential during presentations, whether for board rooms full of executives, auditoriums at conferences, or classrooms full of students.<p>Verbal information is vital, but how we present that information can …

Public Speaking

You can't legislate doctor-patient relationships

130 Shares<p>I was on call this past weekend, rounding at about 8am on the cardiology floors, and a woman I didn’t recognize approached me. She asked if …

3 questions doctors should ask themselves in 2014

94 Shares<p>Next year will be a landmark year for America. Since our Great Recession and its far-reaching effects on the economy, housing markets, jobs, …

EyeWiki

Where ophthalmologists, other physicians, patients and the public can view articles <i>written by ophthalmologists</i> covering the vast spectrum of eye …

Owl

• Old School/New School …A Beautiful Combination (Georgette Pascale)<br>• Your Network Becomes Your Net Worth (Bindu Manne)<br>• Networking for Introverts (Angela …

Disaster Mitigation and Management: What Ophthalmic Practices Should Know

From Ocular Surgery News:<p>Within 3 days of Hurricane Katrina wreaking havoc on New Orleans in August 2005, <b>Marguerite B. McDonald, MD, FACS</b>, made the …

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Disaster mitigation and management - what ophthalmic practices should know: http://www.omic.com/…/disaster-mitigation-management-what-…/

Tamara R. Fountain, MD, to Assume Leadership of OMIC

SAN FRANCISCO – The Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company (OMIC) announced today that effective January 1, 2014, Dr. Tamara R. Fountain of Deerfield, …

Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is! January 16-19, 2014 (2014-01-18)

Join us in Sarasota on January 16-19, 2014, for this very popular event! This meeting sells out every year. The OMIC session is scheduled for the …

Make your move to OMIC on or before December 31, 2013 to qualify for the 25% dividend! Call us today for a free quote 800-562-6642 ext.628 or email getaquote@omic.com. Apply online today: http://www.omic.com/about-omic/join-omic/

Join the CAPP (Californians Allied for Patient Protection) Fight >> MICRA Critical to Protecting Ophthalmic Practice Across the United States

OMIC is a member of CAPP. The Californians Allied for Patient Protection (CAPP) initiative is critical tort reform that has been instrumental in …

2013

OMIC Sponsors the Annual State Affairs Star Awards Breakfast >> 2013 << Recognizing State Ophthalmology Societies for their Critical Work and …

New Consent Form: Permanent Punctal Occlusion Consent Form

Save this form to your computer by clicking the <b>DOWNLOAD</b> button above.<p>The permanent punctal occlusion consent form was provided by OMIC Claims and …

New Loss Prevention Document: Referral Note for Patient

When you refer your patient to another healthcare provider (particularly for urgent or emergent situations or lab work), we suggest that you provide …

Revised Consent Form: Glaucoma Filtering Surgery (Trabeculectomy) and Use of Anti-Metabolites

Save this form to your computer by clicking the <b>DOWNLOAD</b> button above.<p>The glaucoma filtering surgery consent form was revised and updated on November …

Thank you to all for attending the OMIC risk management sessions yesterday. Last course is today at 12:45 in room 224 (5-10% discount). See us at booth #3139 for more information.

New Patient Education Consent Materials Published by OMIC and the American Academy of Ophthalmology

New Consent Forms Announced at OMIC Exhibit<p>OMIC uploaded new patient consent form templates to the web site during the 2013 AAO Annual Meeting. See …

NOTES From New Orleans: New Consent Documents, Retina Patient Education Videos, Bruce Spivey Fund, and More

A BIG EASY thank you to everyone for a great AAO 2013 meeting in New Orleans. Attendance at the OMIC Exhibit and seminars was the highest in five …

OMIC Blog – OMIC OMIC

Since opening for business in 1987, OMIC has risen to become the largest insurer of ophthalmologists in America, more than twice the size of our …

Patient Education Checkup Initiative to Replace Outdated Patient Education Materials.

Download the AAO Checklist<p><b>Why take the risk?</b> Outdated patient education materials and informed consent documents can increase the risk of a medical …

OMIC Wishes You and Your Family and Friends a Happy Holiday Season and Prosperous New Year.

OMIC’s offices will be closed or operating on a reduced staffing schedule between December 24 and January 1. If you have an urgent matter, need to …

OMIC Declares a 25% Dividend to be Paid in 2014

Benjamin Franklin graces the front of the $100 bill and if you’re an OMIC-insured physician, or if you’re a physician that joins us before year-end, …