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6 Must-See BSM Presentations at the ASCRS-ASOA Meeting

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 9:00 AM

BSM News

Written by: BSM staff

Compliance, retirement, and the future of surgical eye care are among the industry hot topics that BSM consultants will present on May 5-9 at the 2017 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery-American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASCRS-ASOA) Symposium and Congress in Los Angeles.

BSM's knowledgeable consulting team will give 20 presentations at the meeting. In particular, here are six you might want to attend.

  1. Turning Data into Dollars
    Summary:
    Learn why and how to use benchmarking information to make better business decisions. This course also highlights ASOAnalytics, a new benchmarking program available from ASOA.
    Presenters: Andrew Maller, Maureen Waddle, and Lisa Peltier
    When: 2:45-3:45 p.m., Saturday, May 6
    Where: Room 501 C
  2. Financial Management Bootcamp: Essential Metrics to Track and Measure
    Summary:
    You've just become a new ophthalmic practice manager. Now what? Experienced subject matter experts will teach you the basics of ophthalmic practice management in core areas, including chart documentation and audits, quality measures, government regulations, financial management, working with technicians, risk management, and flow and efficiency.
    Presenters: Andrew Maller and Elizabeth Holloway
    When: 10:40-11:35 a.m., Friday, May 5
    Where: Room 518
  3. Compliance Simplified: Learn to Manage the Pains and Complexities of Compliance
    Summary:
    Compliance can be confusing and stressful. Course instructors will review the core components of compliance and discuss — through principles and case studies — how a compliance plan can be effectively implemented to reduce stress and increase confidence that your practice is doing things right.
    Presenters: Laurie Brown and Dixon Davis
    When: 4-5 p.m., Sunday, May 7
    Where: Room 518
  4. The Future of Surgical Eye Care
    Summary:
    There are a number of important macro trends that are impacting the business of ophthalmology and surgical eye care. This course provides a review of these trends and offers practical suggestions on how to position one's practice and surgery center to survive and thrive in this dynamic environment.
    Presenter: Bruce Maller
    When: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Sunday, May 7
    Where: Room 506
  5. Thinking about Retirement: Key Considerations to Successfully Prepare for and Transition out of Practice — Small Group and Solo Physicians 
    Summary:
    This course covers 1) important operational and financial considerations to prepare for retirement and 2) how to effectively make the transition to protect the physician, as well as other staff, providers, and the practice itself.
    Presenter: Dixon Davis
    When: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Sunday, May 7
    Where: Room 501 C
  6. Developing Your Leadership Team
    Summary:
    This course explores how to identify and develop people for middle management roles such as clinical director, customer service manager, and billing supervisor. Course instructors will primarily focus on the role of physicians and executives in developing the middle management team.
    Presenters: Maureen Waddle and Elizabeth Holloway
    When: 8-9 a.m., Monday, May 8
    Where: Room 507

BSM consultants are also participating in several ASOA roundtable discussions and Consultants-on-Call segments during the 2017 ASCRS-ASOA meeting. We hope to see you in the audience.

Click here to view BSM Consulting's entire ASCRS-ASOA presentation lineup, complete with times, dates, locations, presenters, and topics.

YOUR TURN: What BSM presentations are you planning to attend, and why? Please leave your response in the comment section below. Thank you.

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