American Optometric Society Inaugural Meeting Details

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American Optometric Society Inaugural Meeting Details

  1. 1. www.OptometricSociety.org Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  2. 2. Welcome Members and Guests The American Optometric Society Inaugural Meeting and Practice Management Seminar Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  3. 3. Learn! Network! Socialize! Explore The Hard Rock Hotel and San Diego! Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  4. 4. Thank you sponsors Please visit our sponsors for a unique opportunity to learn about products and services to help you in your practice. Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  5. 5. Sauflon Pharmaceuticals USA Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  6. 6. Auto Ref/Keratometers Visual acuity meter NIDEK Pupillary distance meter Chart projector Corneal Topographer Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  7. 7. Medical Coding and Reimbursement EyeCOR is a unique and powerful Coding system for Eye Care. Simply search for a Diagnosis by Category or Segment of the eye, code number, or a key word and Code Finder displays all the allowed reimbursable procedures specific to your region. Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  8. 8. iZon® High Resolution Lenses Ophthonix Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  9. 9. Eyestar TV Tuesday, March 23, 2010
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  14. 14. The first step to increasing profits in your practice begins right here, right now. Tuesday, March 23, 2010
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  16. 16. Veatch Ophthalmic Instruments Tuesday, March 23, 2010
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  18. 18. Thank you sponsors! Please visit our sponsors for a unique opportunity to learn about products and services to help you in your practice. Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  19. 19. Schedule of Events Friday, March 26, 2010 The American Optometric Society Inaugural Meeting & Practice Management Seminar 4:00-6:00 p.m. – Registration 5:00-6:00 p.m. – Board Meeting 4th Floor, Legends Ballroom 6:00-8:00 p.m. – Member reception 4th Floor Rooftop Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  20. 20. Schedule of Events Saturday, March 27, 2010 Morning Session 7:00-7:45 a.m. – Continental breakfast – Sponsored by Compulink 7:00-7:45 a.m. - Registration 7:45-7:55 a.m. – Welcome and program overview– Pamela Miller, O.D., J.D., AOS President 7:55-8:05 a.m. – AOS Member Insurance Program – John Leder 8:05-10:05 a.m. - How to Bill Correctly to Maximize Benefits – Alan Homestead, O.D. 10:05-10:25 a.m. – Vendor presentations (Sauflon, Nidek) 10:25-10:40 a.m. – Break 10:40-11:40 a.m. – The Role of Nutrition In Primary Care Practice – Jeffrey Anshel, O.D. 11:40-12:00 Noon – Vendor presentations – (Veatch Ophthalmics, EyeCOR) Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  21. 21. Schedule of Events Saturday, March 27, 2010 Afternoon Session Noon to 1:30 p.m. – Lunch and Ophthonix presentation 1:30-3:25 p.m. – 10 Management Concepts O.D.s Need to Know – John McDaniel, O.D. 3:25-3:45 p.m. – Vendor presentations – (Bausch and Lomb Contact lenses,Eyestar TV) 3:45-4:45 p.m. – Using the Internet to Drive Patients to Your Office – Rich Driscoll, O.D. 4:45-5:05 p.m. – Vendor presentations - (Eyecom, I-Deal Optics) 5:05-6:05 p.m. – Avoiding and Surviving VSP Audits – Craig Steinberg, O.D., J.D. 6:05-7:00 p.m. – Reception, Cash Bar, Exhibitor Area Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  22. 22. Schedule of Events Sunday, March 28, 2010 7:00-7:45 a.m. – Continental Breakfast 7:00-7:45 a.m. - Registration 7:45-7:50 a.m. – Welcome and program overview – Pamela Miller, O.D., J.D., AOS President 7:50-8:00 a.m. – Vendor presentation – The Power Practice 8:00-9:45 a.m. – The Grand Illusion – The 5 Places Your Money Is Disappearing to and How to Fix Them – Gary Gerber, O.D. 9:45-9:55 a.m.- Vendor presentation – Natural Ophthalmics 9:55-10:10 a.m. - Break 10:10-11:45 a.m. – Medical Coding and Reimbursements – Bob Rebello 11:45 a.m. - Adjourn Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  23. 23. Special Events Friday Evening Board of Directors Meeting 5-6pm, 4th Floor Legends Ballroom Member Reception 6-8pm, 4th Floor Rooftop Saturday Evening Member Reception 6:05-7pm, Exhibit Area Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  24. 24. Look What We’ve Done Presentations and Communications • C&E Vision Services CE Event, Anaheim, CA November 1, 2009 • Rio Hondo Optometric Society, CA October 27, 2009 • California State Board of Optometry October 22, 2009 • Tri-County Society (Ventura, SB, San Luis Obispo), CA October 17, 2009 • Board of Trustees of the Virginia Optometric Association October 9, 2009 • East West Eye Conference, OH October 7, 2009 • Vision Expo West. Las Vegas. NV October 1, 2009 • Tidewater Virginia Optometric Society September 16, 2009 • Inland Empire Optometric Society, CA September 8, 2009 Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  25. 25. Look What We’ve Done Presentations and Communications • California State Board of Optometry March, 2010 • Vision Monday Global Summit, New York City March, 2010 • AOA Legislative Meeting, Washington, DC March, 2010 • American Board of Clinical Optometry, Los Angeles February, 2010 • California Optometric Association, Ontario, CA January, 2010 • C&E Vision Services Meeting, Exhibitor, Anaheim, CA January, 2010 • American Academy of Optometry Meeting, FL November, 2009 Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  26. 26. Look What We’ve Done Grassroots Work is Never Done State Boards of Optometry: Initiated formal communications with all of the boards regarding the potential conflicts and legal issues with ABO/AOA Board Certification. California Optometric Association: House of Delegates: Helped draft resolutions to reform the voting process and to hold the leadership accountable for their anti-membership actions. Ohio Optometric Association: Worked with Ohio colleagues in support of their state association. ARBO: Held informative discussions regarding a responsible format for a program of certification of maintenance of continued competency and uniform continuing education. Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  27. 27. Look What We’ve Done Grassroots Work is Never Done Presentations: AOS board members and state liaisons gave presentations at various local and state society meetings. Website: Established a website and email system which allows members to contact board members and staff easily and directly. Internet: Maintained a presence on Optcom and ODWire, two professional discussion groups. Liaisons: Established a state liaison network for activist members nationwide. Tuesday, March 23, 2010
  28. 28. What A Difference! The American Optometric Society  Giving its members a voice in their profession.  Supporting the common goals of its members, and advocating for its members within other organizations.  An inclusive and transparent organization that works with local, regional, and national optometric organizations.  Committed to communication with, and the fair and equal representation of its members.  Dedicated to excellence in patient care and the growth and expansion of optometrists’ ability to serve the public. Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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