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Cataract Innovators: Patient Education

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Congratulations to the centers listed below for achieving Cataract Innovator status for Patient Education. Cataract Innovators is the gold standard for AMSURG ophthalmology centers; it is also a program designed to assist AMSURG ophthalmology centers in the process of achieving Cataract Innovators status.


To be considered a Cataract Innovator for Patient Education, the following must be in place at the center:

  • Center collaborates with physician practice(s) schedulers on a regular basis to evaluate and improve the pre-op education process
  • “Patient Information Brochures” which provide detailed, easy to understand pre-op instructions are provided to the patient and available on the Center’s website.
  • Practice has identified a patient education coordinator who discusses pre op instructions, IOL options and other related patient information.


Cataract Innovator Centers for Patient Education:

EyeCare Consultants Surgery Center
Evansville, Ind.
Center Leader: Nancy Roby

Foundation for Advanced Eye Care 
Sunrise, Fla.
Center Leader: Melanie Spagnoli

McCannel Eye Surgery
Edina, Minn.
Center Leader: Nikki Madison

Minneapolis Eye Center 
Golden Valley, Minn.
Center Leader: Jennifer Cornelius

Physicians' Eye Surgery Center
Charleston, S.C.
Center Leader: Jennifer Blanton

The Eye Surgery Center 
Bloomfield, Conn.
Center Leader: Lorie Duzan


AMSURG Ophthalmology centers have access to the Cataract Innovators training program. 


Posted at 1/14/2014 7:00 AM in General | Permalink | Email this Post


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