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
Center Leader: Nancy Roby
Foundation for Advanced Eye Care
Center Leader: Melanie Spagnoli
McCannel Eye Surgery
Center Leader: Nikki Madison
Minneapolis Eye Center
Golden Valley, Minn.
Center Leader: Jennifer Cornelius
Physicians' Eye Surgery Center
Center Leader: Jennifer Blanton
The Eye Surgery Center
Center Leader: Lorie Duzan
AMSURG Ophthalmology centers have access to the Cataract Innovators training program.