Cataract Innovators: Patient Education

Congratulations to the centers listed below for achieving Cataract Innovator status for Patient Education. Cataract Innovators is the gold standard forAMSURG ophthalmology centers; it is also a program designed to assistAMSURG 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.