Cataract Innovators: Scheduling

Congratulations to the centers listed below for achieving Cataract Innovator status for scheduling. 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 scheduling, the following must be in place at the center:Someone at the practice or center is identified to “OWN” the schedule, centralized schedulerASC and practice have online access to view/update the center’s surgery scheduleThere is a clear process for managing no shows and cancellations to reschedule patients using patient cancellation logCenter has patient wait list to fill last minute cancellations   Cataract Innovator Centers for Scheduling: Abilene Cataract and Refractive Surgery Center Abilene, Texas Center Leader: Stephanie Howard Columbus Eye Surgery Center Columbus, Ohio Center Leader: Janie Norman Eye Surgery Center of Tulsa Tulsa, Okla. Center Leader: Karen Cercy EyeCare Consultants Surgery Center Evansville, Ind. Center Leader: Nancy Roby McCannel Eye Surgery Edina, Minn. Center Leader: Nikki Madison Shepherd Eye Surgicenter Las Vegas, Nev. Center Leader:  Alesia Isquith The Eye Surgery Center of Paducah Paducah, Ky. Center Leader: Lisa Chandler Wallace Laser and Surgery Center Alexandria, La. Center Leader: Martina Anders   AMSURG Ophthalmology centers have access to the Cataract Innovators training program.