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Quinn elected president, trustees sworn in at Optometry’s Meeting

June 27, 2017

Christopher J. Quinn, OD, of New Jersey, a Primary Care Optometry News Editorial Board member, was elected president of the American Optometric Association during the 120th Annual AOA Congress at Optometry’s Meeting.

Samuel D. Pierce, OD, of Alabama, was named AOA president-elect; Barbara L. Horn, OD, of South Carolina and Michigan, was elected vice president; and William T. Reynolds, OD, of Kentucky, was elected secretary-treasurer.

‘Lives of our patients are at stake’ as concerns about Senate health care bill mount

June 27, 2017
The cost savings that would be realized under the Senate’s proposed health care bill would have a dramatic negative effect on the quality of health care offered in…
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VIDEO: Use medical record as defense in audit

June 27, 2017
WASHINGTON – John Rumpakis, OD, MBA, spoke here at Optometry’s Meeting about how to prevent and survive carrier audits. “The only thing the auditor…
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AOA creates institute to guide eye health policy

June 26, 2017
The American Optometric Association announced the launch of the AOA Health Policy Institute, a policy think tank to develop evidence-based research, analysis and…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & DysfunctionsTM: Volume 2, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to numer-ous potential challenges, including dry eye…
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VIDEO: How a physician can perform well in MIPS

March 23, 2017
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VIDEO: Health care reform creates practice challenges, opportunities

March 7, 2017
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Quinn elected president, trustees sworn in at Optometry’s Meeting

June 27, 2017
Christopher J. Quinn, OD, of New Jersey, a Primary Care Optometry News Editorial Board member, was elected president of the American Optometric…

‘Lives of our patients are at stake’ as concerns about Senate health care bill mount

June 27, 2017
The cost savings that would be realized under the Senate’s proposed health care bill would have a dramatic negative effect on the quality of…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Use medical record as defense in audit

June 27, 2017
WASHINGTON – John Rumpakis, OD, MBA, spoke here at Optometry’s Meeting about how to prevent and survive carrier audits. “The only…

Meeting News

AOA creates institute to guide eye health policy

June 26, 2017
The American Optometric Association announced the launch of the AOA Health Policy Institute, a policy think tank to develop evidence-based research…

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Outgoing AOA president: Advocate for the doctor-patient relationship

June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON – “Optometry has made amazing progress due to the incredible advocacy work our members do in each of our states and here in…

TFOS elects July as Dry Eye Awareness Month

June 22, 2017
To coincide with the July publication of the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society’s Dry Eye Workshop II, July will be recognized as Dry Eye…

Marketing authorization application filed in Europe for Durasert 3-year uveitis treatment

June 22, 2017
A marketing authorization application has been filed to the European Medicines Agency for the approval to market Durasert 3-year treatment for…

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Students rally on Capitol Hill to promote optometry’s federal agenda

June 21, 2017
More than 2,300 students of optometry participated in a rally on Capitol Hill yesterday to urge Congress to support the bi-partisan Dental and…

FDA approves ReNeuron’s cryopreserved formulation of retinal stem cell therapy candidate

June 20, 2017
The FDA has approved the cryopreserved formulation of ReNeuron Group’s human retinal progenitor cell therapeutic candidate, according to a…

Price has not seen Senate version of health care bill

June 15, 2017
Days before an expected vote, HHS Secretary Tom Price, MD, said he has not seen the U.S. Senate bill to overhaul the nation’s health care…

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