25th Business of Retina: Course Materials

CME Statement and Objectives

Program Content and Financial Disclosures

Detailed Agenda 



Analysis by 3 PL - Kurt Defenbaugh, MBA

Challenges in Patient Billing - Claire Murphy, OSC, OCS, OCRS

Considerations for Onboarding New Retina Drugs - Heather Thomas, OCSR

Cybersecurity: Recovery After a Ransomware Attack - Bill James, MHA, COE

Data-Driven Advocacy - Moderator Michael Lai, MD, PhD, FASRS; Panelists: Paul Hahn, MD, PhD, FASRS and Sabin Dang, MD

Disaster Planning - J. Michael Jumper, MD, FASRS, and Kristin Yockus, MPH

Documentation Compliance: Training Scribes and Staff - Niki Kothari, MD

Evaluation of Injectables - Henry M. Kwong, Jr., MD

Financial Planning Strategies for the Small Retina Practice - Nadeem Vaidya, MD

Fundamentals of the Drug Approval Process - Ashley Nahrwold, COA

HHS OIG Update - Agent Christian Jurs and Thomas Stone, MD, FASRS

Implementing DISC to Drive Organizational Culture - Scott Westhouse, DO

Internal v. Outsourcing Billing - Nadeem Vaidya, MD, Robert C. Wang, MD, FASRS

Lean Techniques for Revenue Cycle Management - Alan Kimura, MD, MPH, Daniel Maher, CPC,  Nicole Smith

Onboarding A New Physician - Aamer Hayat, JD, CAO

Practice Operational Efficiency - Keith Warren, MD

Retina Coding for Beginners  - Joy Woodke, COE, OCS, OCSR

Retina Coding Update - Joy Woodke, COE, OCS, OCSR

Revenue Cycle Administrative Burdens - Leonard H. Ginsburg, MD, FASRS

So You Want to Build a Retina ASC - Joel Pearlman, MD, PhD, FASRS

DRAFT Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Scribes - Srinivas Kondapalli, MD

Washington Update - Michael M. Lai, MD, PhD, FASRS

What Retina Fellows Look for in a Practice - Moderators: Clayton Kirk, MD, Ghassan Ghorayeb, MD; Panelists: Janani Singaravelu, MD, MS, Meenakshisundaram (Sam) Subramanian, DO, Absah Hussein, MD

Working Capital Management in a Retina Practice - Sharam Danesh, MD

Faculty Biographies


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