November 29th 2023
Physician details her journey from sustaining career-ending injury to insurance advocate.
September 27th 2023
Discover how advocacy can impact your clinical work and ultimately patient care.
September 26th 2023
Sometimes, the best job for you is the one you create.
September 25th 2023
On the 'Negotiations' episode of RWO: The Podcast, Dr. Lisa Nijm joins Drs. Nicole Bajic and Grayson Armstrong to discuss personal experiences with contract negotiation.
September 24th 2023
Corneal wound burn is a critical, yet often overlooked, complication in cataract surgery. Recognizing early signs is crucial.
Adding tools and techniques to your skillset: Real World Ophthalmology
Enhance your ophthalmology skills with expert tips from RWO podcast. Match procedures to patients, seek guidance, review surgical notes, practice patience, and be honest with patients.
Balancing Motherhood and Medicine: Navigating Maternity in Ophthalmology
Balancing motherhood & ophthalmology: Prioritize family planning, set boundaries, integrate work & personal life. Insights from ophthalmologist-moms.
Navigating Ophthalmology's Changing Landscape with Insights from Stephen McLeod
Shine on social media like ModaMD: Real World Ophthalmology
An overview of Jesse Berry’s advice for starting and growing a social media account
Bridging the gap: Real World Ophthalmology connects young ophthalmologists with invaluable knowledge and expertise
RWO is hosting its 5th virtual, interactive conference titled “Top 10 Things I Wish I Knew Sooner” on Saturday September 30, 2023, from 8 am to 5:30 pm Central Time.
ASCRS 2023:Eye Care Leaders partners with DavLong to Improve customer support for key software suites
According to the companies, the expanded partnership will enhance the MedFlow and MDOffice software suites.
The ins and outs of treating ‘financial cataracts’
Conducting a thorough financial examination may help clinicians to see their finances as clearly as their patients see the world after cataract surgery.
Domestic violence study highlights potential awareness in ophthalmology practice
Intimate partner violence awareness in ophthalmologists can be heightened thanks to a recent study.
RWO program helps ease the path for young ophthalmologist audience
Lisa M. Nijm, MD, MD, highlights what residents, fellows, and ophthalmologists who are early in their careers can expect at the virtual Real World Ophthalmology meeting on Saturday, April 15.
Recipe for disaster? Starting out in ophthalmology during the pandemic
Disruption affected ophthalmology, altering physicians’ education, careers.
MedPAC: Physician payments should be linked to inflation-based index
To support congressional action, 135 health organizations – including the American Academy of Ophthalmology – sent a letter to congressional leaders pointing out that a full inflation-based update is the primary solution to the ongoing problem with the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.
BLOG: Networking goes beyond a simple handshake
Effective networking involves developing relationships with other people, sharing relevant information and resources, and providing mutual support and encouragement on the path to reaching your goals.
Private equity changes workforce stability in physician-owned medical practices
A study by researchers at Oregon Health & Science University, the University of Chicago, Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University reveals more churn in workforce and greater reliance on physician assistants.
Harrow now offering Fortisite formulations for in-office use
According to the company, its announcement represents the first time eyecare professionals have been able to stock a fortified or high-concentration compounded antibiotic formulation for the immediate treatment of patients in need.
Parexel teams with MyEyeDr. to increase patient access and participation in ophthalmology clinical trials
The company’s collaboration leverages MyEyeDr.’s 850+ offices across the United States to refer patients into ophthalmology and other therapeutic area clinical trials, expands Parexel’s Community Alliance Network to bring trials to patients where they are.
Helping patients navigate telehealth video visits benefits practice
According to the study, attendance improved by 9% and the return on investment totaled $11,387 over a 12-week period.
STAAR Surgical opens EVO Experience Center in US
According to the company, the facility will serve as a hub of the EVO Lens-Based Experience for ophthalmic surgeons, staff and healthcare practitioners.
Treatment for ‘financial cataracts’
Study: US ophthalmology residency programs rank last for diversity
According to UC Davis researchers, more needs to be done for the field to reflect ethnic and racial diversity across the country.
CMS’ physician fee schedule could have adverse impact on ophthalmologists
Medicare’s 2023 fee schedule includes cuts in reimbursement, which some groups say could lead to reduced access to care to patients who need it most.
App brings virtual eye care to Bangladesh
The EyeBuddy app will bring telehealth to eye doctors in the coming months, connecting patients across Bangladesh with ophthalmologists at a major eye-care hospital.
Are there alternative opportunities in volatile markets?
Financial experts point out that what you don’t know you don’t know can hinder you.
Real World Ophthalmology 2022: Virtual meeting set for Nov 5
Complimentary registration is open for this unique meeting designed to prepare young ophthalmologists for success in early practice.
Not enough hours in the day
There literally are not enough hours in a day to allow physicians to comply with all the recommendations emanating from the various constituencies involved in issuing guidelines.
Using these 2 acronyms daily in your ophthalmic practice can deliver good service
Mike Lyons, PHR, MHRIR, and Megan Odell, BHA, MHHR, with Austin Retina Associates, outline how to implement the GREAT and the LEAP method for an improved employee and patient experience.
Study: Skipping sight-saving treatment costing Americans their vision
According to data released at the American Academy of Ophthalmology's 2022 annual meeting, a large number of wet AMD patients do not return for treatment.
Myze launches platform to engage 1 million dry eye patients by 2025: How Do Your Eyes Feel?
Leading U.S. eye care experts advance eye health focused digital platform designed to make eye care part of daily self-care routine.
Ophthalmologists may be bucking the trend in a recent study on physician burnout
The survey, from The Larry A. Greene Center and the Primary Care Collaborative, found that the COVID-19 pandemic has had an adverse impact on the well-being of physicians.
Fulfilling expectations: A super highway to workability
A powerful conversation about expectations can open communication and trust.
Long-term care: What you don’t know can hurt you
No one should ever have to choose between quality health care and preserving money, especially for those we love or for ourselves.
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