Ambassadors, Welcome to the AAO’s Mid Year Forum (MYF) 2018! I look forward to meeting a lot of you very soon. I was part of the inaugural Advocacy Ambassador class in 2004. Fifteen years later, I am still actively involved with advocating for my patients and our profession. The MYF is where ophthalmology leaders meet. […]
The AAO’s “Why I Advocate?” Challenge. #MYF2018
Check back and learn more about leadership. Managers count value Leaders create value by… “I’ll handle A and you handle B.” A Leader. Empower others to succeed on their own.
What is wrong with Volume to Value based care? Focus on Hypervalue Rob Melendez, MD, MBA @DrRobMelendez The phrase “volume to value” is a misnomer. It implies that we are not currently providing any value to our patients and that we are providers who are simply focused on RVUs and FFS. I am appalled by […]
Groupthink Rob Melendez, MD, MBA This term was coined by a social psychologist Irving Janis (1972). Groupthink occurs when a group makes faulty decisions because group pressures lead to a deterioration of “mental efficiency, reality testing, and moral judgement.” Consider avoiding groupthink in your practice and while serving on committees. When a practice experiences groupthink they can […]
Ophthalmology Business is focused on business topics relevant to the entrepreneurial ophthalmologist. It offers editorial, opinion, and practical tips for physicians running an ophthalmic practice. It is a companion publication of EyeWorld. Source: Ophthalmology Business – APR 2010
Why do you need to learn how to perform limbal-relaxing incisions? Limbal-relaxing incisions (LRIs) are used alone and in combination with implantation of toric Source: Preparing for Premium IOLs: Getting Started with Limbal-Relaxing Incisions to Correct for Astigmatism – American Academy of Ophthalmology
Source: Robert Melendez, MD – Albuquerque, N.M.
5 cataract complications to avoid. Tips, techniques and technology to ensure eye cases go as planned. Source: 5 Cataract Complications to Avoid > Outpatient Surgery Magazine > October, 2014
A New (Color) Vision for Pilot Safety and Performance.