"I was proud to once again represent the American Society of Retina Specialists as a delegate," Dr. Davis said. "It is my hope that my contributions lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and physicians alike."
Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 22, 2017
Michael Davis, MD, with Acuity Eye Specialists and Retina Institute was honored to attend the annual American Medical Association (AMA) meeting in Chicago, Illinois, as a delegate for the American Society of Retina Specialists.
Dr. Davis, along with other medical professionals in a wide variety of fields discussed and established policy on medical, health, professional, and governance matters within AMA. "I was proud to once again represent the American Society of Retina Specialists as a delegate," Dr. Davis said. "It is my hope that my contributions lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and physicians alike."
The American Medical Association strives towards creating the best possible outcomes for patients in the sustainable physician practice arena. The event went on from Friday, June 9th to Wednesday, June 14th, 2017.
Issues discussed this year included:
- Physicians’ role in social media and patient communication
- The best way to respond to our nation’s opioid epidemic.
- Ways of combating professional burnout, including harnessing mindfulness techniques
- Health policy and intersectionality, including roles in minority and LGBTQ communities
Another major topic of discussion was the American Health Care Act, new legislation recently passed in the House that repeals and replaces key components of the Affordable Care Act. While its future is uncertain, its impact on patients, providers, and insurance companies would be significant.
About Acuity Eye Specialists and Retina Institute
At Acuity Eye Specialists, we are committed to helping ophthalmologists and optometrists realize their full potential while providing best-in-class patient care to all those in need. We are experts in the business of ophthalmology with years of experience in the industry, a world-class surgeon as our founder, and an unwavering commitment to helping both established practice owners and young professionals further their ophthalmic careers. To further our ability to care for our patients, Retina Institute is a member of Acuity Eye Specialists. This means that we have the unique ability to offer our patients access to an elite team of retina specialists who focus on retina diseases, surgery, ocular oncology and more. This rare partnership assures patients get the greatest comprehensive eye care with a single point of coordination. Headquartered in Pasadena, CA, the Company offers access to ophthalmology, optometry and retina services from Fresno to San Diego.