Office-Based Surgery

Looking Back at 5 Years of iOR Partners

5 Years of iOR Partners  Fueled by a vision to redefine surgical excellence through physician-led care, iOR Partners has disrupted the ophthalmic industry with a rare healthcare model that unites patients, providers, and payors. Office-based surgery (OBS) is an unprecedented move to physician-led healthcare that’s safe, convenient, and efficient.  In just five years, iOR Partners

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A Revolutionary Rise in Ophthalmic Office-Based Surgery in 2024

A Revolutionary Rise in Ophthalmic Office-Based Surgery in 2024 More than four million cataract surgeries are performed in the United States each year. This number is growing 3-4% annually and is expected to reach six million by 2030.1  Unfortantely, not only are the number of surgeons decreasing but so it their surgical time as ASCs

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iOR Partners: One of Kansas City’s Fastest Growing Companies

We are pleased to announce that Kansas City Business Journal has listed iOR Partners in the Top 50 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Kansas City! Kansas City is a great city for entreprenuership with a myriad of organizations and programs that support small businesses and startups. Our employees are incredibly passionate about the work we

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Is Office-Based Ophthalmic Surgery Safe and Effective?

50,000+ Successful Outcomes Validate Safety of Office-Based Surgery A study published in the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery on office-based ophthalmic surgery safety. The study reviewed 18,005 cases of office-based cataract or refractive lens surgery performed at 36 clinical sites between August 2020 and May 2022. The rates of postoperative endophthalmitis, toxic anterior segment

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Creating An Office-Based Surgery Suite Is Easy When You Have a Guide

Office-based surgery (OBS) suites are the next evolution in ophthalmic surgery and are becoming the facilities of choice for surgeons and their patients.  Moving the location of a surgical practice is a big transition for most surgeons and requires expertise. This post will be your guide to creating an office based surgery suite. As a physician-led

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3 Ways iOR Partners Makes Office-Based Surgery Even More Advantageous for Surgeons

There are a variety of surgeon benefits from office-based surgery. These include increased flexibility, increased patient load, and scheduling freedoms. Here are three ways iOR Partners can help you get the most out of your OBS practice. 1. Reimbursments for Office-Based Cataract Surgery Confusion about reimbursements for office-based surgery is common. There are misleading statements

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Office-Based Surgery:  An Industry Expert Reveals the Secrets to a Successful Practice (Podcast Episode Recap)  

The following article is a recap of podcast episode 8 of Ophthalmology Business Academy, featuring Tony Burns, Principal Founder, Chief Strategy Officer of iOR Partners, and Naren Arulrajah, Founder of Ophthalmology Business Academy, Ophthalmology Marketing Consultant & CEO of Ekwa Marketing. Read more for secrets to a successful practice. You can listen to the podcast

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3 Reasons Office-Based Surgery is an Ideal Solution for Cataract Surgeons in 2023 

3 Reasons Office-Based Surgery is an Ideal Solution for Cataract Surgeons in 2023  In the face of physician fee cuts and hospitals deprioritizing ophthalmic surgeries are in favor of cardiac and orthopedic procedures. Surgeons are looking for more effective ways to treat patients while increasing their surgical time. Office-based surgery (OBS) provides a safe and

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Office-Based Surgery Not Impacted by 2023 CMS Medicare Ruling

Office-Based Surgery Not Impacted by 2023 CMS Final Rule iOR Partners is focused on perpetuating the shift to office-based surgery. This is a new standard of care that is better for patients, providers, and payors. Since inception, we have been advocating with CMS on behalf of our surgeon partners. We advocate for national safety standards and

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