The AAOE program offers various networking opportunities for administrators to connect with peers and foster a sense of community. We have several networking opportunities planned for the Annual Meeting.
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We are pleased to bring back the AAOE lounge this year: This is a great place to relax, get refreshments, a foot massage, exchange contact information and informally connect with practice administrators & managers from around the country.
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center — Room 298
Free informal roundtable discussions on various practice management issues. Share your experiences and learn from other members during an informal and informative hour moderated by a seasoned professional.
Sunday, Nov. 17
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 18
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
*It’s Free! 9 Seats Per Discussion Roundtable — First Come First Served Basis.
AAOE offers three new courses that will foster a stronger working partnership between physician-owners and their administrators. By working together effectively, the practice can become more successful.
Register onsite starting Nov. 14.
New! Doctors and Administrators: Working Together to Make Sound Financial Decisions
Sunday, 2 – 4:15 p.m. Event 195
New! How to Monitor and Maintain an Efficient Practice
Sunday, 3:15 – 4:15 p.m. Event 211
New! Securing Access in the Age of ACOs
Monday, 9 – 10 a.m. Event 324
Come join us for this opportunity to meet with fellow members, to talk in-person with your listserv colleagues, and to meet the AAOE Board and staff. A wonderful array of hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served. Members — enter for your chance to win one of the door prize giveaways.
Free Event for AAOE members!
Plan to visit the Exhibition at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the world’s largest exhibition of ophthalmic technology, products and services. You’ll find the AAOE Practice Management Center in the Academy Resource Center [Hall G, Booth 3239]. Academy experts will be on hand at the Coding Booth to give straightforward answers to your most challenging coding questions. And you can preview the extensive collection of practice management and coding resources and products for your office.
Exhibition hours are Saturday, Nov. 16 to Monday, Nov. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
At the AAOE Practice Management Center [Hall G, Booth 3239], you can take advantage of 20 minute private consultations with AAOE consultants/practice management experts. Conversations with the Experts features over 25 consultants from the AAOE Consultant Directory, providing customized advice on topics ranging from financial management to EHR to billing to legal matters and more. Come by the AAOE Practice Management Center to make an appointment with the consultant of your choice:
Hours are Saturday, Nov. 16 to Monday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
To schedule an appointment before the Annual Meeting e-mail Peggy Coakley.
Want to network in advance? Use E-Talk to find your peers and ask questions about the AAOE program, transportation, housing options (including finding a roommate to split the cost of housing), and entertainment activities to make your stay both productive and fun. Feel free to post inquires and information about restaurants and places of interest in Orlando! AAOE is also on Facebook and Twitter for networking and additional updates.
Visit the AAOE Annual Meeting Page for complete details about the AAOE Practice Management program.