Tag: OBL

SVS announces future launch of vascular verification program, aiming to enhance...

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), in partnership with the American College of Surgeons (ACS), today (Thursday, Aug. 19) announced the future launch of...

Learn nuts and bolts of setting up outpatient facilities

With interest in and creation of outpatient-based labs and facilities—frequently called simply “OBLs”—the Society for Vascular Surgery and its Section on Outpatient and Office...

VAM: Spotlight on Thursday

It’s Thursday and the Vascular Annual Meeting is in full swing. Here are some sessions today for you to consider, including the first Presidential...

VAM double header: Presidential Addresses to feature nod to SVS past,...

Following a year like no other comes a Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) like no other—sort of. This year, the key date on the vascular...

Map out your VAM experience with the Online Planner

Get a jump start on planning your way through the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) with the SVS Online Planner. It includes the entire VAM...

The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories in July

The digital version of our July 2021 print issue, an argument in favor of a multidisciplinary approach to limb salvage and look back at...

The choice between autonomy, true partnership—or the slow drift to ‘thralldom‘

Anthony Valdés, MBA, the president of Tampa, Florida-based Collaborative Health Systems, declares that what physicians want is to “deliver great clinical outcomes, get paid...

SVS Town Hall on June 30 hones in on value of...

The next Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Town Hall will focus on the value of an office-based lab (OBL) to the healthcare system, patients...

SVS creates section for members in community practice

To better meet the needs of those Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) members who practice in the community setting, the SVS has approved a...

OBL: Keys to success in the outpatient setting

The ability to pivot in the face of changes to reimbursement while still meeting the needs of patients is a key facet of success...

Upcoming webinars: May to feature exchanges on coding, employment

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Community Practice Committee will host two webinars in May designed to support members in community-practice settings. Members may...

Plans revealed for pilot study on performance of EVAR for AAA...

Details of a planned pilot study investigating the merits of performing endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) on abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) in office-based labs (OBLs)...

OBL: In praise of the office-based interventional lab

Vascular surgery has undergone dramatic changes over the last 30 years. What was once a traditional open surgical discipline has now become a hybrid...

New officers named to SVS office-based lab section

New officers are in place with the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Section on Outpatient and Office Vascular Care (SOOVC) Executive Committee, which covers...