Tag: OBL

Miss the SVS webinars? Take advantage of the recordings

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) hosts a number of Town Halls, roundtables and webinars for the benefit of its members.  In the past few...

SOOVC sub-section introduces two awards

The Society for Vascular Surgery's sub-section for those who provide service in outpatient settings has created two professional development opportunities for its members, a...

‘Significant’ increase in atherectomy use in US largely driven by office-based...

In the United States, atherectomy use in peripheral vascular interventions (PVIs) “more than doubled” from 2010 to 2019, with office-based procedures a “major driver”...

Vascular practice: Financial wellness is focus of Nov. 2 SVS webinar

Responding to members’ requests for more information on financial education, a nationally known estate and tax attorney will provide information and guidance on financial...

Navigating EMRs: SVS webinar to demonstrate how to make them work...

Vascular surgeons can learn how to make electronic medical records (EMRs) work for them at a webinar Sept. 7. The webinar, sponsored jointly by...

Outgoing SVS president’s message of unity: ‘We must work together to...

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is no longer the organization it was half a century ago. That was one of the core messages...

SVS special membership sections stage education sessions

For the first time, all those who are part of the five Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) membership sections have educational presentations geared specifically...

Community practice award deadline extended

There's still time! The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has extended the deadline to nominate an SVS member for the prestigious Excellence in Community...

Office-based laboratory setting proves ‘safe’ for iliac vein stenting

A retrospective study of 1,223 iliac vein cases performed in three office-based laboratories (OBLs) demonstrated a major complication rate of 0.41%, suggesting these procedures...

Priorities and objectives will guide 2022 SVS programs

Whether it’s branding, advocacy or determining research initiatives, the process of setting Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) priorities and objectives begins with SVS members....

UPDATED: Last call for community practice accolade

The clock is ticking to submit nominations for the 2022 Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Excellence in Community Practice Award—with an extended deadline now...

We need voices as well as opinions

I have a message for my colleagues on behalf of Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Political Action Committee (PAC), quoting the famous lines from...

Learn best-, worst-case and likely scenarios of upcoming planned cuts to...

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) will hold a Town Hall Nov. 10 to help members understand the upcoming planned federal cuts that would...

SVS task force continues fight to stop cuts

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Medicare Cuts Task Force is continuing its work to stop the proposed cuts in physician reimbursement from going...

Cuts to Medicare: ‘As vascular disease complexity increases, reimbursement for complex...

Outgoing Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society (MVSS) President Kellie Brown, MD, has seen fundamental changes to the way vascular surgery is practiced during her 20...

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...