AOA participates in international evidence-based guidelines conference

February 12, 2013

GIN w DAdamczyk RRosenfeldOptometry was well-represented at the Evidence-based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice and Stakeholders (E-GAPPS) conference in December.

AOA Evidence-based Optometry Committee Chair Diane Adamczyk, O.D., and Danette Miller, manager of AOA Quality Improvement, attended the conference at the New York Academy of Medicine.

Shown are Dr. Adamczyk, at right, in discussion with Richard Rosenfeld, M.D., MPH, chair of Guidelines International Network (GIN) North America, co-chair for E-GAPPS, at left; and Stephanie Jones, director of Research and Quality Improvement, American Academy of Otolaryngology.

The conference was sponsored by GIN North America and by the Evidence-based Health Care section of the New York Academy of Medicine.

More than 260 attendees from the United States and Canada participated, sharing insight and perspective into the development of evidence-based guidelines, their translation to clinical practice and their value and impact on health care and patient outcomes.

One comment

  1. This is a great step in the direction of supporting the benefits of optometry and providing supportive data on our valuable services. Thank you Diane and Danette.

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