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Part 3, Chapter 9:  Manual Exhibit 3-9-B

Indian Health Service Eye Care Organization

INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE EYE CARE ORGANIZATION INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE HEADQUARTERS

OPHTHALMOLOGY SERVICE
EYE CARE COORDINATION COMMITTEE
OPTOMETRY SERVICE
Senior Clinician
Deputy Senior Clinician


General Opthamology Program Planning
Responds to issues related to ophthamological or medically-oriented or surgery-oriented consultation for eye services as well as primary care


Ophthalmology recruitment and retention, career development and/or loan repayment


Comments on ophthalmology, credentialing, performance improvement, billets, and privileging


Area Program reviews as requested either with or without Indian Health Service (IHS) Optometry Senior Clinician or designee


Ophthalmology Research


Liaison for American Academy of Ophthalmology or other ophthalmological groups


Review above 1 through 7 in IHS Eye Care Coordination Committee


Senior Clinician Senior Consultant and Deputies from each Service (one deputy is chairperson)


Development of Eye Care Program proposals, e.g., Program enhancements, equipment, etc.


Development of facilities planning and staffing documents


Eye Care Program policies and procedures


Ophthalmology-Optometry relations


Eye Care Consultants' budgets


Biennial Eye Care Meeting


Treatment Guidelines


Troubleshooting IHS-Wide eye care problems


Senior Consultant
Deputy Senior Consultant
Area Consultants
Committees, Coordinators and Liaisons:
American Academy of Optometry
Armed Forces Optometric Society
Association of Military Surgeons of the United States
Career Development
Commissioned Officer Association
Continuing Education
COSTEP
Diabetes
Health Promotion Disease Prevention
Health Service Officer
Professional Advisory Committee
Information Resources Management
Internships
Loan Repayment
Newsletter
Pay and Benefits
Productivity
Recruitment
Research
Resource Planning


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