The 8th Ellison Pierce Symposium Positioning Your ORs for the Future

A Business, Risk and Clinical Update

April 30 – May 2, 2014
The Langham Hotel Boston | Boston, MA

 

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Accreditation | Agenda | Registration

 

Agenda

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Wednesday | April 30, 2014

11:00-1:00pm | Registration

1:00-1:15pm
Welcoming Comments/Announcements
Keith P. Lewis, RPh, MD

1:15-2:00pm
Creating a Surgical Continuum of Care
Keith P. Lewis, RPh, MD

2:00-2:30pm
A New Way to Approach “PAT”
Mauricio Gonzalez, MD

2:30- 3:00pm
Shared Decision Making
Angela Bader, MD, MPH

3:00-3:15pm | Q&A

3:15-3:30pm | Break

3:30-4:00pm
Who Should be the “Gatekeeper” for the OR?
Alastair Bell, BM BCh, MBA

4:00-4:30pm
Strategies to Optimize Perioperative Outcomes *
David McAneny, MD, FACS

4:3o-5:00pm
Decreasing Overall Hospital Mortality *
Stan Hochberg, MD

5:00-5:15pm | Q&A/Adjourn

 

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Thursday | May 1, 2014

7:45-8:00am
Welcome Comments/Announcements
Keith P. Lewis, RPh, MD

8:00-8:30am
Emotional Intelligence and the Operating Room
Ross Musumeci, MD, MBA

8:30-9:00am
Why TEAMS Work:  Real Lessons Learned *
Ronald E. Iverson, Jr., MD, MPH

9:00-9:30am
Enhanced Techniques for OR Communication
Tracey Dechert, MD

9:30-10:00am
New Strategies to Educate Your Staff
Rafael Ortega, MD

10:00-10:15am | Q&A

10:15-10:30am | Break

10:30-11:00am
Building Simulation Into Your Culture *
Ron Medzon, MD

11:00-11:45am
Improving Patient Satisfaction through Simulation
Rebecca Blair, MS, MTS

11:45-12:00pm | Q&A

12:00-1:30pm | Lunch (on your own)

1:30-2:30pm
Managing Variability in Hospital Patient Flow: A Necessary Foundation for Quality, Safety Improvement and Cost Reduction
Eugene Litvak, PhD

2:30-3:15pm
Open vs. Block Scheduling to Increase OR Access
Keith Lewis, RPh, MD; Jeffery Schuster, MM, RT

3:15-3:30pm | Q&A

3:30-3:45pm | Break

3:45-4:15pm
New Strategies for Spine Cases to Increase Throughput and Patient Satisfaction
Tony Tannoury, MD

4:15-5:00pm
Optimizing OR Efficiency – Panel Discussion
Mary Fingliss, RN, BSN
Keith P. Lewis, RPh, MD
Eugene Litvak, PhD
Jeffery Schuster, MM, RT

5:00-5:15pm | Q&A/Adjourn

 

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Friday | May 2, 2014

7:45-8:00am
Welcome Comments/Announcements
Keith P. Lewis, RPh, MD

8:00-8:30am
Designing ORs of the Future
Peter Campot

8:30-9:00am
Should We Create a True Interventional Suite?
Lisa O’Connor, RN, BSN, MS

9:00-9:30am
Enhanced Recovery Protocols *
Nicole Kissane-Lee, MD, EdM

9:30-10:00am
Should We Still Use PCA?
Eduard Vaynberg, MD

10:00-10:15am | Q&A

10:15-10:30am | Break

10:30-11:15am
Reengineering Our ORs
C. Daniel Smith, MD, FACS

11:15-11:45am
Passport of Care:  Total Alignment
Keith P. Lewis, RPh, MD

11:45-12:00pm | Q&A

12:00-1:30pm | Lunch (on your own)

1:30-2:00pm
Practice Management:  Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers
Dan Reale, MBA

2:00-2:30pm
The “Hospital” of the Future
Kate Walsh, MPH

2:30-3:00pm
Embracing the Postoperative Management *
Gerardo Rodriquez, MD

3:00-3:15pm | Q&A

3:15-3:30pm | Break

3:30-4:00pm
Is There Such a Thing as “Off-Site Cases”? *
Mauricio Gonzalez, MD

4:00-4:30pm
Lessons Learned from the Boston Marathon 2013 *
Rafael Ortega, MD

4:30-5:00pm
Q&A/Closing Comments/Adjourn
Keith P. Lewis, RPh, MD

5:00-6:00pm
Ether Monument Walking Tour
Rafael Ortega, MD

 

* Denotes risk management session: This program includes 4 hours which meet the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.