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Precon 3

This Business Model for Perioperative Care Preconference will introduce the basic concepts associated with the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) concept of care.
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At the conclusion of Preconference 3:  The Business Model for Perioperative Care, participants should be able to:

  • Assess their own practices and determine whether they can implement the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) concept.
  • Implement a strategy for working collaboratively with surgeons to improve patient outcomes.
  • Devise a plan to measure outcomes related to PSH.

Credit Designation
The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Agenda - Friday, January 24, 2014
Gold LIne

6:30 - 7:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

7:00 - 7:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
Asa C. Lockhart, M.D., M.B.A. 
7:15 - 7:45 a.m. Invaders at the Gate, Disruptive Innovation, Emerging Models of Anesthesia Practice
Amr E. Abouleish, M.D., M.B.A.
7:45 - 8:15 a.m. The "Preop Clinic" is Obsolete:  Leveraging the Preoperative Assessment to Ensure Appropriate Shared Decision-Making and Management
Angela M. Bader, M.D.
8:15 - 8:45 a.m.

How Intraoperative Anesthetic Management Affects Perioperative Outcome and Perioperative Cost - And What You Can Do About It
Girish P. Joshi, M.B., B.S., M.D. 

8:45 - 9:15 a.m. Questions and Answers 
9:15 - 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 - 10:15 a.m. The Real Reason Your Hospital Should Have an Acute Pain Service
(They May Not Be What You Think!)
Brian E. Harrington, M.D.
10:15 - 10:45 a.m. Fast-Track Recovery from Surgery-ERAS
Taylor Riall, M.D., Ph.D. 
10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Healthcare Is a Business, and the Surgical Home is a Business Concept:  How Your Group Will Contract to Provide Service and Value to Healthcare Systems in This Era of Surgical Care Transformation
Asa C. Lockhart, M.D., M.B.A. 
11:15 - 11:30 a.m. Questions and Answers
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch in Exhibit Hall

Surgical Panel
Gold Line

Moderator:  Asa C. Lockhart, M.D., M.B.A.

12:30 - 12:55 p.m.

The Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative
Darrell Campbell, M.D.
12:55 - 1:20 p.m. Volume to Value:  Evidence-Based Care in Surgery and Payment Models
Peggy L. Naas, M.D., M.B.A.
1:20 - 1:45 p.m. Outpatient Vascular Surgery - The Poster Child for the Surgical Home
Glenn Jacobowitz, M.D. 
1:45 - 2:00 p.m. Questions and Answers
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. You Can Do This:  Here's How
Thomas R. Miller, Ph.D., M.B.A 
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Connecting the Dots from the Healthcare System Perspective:  The Role of the Department of Anesthesiology in the Future of Procedural Care Delivery - and a Call to Action
Michael P. Schweitzer, M.D., M.B.A.
3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Questions and Answers
3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Roundtables


You may only attend one Practice Management Preconference.  Moving between Preconferences will not be allowed. 


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