2018 Anesthesia Quality Meeting Agenda - American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

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Friday, November 16
– 4 p.m. Optional Pre-conference: AQI MACRA and Beyond: Successfully Report to AQI NACOR 
Matt Popovich, Katie Wochos, Annette Antos, Ben Westlake, Toni Kaye, Leslie Kociemba, Erika Kalb
Saturday, November 17
– 8 a.m. Breakfast with Exhibitors  
8 – 8:05 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Jeffrey L. Apfelbaum, M.D., Joseph W. Szokol, M.D., FASA
8:05 – 8:45 a.m
INTERACTIVE SESSION: Where to Find Your DataElectronic Paper and Case Studies Richard P. Dutton, M.D., M.B.A., FASA
8:45 – 9:25 a.m.
INTERACTIVE SESSION: Reporting Your Data to the Hospital
Avery Tung, M.D., FCCM
9:25 – 10:05 a.m.
INTERACTIVE SESSION: Balancing the Cost and Return on Quality Measures
Stanley W. Stead, M.D., M.B.A., FASA
10:05 – 10:35 a.m.
Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:35 – 11:05 a.m.
Integrating MOC within Quality Improvement Thomas M. McLoughlin Jr., M.D.
11:05 – 11:45 a.m.
Human Factors Engineering  Kenneth Catchpole, Ph.D.
11:45 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Risk Management
Jeffery S. Vender, M.D., FACA, FCCM
12:20 – 12:35 p.m.
Q&A: Panel Discussion
Kenneth Catchpole, Ph.D., Jeffery S. Vender, M.D., FACA, FCCM, Thomas M. McLoughlin Jr., M.D.
12:35 – 1:35 p.m.
Lunch with Exhibitors 
 
1:35 – 2:05 p.m.
NACOR v 2.0 (AQI Today)
Alexander A. Hannenberg, M.D.
2:05 – 2:35 p.m.
The "Why" Behind Registry Participation  DeLaine Schmitz, RN, MSHL
2:35 – 2:50 p.m.
Q&A
Alexander A. Hannenberg, M.D., DeLaine Schmitz, RN, MSHL
2:50 – 3:20 p.m.
Networking Break with Exhibitors
 
3:20 – 3:50 p.m.
Group and Individual Provider Dashboards to Drive Quality Mark Deshur, M.D., M.B.A., FASA
3:50 – 4:20 p.m.
Establishing Bundled Payments with Quality Measures
Stanley W. Stead, M.D., M.B.A., FASA
4:20 – 4:40 p.m.
Q&A
Mark Deshur, M.D., M.B.A., FASA, Stanley W. Stead, M.D., M.B.A., FASA
4:40 – 5:10 p.m.
ASA Standards, Guidelines and Practice Parameters: How to Individualize to Fit Your Practice
Jeffrey L. Apfelbaum, M.D.
5:10 – 5:40 p.m.
How to Conduct a Morbidity and Mortality Conference 
Avery Tung, M.D., FCCM
5:40 – 6 p.m. Q&A: Panel Discussion Jeffrey L. Apfelbaum, M.D., Avery Tung, M.D., FCCM 
6 – 7 p.m.
Networking Reception  

Sunday, November 18
– 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
7:30 – 8 a.m. Using Simulation to Improve Communication and Drive Quality Torin D. Shear, M.D.
8 – 8:30 a.m.
Facilities on the Hook Too: Prospective Payment Systems for Hospitals and ASCs
Beverly Philip, M.D., FACA, FASA
8:30 – 9 a.m.
Federal Performance Measurements
Richard P. Dutton, M.D., M.B.A., FASA
9 – 9:30 a.m.
Creating a Culture of Safety
Torin D. Shear, M.D.
9:30 – 10 a.m.
Q&A: Panel Discussion
Richard Dutton, M.D., M.B.A., FASA, Beverly Philip, M.D., M.B.A., FACA, FASA, Torin D. Shear, M.D.
10 – 10:15 a.m.
Networking Break
 
10:15 – 11:55
Special Session Two (Small Group 30 minute Discussions)
All Faculty
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Group I: AQI
Alexander A. Hannenberg, M.D., DeLaine Schmitz, RN, MSHL
  Group II: Overcoming Barriers to Reporting
Avery Tung, M.D., FCCM
  Group III: Meeting Regulatory Mandates
Beverly Philip, M.D., FACA, FASA, Stanley Stead, M.D., M.B.A., FASA
  Group IV: Implementing a Quality Program
Richard P. Dutton, M.D., M.B.A., FASA, Torin D. Shear, M.D.
10:50 – 11:20 a.m.
Group I: AQI
Alexander A. Hannenberg, M.D., DeLaine Schmitz, RN, MSHL
  Group II: Overcoming Barriers to Reporting
Avery Tung, M.D., FCCM
  Group III: Meeting Regulatory Mandates
Beverly Philip, M.D., FACA, FASA, Stanley Stead, M.D., M.B.A., FASA
  Group IV: Implementing a Quality Program
Richard P. Dutton, M.D., M.B.A., FASA, Torin D. Shear, M.D.
11:25 – 11:55 a.m.
Group I: AQI
Alexander A. Hannenberg, M.D., DeLaine Schmitz, RN, MSHL
  Group II: Overcoming Barriers to Reporting
Avery Tung, M.D., FCCM
  Group III: Meeting Regulatory Mandates
Beverly Philip, M.D., FACA, FASA, Stanley Stead, M.D., M.B.A., FASA
  Group IV: Implementing a Quality Program
Richard P. Dutton, M.D., M.B.A., FASA, Torin D. Shear, M.D.
12 – 12:30 p.m.
 Q&A: Group Reconvenes   All Faculty 
 12:30 p.m.  Concluding Remarks   Jeffrey L. Apfelbaum, M.D., Joseph W. Szokol, M.D. 

 

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