Description

To discuss quality in bariatric surgery as it pertains to improvement in patient oucomes, lowering of health care costs and improvement in the overall patient experience.

Objectives

  • To learn how to design and impelement a quailty improvement intiative both in practice and in education
  • To learn about current ASMBS initiatives aimed at national quality improvement
  • To learn through malpractice claims data and cases how quailty can be improved.

8:00am Welcome and Introduction
John M Morton, MD MPH FACS FASMBS
8:05am Creating a culture of safety: History of accreditation
Matthew Hutter, MD MPH FASMBS
8:20am Designing a quality improvement project
Jon C. Gould, MD
8:35am Implementing and measuring a quality improvement project
Shanu N. Kothari, MD FASMBS
8:50am Integrating quality into fellowship training program
Ninh Nguyen, MD FASMBS
9:05am Q & A
9:30am Break
10:15am Patient Satisfaction: Is it quality?
Anthony Petrick, MD FASMBS
10:30am Decreasing variability in clinical care maps
Dana Telem, MD
10:45am Enhanced Recovery (ERAS) in Bariatric Surgery
Stacy A. Brethauer, MD MPH FACS
11:00am DROP: Reducing readmissions through a national QI initiative
John M Morton, MD MPH FACS FASMBS
11:15am Closed claims registry: Liability reduction and patient safety
John M Morton, MD MPH FACS FASMBS
11:30am Q & A
12:00pm Lunch
1:30pm Quality in the 21st Century
Clifford Ko, MD
2:15pm Q & A
2:30pm Introduction to break out sessions
John M Morton, MD MPH FACS FASMBS
2:45pm Session 1: Reducing Readmissions/Clinical Care Maps/Quality Improvement Project
Dana Telem, MD
3:30pm Break
4:15pm Session 2: Reducing Readmissions/Clinical Care Maps/Quality Improvement Project
Dana Telem, MD
5:00pm Adjourn