Improving Surgical Care Episodes: What Your Strategy Is Missing & What It’s Costing You
Are you struggling with limited resources while trying to effectively improve the quality and reduce the costs of surgical episodes of care? In this webinar we’ll discuss:
- New models of surgical care (CJR, ERAS, PSH)
- Improving collaboration across the care team
- Strengthening partnership between surgical & anesthesia teams
- Increasing adherence with pre-operative education
- Driving patient accountability throughout surgical episodes
Christopher Wu, MD
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology/Critical Care Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Dr. Wu studies acute and postoperative pain management, obstetric & regional anesthesia and analgesia, patient-oriented outcomes, outcomes research, and evidence-based medicine.
Elizabeth Collens Wick, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Wick is a colorectal surgeon who specializes in colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis and anorectal disorders. She studies strategies to prevent surgical-site infections and improve outcomes after surgery.
Cathy Crookston, RN, BSN, CCE
Cathy leverages her career experience as a nurse in Cardiac Intenstive Care, High-Risk Labor and Delivery and the ED to help organizations engage patients and improve outcomes.