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Digital OR Course

What is a Digital OR and what you need to do to prepare?

“From metrics to Outcomes”  Let’s start using our data…it’s action time

How to use your data to improve patient care, reduce OR waste and improve turnover times

COURSE TITLE:

THE DIGITAL OPERATING ROOM:  COLLECTING AND MANAGING THE DATA FOR OPTIMIZATION OF PATIENT CARE

COURSE DIRECTOR:  V PATEL MD AND JAY REDAN MD

COURSE CHAIRSRAY LEVEILLEE MD, DAVID ALBALA MD, MARTIN MARTINO MD, DOUG HARCOMBE

 COURSE FACULTY:  TBA

COURSE OUTLINE AND CONTENT

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED FOR HOSPITAL ADMIN, SURGEON LEADERS AND MED DEVICE EXECS TO UNDERSTAND THE CHANGING ENVIROMENT OF THE SURGICAL OPERATING ROOM.  NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND CONNECTIVITY HAS SHIFTED THE OPERATING ROOM INTO A FLUID STATE WITH SURGICAL DATA BECOMING AN INCREASINGLY IMPORTANT PART OF PATIENT AND OR EFFICIENCY.  THIS COUSE WILL LEAD YOU THROUGH THE VARIOUS TECHNOLOGIES THAT ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE TO MANAGE SURGICAL DATA AND PROCESSES TO IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOMES AND SURGICAL OR EFFICIENCY.

  • Define a perfect operative procedure, what qualitative metrics can we use to measure a   “good” operation.
  • What metrics can we tie to surgical outcomes and what are our outcome measures?
  • Standardize operations and cost per case, how can AI “level the playing field”
  • How to accommodate for trainees, learning a new procedure, learning a new robot, integrating telesurgery
  • Privacy versus transparency; how can we improve surgeon metrics unless we can evaluate all surgeons’ surgical skills…we are dealing with human lives!!!!
  • How do patients know who to go to for surgery? OR Nurses? Anesthesia Providers? Salespeople? What metrics to they use to judge?
  • Machine Learning versus Surgeon teaching.  “Who” does it better, more objective, less emotion, shorter learning curve??…
  • Surgeons Learning from YouTube, Facebook, social media in general…Is the information correct? Validated? Original, accurate?…

DISCUSSION TOPICS

  1. Role of video-based learning in surgery?
  2. Hospital compliance with video recording?
  3. Patient and surgeon privacy issues with a “black box recorder”
  4. Role of telepresence proctoring?
  5. How will this improve healthcare?
  6. What is the differentiator about your company?
  7. Hospital CEOs challenges wading through the various technologies?
  8.  How can digitization of the OR improve efficiency and patient safety?
  9.  What does hospital admin need to do to prepare?

INVITED INDUSTRY PARTICIPANTS:

  • OR Black Box- Teodor Grantcharov
  • Apella.io- Dave Schummers
  • Inderpal (Netu) S. Sarkaria- Voice Assisted Dictation for the Operating Room (VADOR)
  • Stryker-Caitlin Clark
  • Airseal (Conmed) – Gary Tegan
  • CAI Health – www.surgicaltracker.com     Martin Martino MD
  • Intuitive Surgical – Darla Hutton
  • Johnson and Johnson – Raymond Fryrear   Medtronic – Dan Stoyanov –
  • Proximie- Nadine Hachach-Haram MD
  • C-SATS- Peter Schulam MD
  • Vista.ai -Daniel Hawkins
  • Touch Surgery-George Murgatroyd
  • Ceevra- Russ Yoshinaka
  • Theator – Tamir Wolf MD
  • Intuitive Hub -Anthony Jarc
  • Leantaas- Ellen Gibson/Robert Schoy
  • Care Syntax- Bruce Ramashaw/Michael Doran
  • Sony- Kenji Oka
  • QVentus-David Asharoo
  • Olympus- John de Csepel
  • Asensus-Anthony Fernando
SRS Surgical Training Centers Course
COURSE 3:  JUNE 20TH 1-5PM. AT NICHOLSON CENTER

SRS SURGICAL TRAINING CENTERS COURSE

COURSE DIRECTOR:  DR SCOTT MAGNUSON

COURSE FACULTY:  ALEX MOTTRIE MD ( ORSI) , TONY COSTELLO MD ( IMRA), ARMANDO MELANI (IRCAD) MD, WAYNE HUANG MD ( IRCAD TAIWAN) AND ERIK WILSON MD (MITIE)

INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES:  JOHNSON AND JOHNSON, MEDTRONIC, INTUTITVE SURGICAL, MICROPORT AND STRYKER

THIS COUSE IS DESIGNED TO BRING TOGETHER TOP LEVEL SURGICAL TRAINING CENTER FROM AROUND THE GLOBE TO COLLABORATE AND DISCUSS IMPORTANT TOPICS IN SURGICAL EDUCATION.  EACH OF THE CENTERS HAVE A CENTER OF EXCELLENCE DESIGNATION AND TRAIN SURGEONS IN VARIOUS SURGICAL SKILLS.  THE AIM OF THE COURSE IS TO DISCUSS CURRICULA, IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW DEVICE TRAINING AND THE CHALLENGES THAT LAY AHEAD.

AI in Surgery
COURSE 4:  FRIDAY JUNE 21ST. AM

Course TitleArtificial Intelligence in Surgery

Course Director: Andrew Hung (Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles) and Vipul Patel MD

Course Chairs: Dr Todd Heniford ( Director of MIS, Atrium Health) and Pegah Khosravi, PhD (Assistant Professor of Biomedical AI, CUNY), Tony Jarc ( Intuitive Surgical)

Course Faculty: Dan Stoyanov ( Medtronic), Dr Tamir Wolf ( Surgical Theator), Shan Jegatheeswaran ( Johnson and Johnson) , Brian Miller ( Intuitive Surgical) , Dr Ahmed Ghazi, Nadine Haram (Proximie), Anthony Fernando ( Asensus) Sham Shiblaq (Procept), David Schummers ( Apella.io)

This course is led by experts in healthcare artificial intelligence and by surgeon leaders with an interest in incorporating AI into the surgical world to improve surgical education and maximize benefit in patient outcomes. This team will present the current advances in surgical AI and the current and future applications in the OR that will shape the evolution of surgical training,

SRS 2024 – Surgical AI Plenary

7:30a-7:35a Introductions : Co-chairs

  • Primer sessions
    •  7:45am-8:00am The basics: What is AI/machine learning/deep learning/generative AI?
      • Dani Kiyasseh, DPhil (Cedars)
    • Broad uses of AI in Medicine
      • 8:00am-8:15amLarge Language Models to extract, analyze, and produce textual data
        • Jack Cavanagh (MIT/Poverty Lab)
      • 8:15am-8:30a Generative AI applications in Surgery
        • Pieter de Backer (Orsi academy)
  • AI in Surgery
    • 8:30a-8:50a Keynote speaker – Teodor Grantcharov ( Black Box)
  • Surgical Data Science
    • Creating an algorithm for surgical data
      • 8:50a-9:05a Pegah Khosravi
    • AI in Surgical Data / Skills assessment
      • 9:20am-9:35a Andrew Hung (Cedars)
    • Kinematic data to predict clinical outcomes
      • Filippo Filicori
    • AI in Surgical Data in Neurosurgery
      • 9:50a-10:05a Dan Donoho (Neurosurgery – National Children’s Hospital)

10:05am-10:20am Break

  • Applications of Surgical Data Science (industry)
    • 10:20a-10:35a Tony Jarc PhD (Intuitive) –
    • 10:35a-10:50a Tamir Wolf (Theator) – From surgical video to Surgical Intelligence: leveraging AI to unlock value
    • 10:50a-11:05a Nadine Haram (Proximie) –
  • 12:05-12:30. Panel Discussion : Next steps: Moving Surgical AI forward
  • Takeaway messages
    • By co-chairs
Invention Course

Title:  SRS Invention Course:  Taking an Idea All the Way to Market

Friday June 21st 10:30am-12:30pm, Pearl room

Course Chair:  Scott Huennekens, Chris Thompson and Kurt Azarbarzin

Invited Course Faculty:  TBA

The goal of this course is to have leaders in surgical technology innovation chart a path for success from idea to the market.  This course will have leading experts speak about their experience and challenges, giving their suggestions on how best to create a team, raise capital, garner partnership and get through the regulatory hurdles and finally reach the market.   This is a one of a kind course that is vital for surgeons, innovators and medical device executives. 

Surgical Education Course
COURSE 6:  JUNE 22ND. 1-5 PM

TITLE:  SRS SURGICAL EDUCATION COURSE

COURSE CHAIRS:  AJIT SACHDEVA MD,  RICK SATAVA MD AND VIPUL PATEL MD

COURSE FACULTY:  TBA

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED FOR ACADEMIC PHYSICANS.  IT IS AN UPDATE ON THE CURRENT AND FUTURE PATHWAYS FOR SURGICAL EDUCATION.  THE COURSE WILL FOCUS ON LAPAROSCOPIC, ROBOTIC AND TELESURGERY AND THE NEEDS IN THE EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT.  THE COURE IS DEISGNED TO BE INTERACTIVE AND TO HARNESS THE EXPERIENCE OF THE FACULTY IN SURGICAL EDUCATION.    THIS COURSE IS HELPFUL FOR ACADEMICS, PROGRAM DIRECTORS, MEDICAL DEVICE EDUCATORS AND TRAINEES.

SRS New Innovative Technologies Course
COURSE 7:  JUNE 22ND

SRS NEW INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES COURSE

COURSE CHAIR:  AMIT HAZAN and VIPUL PATEL

COURSE FACULTY:  TBA

THE GOAL OF THIS COURSE IS TO HIGHLIGHT AND INTRODUCE NEW COMPANIES IN THE ROBOTICS, MIS AND DIGITAL SURGERY SPACE.  THE TECHNOLOGIES PRESENTED WOULD BE NEW INNOVATIONS THAT HAVE POTENTIAL TO DISRUPT THE SURGERY MARKET.  THESE COMPANIES WILL PRESENT THEIR TECHNOLOGY AND WILL HAVE DISCUSSION WITH FACULTY CONSISTING OF SURGEONS, INVESTORS AND MEDICAL DEVICE EXPERTS.

Telesurgery Course
COURSE 8:  JUNE 23RD

SRS TELESURGERY CONSENSUS CONFERENCE #2

COURSE CHAIRS:  VIPUL PATEL MD, RICK SATAVA AND MISCHA DOHLER

COURSE FACULTY:  TBA

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED AS A FOLLOW UP TO THE FIRST CONSENSUS MEETING IN FEBRUARY 2024.  DURING THE ORIGINAL MEETING THE GROUND WORK WAS LAID FOR THE BASIC UNDERSTANDING OF TELESURGERY, THE CHALLENGES AND THE TASKS FOR THE FUTURE.  THIS MEETING IS TO ADVANCE KEY TOPICS AND BRING TOGETHER THOUGHT LEADERS.  THE COURSE WILL FEATURE LEADING SURGEONS, TELECOM, MED DEVICE, FDA, POLICY MAKERS, USA MILITARY AND PATIENT ADVOCATES

Hospital Admin Session

Society of Robotic Surgery (SRS) 2024 Annual Meeting

Orlando, Florida

Thursday, June 20th, 2024

1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Hospital Executive & Administrator Session Plenary I:

Course Co-Directors:  

Martin Martino MD and Randy Fagin MD + Doug Harcombe MBA + Amanda Maggard  MBA

Session I:   1-2PM

1-1:15. State of the Art Lecture:  A new wave of diverse surgical robotics, what technologies hospital administrators need to be aware of:  Vipul Patel MD

1:15-2:00. Panel Discussion:  Current and Future Robots:  How Will Hospitals Decide Which Robots They Need ?

Moderators: D Harcombe, R Fagin and M Martino

Panel:  JJ, Medtronic, Intuitive, Stryker, Microport, etc

  • Intra-abdominal Soft tissue robots
  • Orthopedic robots
  • Neurosurgical robots
  • Other: cardiology, plastic surgery, single port

Q and A Audience: 

Session II: – OR Efficiency – How to value OR TIME?

2:00-2:15 – Carrie Chan – Professor of Business, Columbia Business School

Moderator:  Randy Fagin + Amanda Maggard MBA

2:15-2:45 Panel Discussion:  Jay Redan MD, Martin Martino MD, Nadine Hachach-Haram, Hope Johnson RN, Carrie Chan PhD, David Schummers

  • Q and A Audience:

Break 2:45 – 3:15 PM

Session III:  3:15-4PM The Economics of Robotic Surgery  

3:15-3:30 The economics of robotic surgery:  Can they increase Value or just cost?

Randy Fagin – HCA CMO 

3:30-3:45. New economic models for purchasing or trading robots, pay per click and leasing arrangements

TBA

3:45-4:15 PM Panel discussion:  

  •  Amanda Maggard MBA – President, Advent Health Celebration
  • Jim Miller CRNA, MBA – Senior Vice-President, Lehigh Valley Health Network Institute for Surgical Excellence
  • Michael Pasquale MD – Chair of Surgery, Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Randy Fagin MD – Chief Medical Officer, HCA
  • Vip Patel – MD – Executive Director, SRS. Chief, Urology – Advent Health

Session IV:  Hospital Administators Round Table

4:15PM – 5:00 PM. Key Issue in Hospital Robotics

Moderators:  R Fagin and D Harcombe

Panel:  TBA,  Frederik Medrano ( Hospital Nationale, Panama,  Theodoro Constantinou ( Panama clinic), Luis Cavalier ( Colombia) TBA. Baptist Hosptial.

  • Advent Health Team Training – TBD