2017 Physician Operators Forum

Schedule at a Glance


FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2017

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Registration/Vendor Move-In Juniper Ballroom 1 Foyer
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Welcome Reception Ironwood Ballroom 5

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 2017
6:30 am – 7:30 am BREAKFAST & VENDOR FAIR Ironwood Ballroom 5

7:30 am – 8:05 am WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
Jonathan Lujan, General Manager, Lifeline Vascular Access, Vernon Hills, IL
Michael D. Stafferi, Chief Operating Officer, Kidney Care, DaVita, Inc., Denver, CO

8:05 am – 8:35 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS – Dialysis Vascular Access Innovation: From Flow to Finance
Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MBBS, MSc, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Division Director of Nephrology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
8:35 am – 8:45 am Q & A

UPDATES
8:45 am – 9:00 am Bio-Engineering with AV Access
Jeffrey Lawson, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery and Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

9:00 am – 9:15 am DCB and DES: Application in Dialysis Access
Eric K. Peden, MD, Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, Institute for Academic Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX

9:15 am – 9:30 am Million Cases in Lifeline Network
Gerald Beathard, MD, PhD, FASN, Vice President, Provider Development, Lifeline Vascular Access, Houston, TX

9:30 am – 9:45 am Q & A

9:45 am – 10:30 am BREAK & VENDOR FAIR Ironwood Ballroom 5

PATIENT EXPERIENCE
10:00 am – 10:15 am Timing of AV Access Creation in CKD
Pietro Ravani, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

10:15 am – 10:30 am Home-Hemodialysis Access Care – Is it Different?
Jennifer MacRae, MSc, MD, Associate Professor, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

10:30 am – 10:45 am Q & A

AVF CREATION & MATURATION
10:45 am – 11:00 am MIST
Surendra Shenoy, MD, Professor, Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

11:00 am – 11:15 am Appropriate Role of Surgical Treatment of FTM
Marc H. Glickman, MD, FACS, Chief Medical Officer, Hancock Jaffe Laboratories, Irvine, CA

11:15 am – 11:30 am Percutaneous AVF Creation in Lifeline Center
Randy Cooper, MD, FASDIN, Interventional Nephrologist/ Medical Director, SKI Vascular Center, Tempe, AZ

11:30 am – 11:45 am Q & A

11:45 am – 12:45 pm LUNCH & VENDOR FAIR Ironwood Ballroom 5

COMPLICATIONS
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm Stent Exclusion of (Pseudo)aneurysms
Monnie Wasse, MD, MPH, Director of Interventional Nephrology, Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology, Rush University Medical, Center, Chicago, IL

1:00 pm – 1:15 pm Aneurysm Repair/Revision Without Catheter Bridge
Surendra Shenoy, MD, Professor, Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

1:15 pm – 1:30 pm Endovascular vs. Surgical Banding – Clinical Indications & Limitations
William C. Jennings, MD, Department of Surgery, University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine, Tulsa, OK

1:30 pm – 1:45 pm Access Care for the Patient Undergoing Intensive Hemodialysis
Jennifer MacRae, MSc, MD, Associate Professor, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

1:45 pm – 2:00 pm Q & A

ON 2ND THOUGHT…
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm Lessons from Peripheral and Renal Arteries: Metabolic Syndrome and Angioplasty
Eric K. Peden, MD, Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, Institute for Academic Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Pre-Emptive Correction of AV Stenosis
Pietro Ravani, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Surgical Access Perspective on Trans-Radial Approach for Interventional Work
William C. Jennings, MD, Department of Surgery, University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine, Tulsa, OK

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Q & A

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm BREAK & VENDOR FAIR Ironwood Ballroom 5

DREAM MACHINE – WHAT INNOVATIONS DO WE NEED MOST?
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Biology
Jeffrey Lawson, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery and Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Nephrology
Monnie Wasse, MD, MPH, Director of Interventional Nephrology, Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology, Rush University Medical, Center, Chicago, IL

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm Surgery
Marc H. Glickman, MD, FACS, Chief Medical Officer, Hancock Jaffe Laboratories, Irvine, CA

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Q & A

CLINICAL CASES
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Clinical Cases
Gerald Beathard, MD, PhD, FASN, Vice President, Provider Development, Lifeline Vascular Access, Houston, TX

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception Juniper Ballroom 2
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Lifeline Night of Honor Dinner Juniper Ballroom 1

SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2017
7:00 am – 8:00 am BREAKFAST & VENDOR FAIR Ironwood Ballroom 5

OPTIMIZING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY
8:00 am – 8:30 am Coding Update
Gerald Beathard, MD, PhD, FASN, Vice President, Provider Development, Lifeline Vascular Access, Houston, TX

8:30 am – 9:00 am New Clinical Metrics/iON
Aris Q. Urbanes, MD, Vice President, Provider Relations, Lifeline Vascular Access, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

9:00 am – 9:30 am Image and EHR Documentation
Gerald Beathard, MD, PhD, FASN, Vice President, Provider Development, Lifeline Vascular Access, Houston, TX

9:30 am – 10:00 am Considerations for Operating as an ASC
Randy Rasmussen, MD, Medical Director, Tri-County Vascular Care, San Jose, CA

10:00 am – 10:30 am Successfully Operating in Our Current Regulatory Environment
James O. Hearty, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Kidney Care, DaVita, Inc., Denver, CO

10:30 am – 11:00 am Q & A

11:00 am ADJOURN

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