Current Symposium

MHQA Patient Safety Symposium

Speakers

David E. Newman-Toker, MD PhD is an internationally-recognized leader in neuro-otology, acute stroke diagnosis, and the study of diagnostic errors.Dr. David Newman-Toker

MHQA welcomes Dr. David Newman-Toker as the 2018 Symposium keynote speaker. He will present on current work in diagnostic error and the burden of harm, with a specific focus on the common causes and targets for error reductions, the potential for systems-based solutions that capitalize on teamwork; training, technology and tuning to help prevent diagnostic errors. Dr. Newman-Toker is the current president-elect of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. 


Ankit Sarin M.D., MHA is a colorectal surgeon and assistant professor of surgery at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Ankit Sarin

Dr. Ankit Sarin will share University of California – San Francisco’s journey on implementing enhanced recovery after surgery protocols, which incorporate pre-surgery hydration and carb loading; appropriate pre-op patient education on expectations for pain and discomfort; and reduction of opioids.


Ann Vermilion, MBA, FACHE is an Administrative Director of Medical Staff Services & Community Outreach at Marion General Hospital, Marion, Indiana.Ann Vermilion, MBA, FACHE

Ann Vermilion will be sharing her hospital and community’s story of how they have taken ownership of the opioid epidemic in Marion, Indiana with some great wins and new challenges that have been presented to their community as a result of this work.


Building a Successful Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Program: Safer Patients and Happier Surgeons

Ankit Sarin MD, MHA Assistant Professor Colon and Rectal Surgery

Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Improving Patient Outcomes After Minimally Invasive Hysterectomies

Nora MacZura, M.D., Springfield Clinic

Depression Screening: Using PHQ 2/PHQ 9

Virginia M. Dolan, MD MBA & Kari Welch LCPC

Rural Hospital Taking Ownership in Opioid & Heroin Epidemic And Vowed to Make it Better

Ann Vermilion, MBA, FACHE Admin. Director Medical Staff Services & Community Outreach Marion General Hospital

Stroke Misdiagnosis Breakout: Decision Support & the Future of the Eye ECG

David E. Newman-Toker, MD PhD; Director, Division of Neuro-Visual & Vestibular Disorders; Director, Armstrong Institute Center of Diagnostic Excellence; Professor of Neurology, Otolaryngology, & Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; President-Elect, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

Taking Ownership of Opioid Stewardship in Central Illinois

Tamar L. Kutz, Administrator, Ambulatory Operations, Memorial Health System

Teamwork, Training, Technology, & Tuning – Four T’s to Transform Diagnosis in Healthcare

David E. Newman-Toker, MD PhD; Director, Division of Neuro-Visual & Vestibular Disorders; Director, Armstrong Institute Center of Diagnostic Excellence; Professor of Neurology, Otolaryngology, & Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; President-Elect, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine