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 importance of teamwork; patient engagement; and practice makes (closer to) perfect to avoid the common pitfalls of diagnostic bias. He will also share Johns Hopkins’ use of technology for more accurate diagnosis of an acute stroke.
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.