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.
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
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.