American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Restarting and Expanding Elective Surgery After COVID-19: Special Webinar Panel Hosted by American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

 

WHAT:             A multidisciplinary panel of experts including a surgeon, hospital executive, nurse executive and physician anesthesiologist will address attendees during a special webinar titled, “Challenges and Strategies in Restarting and Expanding Elective Surgery After COVID-19.” The panel will review the joint statement “Roadmap for Resuming Elective Surgery after COVID-19 Pandemic” and provide individual perspectives and information on patient/case priority, patient/family comfort, testing and workforce issues, personal protective equipment, sites of care, workforce resiliency and “go forward” plans, including reimbursement, regulatory needs and financial control. ASA has been facilitating and steering health care institutions in their efforts to return to surgery and get back to business.

WHEN:         Thursday, May 7, 2020

                        7:00 - 8:30 p.m. central time

WHO:              Mary Dale Peterson, M.D., MSHCA, FACHE, FASA, ASA president

                        Joseph Szokol, M.D., ASA chief health policy officer, panel moderator

                       Robyn Begley, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, chief executive officer, American  Organization for Nursing Leadership

                       Alan Kaplan, M.D., FACHE, chief executive officer of UW Health

                       Harry Sax, M.D., FACHE, executive vice chair, Department of Surgery Administration, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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For more information or to set up an interview with our panelists, please contact: 

Theresa Hill

Public Relations Director

C: (773) 330-5273

t.hill@asahq.org

THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS

Founded in 1905, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is an educational, research and scientific society with more than 54,000 members organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology. ASA is committed to ensuring physician anesthesiologists evaluate and supervise the medical care of patients before, during and after surgery to provide the highest quality and safest care every patient deserves. 

For more information on the field of anesthesiology, visit the American Society of Anesthesiologists online at asahq.org. To learn more about the role physician anesthesiologists play in ensuring patient safety, visit asahq.org/WhenSecondsCount. Like ASA on Facebook and follow ASALifeline on Twitter.

THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVES

The American College of Healthcare Executives is the professional home to more than 48,000 healthcare executives who are committed to integrity, lifelong learning, leadership and diversity and inclusion. Through an established network of 77 chapters, members have access to networking, education and career development at the local level. Members also can earn the prestigious FACHE® credential, signaling board certification in healthcare management. Through The Foundation of The American College of Healthcare Executives, excellence is advanced with ongoing research and education, including the annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership that offers groundbreaking research and thought leadership, policy updates and actionable innovations.

For more information on the field healthcare management, visit the American College of Healthcare Executives at ache.org. Like ACHE on Facebook and LinkedIn and follow ACHEConnect on Twitter.




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