Inaugural Education Event 2020

Join Us at Our Inaugural Education Event, Foundations in Joint Fixation and Infection Management. Meet our course directors and faculty and see what’s on the agenda!


 

Course Directors

Antonia Chen, MD headshot

Antonia Chen, MD

Steven Haas

Steven Haas, MD

Thorsten Seyler headshot

Thorsten Seyler, MD

 

 

Orthopedic Faculty

Matthew J. Dietz, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery Associate Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cell Biology
West Virginia University
Matthew W. Squire, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

 

Alexander Sah, MD
Director, Outpatient Joint Replacement Program
Washington Hospital
Ritesh Shah, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedics
University of Chicago, Illinois

 
 

Featured Speakers

Jim Cooper
US Representative for Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District
How Health Policy Might Change in the 2020 Election
Dexter Shurney, MD, MBA, MPH
President, American College of Lifestyle Medicine and Chief Medical Officer, Zipongo
Latest Evidence on Patient Wellness Optimization

 

AJ Ghergich
CTO, Brado
What Your Patients Search for and How to Optimize Your Online Presence
Austin Weaver, MBA
VP Network Innovation, OptumCare at UnitedHealth Group
Best Practices in a Bundled Care Environment

 

Blake Wilson, MBA
VP, TMA Medical Bank
Debt and Other Financial Instruments to Grow Your Practice and Make Capital Acquisitions
Matt Cybulsky, PhD, MHSA, MBA
Founder and Co-Host, the Voice of Healthcare
EMRs, Practice Efficiency Apps, and Wearables and Apps for Patients – What’s Out There and What’s Meaningful?

 

Bobby Rolfe, MBA
SVP of Physician Strategy and Joint Line Strategy Director, USPI
How to Build an ASC

 

 

Agenda

  • Day 1Friday, February 21st

    TIME
    TOPIC
    SPEAKER

    3:00 PM

    WELCOME

    Speaker TBD

    3:30 PM

    PATIENT TRIAGE

    — Panel: Who I Will Not Operate On

    — Denying Surgery for Modifiable Risk Factors without Losing Patients from Practice

    — Care Setting and Implication for Patient Selection

    All

    4:15 PM

    PATIENT OPTIMIZATION

    — What Tests and Consults Are Really Necessary?

    — Nutritional Optimization

    — Psychological Optimization

    — Pain Optimization

    — Special Considerations for Outpatients

    Dexter Shurney MD; Thorsten Seyler MD; Ritesh Shah, MD

    6:00 PM

    PJI PREVENTION

    Antonia Chen, MD

    6:45 PM

    BREAK

    7:30 PM

    DINNER RECEPTION WITH TALKS IN THE ROUND

    8:30 PM

    SURGEONS IN THE ROUND

    — Clinical Trials I am Excited About

    — The Future of Orthopedics

    — Things I Wished I Knew Earlier in My Career

    All

    9:00 PM

    MITIGATING MALPRACTICE

    — Litigation in Adult Reconstruction

    — The Hospital Perspective

    — The Financial Planner Perspective

    Antonia Chen, MD; Gerald Hickson, MD; Baxter Webb

  • Day 2Saturday, February 22nd

    TIME
    TOPIC
    SPEAKER

    7:00 AM

    BREAKFAST

    7:30 AM

    TKA PATIENT ANATOMY AND IMPLANY SELECTION

    — Patient Demographics, Genetics, and Selection of Cemented vs. Cementless Designs

    — Varus vs. Valgus, Constraint, and Bearing

    — Custom Printed Implants – Pros and Cons

    — Implant Design and Implications for Cement Viscosity

    Steven Haas, MD

    8:15 AM

    TKA CEMENTING TOPICS

    — Impact of Cement Viscosity and Polymer on Interdigitation and Cement-implant Bone Strength

    — Ideal Mantle Thickness, Viscosity and Hand Packing vs. Gun Pressurization

    — Bone Status (Sclerotic, Osteoporotic) and Cement Viscosity

    — Surface vs. Full Cementation of Implant

    — Patella Resurfacing: Always, It Depends, or Never

    Matt Squire, MD

    9:00 AM

    BREAK

    9:15 AM

    TO TOURNIQUET OR NOT

    — Impact on Patient Pain, Blood Loss, Cement Fixation and Venous Embolic Material

    — Narrated Video: Surgical technique for tourniquetless TKA and impact on Cement Viscosity

    10:00 AM

    THA CEMENTING TOPICS

    — Patient Demographics and Selection of Cemented vs. Cementless Designs

    — Stem Finish, Cement Viscosity and Wear

    — Insertion Technique: Restrictors, Pressurization, Stem Insertion Speed and Impact on Revision

    — Narrated Video: Cementing in the Posterior Lateral Approach

    — Narrated Video: Cementing in the Direct Anterior Approach

    Alexander Sah, MD; Thorsten Seyler, MD

    11:30 AM

    NAVIGATION

    — What are the right numbers to hit?

    — When and How to Use Robots to Justify Cost and Operative Time

    — Navigation in Value-Based Care and the ASC: Role for Accelerometers?

    12:00 PM

    LUNCH

    — Lunch Keynote: EMRs, Apps, and Wearables – A Survey of Technology in Orthopedics

    Matt Cybulsky

    12:45 PM

    TECHNIQUE LAB

    1:45 PM

    ADAPTING TO FUTURE MODELS OF CARE

    — What’s Working and Not Working in Orthopedic Reimbursement

    — How Policy Might Change with the 2020 Election

    — Best Practices in a Bundled Care Envionment

    Thorsten Seyler, MD; Jim Cooper; Austin Weaver

    2:45 PM

    BREAK

    3:00 PM

    BUILDING A PRACTICE

    — Network Referrals

    — Digital Media Optimization

    — Financing your Practice

    — Building an ASC

    — The Surgeon Perspective

    — The USPI Perspective

    — Hiring a Team

    Tod Fetherling; AJ Ghergich; Blake Wilson; Ritesh Shah, MD; Matt Pate; HCA

    5:30 PM

    BREAK

    6:45 PM

    SHUTTLE TO DINNER RECEPTION – GREENBRIER DISTILLERY

    8:00 PM

    BOURBON, WAR, AND ORTHOPEDICS – A HISTORY

    Baxter Webb

  • Day 3Sunday, February 23rd

    TIME
    TOPIC
    SPEAKER

    7:30 AM

    BREAKFAST

    8:00 AM

    POST-OPERATIVE MANAGEMENT

    — Wound Management

    — Pain Management

    — ASC and Outpatient Considerations

    — Strategies in a Bundled Care World

    9:00 AM

    MANAGEMENT OF ASEPTIC COMPLICATIONS

    — Workup of the Painful Knee

    — Incision Strategy

    — Patella fracture

    — Bone Loss During Revision: Porous Metaphyseal Cones/Sleeves vs. Impaction Bone Grafting

    — Management of Ligament Instability

    10:15 AM

    BREAK

    10:30 AM

    MANAGEMENT OF PERIPROSTHETIC JOINT INFECTION

    — Prognostic Factors and Treatment Triage

    — Debridement, Antibiotics, Irrigation and Retention

    — One and 1.5 Stage Revision: Rationale and Considerations

    — Salvage Strategies

    Antonia Chen, MD

    12:00 PM

    SPACER WORKSHOP

    12:30 AM

    LUNCH

    — Closing Comments

    1:00 PM

    RETURN TO AIRPORT