You asked. We listened.

Interactive learning, new hands-on experiences, breakout sessions and a pre-conference, accredited course geared specifically to robotics program coordinators are just some of what was offered at the 2018 dV360 users conference. Whether you’re a surgeon, a robotics program coordinator, an administrator or an executive, our sessions are tailored to your specific needs with curriculum that continues to evolve so that you can advance your learning on a range of topics. For more information, we invite you to browse the 2018 breakout sessions and CEU-accredited Workshop tabs below.

Wednesday, November 7

3:00 pm 5:00 pm CEU Workshop | Estrella Theater
6:00 pm 8:00 pm WELCOME RECEPTION | Jokake Inn

Thursday, November 8

7:00 am 7:45 am BREAKFAST | East Lawn
7:45 am 9:45 am

General Session | Grand Ballroom D-G

Darla Hutton, VP US Regional Marketing, Intuitive

Mark Delworth, MD, Medical Director & Robotics Program
Surgeon Champion, TriHealth Bethesda North Hospital

Bob DeSantis, GM & SVP, Instruments and Accessories
9:45 am 11:30 am Breakout — Creating Value Through Structure
11:30 am 1:30 pm

LUNCH | East Lawn

360 IntegratEd | Estrella Theater
1:30 pm 2:15 pm Breakout — Intuitive Ecosystem Collaboration from the Customer Perspective
2:15 pm 2:30 pm BREAK
2:30 pm 3:45 pm Breakout — Detecting Blind Spots Using GPS
3:45 pm 4:30 pm

General Session | Grand Ballroom D-G

Jeff Buehrle, CFO, Banner Health
Myriam J. Curet, MD, EVP & CMO, Intuitive
4:30 pm 6:30 pm

HAPPY HOUR | East Foyer

360 IntegratEd | Estrella Theater

Friday, November 9

7:00 am 8:00 am BREAKFAST | East Lawn
8:00 am 9:15 am

General Session | Grand Ballroom D-G

Captain Mark KellFormery, U.S. Astronaut
9:15 am 11:15 am Breakout — Operationalizing the Quadruple Aim
11:15 am 11:30 am General Session | Grand Ballroom D-G
12:30 pm 5:30 pm

Charity Golf Tournament | The Phoenician Golf Course

Tournament registration required
5:30 pm 6:30 pm

GOLF TOURNAMENT AWARDS CEREMONY & RECEPTION

Tournament participants only

 

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Thursday, November 8

9:45 am - 10:30 am | Creating Value Through Structure

Monday Morning Solutions — Think with the End in Mind

Thursday, November 8
9:45 am - 10:30 am

Darin Swainston, MD | Director of Robotics, Summerlin Hospital, Las Vegas, NV

  • Tips and tricks for your Robotics Program development
  • The role of a surgeon champion
  • How to get the most out of dV360 and what to do Monday morning

Alternative Products and Pricing

Thursday, November 8
9:45 - 10:30 am

Len Kalm | VP of Payor Engagement, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), Denver, CO

  • Narrow networks
  • Volume thresholds
  • Bundling and negotiation strategies

How to Navigate and Build a Robotics Program in a County Hospital

Thursday, November 8
9:45 - 10:30 am

Rhonda Scott, PhD | COO, Grady Health System, Atlanta, GA

  • The value of surgeon and administrative collaboration
  • How to establish the infrastructure of your program

Driving Accountability Through a Highly Structured Program

Thursday, November 8
9:45 - 10:30 am

Gaby Moawad, MD, FACOG | Robotics Medical Director, George Washington University, Washington, DC

  • The role and ownership of each team member
  • Focusing on the metrics that matter
  • The value of a productive steering committee

The OR Experience: Driving towards a Strategically Aligned Robotics Program

Thursday, November 8
9:45 - 10:30 am

Kelli Brooks | Executive Director Perioperative Services, Cabell Hospital, Huntington, WV
Heidi Hamady | Robotics Program Administrator, Cabell Hospital, Huntington, WV

  • The role of an OR Director in a robotics program
  • How the Robotics Program Administrator can be an asset to the program
  • Tips for OR efficiencies and best practices

The Value of Interventional Pulmonology to a Thoracic Oncology Service Line

Thursday, November 8
9:45 am – 10:30 am

Mike Simoff, MD | Henry Ford Hospital

  • Building an IP program
  • Clinical and economic value
  • Driving service line efficiencies

9:45 am – 10:30 am | User Submitted Abstracts: Education Beyond Residency in Robotics

From Fellow to Robotic Program Director: A Surgical Perspective

Thursday, November 8
9:45 am – 10:30 am

John Lazar | MedStar, Washington Hospital Center

 

A Hierarchical Postgraduate Year Competency Based Model for Robotic Surgery Education

Thursday, November 8
9:45 am – 10:30 am

Joseph Lewis | Peconic Bay Medical Center, Northwell Health

 

10:45 am – 11:30 am | Creating Value Through Structure

Building a Center of Excellence

Thursday, November 8
10:45 am – 11:30 am

Veronica Schimp, MD | Chief of GYO Surgery & Robotics Program Director, Orlando Health, Orlando, FL

  • What to expect from the Review Board
  • How to prepare to meet the criteria
  • The value of the designation

Using Data to Drive Strategic Decision Making

Thursday, November 8
10:45 am – 11:30 am

Seth A, Rosen, MD, FASCRS | Robotics Chairman, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

  • Sharing the data that matters
  • The value of attending a focused learning event
  • How we applied the results

Training Residents in Robotics: Why, When and How

Thursday, November 8
10:45 am – 11:30 am

John Porterfield, MD | Residency Program Director, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

  • How to get attendings ready to teach robotics
  • The process for involving residents, and where it is appropriate
  • How to integrate robotics into an existing curriculum

Setting Up Another Specialty Within an Existing Robotics Program

Thursday, November 8
10:45 am – 11:30 am

Allen Harrison | CEO, Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, TX

  • Recruiting the right specialty lead
  • Building the operational team
  • Setting expectations for system utilization

Ion: Expanding Bronchoscopic Capabilities

Thursday, November 8
10:45 am – 11:30 am

Erik Folch, MD | Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Current challenges of peripheral lung nodule biopsy
  • Introduction to robotic capabilities
  • Outcomes from Ion first-human-use study

10:45 am – 11:30 am | User Submitted Abstracts: Advanced Techniques for Proficiency

Robotic vs Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy with Splenectomies: A “Tail” of Two Techniques

Thursday, November 8
10:45 am – 11:30 am

Alex Rosemurgy | Florida Hospital Tampa

 

Training Residents Utilizing a Step-by-Step Proficiency Model for Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repairs

Thursday, November 8
10:45 am – 11:30 am

Ankit Patel | Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

 

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm | Intuitive Ecosystem Collaboration from the Customer Perspective

Monday Morning Solutions: Learnings from the Efficiency Support Team

Thursday, November 8
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Jennifer Espinal | Genesis Training Manager, Intuitive

  • Standardization best practices
  • Identifying the quick wins coming out of dV360

The Fundamentals of the Customer Portal and Maintenance Plan

Thursday, November 8
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Jorge Campuzano | Service Product Marketing Specialist, Intuitive
Dave Woodward | Service Product Marketing Manager, Intuitive

  • Navigating the fundamentals of the customer portal
  • Leveraging the value of your maintenance contact

Using the Customer Portal to Help Drive Operational Efficiencies and Savings

Thursday, November 8
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

David Prasad | Service Marketing Manager, Intuitive
Chris Stallings | Sr. Manager, Sterile Reprocessing Support, Intuitive

  • Understanding your customer portal reports to help drive efficiencies and cost savings
  • Newly released advanced customer portal features
  • Refining the RMA process

Reducing Variation Through a Highly Structured Program

Thursday, November 8
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Matt Carroll | Sr. Director of Market Access & Custom Analytics, Intuitive

  • Build out the current state of your minimally invasive surgery program
  • Identify by procedure by phase of care – clinical, financial, and operational variation
  • Form an evidence-based case to engage your surgeons beyond supply cost

360 IntegratEd: Accessing the da Vinci Ecosystem Through Innovative Technology

Thursday, November 8
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Ryan Shaw | Director of Product Marketing, Intuitive

  • Innovative, 4th Generation Technology
  • Training & Education
  • Support & Data Analytics

Building a Sustainable MIS Foundation for Your Trainees — A Fellow’s Perspective

Thursday, November 8
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Robert Perez, MD | General Surgeon, Virtua Health
Chris Sanchez | Sr. Marketing Manager, Academic Programs, Intuitive Surgical

  • The value of da Vinci training in residency
  • Resources to accelerate their learning curve
  • Scaling best practices across your institution

Building a Strong Thoracic Oncology Service Line

Thursday, November 8
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Krish Bhadra, MD | CHI Memorial Health Care System

  • Role of advanced bronchoscopy
  • Program building
  • Downstream volume, revenue and profitability

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Detecting Blind Spots with GPS

Detecting Blind Spots Using GPS — Training

Thursday, November 8
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Moderators: Jennifer Espinal and Scott Howell | Genesis Training Managers, Intuitive

  • Using the Customer Portal
  • Simple/actionable takeaways
  • Tray consolidation

Choose Your Own Adventure: Healthcare Trends & Challenges

Thursday, November 8
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Len Kalm | VP of Payor Engagement, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), Denver, CO

  • Reducing patient's length of stay
  • Improving patient satisfaction
  • Payor strategy

Detecting Blind Spots Using GPS — Support

Thursday, November 8
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Moderator: John Dougherty | Sr. Director, Global Genesis Programs, Intuitive

  • Workflow optimization
  • Block time and system access
  • Alignment through Foundations

Detecting Blind Spots Using GPS — Analytics

Thursday, November 8
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Moderator: Matt Carroll | Sr. Director of Market Access & Custom Analytics, Intuitive

  • Cost containment
  • Reducing variation

Detecting Blind Spots Using GPS — Technology

Thursday, November 8
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Moderator: Troy Hegglin | Manager, Academic Programs, Intuitive

  • System troubleshooting
  • Docking best practices
  • How to treat instrumentation & accessories

Friday, November 9

9:15 am – 10:00 am | Operationalizing the Quadruple Aim (QAIM)

Marketing a Robotics Program 1.0 — QAIM, Improved Patient Outcomes

Friday, November 9
9:15 am – 10:00 am

Claire Crabtree | Group Manager, Hospital & Patient Marketing, Intuitive

  • Differentiate with your outcomes & communicate them upstream
  • Establish a referral channel through outreach
  • Educating patients through awareness events

Extracting and Using Data for Strategic Decision Making — QAIM, Total Cost of Care

Friday, November 9
9:15 am – 10:00 am

Patrick Wright | Manager, Perioperative Business Operations, TriHealth, Cincinnati, OH 

  • Effectively dashboarding data
  • Strategic decision making based on data
  • Reducing variation within your hospital

Effectively Implementing an ERAS Program — QAIM, Quality Outcomes

Friday, November 9
9:15 am – 10:00 am

Craig Johnson, MD | Colorectal Surgeon, Oklahoma Surgical Hospital, Tulsa, OK

  • Effectively implementing ERAS
  • Enhancing the surgeon experience
  • Establishing culture

Establishing a Robotics Steering Committee — QAIM, Enhanced Provider Experience

Friday, November 9
9:15 am – 10:00 am

Donald Kim, MD | Colorectal Surgeon, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI

  • The value of a dedicated robotics team
  • Utilization of data to drive goal setting
  • Ownership & empowerment

9:15 am – 10:00 am | User Submitted Abstract: Robotics on the Front Line: The Department of Defense

Status of Robotic-Assisted Surgery in the Department of Defense

Friday, November 9
9:15 am – 10:00 am

Sam Grasso | William Beaumont Army Medical Center

 

10:15 am – 11:00 am | Operationalizing the Quadruple Aim

Marketing a Robotics Program 2.0 — QAIM, Improved Patient Outcomes

Friday, November 9
10:15 am – 11:00 am

Amanda Maldonado | Service Line Marketing Manager, Orlando Health, Orlando, FL

  • Digital and social media efforts
  • The power of differentiation
  • Tracking and follow through

Custom Hospital Analytics & Cleverley Data Reporting — QAIM, Total Cost of Care

Friday, November 9
10:15 am – 11:00 am

Emily Kim | Group Manager, Hospital Channel Marketing, Intuitive

  • The value of data reciprocity
  • Benchmarking for resource allocation

System Block Time and Access Management — QAIM, Enhanced Provider Experience

Friday, November 9
10:15 am – 11:00 am

Bryce Massey | Genesis Field Trainer, Intuitive

  • Process for scheduling & releasing block time
  • System allocation by acuity (strategy)
  • Establishing competency throughout the OR

Reducing Variance & Data Tracking Through a Steering Committee — QAIM, Quality Outcomes

Friday, November 9
10:15 am – 11:00 am

Mark Delworth, MD | Medical Director & System Chief of Surgery, TriHealth Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

  • Variance reduction through data
  • Tracking patient satisfaction (HCAHPS)
  • Preparing for MACRA (value-based care)

360 IntegratEd: Accessing the da Vinci Ecosystem Through Innovative Technology

Friday, November 9
10:15 am – 11:00 am

Ryan Shaw | Director of Product Marketing, Intuitive

  • Innovative, 4th Generation Technology
  • Training & Education
  • Support & Data Analytics

 

Wednesday, November 7 | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Da Vinci Systems in the OR: Preparation, Troubleshooting and Integration

Course Description: Two-hour training course intended for registered nurses, surgical technicians and other operating room personnel who directly interact with the da Vinci Surgical System. Upon completion of this course individuals will be able to describe the importance of and steps to perform device point-of-use preparation, as well as how to properly clean and disinfect the da Vinci Surgical System. This course will also cover da Vinci Stapling and Energy. The individual will be able to describe and perform best practices for troubleshooting in-room OR events, such as instrument recognition errors, common cautery integration issues and stapler reload recognition problems, and demonstrate proper use of the stapler release kit. The course will wrap up with recommendations for and information about reprocessing cycles versus instrument lives, as well as how your hospital can successfully assess what would work best to assist with the integration of this new requirement. Students will be awarded two (2) continuing education (CE) hours upon successful completion of this course.

Continuing Education Provided by Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16928, for 2 contact hours. 

Refund Policy: Participation in this course is included free of charge and is part of the da Vinci 360 conference program. No refund shall be given for non-attendance or cancellation of course-specific registration, unless and until cancellation of full conference registration is received per the da Vinci 360 cancellation policy as follows. A full refund will be given for cancellations received on or before October 12, 2018. A 50% refund will be given for cancellations received between October 12, 2018 and November 2, 2018. No refund will be given for cancellations received after November 2, 2018.

 

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