Archive ORX Session Previews 2019

2019 Conference Schedule

Thursday, October 3

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

A. Get What You Need From Your Anesthesia Team

Ashish Sinha, MD, PhD, DABA, MBA
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa.
Thomas W. Durick, MD
Envision Physician Services, Walnut Creek, Calif.
Jay Horowitz, CRNA
Quality Anesthesia Care Corp., Sarasota, Fla.

B. Build a World-Class Total Joints Program

Presented by St. Cloud (Minn.) Surgical Center
Darci Nagorski, CEO
Kari Scholz, RN, BSN, CAPA, PACU Nurse Manager
Julie Tonsager, RN, OR Nurse Manager
Kim S. Schaap, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

C. Maximizing Surgical Service Line Profitability

Presented by Health Care Operational Performance Improvement
Kevin Rash, FACHE, Director
Cindi Goddard, Senior Managing Consultant
Eric Rogers, Director, National Health Care Group

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch Break


1 p.m. Join the Mandatory Surgical Smoke Evacuation Movement

Jennifer Pennock, AORN Government Affairs
Melony Prince, BSN, RN, CNOR, Littleton (Colo.) Adventist Hospital
Janelle Casanave, RN, Kaiser Permanente, San Jose, Calif.

2 p.m. 25 Ways to Improve Your Patient Experience Scores

Callie Craig, MS, BSN, RN, CNOR
Integris Health System, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Stacey Decker, MS, BSN, RN, CPAN
Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Okla.

3 p.m. Break


3:15 p.m. De-Escalate Workplace Conflicts

Douglas E. Noll, JD, MA, Master Mediator

4:15 p.m. Yes, You Can Conquer 5 Persistent Staffing Problems

Ann Geier, MS, RN, CNOR(E), Outpatient Surgery Editorial Board

5:15 p.m. Wine Tasting in the Exhibit Hall


Friday, October 4

7 a.m. — 8:15 a.m. Vendor Roundtable*

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

8 a.m. The Role of Organizational Culture in Turnaround Time

David Ninan, DO Riverside University Health System, Moreno Valley, Calif.

9 a.m. — 9:15 a.m. Coffee Break

9:15 a.m. Hot Topics in Sterile Processing

Presented by Beyond Clean, San Antonio, Texas Hank Balch, Founder & President Bob Marrs, VP of Organizational Development Peter Nichol, MD, Chief Medical Officer

10:15 a.m. The Art & Science of Mindfulness Meditation

Angela Tarquini-Sanders Mindful Mindz, Naples, Fla.

11:30 a.m­. Vendor-Sponsored Lunch Presentation* Medical Receivables Financing, a Lawyer's Perspective

Presented by Echelon Medical Capital

12:30 p.m. Dessert, Shopping in Exhibit Hall


1:15 p.m. OR Excellence Awards Ceremony


1:30 p.m. How to Transform Your Facility Into a "High Reliability" Organization

Spence Byrum, HRS Consulting, Weston, Fla.

2:30 p.m. Anatomy of a Lawsuit

William Duffy, RN, MJ, CNOR, FAAN Loyola University of Chicago

3:30 p.m. 10 Real-Life Management Dilemmas: How Would You Respond?


4:30 p.m. ORX Power Hour & Cocktail Party in the Exhibit Hall


Saturday, October 5

7 a.m. Vendor Roundtable*


7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast


8 a.m. Solving Healthcare's Cost Crisis

Marty Makary, MD, MPH, FACS Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.

9 a.m. From Baby Boomers to Millennials: Creating a More Cohesive Nursing Workforce

Karen Rowan, MSN, RN-BC, CNOR Northwell Health, Lake Success, N.Y.

10 a.m. Coffee Break


10:15 a.m. It's Moral Injury, Not Burnout

Wendy Dean, MD, Moral Injury of Healthcare

11:15 a.m. How to Negotiate a Pay Raise

Austin Belcak, Cultivated Culture

* Vendor-sponsored session, no CME credits awarded.

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