Join us for a distinctive, peer-to-peer, collaborative learning experience designed exclusively for hospital executives, surgeon leaders and program administrators.


July 19, 2018

Indianapolis, IN

 

Uniquely orchestrated to demonstrate the value of collaboration, this one-day session will take you and your robotics team members on an immersive journey through the strategic planning process of your da Vinci® Surgery program while focused on helping to create a culture of efficiency and financial success.

Key learning objectives:

  • Create a positive financial impact on your overall program
  • Identify strategic information to help increase procedure throughput
  • Gather insight to strive for clinical and operational excellence
  • Engage and learn through peer-to-peer interactions

One member from each of the following groups is required to attend:

  • C–Level | CEO, COO, CFO, CMO
  • Strategic Operations | VP of Surgical Services, OR Directors, Data Analysts
  • Surgeon Champion | Any specialty responsible for the entire robotics program
  • Tactical Operations | Robotics Coordinators, OR Managers

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AGENDA INDIANAPOLIS

BREAKFAST

7:30 am 8:00 am Continental Breakfast

GENERAL SESSION PRESENTATIONS

8:00 am 8:15 am

Welcome and Introductions
Donald Brandt, Marketing Manager, Programs | Intuitive

8:15 am 9:00 am

The Peer-to-Peer Experience: How to Maximize the Time Spent Today
Mark Delworth, MD, Medical Director & Robotics Program Surgeon Champion | TriHealth Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

9:00 am 9:15 am Break

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

9:15 am 11:15 am

C-Suite

    Turning Your Investment in Robotics into a Sustainable Program
Kevin Fowler, CEO, Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, WV
   

Value, Analytics and Accessing Your Market
Matt Carroll, Sr. Director Market Access and Custom Analytics | Intuitive

   

Data & Robotics: Discovery, Analysis & Validation, Program Building, and Strategy
Patrick Wright, MHSA, Robotics Program Administrator, TriHealth Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

9:15 am 11:15 am

Strategic Operations

   

Moving from a Leader in the OR to a Leader in the Hospital
Veronica Schimp, MD, Robotics Medical Director | Orlando Health, Orlando, FL

   

Best Practices and Strategies to Efficiency
John Dougherty, Sr. Director Global Genesis Programs | Intuitive

9:15 am 11:15 am

Tactical Operations

   

Deep Dive into the Nitty Gritty of OR Management
Kristie Shelhorse, BS, BSN, RN, CNOR, Robotics Program Administrator | Alliance Health Deaconess, Oklahoma City, OK

    The Tools You Need to Be Successful in Developing Your Program
Jennifer Espinal, Genesis Training Manager | Intuitive

LUNCH

11:15 am 12:15 pm Lunch

GENERAL SESSION PRESENTATIONS

12:15 pm 12:20 pm

Goal of the Afternoon
Donald Brandt, Marketing Manager, Programs | Intuitive

12:20 pm 12:40 pm

Putting IT All Together: System Data vs Strategic Information
Matt Carroll, Sr. Director Market Access and Custom Analytics | Intuitive

12:40 pm 12:50 pm

The Tools You Need to be Successful in Developing Your Program
John Dougherty, Sr. Director Global Genesis Programs | Intuitive

12:50 pm 3:00 pm Hospital Group Activity
3:00 pm 3:45 pm

Three Things to Focus on After Leaving the P2P Session
Martin A. Martino, MD, Medical Director & Robotics Program Surgeon Champion | Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA

3:45 pm 4:00 pm Closing Comments
Donald Brandt, Marketing Manager, Programs | Intuitive

 

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Matt Carroll

Sr. Director Market Access and Custom Analytics, Intuitive

Matt Carroll, Sr. Director Market Access and Custom Analytics s at Intuitive, has more than 16 years of evidence-based selling experience, working with key industry stakeholders and economic decision makers across the country. Prior to joining Intuitive, Mr. Carrol served as Director of Market Access at Baxter Healthcare’s Surgical Care Division working directly with regional and national IDN systems, Value Analysis Committees, Health Technology Assessment Committees, payers and policymakers to help breakdown market and patient access barriers.

Outside his professional career, Mr. Carroll proudly served his country in the United States Marines for 8 years, 4 years of which he served as a Squad Leader.

Mark Delworth, MD

Medical Director & Robotics Program Surgeon Champion, TriHealth Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Mark Delworth, MD is the Director of Robotics at Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio and was recently promoted to System Chief of Surgery for TriHealth. Since incorporating da Vinci into his practice in 2004, he has completed over 2000 procedures.

Dr. Delworth graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1988 and received his surgical and urology training at the University of Kentucky.  He subsequently completed a Fellowship in Urologic Oncology from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

John Dougherty

Sr. Director Global Genesis Programs, Intuitive

John Dougherty, Sr. Director of Global Genesis Programs, joined Intuitive in July of 2007 from Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA, where he spent several years as the primary first assistant for da Vinci surgery. Since joining Intuitive, Mr. Dougherty has held several roles within the Customer Training, Product Education and Professional Services department, where he is currently responsible for all Genesis Program activities around the world. 

As a proud member of the Genesis team, Mr. Dougherty strives to help hospitals optimize quality, cost, and care by analyzing individual da Vinci programs and introducing best practices to help drive programmatic success.

Martin A. Martino, MD

Medical Director & Robotics Program Surgeon Champion, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA

Martin A. Martino, MD is a Gynecologic Oncologist in practice at the Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) since 2005. He is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Southern Florida and a member of the Departments of OBGYN and Surgery at LVHN. Dr. Martino completed medical school at Hahnemann Medical College in 1998 before going on to complete his residency at Rutgers: Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine in New Brunswick, NJ in 2002, as well as a Galloway Fellowship at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in 2000. He completed his Gynecologic Oncology fellowship at the University of South Florida: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and currently serves as the Medical Director for the Minimally Invasive Robotics Program at LVHN.

For those who know him, his passion is in caring for his patients and bringing them advanced innovative tools to help them get well. In 2008, he started the LVHN Robotic Surgery Program and has completed nearly 1500 robotic procedures. Dr. Martino is a founding member of the Institute for Surgical Excellence as well as the Robotic Training Network.

He lives in Allentown, PA with his wife Jaime, who is a nurse, and their 3 children.

Veronica Schimp, MD

Robotics Medical Director, Orlando Health, Orlando, FL

Internationally recognized for her expertise in minimally invasive surgery, Veronica Schimp, MD, is the Chief of Gynecologic Oncology at UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health. Dr. Schimp is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Gynecologic Oncology. Her research interests include complementary therapy in gynecologic cancer care, racial disparities in cancer outcomes, and quality outcomes in surgery and cancer care.

Dr. Schimp earned her Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Biology and Chemistry from Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She then earned a Doctorate in Osteopathy from Michigan State University. Dr. Schimp went on to complete a two-year residency in General Surgery at St. John/Oakland General Hospital in Madison Heights, Michigan, a four-year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hutzel Hospital/Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and a three-year post-doctoral fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.

Prior to joining UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health, Dr. Schimp served as a Clinical Educator at the University of Texas MD Anderson Houston. She then served as Director of Inpatient Surgery, Cancer Center Chairwoman, and Co-Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center in Detroit, Michigan.

As the author of chapters in two medical books and numerous published articles and case studies on cancer of the female reproductive organs, Dr. Schimp has presented at more than 50 seminars and conferences. She has been recognized as one of Detroit’s top doctors by HOUR Detroit Magazine and has received the Patient’s Choice Award the past four years, as well as America’s Top Oncologists Award the past three years. She has also been named as one of Orlando’s premier doctors by Best Doctors in America and Consumer’s Guide to Top Doctors.

Dr. Schimp is a member of several organizations including the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Society of Surgical Laparoscopists. She is an epicenter surgeon for Intuitive, da Vinci Robotics surgery and actively participates in training residents, on-site and visiting faculty about building robotics programs and how to perform a variety of robotics procedures.

Kristie S. Shelhorse, BS, BSN, RN, CNOR

Robotics Program Administrator, Alliance Health Deaconess, Oklahoma City, OK

Kristie Shelhorse graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a minor in Accounting in 2004. She then attended the School of Surgical Technology Autry Technology Center. Upon graduating as a certified surgical technician, she, then, applied for nursing school. Ms. Shelhorse graduated with an RN from Northern Oklahoma College in 2008 and received her Bachelor’s in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2014. She currently works as Robotics Program Administrator for Alliance Health Deaconess in Oklahoma.

Patrick Wright, MHSA

Robotics Program Administrator, TriHealth Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Patrick Wright, MHSA is the Robotics Program Administrator at TriHealth in Cincinnati, OH. His roles include data capture and analysis, supporting quality improvement initiatives, and strategic program development and growth. In addition to his role as the Robotics Program Administrator, Mr. Wright is also a Clinical Operations Consultant, where he partners with physicians and nurses on a wide variety of clinical and operational projects. He received his graduate degree in Health Services Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH and is a proud veteran of the United States Army.

Jennifer Espinal

Genesis Training Manager, Intuitive

Jennifer Espinal is a Genesis Training Manager at Intuitive. She joined the Intuitive team in October 2010 following her active-duty service in the United States Navy as a Service Warfare Officer with a concentration in Engineering. Upon joining Intuitive, Ms. Espinal assisted with the opening of the Hartford Hospital Lab, training more than 215 da Vinci users. In 2012, she transitioned to the Genesis team and has shared her expertise with approximately 100 da Vinci Surgery Programs worldwide. Ms. Espinal strives to help hospitals optimize quality, cost, and care through analysis of individual da Vinci programs and the introduction of best practices to help ensure programmatic success.

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