What To Expect

Enhanced Recovery & Perioperative Surgical Home. Grasp the actual nuts and bolts needed to implement these clinical models in your own organization.

A 3-pronged Approach to CJR and Value-Based Care. You will gain the operational, clinical, and financial tools necessary to successfully implement value-based care for your orthopedic patients.

A Game-Changing Interdisciplinary Opportunity. You can brainstorm, problem-solve and network with all players in the orthopedics domain. In fact, last year, 40% of our participants attended with their entire team.

We Invite All Participants In The Surgical Journey:

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Physicians

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Nurses

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Healthcare Executives

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Patients

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Physical Therapists

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APRN-NP-PA

Specialized Bootcamps Centered On Innovation

Cutting-edge interactive boot camps that help clinicians and administrators join forces to uncover cutting edge trends in orthopedic perioperative care.

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Orthopedic Digital Health

Learn more about technological innovation, digital health and the role of social media in the Orthopedic space. Our instructors are world experts such as the Chief Nurse Strategist of Microsoft Health and the Director of Partnerships at Singularity University.
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Outpatient Joint Replacement

Acquire the tools that are needed to establish an OP joints program in your own organization. Our team of instructors has handled over a thousand cases and consists of surgeons, anesthesiologists, administrators, nurses and physical therapists.

A Diverse Interdisciplinary Group Of Speakers

We have assembled an internationally renowned group of leaders that represents all stakeholders who are involved in the care of orthopedic surgical patients.

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Eric J. Schneidewind JD Keynote Speaker

President of AARP
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Todd J. Albert MD Orthopedic Surgery

Surgeon-in-Chief Hospital of Special Surgery
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Michael Mythen, MBBS, MD, FRCA Anesthesiology

Smith's Professor of Anaesthesia University of London
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Molly K. McCarthy RN, MBA Nursing

Chief Nurse Executive Microsoft US Health & Life Sciences
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Rodney Hanners, MBA Healthcare Executive

Chief Executive Officer Keck Medicine, USC
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Kevin J. Bozic MD, MBA Orthopedic Surgery

Conference Activity Co-Director Chair of Surgery & Perioperative Care Dell School of Medicine
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Zeev N. Kain MD, MBA Anesthesiology

Conference Activity Chair Chancellor Professor, UC Irvine Health President, ACPM
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Colleen R. Walsh RDNP, RN, ONC Nursing

Past President National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses
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Michael Sheerin MSW, MBAHealthcare Executive

Senior Vice President Rothman Institute Orthopedics
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Alexander R. Vaccaro MD, PHD Orthopedic Surgery

President and Surgeon-in-Chief Rothman Institute Orthopedics
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Linda Russell, MD Hospital Medicine

Chief, Hospital Medicine Hospital of Special Surgery
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Kip Schick PT, DPT, MB Physical Therapy

Director of Physical Therapy & Clinics University of Wisconsin Health
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Credit Designation

Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development as a jointly accredited activity with 15.5 credits for nurses and physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Now Accepting Abstracts

The American College of Perioperative Medicine invites you to submit an abstract to the 2018 Orthopedic VBC Annual Meeting and take advantage of the opportunity to have your work reviewed by experts in the field. Abstracts for poster presentations will be accepted between October 2, 2017 and January 9, 2018. Please contact us for abstract submission guidelines.

Multiple Tracks And Networking Opportunities

Learn from colleagues across multiple disciplines, and explore up to 3 different interactive tracks that cover the financial, clinical, and operational aspects of orthopedic VBC.

Time:

Outpatient Joint Replacement Boot Camp

Innovation & Technology Boot Camp

11:30 - 12:00
Registration
Registration
12:00 - 12:30
Should We Get Into the Outpatient Joint Business?
Gabrielle White
Technology Driving the Future in Healthcare
Shawna Butler RN, MBA
12:30 - 1:00
Orthopedic Assessment and Approach
James T. Caillouette MD
Who Can Innovate in Healthcare Settings?
Molly K. McCarthy RN, MBA
1:00 - 1:30
Anesthesia Pathways: TJA
Nishant Shah MD
The Use of Social Media and Marketing in Healthcare Settings
Jennifer Michelle
1:30 - 2:00
Nurse Navigator: Preoperative, Postoperative and Discharge
Gabrielle White
Work Groups and Share Out Thoughts
Molly K. McCarthy RN, MBA
Shawna Butler, RN, MBA
Jennifer Michelle
2:00 - 2:20
Networking Break
Networking Break
2:20 - 2:50
Prehabilitation + Posthabilitation
Jennifer Brandon PT, MPT, GCS
Creating a Culture of Innovation in Your Organization
Molly K. McCarthy RN, MBA
Shawna Butler, RN, MBA
2:50 - 3:20
Hands On Blocks (Anesth. + Surgery)
QA Session (Nurses + Admin + PT)
Innovation is a Team Sport
Molly K. McCarthy RN, MBA
Shawna Butler, RN, MBA
Jennifer Michelle
3:20 - 3:50
Hands On Blocks (Anesth. + Surgery)
QA Session (Nurses + Admin + PT)
3:50 - 4:20
Hands On Blocks (Anesth. + Surgery)
QA Session (Nurses + Admin + PT)

Time

Schedule

6:45 - 7:45
Networking Breakfast and Registration
7:45 - 8:00
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Zeev N. Kain MD, MBA
8:00 - 8:30
Key Note: Disrupting Aging with Personal, Patient-Centered Care
Eric J. Schneidewind JD
8:30 - 9:10
Navigating the Changing Healthcare Landscape: Measuring Value in Orthopedics
Todd J. Albert MD
9:10 - 9:50
Enhanced Recovery for the Orthopedic Patient: US and UK Perspectives
Michael Mythen, MBBS, MD, FRC
Maxime Cannesson M.D, PHD
9:50 - 10:20
Plenary Session QA + Table Networking
10:20 - 10:50
Networking Break - Innovation Pavilion
10:50 - 11:30
Rothman’s Institute Journey to Orthopedic Episodic Care: 2018 Update
Alexander R. Vaccaro MD, PhD
11:30 - 12:10
Adding Value to Orthopedic Value Based Care: The Role of Physical Medicine
Steven R. Flanagan MD
12:10 - 12:40
Plenary Session QA + Table Networking
12:40 - 2:00
General Networking Lunch or Optional Ask the Expert
Concurrent Sessions
Financial
Operational
Clinical
Concurrent Sessions
2:00 - 2:30
VBC in Orthopedics: Physicians Perspectives
Perioperative Surgical Home: A Clinical Model for Orthopedic VBC
Fundamentals of Preoperative Testing
Financial
VBC in Orthopedics: Physicians Perspectives
Ranjan Gupta MD
Todd J. Albert MD
Operational
Perioperative Surgical Home: A Clinical Model for Orthopedic VBC
Zeev N. Kain MD, MBA
Clinical
Fundamentals of Preoperative Testing
Linda Russell MD
2:40 - 3:10
M&A in Orthopedics Practice
How to Set Up a Successful Preoperative Management Clinic: Perspectives of an Anesthesiologist versus a Hospitalist
Intraoperative Hypotension in the Orthopedic Patient
Financial
M&A in Orthopedics Practice
Michael Sheerin MSW, MBA
Operational
How to Set Up a Successful Preoperative Management Clinic: Perspectives of an Anesthesiologist versus a Hospitalist
Linda Russell MD
Thomas R. Vetter MD
Clinical
Intraoperative Hypotension in the Orthopedic Patient
Maxime Cannesson MD, PHD
3:10 - 3:30
Networking Break - Innovation Pavilion
3:30 - 4:00
Value-Based Work Flow in Orthopedic Surgery
Setting up a Virtual Orthopedic Clinic
The Big VTE Prophylaxis Debate: Orthopedic vs. Hospitalist Perspectives
Financial
Value-Based Work Flow in Orthopedic Surgery
Thomas R. Vetter MD
Operational
Setting up a Virtual Orthopedic Clinic
Miki Patterson PHD, APRN
Clinical
The Big VTE Prophylaxis Debate: Orthopedic vs. Hospitalist Perspectives
Linda Russell MD
Ronald A. Navarro MD
4:10 - 4:40
Outpatient Spine Is the Next Big Thing: Here’s How to Be Prepared
Promoting Early Feeding and Early Mobilization in the Orthopedic Patient
Postoperative Optimization in Hospital vs. Skilled Nursing Facilities
Financial
Outpatient Spine Is the Next Big Thing: Here’s How to Be Prepared
Alexander R. Vaccaro MD, PHD
Operational
Promoting Early Feeding and Early Mobilization in the Orthopedic Patient
Colleen R. Walsh RDNP, RN, ONC
Clinical
Postoperative Optimization in Hospital vs. Skilled Nursing Facilities
Steven R. Flanagan MD
5:00 - 7:00
Meet & Greet Wine Networking Reception - Innovation Pavilion

Time

Schedule

7:00 - 7:50
Networking Breakfast
7:50 - 8:00
Opening Remarks for Day 2
Zeev N. Kain MD, MBA
8:00 - 8:40
Preparing Your Practice for Success in the New Era of Value-Based Healthcare
Kevin J. Bozic MD, MBA
8:40 - 9:20
From Volume to Value: C-Suite Panel
Rodney Hanners MBA (CEO-USC)
Michael Sheerin MSW, MBA(COO-Rothman)
Marc Rothman MD, MBA (CMO-Kindred)
9:20 - 9:50
Plenary Session QA + Table Networking
9:50 - 10:20
Networking Break - Innovation Pavilion
10:20 - 11:00
Volume to Value: Specialty Organizations Panel
Colleen R. Walsh RDNP, RN, ONC (NAON)
Jan Vest MBA (AAOE)
Kip Schick PT, DPT, MB (NAFTA)
Stacie G. Deiner (SAGA)
Ronald A. Navarro MD (COA)
Philip Levin MD (CSA)
11:00 - 11:40
Understanding Post-Acute Care in the World of Value-Based Payments
Marc Rothman MD, MBA
11:40 - 12:10
Patient Experience in Orthopedic Settings: How Will It Impact Your Finances and Bottom Line?
Zeev N. Kain MD, MBA
12:10 - 12:40
Plenary Session QA
12:40 - 2:00
General Networking Lunch or optional Ask The Expert
Concurrent Sessions
Financial
Operational
Clinical
Concurrent Sessions
2:00 - 2:30
Beyond the Basics: The 2018 Advanced Level Lessons in Total Joint Success
Designing a Patient-Centric Environment
Multimodal Analgesia and Opioid Sparing Strategies
Financial
Beyond the Basics: The 2018 Advanced Level Lessons in Total Joint Success
Michael Sheerin MSW, MBA
Operational
Designing a Patient-Centric Environment
John Owen
Clinical
Multimodal Analgesia and Opioid Sparing Strategies
Thomas Vetter MD, MPH
2:40 - 3:10
How to Succeed in Bundle Payments in 2018
Kaiser Permanente: Joint Arthroplasty Enhanced Recovery Model
Perioperative GDT and Blood Utilization Management
Financial
How to Succeed in Bundle Payments in 2018
Jan Vest MBA
Operational
Kaiser Permanente: Joint Arthroplasty Enhanced Recovery Model
Ronald A. Navarro MD
Clinical
Perioperative GDT and Blood Utilization Management
Michael Mythen, MBBS, MD, FRCA
3:10 - 3:30
Networking Break - Innovation Pavilion
3:30 - 4:00
Huron or Acute to Post Acute: Consumer Driven Care to Impact all Providers
Big Data & Analytics in Orthopedics
Surgical Care Pathways for Hip Fracture
Financial
Huron or Acute to Post Acute: Consumer Driven Care to Impact all Providers
Josh Luke
Operational
Big Data & Analytics in Orthopedics
Miki Patterson PHD, APRN
Clinical
Surgical Care Pathways for Hip Fracture
Ranjan Gupta
Ronald A. Navarro MD
4:10 - 4:40
New Skills Every Orthopedic Practice Needs to Have in Value Based Care
Learning to Work as a Team
Preoperative (Medical) Considerations for the Hip Fracture Patients
Financial
New Skills Every Orthopedic Practice Needs to Have in Value Based Care
Jan Vest MBA
Operational
Learning to Work as a Team
Colleen R. Walsh RDNP, RN, ONC
Thomas Vetter MD, MPH
Ronald A. Navarro MD
Bryan Stewart PHD, PT
Clinical
Preoperative (Medical) Considerations for the Hip Fracture Patients
Stacie G. Deiner MD

Pricing That's Accessible For Everyone

Our pricing is designed to allow everyone to participate. We also offer team discounts and scholarship opportunities for many of our attendees.

Registrant Category
Early Birds
(by Jan. 9th 2018)
Standard Registration
(after Jan. 9th 2018)
Pharma/Device Industry
Consultants
$1499
$1799
Practicing Physicians
Executives and Managers
$999
$1199
Practice Managers
Nurse Practicioners
$699
$799
Practicing Nurses
Practicing PT/DPT
$599
$699

Additional Information

  • Friday Bootcamp tickets will cost $99 for all registrant categories.
  • Deep discounts for teams of 3 or more. Please email [email protected]
  • Note that payment category is based on your position and not your professional degree.
  • Nurses/Physical Therapists may apply for scholarships. Please email [email protected]

Other Benefits

  • Every registrant will receive a 1-year free membership to the American College of Perioperative Medicine.
  • Every registrant will receive a free copy of Dr. Josh Luke's best seller Ex-Acute.

Newport Beach

Our conference will be held at the Island Hotel Newport Beach. Reserve a room at this 5-star hotel in the heart of Newport Beach. Enjoy popular neighborhood attractions, including Fashion Island, Balboa Beach, Fun Zone, and the Orange County Museum of Art. Reserve A Room

What Did 2017 Conference Participants Say?

"Good mix of content related to orthopedic bundle programs and all of the important things that must be attended to in order to be successful. The break-out sessions were outstanding."

William Wilkison, Vice President, Ambulatory Care and Ancillary Services, Pinnacle Health System

"Having the different tracks was very important. Our team was able to divide and conquer. We all got so much out of this conference and we're able to re-group and share."

Joseph Dominguez, MD, Medical Director, Anesthesiology, Northbay Healthcare

"Loved the ability to interact in a multidisciplinary fashion. Having different perspectives (physicians, nurses, administrators) was helpful to see the larger picture."

Ann Smith RN, Orthopedic Program Manger, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

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