Healthcare Policy & Quality (CONG2018-27)

This activity includes the following:

Welcome & Introduction
  Stephen Daugherty, MD, FACS, FACPh, RVT, RPhS

Keynote Address
  Juan Schaening, MD

Panel Discussion
  Stephen Daugherty, MD, FACS, FACPh, RVT, RPhS
  Neil Khilnani, MD, FSIR, FACPh
  Elna Masuda, MD
  Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhS
  Chris Pittman, MD, FACPh
  Juan Schaening, MD
  Marlin Schul, MD, MBA, RVT, FACPh

Improving Wisely
  Martin Makary, MD

ACP Improving Wisely Update
  Margaret Mann, MD, FACPh

The Value of Appropriate Use Criteria in Venous Care
  Elna Masuda, MD

The EU Approach
  Robert Damstra, MD, PhD

The Economy of Obesity
  Zoe Deol, MD, FACS

ACP PRO Registry - Epidemiology Study
  Marlin Schul, MD, MBA, RVT, FACPh

ACP PRO Registry - Endovenous Ablation Study
  Yung-Wei Chi, DO, FAHA, FSVM, FACPh

ABVLM Update & Diplomate Recognition
  Anthony Comerota, MD, FACS

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Target Audience

The primary target audience includes physicians, physician assistants and advanced registered nurse practitioners, ultrasound technologists, nurses, allied health and all other healthcare professionals currently or planning to care for patients with venous disease. Specialists focusing on phlebology, cardiology, general surgery, vascular surgery, interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, dermatology, dermatologic surgery, internal medicine, family practice, plastic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, vascular medicine, and emergency medicine are invited to enhance their knowledge and skills specific to the treatment of venous and lymphatic disease.

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NameRoleCommercial InterestType of Relationship
Yung-Wei Chi, DO, FAHA, FSVM, FACPhSpeakerVenoSense, Inc.Shareholder
Anthony Comerota, MD, FACSSpeaker

1. NIH

2. BMS/Pfizer

1. Steering Committee

2. Speakers Bureau

Robert Damstra, MD, PhDSpeakerNonen/a
Stephen Daugherty, MD, FACS, FACPh, RVT, RPhSPlanner; Moderator; SpeakerNonen/a
Zoe Deol, MD, FACSSpeakerNonen/a
Neil Khilnani, MD, FSIR, FACPhSpeakerNonen/a
Elna Masuda, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhSSpeaker

1. Medtronic

2. medi

3. Merz/AngioDynamics

4. BTG

1. Consultant; Scientific Advisory Board; Research/Education Grant

2. Education Grant

3. Speakers Bureau

4. Speakers Bureau

Stephen H. Moss, BA, CHCPStaffNonen/a
Chris Pittman, MD, FACPhSpeaker

1. Tactile Medical

2. Automated Clinical Guidelines

3. Appley Health

1. Scientific Advisory Board

2. Physician Advisor

3. Physician Advisor

Juan Schaening, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Marlin Schul, MD, MBA, RVT, FACPhSpeakerNonen/a



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