Industry Symposia


Industry symposia take place on Thursday, November 2 and Friday, November 3 in Grand Ballroom rooms. This is an overview of the symposia. Additional symposia will be added, and details are subject to change.

Industry Symposia are separate from the official program planned by the AAHKS Annual Meeting Program Committee
and do not offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ unless noted by the sponsor.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Hip Fracture:  Pain Management Impacting Delirium, Morbidity, and Mortality
Halyard Health
Grand Ballroom Section

Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the pain management therapy impacting delirium, morbidity, and mortality. In addition, there will be new data on morbidity and mortality for hip fracture patients. Discussion will include new data on morbidity and mortality, pain management best practices, collaboration with anesthesia and a hip fracture alert program.

10:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Site of Service and Trends in Total Joint Commercial Bundles
Surgical Care Affiliates
Grand Ballroom Section

A growing number of health plans and self-insured employers are recognizing “site of service” as the primary driver behind the rapid escalation of surgical cost, and are investing in efforts to accelerate the migration of surgeries into lower cost settings. At the forefront of these efforts is the migration of total joint procedures to ambulatory surgical facilities.

Today’s surgeons have a remarkable opportunity to provide higher quality care at a lower cost, partner with health plans, and be rewarded for quality and efficiency achieved by site of service optimization. Surgical Care Affiliates, which recently joined Optum, is one provider leading the way in innovative quality programs and, as part of Optum, SCA is well-positioned to align with health plans and medical groups and support independent physicians.

12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Enhancing Patient Care and Surgeon Quality of Life through Industry Partnerships
DJO Global
Grand Ballroom Section

Health care in the U.S. continues to change and is being moved from a procedural-based to a value-based health care delivery model. A partnership between surgeons and Industry is now even more critical in order to succeed in this new era of value-driven decisions.

12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Optimizing the Episode:  Improving Total Joint Outcomes and Cost in the Era of Bundled Payments
Medtronic
Grand Ballroom Section

The intent of this course is to provide an overview of bundled payment programs and the impact they have on orthopedic practices and hospitals.  Faculty will share strategies for optimizing the episode of care, improving patient outcomes, reducing cost, and identifying and managing high-risk patients. Faculty will also discuss the role of surgeon leadership in designing total joint episodes of care and how to establish alliances between surgeons and hospitals.

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Same-Day Surgery: Transitioning to Outpatient Total Joints
Medtronic
Grand Ballroom Section

The intent of this program is to provide rationale and discuss innovative methods used to perform outpatient total joint procedures. Course faculty will share their experiences transitioning to same-day surgery. Topics addressed include but are not limited to patient selection, pain management, reimbursement considerations, blood management, and utilization of physical therapy to optimize patient outcomes. The course is intended to give healthcare providers additional tools and confidence to perform same-day total joint replacements.

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
From Theory to Reality:  Successfully Delivering Value-Based TJA in a Non-Hospital Setting
Muve Health
Grand Ballroom Section

In this symposium, we will discuss the application of outcome-focused, value-driven outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty. Through the sharing of practical experience and verified patient outcomes, our clinical, patient education and program design expert panelists will aim to answer the following question: “Can you really succeed at performing value-based TJA in a non-acute care setting?”  Our Discussion will focus on exploring and sharing successes, obstacles overcome, and lessons learned regarding value-based TJA program design, as well as the demonstration of Muve Health patient outcomes data as proof that you can successfully implement value-based TJA outside of a hospital setting.

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
How to Fix the US Health Care System: The Value Agenda from Different Perspectives
Stryker
Grand Ballroom Section

This symposium will cover perspectives on how to fix the US health care system.

 

Friday, November 3, 2017

7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
The Value of Sitting and Standing Images in the THA Care Pathway
EOS Imaging
Grand Ballroom Section

During the symposium, you will hear presentations from THA experts covering:

  • The value of full body, weight-bearing, low dose, 3D imaging in the THA care pathway
  • The importance of global assessment to better understand the relationship between the spine and lower limbs’ pathologies
  • The benefits of 3D planning and post-operative assessment with EOS images and hip EOS online software
  • Standing and sitting analysis and its impact on THA range of motion

7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Novel Non-Opioid Techniques for Chronic Knee and Hip Pain for Non-Operative Patients
Halyard Health
Grand Ballroom Section

Introduction into a non-opioid minimally invasive technique to help address non-operative patients suffering from chronic knee and hip pain. COOLIEF* Cooled Radiofrequency is FDA indicated to treat OA knee pain and provides durable pain relief to those patients who are not surgical candidates.

7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Full Function Faster:  Optimizing Care Pathways in the Outpatient Setting
MicroPort
Grand Ballroom Section

In this symposium, surgeons and HCP panelists will discuss care pathways in the outpatient setting, including pre-, intra and post-operative protocols and more. Surgeons will also discuss these care pathways as it relates to different surgical approaches such as direct superior and Portal Assisted THA and the Medial Pivot Knee System.

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty:  Economics, Protocols, and Challenges
Corentec
Grand Ballroom Section

This symposium, which has convened experts with many years of experience in outpatient TJA, will provide the audience with a general and specific outlook on the rationale behind outpatient TJA, the issues that stand in the way of implementing outpatient TJA. Experts will share their clinical path protocols.

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Closing the Gap on Patient Satisfaction: Hand-Held Robotic Assisted Knee Solutions
Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics
Grand Ballroom Section

This symposium will feature a global reveal of the first ever Bi-Cruciate Retaining (BCR – JOURNEY II XR) Robotic Procedure for Total Knee surgery through an interactive procedural step-by-step and dialogue with surgeon faculty. The BCR Total Knee application is the newest application available on the NAVIO Surgical System and represents the exciting new forefront of Robotic-Assistance in Orthopaedics. The surgeon faculty will detail the core features of both Robotic-Assistance (Next-Generation Handheld Robotics, Surgical Efficiency, and Placement Accuracy) as well as anatomic knee restoration with the JOURNEY II XR, CR, and BCS (Higher Satisfaction, Faster Recovery, and Improved Function).

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Mako Total Knee: Live Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery
Stryker
Grand Ballroom Section

This symposium will feature a live surgical demonstration of a Mako Total Knee procedure and interactive dialogue with surgeon faculty. The Mako Total Knee application is the newest application available on the Mako System and has been used clinically for over a year with over 3,500 cases completed through May 2017. The surgeon faculty will provide an update on the learnings from the empathic study, early clinical data, and case studies. The surgery will focus on the core features of the Mako Total Knee application: enhanced planning, dynamic joint balancing, and robotic-arm assisted bone preparation.