Saturday, September 12, 2020
LATEST EVIDENCE AND INNOVATION IN BARIATRIC & METABOLIC SURGERY
Each piece of evidence moves bariatric surgery forward to support optimal patient care through safety, effectiveness and access. Learn from a panel of global thought leaders as they present and discuss on the latest evidence published in high impact journals in 2020. The presentations range from randomized controlled trials (RCT’s) on the effectiveness of bariatric & metabolic surgery in cardiovascular diseases, early chronic kidney diseases & hypertension to real world evidence (RWE) on device innovations. Join us for this exciting virtual panel discussion during the IFSO satellite symposium right after the main congress program on Sept,12th.
Prof. Carel Le Roux
MBChB, MSc, FRCP, FRCPath, PhD
Diabetes Complications Research Centre Conway Institute
School of Medicine, University College, Dublin
Dr. Ricardo Cohen
Director of The Center for Obesity and Diabetes
Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital
São Paulo, Brazil
Dr. Logan Rawlins
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Allegheny Health Network, West Penn Hospital
Dr. Carlos Schiavon
BP Hospital & Heart Hospital
São Paulo, Brazil
Sunday, September 13, 2020
TRANSFORMING BARIATRIC PATIENT ENGAGEMENT WITH TELEHEALTH
How can you leverage telehealth in the bariatric office setting to navigate in a world that is constantly changing?
The surgical landscape is changing by the day. We’ve brought together global experts to discuss ways to integrate telehealth into the bariatric office setting. Between the changes in economic payments, the advent of COVID-19, and shifting patient attitudes toward care, things are different now than even a few months ago. Our virtual global panel discussion will discuss how to incorporate telehealth into the patient journey to promote enhanced engagement. The experts will discuss how to efficiently integrate telehealth into clinical practice, share examples of best practices, and provide practical solutions for common integration challenges.
- Discuss how to develop a state-of-the-art Telehealth program for a bariatric practice.
- Describe benefits of telehealth and remote education for enhanced patient engagement.
- Review process to adopt telehealth and overcome common change management challenges
Prof. Gerhard Prager
Chairman Department for Metabolic Surgery
University Hospital Vienna, Austria
Dr. Elizabeth A. Dovec
MD, FACS, FASMBS
Bariatric Surgery & Medical Director, Comprehensive Obesity Management Program
Greater Baltimore Medical Center, United States
Dr. Ronald Liem
Head of Department of Surgery
Groene Hart Hospital, The Netherlands
Dr. Mirko Otto
Head of Bariatric Surgery
UMM Mannheim Hospital, Germany