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A U G U S T 2 0 2 0 • O R E X C E L L E N C E . C O M • 9 Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – General Session #3 Lessons Learned From the Coronavirus Crisis The COVID-19 outbreak disrupted how surgery is performed and overwhelmed the nation's healthcare resources. In this session, a panel of experts will review and analyze the pandemic and focus on the local and national response efforts in this country and how it has impacted health care in general and surgical leaders in particu- lar. They will unpack the outbreak's impact on patient care and discuss in depth how surgical providers can be better prepared if the unthinkable ever happens again. Moderated by panel leader Ann Geier, MS, RN, CNOR(E), CASC, panelists from across the ASC and hospital communities will share their own experiences and lessons learned during this fast-moving and evolving healthcare crisis. 1 CU Ann Geier, MS, RN, CNOR(E), CASC Chief Nursing Officer Surgical Information Systems 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Virtual Exhibit Hall Open 12 p.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Break 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. – General Session #4 Handle Workplace Legal Issues Like a Pro Casey Duhart, JD, will use relatable real-life examples to show you how to protect your facility against charges of discrimination, creating a hostile work environment and sexual harassment. She'll emphasize the importance of documenting every aspect of patient care and test your knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act and staff retaliation laws. 1 CU Casey Duhart, JD Waller, Lansden, Dortch & Davis 1:15 p.m. to 1:25 p.m. – Interactive Break: Test Your Skills Outpatient Surgery Magazine editors and guest 1:25 p.m. to 1:35 p.m. – Break 1:35 p.m. to 2:35 p.m. – General Session #5 Creative Ways to Run a Profitable OR Operating in the black requires smart and informed decision-making. Tom Durick, MD, will tap into his experience as the medical director of a busy multi-specialty surgery center to share universal advice on how to case-cost with hard data, order supplies and medications at a discount, review invoices to find opportunities for savings and limit unneces- sary spending. Dr. Durick will help you challenge conventional thinking to find new ways to save money and boost profits for your organization. 1 CU Tom Durick, MD Ohio State University 2:35 p.m. to 3:35 p.m. – Virtual Exhibit Hall Open/Power Hour Friday With Prize Giveaways/Virtual Happy Hour

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