Session ID: 
326

Akron Children’s Hospital Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Spinal Fusion Pathway

10:45am - 11:15am Friday, March 13
Orlando - Orange County Convention Center
W307A

Description

Highlight positive outcomes and economic benefit of leveraging EMR for transformative care at Akron Children’s Hospital. Discuss the development and implementation of a standardized scoliosis spinal fusion pathway. Present best practice evidence that supported the pathway development, highlighting outcomes including length of stay, cost and impact on postoperative complications.

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize evidence-based research related to standardization of care for spinal fusion patients
  • Describe process utilized to implement the scoliosis spinal fusion pathway across the institution
  • Discuss the tools utilized within EMR to implement the pathway
  • Compare cost and outcomes pre- and post- pathway implementation at Akron Children’s Hospital

Speaker(s)

Interim Chair & Director of Education, Department of Orthopedic Surgery,
Akron Childrens Hospital

Continuing Education Credits

ABPM
1.00
CAHIMS
1.00
CME
1.00
CNE
1.00
CPHIMS
1.00
PDU
1.00

Audience

Clinical Informaticists
Physician or Physician’s Assistant
Quality Professional

Level

Introductory