Preparing for increased patient acuity in ASCs

Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Physicians and patients are looking to ASCs as procedures increasingly migrate to the outpatient setting. However, higher acuity procedure lines requires a firm understanding of best practices to avoid infection and other patient risks.

During this session, surgeon leaders from Proliance Orthopedic Institute, Scripps Health and Rothman Orthopaedics will discuss best practices for patient safety in the ASC.

You will learn:

· Best practices in infection prevention
· Patient risk stratification
· The benefits of closed incision negative pressure therapy
· How to minimize surgical site complications in an ASC



Javad Parvizi MD, FRCS

James Edwards Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


John Apostolides, MD

Board Certified Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon, DEFY Plastic, Reconstructive & Surgery Practice


Timothy B. Alton, MD

Proliance Orthopedic Associates