Optimal patient blood management: An approach to improve cardiac surgery outcomes 

Wednesday, September 13th, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT 

The health of every patient's blood plays a crucial role in clinical outcomes, the overall cost of care and complexity of care — especially for anemic, cardiac patients.

Join patient blood management experts for this session to gain a better understanding of how an optimal blood utilization strategy can improve outcomes for cardiac patients at your organization. The session will include a real-world case study from Jefferson Health. 

Learning points: 
  • Understand the pillars of Patient Blood Management and their role cardiac surgery and patient-centered decision making 
  • The role of coagulation management and how to build it into a blood utilization strategy
  • Employing patient-centered decision making 





Jacob Raphael, MD, FAHA

Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist, Professor of Anesthesiology & Director of Clinical Research, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals


Siyavash (Sia) Fooladian, MD, MPH

Medical Director, R&D, Acute Care Diagnostics

Aryeh Shander, MD, FCCM, FCCP

Aryeh Shander, MD, FCCM, FCCP

Medical Director
CSL Behring




sherri-ozawa - Jake Rodriguez

Sherri Ozawa, MSN, RN

Director of Clinical Operations and Delivery, Patient Blood Management