Strategies that enable patients access to MIS: Perspectives from Washington University, Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 | 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM CT

Hospitals today are focused on achieving four fundamental goals: aligning lower costs, improved outcomes, a better patient experience and improved provider satisfaction.

In the current environment, this becomes even more challenging, but there are foundational pillars that can help structure a robotic service line to navigate the healthcare environment.

Industry experts will explain the strategies that enable patients access to minimally invasive surgery and help achieve the four fundamental goals.


During this webinar, experts will cover:

  • Aligning stakeholders and establishing a structured service line to achieve goals
  • Utilizing actionable data for evidence-based change management and cost reductions
  • How to expand minimally invasive surgery access to patients through collaboration



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Jackie Martin

MD – Vice President, Perioperative Services – Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Michael Awad

Michael Awad

MD – Director of Robotics, Associate Professor of Surgery – Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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Andrew Pierce

Director of Supply Chain – Barnes-Jewish Hospital


James Thomas, MSHI, BSN, RN

Manager, Perioperative Performance Improvement Administration and IS, Barnes-Jewish Hospital