6th Annual New York Stroke Conference

  • Updated:Jun 18,2014


Westchester Marriott 670 White Plains Rd, Tarrytown, NY
Satellite Location Hyatt Regency Rochester 125 E Main St, Rochester, NY
Tarrytown & Rochester, New York, 10591 & 14604
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Starts:Thu, 29 May 2014 7:15:00 AM
Ends:Thu, 29 May 2014 4:45:00 PM

6th Annual New York Stroke Conference New Challenges, New Opportunities Providing Outstanding Stroke Care in New York 

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Program Agenda

Moderators: Tarrytown, NY
Anna D. Colello, Esq.
Director, Regulatory Compliance/OQPS, New York
Project Director, Coverdell Stroke Quality Improvement Program and Registry Initiative
New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY

Curt Benesch, MD, MPH
Medical Director, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center, Rochester, NY

Moderators: Rochester, NY
Gregory Young, MD, FACEP
Associate Commissioner, Western Region, NYS Department of Health, Buffalo, NY

Foster Gesten, MD
Medical Director of the Office of Quality & Patient Safety
New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY

The Aftermath of Acute Stroke: Not all Prevention Programs are Created Equal
Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MSc, FAHA

Professor and Chair, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

New York State Department of Health Update
Anna D. Colello, Esq.

Gregory Young, MD, FACEP

Coverdell Stroke Quality Initiative
Ian Brissette, PhD

Director, Bureau of Chronic Disease Evaluation and Research
New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY

Kate Rose Bobseine, MPH
Program Coordinator, Coverdell Initiative
New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY

Stroke Treatment Alliance of Rochester (PDF)
Curt Benesch, MD, MPH

Controversies in Acute Stroke Care: Endovascular Treatment
Con: Philip Meyers, MD, FAHA

Associate Professor, Radiology and Neurological Surgery, Columbia University
College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY
Pro: Joseph P. Broderick, MD (PDF)
Professor, Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, Director
University of Cincinnati, Neuroscience Institute, Cincinnati, OH

NOACs or Not? Challenges and Opportunities in the Use of Novel Oral Anticoagulants for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation (PDF)
Jonathan L. Halperin, MD, FAHA, FACC, MSVM
The Cardiovascular Institute, Professor of Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

Innovative Models of Stroke Clinical Trials (PDF)
Joseph P. Broderick, MD

Breakout Session Option I - Presented Locally
Presenting in Tarrytown
Challenging Case Studies for Acute Management of Stroke
Moderator & Speaker: Randolph S. Marshall, MD, MS, FAHA (PDF)
Elisabeth K Harris Professor of Neurology, Chief, Stroke Division
Department of Neurology, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
Speaker: Gary L. Bernardini, MD, PhD, FANA (PDF)
Director Stroke and Neurocritical Care, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Presenting in Rochester
Challenging Case Studies for Acute Management of Stroke (PDF)
Moderator & Speaker:
Adam Kelly, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY
Chief of Neurology and Stroke Center Director, Highland Hospital, NY
Speaker: Bryan Gargano, MD, FACEP
Associate Chief, Emergency Services, Rochester General Health System, Rochester, NY

Presenting in Tarrytown
Aligning Medical Decisions With Medical Needs (PDF)
Presenter: Kirk Panneton, MD, FACP
Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of NENY, Latham, NY
Moderator: Curt Benesch, MD, MPH
Panelist: Steven Rudolph, MD
Director, Jaffe Stroke Center, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Presenting in Rochester
Aligning Medical Decisions With Medical Needs (PDF)
Kathy Perovich, RN, BS, CPC
Director of Medical Services Program Development
Jodi Lubba, BSN, MSA, CPC
Director, Medical Services Utilization Management Excellus Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Rochester, NY
Moderator/Panelist: Adam Kelly, MD

Breakout Session Option II - Satellite Broadcast
Where Did the Time Go? Administering tPA in 60 Minutes or Less (PDF)
Jill Slater, BSN, RN, MS, NP-C, SCRN
Nurse Practitioner, Stroke Coordinator, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Can Collaborative Hospital/Primary Care Provider Patient Education Initiatives Help? (PDF)
Angelina M. Roche, BPS, RN, CNRN, SCRN, CPHQ (Presenting from Rochester)
Stroke Program Clinical Coordinator
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Regional Stroke Center, Utica, NY

Panel Presentation: EMS Initiatives: Strategies to Improve Time to Treatment
EMS Direct to CT (PDF)
Jason R. Clum, RN, MBA, SCRN
Stroke Coordinator, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

EMS and ED: Integrated Approach to Quality Assurance
Shirley J. Duane, FNP, CNRN
(Presenting from Rochester)
Stroke Coordinator, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

One Region's Approach: Field Triage for the Best Outcomes (PDF)
Jonathan Berkowitz, MD, FACEP
Medical Director, Regional Emergency Services, Inter-facility Transfer & Disaster Medicine
Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY

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