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Advanced Heart Failure and Population Management for the Future Conference 2016

Program Agenda

7:30-8 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

8-8:05 AM

Welcome

Donald C. Haas, MD
Medical Director, Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program and Co-Director, Comprehensive Heart Failure Program, Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health

8:05-8:50 AM

Historical Perspective of Mechanical Cardiac Support

Rohinton J. Morris, MD
Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery Division
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health

8:50-9:35 AM

Advanced Heart Failure: Patient Identification and Treatment Options

Donald C. Haas, MD
Medical Director, Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program and Co-Director, Comprehensive Heart Failure Program, Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health

9:35-9:45 AM Break

9:45-10:05 AM

Heart Failure Clinical Vignettes with Audience Response

Donald C. Haas, MD
Medical Director, Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program and Co-Director, Comprehensive Heart Failure Program, Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health

10:05-10:35 AM

Remote Monitoring of Hemodynamics in Heart Failure

Robert Watson, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiology and Co- Director, Comprehensive Heart Failure Program
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health

10:35-11:05 AM

Device Therapy in Heart Failure patients: Matching the Right Patient with the Appropriate Device

Charles Gottlieb, MD
Director, Electrophysiology

11:05-12 PM

Lunch

12-12:30 PM

When to Revascularize Chronic Coronary Disease

Bruce D. Klugherz, MD
Director, Abington Hospital Catheterization Lab

12:30-1 PM

End of Life Care in Advanced Heart Failure

Dina R. Yazmajian, MD
Division of Palliative Care Medicine and Division of Cardiology

1-1:30 PM

The Real World of LVADS: Outcomes and Patient Experiences

Donald C. Haas, MD
Medical Director, Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program and Co-Director, Comprehensive Heart Failure Program, Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health

LVAD Patient Testimonial

1:30-2 PM

Closing

Online Registration is now closed.

Onsite registration will be available the day of the conference.