CASTS (California Society of Thoracic Surgeons) +

CCORP CCC (California Cardiovascular Collaborative) +

CCQC (California Cardiovascular Quality Collaborative)



Statewide Quality Collaboratives in Action – September 16, 2020, 7:00 – 9:30 am PDT:

7:00 – 7:05      Welcome and Introduction

                        Richard Shemin, MD, University of California Los Angeles

7:05 – 7:35      Transcutaneous Procedures for the Mitral and Tricuspid Valves

                        Raj Makkar, MD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

7:35 – 8:05
      TAVR from a Cardiologist’s Perspective

                        Ralph Brindis, MD, University of California San Francisco

8:05 – 8:20      Panel Discussion: Next Generation Valve Therapies

8:20 – 8:35      ECMO, COVID-19, and Standardization of Care

                        Peyman Benharash, MD, University of California Los Angeles

8:35 – 8:55      Panel Discussion: Maximizing Impact of Statewide Collaboration

8:55 – 9:05      The Power of Clinical-Financial Data Analytics

                        Michael Thompson, President, Biome Analytics

                        Rakan Khaki, MPH, Vice President, Biome Analytics

9:05 – 9:30      Adult Cardiac Surgery Database 2020 V.4.2.2 Upgrade: A High-Level Overview

                        Melinda Offer, RN, MSN, STS National Database



(No CMEs or CEUs will be offered since this is a free event)




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