Illinois Chapter ACC


Seventh Annual Cardiology Practice and Patient Management Symposium

ACC Updates in Clinical Practice and Practice Management:  Learn, Advance, Heal

Friday, May 13, 2011
University Club
Chicago, IL
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Schedule at-a-glance – Speakers and Sessions

Practice Management/Hospital Integration

Meaningful Use in all Settings

Terry Williams; Executive Vice President, Organizational Transformation, Resurrection Health Care

Readmission Rates (and Cardiology Hospice)

William Cotts, M.D., F.A.C.C., Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Small Group Strategies for Integration

Cathie Biga, R.N., M.S.N., Cardiovascular Management of Illinois

Integration panel

  • Frank Mikell, M.D., F.A.C.C., Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants, Ltd.
  • Cathie Biga, R.N., M.S.N., Cardiovascular Management
  • Donald McElroy, M.D., F.A.C.C., HeartCare Midwest
  • Greg Timmers, CEO, Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants, Ltd.
  • Jeff Shelton, OSF Healthcare System

Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes

 Jason Robin, M.D., F.A.C.C., Cardiovascular Associates of Glenbrook and Evanston LLC

General Sessions

State of the ACC

Jack Lewin, CEO, ACC

The Future of Cardiology

David R. Holmes, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.C., Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic

A View from the Hill

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (Republican)

Clinical Focus

Update on Lipids

Michael Davidson, M.D., F.A.C.C., Radiant Research

Update on Electrophysiology

David Wilber, M.D., F.A.C.C., Director, Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center

Update on Percutanious Valve Therapy

Ted Feldman, M.D., F.A.C.C., Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Cardiology Division

Update Acute Coronary Syndrome and MI

Gary Schaer, M.D., F.A.C.C., Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Rush University Medical Center

Update on CHF and CHF Devices

Maria Rosa Costanza, M.D., F.A.C.C., Medical Director, Midwest Heart Specialists

Update on Cardiac Imaging (Part I): Nuclear/MR/PET

Daniel Lee, M.D., F.A.C.C., Northshore University Health System Cardiovascular Care Center

Update on Cardiac Imaging (Part II): Echo CT

Issam Mikati, M.D., F.A.C.C., Associate Professor in Cardiology, Northwestern University