The NorthEast Cerebrovascular Consortium

Dedicated to Improving Stroke Systems of Care Across the Northeast

 

The NorthEast Cerebrovascular Consortium (NECC)

Dedicated to Improving Stroke Systems of Care Across the Northeast

   

The NECC 1st Annual Summit


Wednesday, September 13, 2006


Welcome to The NECC - Conference Overview

Overview of the Stroke Systems of Care Model

• Primordial/Primary Prevention

• Community Educartion

• Notification and Response of EMS

Acute Stroke Treatment

• Subacute Stroke Treatment and Secondary Prevention

• Rehabilitation

• Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Activities


Update on Primary Stroke Center Certification

M.J. Hampel

Senior Associate Director, Joint Commission


Inaugural Meeting of The Northeast Cerebrovascular Consortium: Key Note Program

Lee H. Schwamm, MD, FAHA

Director, Partners TeleStroke Center & Acute Stroke Services, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Associate Program Director, MIT - Clinical Research Center


Priomordial/Primary Prevention and Community Education


Physical Activity, Nutrition, Tobacco and Stroke

Debra Wigand, M.Ed., CHES

ME CDC Cardiovascular Health Program


Stroke Prevention Clinics

Dr. Frank L. Silver

Director, University Health Network Stroke Program; Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto


Community Outreach: Signs and Symptoms

Ada Griffies, MPH

Program Director, Delta States Stroke Consortium, UAB School of Public Health


Notification and Response of EMS


EMS – Education and Training

Thomas Kwiatkowski, MD, FACEP

Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center; Professor, Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


EMS – Point of Entry

Peter Moyer, M.D.

Professor of Emergency Medicine; Medical Director, Boston Emergency Medical Services


Primary Stroke Centers: Designation, Licensure and Legislative Options

Penelope Solis J.D. 

Senior Policy Manager American Heart Association American Stroke Association


Acute/Subacute Stroke Treatment and Secondary Prevention


TeleStroke for Rural Initiatives

Lee H. Schwamm, MD, FAHA

Director, Partners TeleStroke Center & Acute Stroke Services, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Associate Program Director, MIT - Clinical Research Center


Acute Ischemic Stroke Update: New Trial Results

Marc Fisher, MD

Professor and Vice-Chairman, Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School


Secondary Prevention of Ischemic Stroke and TIA

Ralph L. Sacco, MS, MD, FAHA FAAN 

Professor of Nuerology and Epidemiology Head, Stroke and Crital CareAssociate Chair of Nuerology Columbia University New York Presbyterian Hospital


Rehabilitation


CARF Standards

Susan M. Ganson, RN, NHA, CARF-CCAC Washington, DC


Post-acute Care

Janet Prvu Bettger, ScD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Pennsylvania


Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Activities


Impact of HIPAA/IRB on QI initiatives


Impact of Privacy Rules on QI initiatives

Frank L. Silver, MD, FRCPC

Director, University Health Network Stroke Program; Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto


Factors Influencing Adherence: Prescription Benefits

Jerry Avorn, MD

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief of the Divisionof Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham & Women's Hospital


Reception and Keynote: Defect Free Stroke Care: How Do We Get There?


Public Health Initiatives: Coverdell Registry and the CDC Roadmap

Judy Hannan, RN, MPH


Mandatory Public Reporting

William Taylor, MD, MPH

Associate Regional Administrator - Division of Quality Improvement, Boston Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


Pay for Performance

John T. Berthiaume, MD, FACP

Clinical Professor John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii


Thursday, September 14, 2006


Stroke Systems of Care Components: State Summary of Progress to Date (15 mins each)


Connecticut 

Gary St. Amand

Health Program Associate, State of Connecticut Department of Public Health, Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program


Massachusetts 

Kathy Foell

Director of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention and Control, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Shannon Melluzzo

Regional Director, Northeast Affiliate - American Stroke Association


New York 

John N. Morley, MD

Medical Director, New York State Department of Health Office of Health Systems Management

 

New Jersey 

Richard M. Hodosh, M.D.

Medical Director Atlantic Brain & Spine Institute

Dorleena Sammons-Posey

Director, Chronic Disease Prevention - NJ Department of Health and Senior Services


Vermont 

Christopher Commichau, M.D.

Program Director - Fletcher Allan Health Care


New Hampshire 

Timothy G. Lukovits, MD

Co-Director, Comprehensive Stroke Program, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


Maine 

Danielle Louder

Cardiovascular Health Specialist - Maine Cardiovascular Health Program


Rhode Island 

Douglas DeOrchis, MD

Miriam Hospital


Identifying Cross-Border Opportunities for Collaboration

Breakout Sessions by Topic with Working Lunch


Health Promotion and Community Outreach: Developing Broadcast Quality Community Education

Stroke Heroes Act FAST 

Juan Mandelbaum

President, Geovision


Stroke Warning Information and Faster Treatment (SWIFT) 

Bernadette Boden-Albala, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Sociomedical Science in Columbia University's Departments of Neurology and Sociomedical Science


National Stroke Association–Social Marketing Strategies in Promoting the Stroke Message 

Diane Mulligan-Fairfield

National Stroke Associaiton, Vice President of National Communications


American Stroke Association Ad Council Public Service Announcement 

Julie Grabarkewitz

Senior Advertising Manager, American Heart Association


Primary Prevention: Role of Lipid  Lowering Therapy in Stroke Prevention


Lipid lowering for primary and secondary stroke prevention

Larry B. Goldstein, MD, FAAN, FAHA

Duke University and Durham VA Medical Center


Measuring and Addressing Disparities in Stroke Prevention

Ralph L. Sacco, MS, MD, FAHA FAAN 

Professor of Nuerology and Epidemiology Head, Stroke and Crital CareAssociate Chair of Nuerology Columbia University New York Presbyterian Hospital


Prehospital/EMS: Emergency Dispatch, EMS Response, Point of Entry


Cross Border Relationships - EMS

Janet H. Brice, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina, Medical Director of Orange County EMS


Emergency Dispatch, EMS Response, Point of Entry 

Thomas Kwiatkowski, MD, FACEP

Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center; Professor, Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Hospital Based Acute Stroke Care: Acute Stroke Update


Acute Stroke Update

Mark J. Alberts, MD

Director, Stroke Program, Northwestern Memorial Hospital; Professor of Neurology, Northwestern University Medical School


Update on Endovascular Treatment of Acute Stroke 

Adnan I. Qureshi, MD

Neurology, UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School; Director, Stroke Center; Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosciences


Rehabilitation: Assessing Stroke Rehabilitation Resources


Assessing Stroke Rehabilitation Resources: Defining Supply and Demand Speakers

Dr. Carl V. Granger

Professor and Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Rehabilitative Medicine in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Science


Gary Stillman, OTR

Occupational Therapist with Kaleida Health in Buffalo, New York


New Frontiers in Rehabilitation: Harnessing the Powers of Advanced Technology – Clinical Trials in Brain-Computer Interfaces 

Leigh R. Hochberg, MD, PhD

Massachusetts Gerneral Hospital; Brigham & Women's Hospital; Spaulding Rehabilitation; Providence VA Medical Center Rehab Research & Design Science; Brown University


Report Out from Breakouts and Sharing of Ideas


Health Promotion and Community Outreach

Kathy Foell

Director of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention and Control, Massachusetts Department of Public Health


Primary Prevention

Magdy Selim, MD, PhD


Prehospital/EMS

Peter Moyer, M.D.

Professor of Emergency Medicine; Medical Director, Boston Emergency Medical Services

Hospital Based Acute Stroke Care

Peter Panagos, MD


Rehabilitation

Lynne Brady Wagner, MA, CCC-SLP


Lessons Learned from The Other Networks/Consortiums

Three ideas that worked and three that didn’t: Advice to The NECC


Canadian Stroke Network

Dr. Frank L. Silver

Director, University Health Network Stroke Program; Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto


Tri-State Stroke Consortium

Laurie H. Mettam, M.Ed.

Executive Director, Tri-State Stroke Network


Bavarian Regional Stroke Units

Heinrich J. Audebert, MD

Department of Neurology, Klinikum Munich Harlaching, Munich, Germany


Stroke Belt Consortium

Mark J. Alberts, MD

Director, Stroke Program, Northwestern Memorial Hospital; Professor of Neurology, Northwestern University Medical School


Great Lakes Stroke Consortium

Angela Bray Hedworth, MS, CHES, RHEd.

Great Lakes Regional Stroke Network, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation, Center for Stroke Research


Delta States Stroke Consortium

Ada Griffies, MPH

Program Director, Delta States Stroke Consortium, UAB School of Public Health


Stakeholder/Partner Updates


Center for Disease Control 

Mary George, MD, MSPH, FACS 

Deputy Director, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention - Center for Disease Control


American Heart Association/American Stroke Association 

Dennis Milne, VP Patient Education and the ASA


National Stroke Association 

Jim Baranski, CEO


STOP Stroke Act
Senator Edward Kennedy


Friday, September 15, 2006


Writing Group Meeting

Designing a Blueprint for a Regional Stroke System of Care

Developing an Action Plan

Setting Priorities

Defining Deliverables