Schedule at a Glance

THE PATIENT, THE PRACTITIONER, AND THE COMPUTER:

Holding on to the Core of Our Healing Professions
in a Time of Technological Change
March 17-19, 2017 │ Providence, Rhode Island

Friday, March 17, 2017

8:30 am-12:00 pm:  Optional Session:  Mindful Practice:
Optimizing  Your Inner Operating System in a Technological World
1:00 -5:30 pm:   The Patient, The Practitioner, and The Computer:
What  We Want (Aspirations)
5:30 -8:45 pm:  Welcome Dinner 
Location: The Providence Biltmore Hotel, Providence, RI

8:30 am
– 12:00 pm

Mindful Practice:  Optimizing Your Inner Operating System in a Technological World (Optional Session)

Faculty: 

Ronald Epstein, MD
Director of the Center for Communication and Disparities Research at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry where he is Professor of Family Medicine, Psychiatry and Oncology, and co-directs Mindful Practice programs and the Deans Teaching Fellowship program.

Michael Krasner, MD, FACP
Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, practices primary care internal medicine in Rochester, New York and co-directs the Mindful Practice programs at the University of Rochester.

Session Description: In this workshop, Drs. Epstein and Krasner will explore how clinicians can practice more effectively in clinical environments that increasingly incorporate information technology into the patient-clinician relationship. The workshop will engage participants through didactic components, contemplative practices, and interpersonal dialogues, all aspects of Mindful Practice. Participants will explore together clinically relevant themes that challenge the practitioner-patient relationship, including how technology may affect the presence of the practitioner. Working with the qualities of beginner’s mind, critical curiosity, attentive observation, and presence,  participants will examine how states of attention and awareness impacts not only relationship with patients, but also one’s relationship with oneself.  

Session Goals and Objectives:  
Understand the relationship between health professional well-being, quality of care, and quality of caring

  • Describe several practical exercises that health professionals can engage in on a regular basis that can enhance their relationship with technology while enriching patient-centered care
  • Explore how the “default-mode network” in the brain can be modulated by awareness practices, and review other neuropsychological principles that relate to the quality of the practitioner-patient encounter  

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Lunch

THE PATIENT, THE PRACTITIONER, AND THE COMPUTER 
[A] What We Want: Aspirations

 Session Goals and Objectives:

  • Share perspectives about the ideal integration of patients, practitioners, and technology in clinical settings
  • Describe how technology can enhance the mutually therapeutic benefits of the patient-practitioner relationship
  • Recognize how the science of human factors can impact technology in positive ways
  • Explore these issues from a global perspective

1:00 – 1:15 pm

Welcome:  

Moderator: Hedy S. Wald, PhD, Providence, Rhode Island

1:15 – 1:40

Living Room Chat

1:40 – 2:25 

Invited Speakers:  Patient Perspective
  • Richard M. Frankel, PhD, Indianapolis, IN
  • Alejandro R. Jadad, MD, DPhil, MD, FRCPC, Toronto, Canada

 

2:25– 2:35 

Discussion

2:35– 2:45   

Around the World Commentator

2:45 – 3:00  

 Break

3:00 – 4:00

Vendor Panel:
  • Large Scale Product
  • Veterans Administration
  • Product designed for multi-specialty practice
  • Product designed for small or solo practice
  • Designing for the patient perspective
  • Linking Systems

4:00 – 5:30

Concurrent Sessions: Papers, Symposia, Workshops
5:30 – 6:00
Dinner Arrivals

6:00 – 6:30  

 Dinner Served

6:30 – 6:45

   Welcome

6:45 – 7:00

The Story of the Conference
  • Elizabeth Toll, MD, Providence, Rhode Island
  • Shmuel Reis, MD, MHPE, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Thomas G. Murphy, MD, Morristown, New Jersey

 7:00 – 8:00

Keynote Speakers:
  • Christine A. Sinsky, MD Internist, Dubuque, Iowa and Vice President for Professional Satisfaction, American Medical Association
  • Hon. Sheldon Whitehouse, US Senator from Rhode Island

 8:00 – 8:15 

 Questions/Answers

8:15
– 8:45

  Medical Student Presentation

8:45 pm

  Adjourn
Saturday, March 18, 2017

The Patient, The Practitioner, and The Computer:  
8:30 am-12:15 pm:  What We Have: The Current Landscape
1:15 pm -6:15 pm:  Where We Want To Go: Future Directions
Location: Brown University, Warren Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI

[B] What We Have: The Current Landscape
Session Goals and Objectives:
  • Identify current successes and challenges when integrating technology into patient-practitioner clinical interactions
  • Present neuroscientific research about attention and multitasking in patient-practitioner clinical interactions involving technology
  • Describe the impact of current technology on efficiency, effectiveness, and professional satisfaction
  • Explore these issues from a global perspective

 Moderator: Philip Bain, MD, Madison, Wisconsin

7:30 – 8:30 am

 Registration and Breakfast

8:30- 8:45

Welcome

8:45 – 9:15

Living Room Chat
9:15 – 10:00
Invited Speakers:  Patient Perspective
  • John Beasley, MD, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Enid Montague, PhD, Chicago, Illinois

10:00 – 10:15

Discussion

10:15 – 10:30

Around the World Commentator

10:30 – 10:45

 Break

10:45 – 12:15 pm

Concurrent Sessions: Papers, Symposia, Workshops

12:15 – 1:15 pm

Lunch
[C] Where We Want To Go: Future Directions
Session Goals and Objectives:
  • Explore ideas of how to evolve clinical technology and systems in the direction of well-integrated patient-practitioner-technology relationships
  • Describe innovative models of collaborative patient-practitioner care, pioneering technology, and office reconfiguration
  • Explore visions of optimal patient-practitioner-technology relationships in the future
  • Consider these issues from a global perspective

Moderator: Jeffrey Borkan, MD, PhD, Providence, Rhode Island

1:15 – 1:45 pm

Living Room Chat
1:45 – 2:30
Invited Speakers
  • Steven O’Neill, JD, LICSW and OpenNotes Patient, Boston Massachusetts
  • James Jerzak, MD and Jami Burroughs, MA, Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Andrew Schutzbank, MD, Boston Massachusetts

2:30 – 2:45  

Discussion

2:45 – 3:00

Around the World Commentator

Shmuel Reis, MD, MHPE, Jerusalem, Israel

3:00 -3:15

Break

3:15 – 4:45

Concurrent Sessions: Papers, Symposia, Workshops

4:45 – 5:30

Digital Demos

5:30 – 6:15 pm

Posters and Reception
Sunday, March 19, 2017

The Patient, The Practitioner, and The Computer:  
8:30 am-1:00 pm:  The Big Picture: Institutions and Government
Location: Brown University, Warren Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI

[D] The Big Picture: Institutions and Government
Session Goals and Objectives:
  • Explore how medical institutions consider the patient-practitioner relationship when selecting and rolling out technology
  • Examine how federal and state leaders consider the patient-practitioner relationship when legislating, implementing, and regulating healthcare technology
  • Present reports from Interest Groups and Student Hackathon
  • Integrate conference themes and propose next steps

7:30

8:30 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 

Welcome

8:45 – 9:15

Pulse of the Conference

9:15– 10:15 

Invited Speaker:

William Hersh, MD, Portland, Oregon
The Big Picture: Institutions Panel

10:15-
10:30

World Commentator

10:30– 10:45

Break

10:45 – 11:20

The Big Picture: Government Panel

11:20 – 11:30

World Commentator

11:30 – 11:45

Reports from Interest Groups

11:45 – 12:00 pm

Report from Student Hackathon

12:00 – 12:20

Integration of Conference and Next Steps

Final Living Room: Summary of Perspectives

12:20 pm 

Adjourn

12:30 – 1:00 pm

Conference Debriefing (optional)