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Conference

The Role of Point-of-Care Testing in a Value-Based Healthcare Landscape: 27th AACC International CPOCT Symposium

  • Credit: 11.0 ACCENT Credits and 11.0 CME Credits
  • Date: SEP.26.2018 5:30 PM - SEP.29.2018 12:30 PM
  • Location: Washington, DC, USA

Price: $775.00

Member Price: $540.00

Description

Plan to join us for the 27th International CPOCT Symposium, which will focus on the current and future role of point-of-care testing in a healthcare environment with an emphasis on value and quality of care.

You will learn how point-of-care testing contributes to healthcare value through faster result turnaround time, lower testing costs, improved patient linkage to care and outcomes, and greater satisfaction for patients and healthcare providers.

Session topics will address public health and disease prevention, diagnosis and monitoring disease for the critically ill, at-home patient self-management, direct-to-consumer testing, and new/emerging technologies

Keynote Presentation: The Value of POCT in Patient Diagnosis and Improved Clinical Outcomes

Dr. Danielle Freedman

Danielle Freedman, MB BS, FRCPath
Consultant Chemical Pathologist
Associate Physician in Clinical Endocrinology
Director of Pathology
Chief Medical Adviser
Luton & Dunstable University Hospital, Luton, United Kingdom

Dr. Freedman is an internationally-recognized speaker in laboratory medicine and clinical pathology. She has expertise in clinical endocrinology, point of care testing, and the value of laboratory testing with regard to patient safety and patient outcomes.

She has over 100 publications in peer review journals including Lancet, New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Annals of Clinical Biochemistry, and she has written 10 book chapters.

Program

*Program is subject to change

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

5:30 – 6:30 pm WELCOME RECEPTION

Thursday, September 27, 2018

8:30 – 8:45 am OPENING REMARKS
Leslie Donato, PhD (Committee chair); Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

8:45 – 9:20 am KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
The Value of POCT in Patient Diagnosis and Improved Clinical Outcomes
Keynote Speaker: Danielle Freedman, MB BS; Luton & Dunstable University Hospital, Luton, United Kingdom

9:20 – 9:30 am Q&A with Dr. Freedman

SESSION 1: POCT IN PUBLIC HEALTH AND DISEASE PREVENTION
Moderator: Nichole Korpi-Steiner, PhD, University of North Carolina Hospitals

9:30 – 9:35 am Moderator introduction to session

9:35 – 10:05 am HIV testing and Linkage to Care
Debbie Mohammed, PhD, MS, MPH; William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

10:05 – 10:10 am Q&A with Dr. Mohammed

10:10 – 10:35 am BREAK – NETWORKING AND VISIT EXHIBITORS

10:35 – 11:05 am Efficacy of Child-Parent Familial Cholesterol Screening in Primary Care
Amy Peterson, MD; University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

11:05 – 11:10 am Q&A with Speaker

11:10 – 11:40 am Lead Screening: Effectiveness and Analytical Considerations
Douglas Stickle, PhD; Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

11:40 – 11:45 am Q&A with Dr. Stickle

11:45 – 11:55 am Oral Abstract Presentation
Speaker TBD

11:55 am – 12:00 pm Q&A with Oral Abstract Speaker

12:15 – 1:45 pm LUNCH AND VISIT EXHIBITORS

SESSION 2: DISEASE DIAGNOSIS AND MONITORING FOR THE CRITICALLY ILL
Moderator: Brad Karon, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

1:45 – 1:50 pm Moderator introduction to session

1:50 – 2:20 pm Respiratory Tract Infection
Leslie Wolf, PhD, Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness Laboratory, Louisville, KY

2:20 – 2:25 pm Q&A with Dr. Wolf

2:25 – 2:55 pm Hemostasis Testing for Liver Transplant
Antonio Leon-Justel, MD, University Hospital, Institute of Biomedicine of Seville, Spain

2:55 – 3:00 pm Q&A with Dr. Leon-Justel

3:00 – 3:25 pm BREAK – NETWORKING AND VISIT EXHIBITORS

3:25 – 3:55 pm Update on biomarkers for acute kidney injury
Chirag Parikh, MD, PhD; Johns Hopkins University Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD

3:55 – 4:00 pm Q&A with Dr. Parikh

4:00 – 4:10 pm Oral Abstract Presentation
Speaker TBD

4:10 – 4:15 pm Q&A with Oral Abstract Speaker

4:15 – 5:15 pm RECEPTION WITH POSTER VIEWING AND VISIT EXHIBITORS

Friday, September 28, 2018

8:30 – 9:30 am CORPORATE SUPPORTER PRESENTATIONS (Industry Viewpoints)

SESSION 3: POCT IN AT-HOME PATIENT SELF-MANAGEMENT FOR ACUTE AND CHRONIC DISEASES
Moderator: Rob Nerenz, PhD, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH

9:30 – 9:35 am Moderator introduction to session

9:35 – 10:05 am Continuous Glucose Monitors - Improved Outcomes, Challenges for Laboratorians
Timothy Bailey, MD; Advanced Metabolic Care and Research Institute, University of California, San Diego, CA

10:05 – 10:10 am Q&A with Dr. Bailey

10:10 – 10:40 am BNP Testing for Congestive Heart Failure
Kenneth McDonald, M; St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

10:35 – 10:45 am Q&A with Dr. McDonald

10:45 – 11:10 am BREAK – NETWORKING AND VISIT EXHIBITORS

11:10 – 11:40 am Monitoring Creatinine Following Renal Transplant
Celine van Lint, MSc; Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands

11:40 – 11:45 am Q&A with Dr. van Lint

11:45 – 11:55 am Oral Abstract Presentation
Speaker TBD

11:55 am – 12:00 pm Q&A with Oral Abstract presenter

12:00 – 1:30 pm LUNCH AND VISIT EXHIBITORS

SESSION 4: POCT AND DIRECT TO CONSUMER TESTING
Moderator: T. Scott Isbell, PhD, St. Louis University School of Medicine, MO

1:30 – 1:35 pm Moderator introduction to session

1:35 – 1:55 pm Digital Health and the Engaged Patient
David Grenache, PhD; TriCore Reference Laboratories, NM

1:55 – 2:15 pm Legal Perspectives on Direct to Consumer Testing
Timothy Allen, MD, JD; University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS

2:15 – 2:35 pm Ethical Perspectives on Direct to Consumer Testing
Anita Ho, PhD, MPH; The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

2:35 – 3:05 pm Panel Discussion and Q&A with Session 4 speakers 

3:05 – 3:35 pm NETWORKING AND VISIT EXHIBITORS

5:30 – 7:30 pm AWARDS RECEPTION at the National Press Club

Saturday, September 29, 2018

SESSION 5: NEW AND EMERGING POCT TECHNOLOGIES
Moderator: Brenda Suh-Lailam, PhD, Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL

9:00 – 9:05 am Moderator introduction to session

9:05 – 9:35 am Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry for Point-of-Care Diagnostics
Graham Cooks, PhD; Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

9:35 – 9:40 am Q&A with Dr. Cooks

9:40 – 10:10 am Genetic Testing Made Possible with a Smartphone
Syed Hashsham, PhD; Michigan State University, Lansing, MI

10:10 – 10:15 am Q&A with Dr. Hashsham

10:15 - 10:35 am BREAK - NETWORKING and VISIT EXHIBITORS

10:35 – 11:05 am Sweat Analysis using Microfluidics
John Rogers, PhD; Northwestern University School of Engineering, Chicago, IL

11:05 – 11:10 am Q&A with Dr. Rogers

11:10 – 11:20 am Oral Abstract Presentation
Speaker TBD

11:20 – 11:25 am Q&A with Oral Abstract speaker

11:25 – 11:35 am CLOSING REMARKS
Leslie Donato, PhD (Committee chair); Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Corporate Support

For information regarding corporate partnership opportunities, please contact Teresa Favero at AACC.

Call for Abstracts

Abstract Submission Deadline: May 10, 2018

Abstracts are invited in the following categories (demonstrating the role of point-of-care testing in a value-based healthcare environment):

  • Public health and disease prevention
  • Diagnosis and monitoring disease for the critically ill
  • At-home patient self-management
  • Direct-to-consumer testing
  • New and emerging technologies.

Submitted abstracts will be reviewed on the basis of the following attributes:

  • scientific value/content
  • originality/novelty
  • quality/clarity of writing

Authors whose abstracts are accepted will be notified by June 11, 2018

Poster Session

Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to display their abstracts as posters throughout the symposium with dedicated viewing times. To display your poster, you must register for the symposium.

Travel Grant Award for Top Two Abstracts

Two abstracts will be selected for the travel grant award of $500 (per abstract). One of the listed authors must attend the meeting and be present to receive the award.

Selected Oral Presentations

Up to five abstracts will be selected for oral presentation during the symposium. Authors of these abstracts will be notified by June 11, 2018 

Publication of Proceedings

Accepted abstracts and meeting proceedings will be published in Point of Care: The Journal of Near-Patient Testing & Technology.

Hotel Information

The conference will be held at the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel, located in the heart of the nation’s capital, and close to landmarks including the White House, National Capital Building, the Capital One Arena, and countless restaurants, museums and galleries.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the hotel for a special group rate of $259.00 plus tax (single or double occupancy)

Reserve your hotel accommodations as soon as possible by booking online (see link below) or by calling the hotel directly*. The special group rate is in effect until August 27, 2018 or until the block of the special group rate rooms is sold out.

*If you choose to call the hotel to make your reservation, call the number shown below, and mention that you are attending the AACC 2018 Critical and Point of Care Testing International Symposium.

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 Ninth Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 1-202-898-9000 (general information and reservations)

To book your hotel room online, click here.

Transportation to the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel:

For information on getting to the hotel, click here.

Registration Form

If you are unable to register online, you may register by mail, phone, or fax using the registration form provided here.

Organizing Committee

  • Leslie Donato, PhD, Mayo Clinic (Chair)
  • T. Scott Isbell, PhD, St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • Karen Jenkins, BS, MT(ASCP) Emory University Hospital Midtown
  • Brad Karon, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic
  • Nichole Korpi-Steiner, PhD, University of North Carolina
  • Rob Nerenz, PhD, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Brenda Suh-Lailam, PhD, Lurie Children’s Hospital

Continuing Education

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ACCENT® credit hours will also be available. ACCENT® credit is accepted in all states where documentation for continuing education is required, including the following states: California, Florida, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be submitted in writing to AACC Customer Service no later than August 27, 2018. Written cancellations received by this date will qualify for a refund, less a $35 processing fee. Cancellations received after this date will not be eligible for a refund; however, a substitute may attend the conference provided a written notice is faxed or sent via email. Please send cancellation and substitution notices to AACC customer service at (202) 887-5093 (fax) or custserv@aacc.org.