ROBOTIC DISCLOSURE
Interview with Jim Flickema

Interview with Jim Flickema

October 2, 2019

Launching a Robotic Program in a rural hospital with 50 beds and a handful of ORs?  You bet!  Please join Munson Healthcare’s Otsego Memorial Hospital VP of Market Development Jim Flickema in this information-packed episode to learn how they did it…including performing more than 200 robotic cases in their first year while achieve top 10% performance.  An incredible case study indeed!

Interview with Dr. Ali Ghomi - Charity Hospital, Buffalo, NY

Interview with Dr. Ali Ghomi - Charity Hospital, Buffalo, NY

September 18, 2019

“If Robotics went away, I would not go back to Laparoscopy,” says Dr. Ali Ghomi, a nationally recognized minimally invasive robotic gynecologic surgeon. Dr. Ghomi, Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo, NY, shares his views on the significant advantages of robotic surgery in this must-hear interview.

Interview with Anthony Fernando - COO/CTO TransEnterix

Interview with Anthony Fernando - COO/CTO TransEnterix

September 3, 2019

Anthony Fernando, the Chief Operating and Technology Officer at TransEnterix, describes the Senhence Surgical System and how it aids in the transition to a new era of digital laparoscopic surgery in the US, Europe and Japan.

Interview with Chris Elfner

Interview with Chris Elfner

August 21, 2019

Chris Elfner serves as CAVAlytics and Data Management senior advisor to CAVA Robotics, providing oversight on the CAVAlytics platform for its global robotic program data management services to hospitals and IDNs. 

Interview with Mike Osborne

Interview with Mike Osborne

June 26, 2019

Mike Osborne is Vice President of Finance at Catholic Health System, and helps administer a best practice robotic program at 4 hospitals in the Buffalo / Niagara region.

Interview with Jayne Byrd, RN, MBA

Interview with Jayne Byrd, RN, MBA

June 5, 2019

Jayne Byrd, RN, MBA, is VP of Surgical Services for UNC Healthcare, and is an incredible source of real-world robotic program experience. At UNC, Jayne oversees 500 FTEs in nursing, outcomes, operations, and quality, covering 50 ORs and tens of thousands of surgical cases annually.

Interview with Dr. Rick Feins

Interview with Dr. Rick Feins

May 22, 2019

Dr. Rick Feins is a national leader in simulation-based surgeon training, discusses the advantages of simulation training in robotic surgeon skills and safety.

Interview with Dr. Russ Martin

Interview with Dr. Russ Martin

May 7, 2019

Dr. Russ Martin, Robotic General Surgeon and cost-effectiveness specialist; Surgical Director at St. Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, CA.

Interview with Dr. Herb Coussons

Interview with Dr. Herb Coussons

April 22, 2019

Nationally known robotic surgery expert Dr. Herb Coussons explores the keys to achieving the Triple Aim in robotic surgery, and discusses the critical elements needed to achieve a best practice robotic program. 

Interview with Tom Lubotsky

Interview with Tom Lubotsky

April 8, 2019

Tom Lubotsky, former Chief Supply Chain officer at Advocate Health Care (now Advocate Aurora Health), one of the largest ACOs in the US.