Overview and Target Audience:

During this session attendees will learn the history of MBSAQIP, important changes to the MBSAQIP standards, site visit best practices, data specifics of MBSAQIP. Ample time will be provided for question/answers between the participants as well as the MBSAQIP staff & MBSAQIP surgeon leaders who will serve as the content experts for this course.

Target Audience: MBSCRs, Quality Department leaders, MBS Coordinators, MBS Directors, MB Surgeons

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the evolution of data from MBSAQIP & how it has driven safety & efficacy efforts in metabolic & bariatric surgery.
  2. Review the history of MBSAQIP over the course of the past 5 years.
  3. Describe the necessary components of documentation & preparing a center for a successful site visit.

8:00am Welcome & Discussion of MBSAQIP's History with ACS & ASMBS
John Morton, MD
8:05am MBSAQIP: How Has the Data Evolved?
Anthony Petrick, MD FACS FASMBS
8:20am MBSAQIP: How Have the Standards Evolved?
Wayne English, MD
8:35am MBSAQIP: How Have Site Visits Evolved?
David Provost, MD FACS FASMBS
8:50am MBSAQIP: How Has the Bar on Quality Been Raised?
Stacy Brethauer, MD FACS FASMBS
9:05am Why I've Been a Surgeon Site Reviewer Since the Inception of MBSAQIP
John W Baker, MD
9:20am What's Next for MBSAQIP?
Teresa Fraker, MS RN
9:30am Closing & Q&A by Committee for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (CMBS) Surgeon Leadership
John Morton, MD; Wayne English, MD; Matthew Hutter, MD MPH; Stacy Brethauer, MD FACS FASMBS; Anthony Petrick, MD FACS FASMBS; David Provost, MD FACS FASMBS
9:45am Adjourn