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Registration is Now Open for the NPA 2019 Registry Course in San Diego

Registration is now open for the second annual registry course being held Sunday, April 14, 2019, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., in conjunction with the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting at the San Diego Convention Center. NPA initiatives, such as the Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) Registry, the Quality Outcomes Database (QOD) spine and neurovascular registries and the Registry for the Advancement of Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy in Parkinson’s Disease (RAD-PD), will be used to demonstrate how your organization can benefit from participation. Neurosurgeons, quality managers, clinical personnel and data coordinators are encouraged to attend

Course faculty include Robert Harbaugh, MD, FAANS; Anthony Asher, MD, FAANS; Mohamad Bydon, MD, FAANS; Kevin Cockroft, MD, FAANS; Kevin Foley, MD, FAANS; Regis Haid, MD, FAANS; John Knightly, MD, FAANS; James McInerney, MD, FAANS; Praveen Mummaneni, MD, FAANS; Ralph Reeder, MD, FAANS; Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD, FAANS; and Brad Zacharia, MD, FAANS.

Also presenting will be Richard Gliklich, MD, Chief Executive Officer of OM1, a Boston-based healthcare technology company focused on understanding the patient journey and the true results of healthcare. Dr. Gliklich is well-known in the areas of registries, outcomes and analytics and is senior editor of the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) handbook , Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User’s Guide. Dr. Gliklich will speak on the subject of the artificial intelligence analysis of registry data.

The morning segment of the full-day course will focus on the varied uses of registry data for patient care, quality improvement, clinical research and education and revenue enhancement. The afternoon includes break-out sessions exploring each of these areas in greater detail. Current participants in the NPA’s registry programs are eligible to receive a discounted registration rate. Members of the Neurosurgery Executives Resource Value & Education Society (NERVES) are also eligible to receive special pricing for the full-day course. Registration is now open. Contact the NPA office by email at or call 847.378.0547 for more information.