We are pleased to present you with another opportunity to experience the Philips 2020 Spectral Virtual CT Summit where 21 of the world’s premier experts shared their experiences and best practices on the clinical benefits of Philips Spectral CT to their patients, the financial benefits to their institutions, and the many ways this remarkable innovation is shaping the future of patient care.
Dr. Dushyant Sahani Radiology Chair University of Washington
Dr. Avinash Kambadkone Radiology Section Chief Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Edward Steiner Radiology Chair Wellspan – York Hospital
Dr. Ryan Lee Chief of Neuroradiology, Einstein Medical Center
Dr. Avneesh Gupta Professor of Radiology Body Imaging Boston Medical Center
Dr. Gopal Punjabi Chief of Radiology Hennepin Medical Center
Dr. Neil Rofsky Chair Radiology UTSW - Dallas
Dr. Richard Southard, Vice Chair Radiology Operations, Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Dr. Peter Wang, Director of Body CT and MRI, Einstein Medical Center
Dr. Dianna Bardo, Vice Chair of Radiology Clinical Development, Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Dr. Raman Danrad Academic Director of Cardiac Imaging Lousiana State University
Dr. Charles White Director of Thoracic Radiology University of Maryland Med Center
Dr. Amit Gupta Assistant Professor of Radiology University Hospital Cleveland
Dr. Amichai Erdfarb Chief of Radiology Montefiore Medical Center
Dr. Edward Steiner Radiology Chair Wellspan – York Hospital
Dr. Aran Toshav, Program Director of Radiology, Louisiana State University
Spectral CT Fingerprinting
Dr. Robert Lenkinski Professor of Radiology UTSW Med Center
Dr. Peter Noël Asst Professor of Radiology, UPenn
This opening started with an intro to our new North American CT/AMI Market Business Leader, Wendy Winkle Lawless followed by an overview of Philips’ quadruple aim of better outcomes at lower cost while improving the patient and staff experience by Philips Global Leader for Precision Diagnosis, Kees Wesdorp.
The plenary presentation and panel discussion focused on COVID-19: the considerations of adapting to a new norm with COVID-19 and the impact of CT on patient outcomes by renowned authority and Chair of Radiology at University of Washington-Seattle, Dr. Dushyant Sahani who helped lead the charge to establish initial protocols and requirements for COVID-19 when the first cases were diagnosed in Washington state. His presentation is followed by a discussion with Dr. Edward Steiner, Chair of Radiology at Wellspan York Hospital, and Dr. Avinash Kambadkone, Chief Abdominal Radiology at MGH who also have extensive experience with leading teams and developing patient protocols through the COVID-19 pandemic.
A segment focused on experiences, applications and benefits of spectral-detector CT in oncology imaging for the detection and characterization of lesions in adult and pediatric patients by radiologists and imaging scientists Dr. Richard Southard – Vice Chair of Radiology Operations at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Dr. Peter Wang – Director of Body CT & MRI at Einstein Medical Center, and Dr. Michael Brun Andersen – Professor of Radiology Aarhus followed by an expert panel discussion moderated by distinguished Chair of Radiology at UTSW-Dallas and former president of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance (SCBTMR), Dr. Neil Rofsky.
A session focused on the application and benefits of spectral-detector CT in emergency radiology for neuro and abdominal imaging and incidental findings as a result of access to spectral CT information without pre-planned protocoling requirements by expert radiologists skilled in spectral CT Dr. Ryan Lee – Chief of Neuroradiology at Einstein Medical Center, Dr. Avneesh Gupta – Clinical Associate Professor at Boston Medical Center, and Dr. Gopal Punjabi – Chief of Radiology at Hennepin Medical Center followed by a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Chip Truwit-CMO Diagnostic Imaging at Philips Healthcare.
A session focused on the application and benefits of spectral-detector CT in cardiovascular imaging for coronary and vascular patient outcomes in the adult and pediatric populations presented by leading radiologists Dr. Dianna Bardo - Vice Chair Radiology Clinical Development at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Dr. Raman Danrad - Academic Director of Cardiac Imaging at Louisiana State University, and Dr. Charles White - Director of Thoracic Radiology at University of Maryland Medical Center. An expert panel discussion follows with Dr. Chip Truwit as moderator.
This session delved a multitude of extremely relevant discussion topics around the real-world considerations on application and implementations of Spectral CT today and in the future. First Dr. Amichai Erdfarb - Chief of Radiology at Montefiore Medical Center presented on neuroimaging applications of Spectral CT and the clinical benefits experienced at his institution. This was followed by a presentation on the translation of economic benefits of spectral-detector CT by Dr. Aran Toshav - Program Director of Radiology at Louisiana State University. Next, Dr. Edward Steiner - Chair Radiology at Wellspan York Hospital presented the implementation and deployment of Spectral CT across a large multi-hospital healthcare system & lessons learned! And the final presentations in this very exciting segment were by Dr. Robert Lenkinski – Adjunct Professor at UTSW Medical Centerand Dr. Peter Noël - Assistant Professor of Radiology at University of Pennsylvania presenting on future applications for Spectral CT in the clinic for Spectral CT fingerprinting and tissue tomochemistry, respectively. Dr Karim Boussebaa, Senior Vice President, Business Leader CT/AMI, Philips Healthcare closed the meeting with a sincere thank you to our presenters for a day of exemplary presentations on their experiences and to our audience for their engagement throughout this inaugural and extremely successful Spectral CT Virtual Summit!
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