Wednesday 24th

5:30 -7:30 pm
Reception* (in exhibit area)

Welcoming Remarks

  • Edward Grandi, Executive Director, American Sleep Apnea Association

Thursday 25th

7:30 - 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast* (in exhibit areas)
8:30 am
Welcoming Remarks
  • Michael P. Coppola, MD President/Chief Medical Officer American Sleep Apnea Association
8:45 am
Keynote Address - The Healthcare Economic Value of Sleep Apnea
  • Cary Shames, DO, CHCQM, FAIHQ Medical Director for the Americas, ResMed Corp.
9:30 am
Educational presentation - OSA Basics & Current Research
  • Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD University of Pennsylvania
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Coffee Break* (in exhibit area)
10:45 am
Educational presentation - Building the case for employers
  • Sigurjon Kristjansson, Fusion Health - The Business Requirements for Technology Based Solutions
  • Jeffrey Durmer, MD PhD, Fusion Health - Data from the New Wave of Employer Fatigue Management and Performance Programs
  • Kevin Potts Union Pacific - Chief Operating Officer at Union Pacific Health System - Union Pacific: Case Study
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Lunch* (in exhibit areas)
1:00 pm
Educational presentation - Therapeutics 1 – Positive Airway Pressure – Easy as A, Bi, C and E
  • David Rapoport, MD New York University
1:45 pm
Educational Presentation - Therapeutics 2 – Other therapies – It’s not all PAP

Sleep Surgery: Its Role in the Treatment of OSA

  • Stacy Ishman, M.D., MPH, FAAP Johns Hopkins University

Oral Appliance Therapy

  • Michael Simmons, DMD Sleep Dentist in private practice
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Afternoon Break* (in exhibit area)
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Next Steps for Employers and Payors (Roundtable discussion)
  • Michael Coppola, MD (Moderator)
  • Sigurjon Kristjansson, Fusion Health
  • Kevin Potts Union Pacific - Chief Operating Officer at Union Pacific Health System
  • Jeffrey Durmer, MD PhD, Fusion Health
  • Cary Shames DO, CHCQM, FAIHQ Medical Director for the Americas, ResMed Corp.

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