Elimination of Surgical Smoke

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Tuesday, April 25, 2023 
8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

MHA Conference Center, Burlington, MA

  Member Rate
$299   Non-Member Rate


8:459 a.m. Opening Remarks 

Pat Noga, VP, Clinical Affairs, MHA 

Welcome and MHA Initiative, Eliminate Surgical Smoke Commitment 


99:30 a.m. Conversations with the C-Suite: How to Get Buy-In and Support 

Dr. Michael Gustafson, UMass Memorial Medical Center 

Kati Korenda, Associate VP, UMass Memorial Medical Center 


9:3010:30 a.m. KEYNOTE: AORN Presentation 

Jeff Keane, AORN MA President  

Emily Jones, AORN

10:3011 a.m. BREAK and The Learning Lab  

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Panel and Roundtable 

Hospital Journeys to Eliminate Surgical Smoke: Beginning, Middle and End 

  • Dan Johnson, Emerson Health 

  • Jeff Keane, BIDMC 

  • Jill Romero, Lowell General 

Learnings from Baystate Health System: Going Smoke Free Incrementally and Throughout a Healthcare System 

  • Baystate Medical Center 

  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center 

  • Baystate Wing 

  • Baystate Noble


12:30 – 1 p.m. LUNCH and The Learning Lab 


1 1:45 p.m. Overcoming Roadblocks and Facing the Challenges of Eliminating Surgical Smoke 

Rozanna Penney, Heywood Hospital 

Shane Doherty, Heywood Hospital 

Andrea McCormack, Beverly Hospital 


1:45 – 2 p.m. Closing Remarks 

Pat Noga, VP, Clinical Affairs, MHA 

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