Complimentary Education

Cases from the Perioperative Surgical Home - a complimentary online education series

The PSH is a patient-centric, team-based system of coordinated care which guides patients through the entire surgical experience, from the decision to undergo surgery to discharge and beyond. It enables institutions to deliver a positive impact on patient outcomes and population health. Discover all six complimentary cases:

Case 1: A Journey to Improve Quality and Patient Safety
Review successful PSH implementation case studies from a variety of services lines in several types of institutions.

Case 2: Transitioning the PSH to a Health System
Learn how effective PSH leadership functions, components of the PSH, and barriers for implementing a PSH service line.

Case 3: Dealing with Adversity by Focusing on Different Service Lines
By taking this course, you will discover the lessons learned from the UC Irvine’s episode and how that helped develop the PSH program moving forward.

Case 4: Scaling your PSH Clinical Operations Across Multiple Healthcare Facilities
Discover how to make a business case for PSH coordinated care opportunities, key measures of success and infrastructure needs to scale clinical initiatives and how to express the impact of clinical initiatives with outcome data. 

Case 5: Perspectives on PSH: Implementation in an Academic Medical Center
Explore the use of PSH in an academic institution and explore how the use of PSH in an academic institution can address the opiate crisis.

Case 6: Enhancing Accountable Care Performance
Find out how Bellin Health Partners transformed their model of care with the PSH, learn the requirements for the next generation of ACOs and recognize accountable care performance.

Case Studies

New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Rob Shaker, MD
Rob Shakar, M.D.
Medical Director, Perioperative Surgical Home
American Anesthesiology—Wilmington, NC
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology University
of North Carolina School of Medicine

Henry Ford Health System
Gary Loyd, MD
Gary Loyd, M.D.
Director Perioperative Surgical Home

University of California Irvine Health
Leslie Garson, MD
Leslie Garson, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor,
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care

Sonya Pease, MD
Sonya Pease, M.D., M.B.A.
Chief Clinical Officer

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Michelle Humeidan, MD
Michelle Humeidan, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neuroanesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology

Bellin Health
Saied Assef, M.D.
Saied Assef, M.D.
President Bellin Health Partners
President Bellin Anesthesia Associates
Physician Lead for Perioperative Surgical Home at Bellin Health

Accreditation & Designation Statements

ASA designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The deadline for claiming credit for this online activity is December 3, 2020.

This activity contributes to the Part IV: Improvement in Medical Practice requirement of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s (ABA) redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® (MOCA®), known as MOCA 2.0™.  Up to 7.5 points for completion of Modules 2 and 3.

Please consult the ABA website,, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists is authorized to award (1) hour of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification, in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select “My Education Credit” to log hours earned.

Qualified ACHE hours are available for ACHE members (only) working to obtain or maintain the FACHE credential.

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 1.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1037137; Expiration Date 11/30/2020.