Brad Truax, M.D is board-certified in both Neurology and Internal Medicine. He is a clinician and educator with 20+ years of experience in medical administration and has been involved in quality and patient safety for over 25 years. He has provided medical director services in a broad range of healthcare venues - a large public teaching hospital, a large private hospital, a small rural hospital, a managed care organization, and an accountable care organization (ACO). He was an original and long-standing member of the NYSDOH council that advised New York State’s hospital incident reporting system (NYPORTS).
He is the principal consultant for The Truax Group that focuses on patient safety and quality improvement. That company is best known for its Patient Safety Tip of the Week, the longest running free weekly patient safety e-newsletter in the US, which currently has an archive of over 400 articles covering almost every patient safety issue.
The webinar focuses on the patient safety issues in patients with diagnosed or undiagnosed OSA undergoing surgery. We'll help you understand the risk factors for OSA and use appropriate screening tools can help identify undiagnosed cases.