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MICHIGAN BARIATRIC SURGERY COLLABORATIVE

Advancing the Science and Practice of Bariatric Surgery

The Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative is a regional group of hospitals and surgeons that perform bariatric surgery in Michigan. Formed in 2005, MBSC aims to innovate the science and practice of metabolic and bariatric surgery through comprehensive, lifelong, patient-centered obesity care-in Michigan and across the United States.

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MEET MBSC

MBSC June 2024 Meeting
MBSC June 2024 Meeting
Jun 07, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Suburban Collection Showplace,
46100 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48374, USA

SAVE THE DATE
2024 Obesity Summit September 20, 2024

When:   September 20, 2024, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where:   Suburban Collection Showplace (same venue as 1st Obesity Summit)

Who:   Health care providers including physicians, physician assistants,   nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, social workers, pharmacists,   hospital administrators, and others interested in treating obesity.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand adverse consequences of obesity on health and well-being.

  • Understand evidence-based weight management treatment options, including lifestyle change interventions, pharmacotherapy, and bariatric surgery.  

  • Opportunities to improve obesity treatment in general practice settings.

 

CQI Fair:

  • Come visit the exhibits of our Collaborative Quality Initiatives (CQI) to learn about their quality improvement efforts across the state of Michigan.

 

Details:

  • Registration and meeting details will be coming in Spring 2024

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INITIATIVES

Decision Tools and Applications Created by MBSC

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MBSC Outcomes Calculator

This App delivers healthcare providers an easy-to-use resource for predicting outcomes and VTE risk for bariatric surgery candidates.

WEIGH THE ODDS

Mobile App

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Tailored Risk and Benefit Mobile Application

This App provides patients with the ability to track their weight loss and maintain relationships with their care team to cultivate accountability and decrease the incidence of weight regain after surgery.

MY WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY

Mobile App

Improvement Initiative

FUTURE

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Finding Useful Techniques to Upgrade Recovery Enhancement (FUTURE)

An MBSC quality improvement initiative aimed at evaluating evidence-based care improvement processes as part of a multimodal perioperative care pathway.

Improvement Initiative

M-PIRRE

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Michigan Perioperative Initiative to Reduce Readmissions & ED Visits

MPIRRE aims to identify and address the underlying causes of avoidable ED visits, then design and implement site-specific, evidence-based interventions to reduce them.

KEYNOTE SPOTLIGHT

Mitchell Roslin, MD, FACS

Professor of Surgery

Barbara and Donald Zucker

School of Medicine

 

Chief of Bariatric Surgery

Lenox Hill Hospital

Northern Westchester Hospital

Northwell Health

 

Dr. Roslin has spoken and operated throughout world about the physiology of obesity and which procedures are most effective.

 

He is currently an Associate Editor of SOARD and Obesity Surgery.

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BCBSM/BCN PARTNERS

Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative (MBSC) is managed by the MBSC Coordinating Center, which is housed at the University of Michigan. Support for MBSC is provided by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network as part of the BCBSM Value Partnerships Program. To learn more about Value Partnerships, visit valuepartnerships.com.

Although Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative work collaboratively, the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed on this website do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of BCBSM or any of its employees.

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CQI PARTNERS

MBSC is one of more than 20 CQIs focused on improving health care and outcomes for patients in Michigan and across the nation. See the full impact at CQIs.org.

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