“You didn’t have to think about it, the compliance continued, because it was so standardized. We had a well oiled machine that just kept on working through COVID”.

The Society for Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery (ERAS® Cardiac)’s conference has gotten off to a great start; this exclusive chat gets into some of the stand out moments so far; nutrition, data collection, the essentials of ERAS and the importance of standardization.

For more information on the conference check out https://www.erascardiac.org/

We mention Dan Engelman in this piece, he features in this popular conversation from the TopMedTalk archives here: https://www.topmedtalk.com/sunday-special-preoperative-optimization-framing-up-the-value-proposition/

Paul Wischmeyer gets mentioned on this piece as a “fan favourite”, he features frequently. If you’ve not yet heard him start with this podcast – one of our most popular so far – here: https://www.topmedtalk.com/topmedtalks-to-dr-paul-wischmeyer/

Presented by Desiree Chappell with her guests Gina McConnell, ERAS Coordinator for all WakeMed health systems and Cheryl Crisafi, Cardiac Surgery Care Coordinator Nurse at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA.