Hysterectomy

Upcoming Meetings:

Unless otherwise stated, all meetings will take place at:
The Foundation for Health Care Quality
705 Second Avenue, Suite 410
Seattle, WA 98104

Date Time Agenda
Wednesday, May 3  3:00 – 4:30pm Agenda May 3
Draft Minutes April 5
Draft Hysterectomy Recommendations
ACOG’s Background on Hysterectomy Episode of Care
Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Associated with Ovulatory Dysfunction
Wednesday, June 7  3:00 – 4:30pm TBD
Wednesday, July 5 3:00 – 4:30pm TBD
Wednesday, August 2 3:00 – 4:30pm TBD
Wednesday, September 6 3:00 – 4:30pm TBD
Wednesday, October 4 3:00 – 4:30pm TBD
Wednesday, November 1 3:00 – 4:30pm TBD

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Hysterectomy is one of the most commonly performed procedures in the United States, but rates are highly variable based on location. This workgroup started meeting in March 2017 to look at evidence-based indications for hysterectomy as well as best practice for route and use of robotics.

Supporting Materials:

Hysterectomy Charter and Roster

 

Name Title Organization
Pat Kulpa, MD,MBA Medical Director Regence BlueShield
John Lenihan, MD Medical Director of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery MultiCare Health System
Jennie Mao, MD Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Washington
Sarah Prager, MD Chair Washington State Section of ACOG
Kevin Pieper, MD Chief, Women’s and Children’s Providence Regional Medical Center Everett
Kristin Riley, MD, FACOG Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Washington
Jeanne Rupert, DO, PhD (Chair)
Anita Showalter, DO, FACOOG Associate Professor and Chair, Women’s Health Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
Susan Warwick, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology Kaiser Permanente