The Minimally Invasive
Surgery Center

For Training and Education




{short description of image} The Minimally Invasive Surgery Center for Training and
Education (MISCTE) at Albany Medical Center offers
upsate New York and Western New England a specialty
Center of Excellence dedicated to minimal Incision
surgical Techniques. The center integrates multi-specialty
operations for the purpose of providing the highest quality
of patient care (proven by clinical outcomes) while
reducing the costs of patient surgery.












This seminar is specifically provided for:

*The insurance industry
* Managed Care Providers
*Multispecialty group practices
*Medical Directors for Health Maintenance Organizations
*Third Party Payors
*Public officials interested in directing the future of health care
*Individuals in the health care industry who direct the flow of patients
*Representatives from corporate industry who desire to learn more about
the utility of minimally invasive surgery as it pertains to our future.
*Physicians and Patient Care Providers

{short description of image} The Program
The Minimally Invasive Surgery Center for Training and Education at Albany
Medical Center offers this seminar about different types of minimal incision
surgery. Specialists with varying backgrounds, who are leaders in their fields,
will represent the types of operations that can be performed with minimal
incision techniques. Expert surgeons demonstrate how advances in technology
are coupled with improved management of patient care, leads to reduction in
costs, and quality outcomes.


A demonstration of our teleconferencing capabilities with real
time broadcast video surgery is also included in this seminar.

This program is held in conjunction with the Grand Opening of the
Minimally Invasive Surgery Center for Training and Education.
Individuals have an opportunity to tour the facilities which provide
hands-on demonstrations of endoscopic equipment and instrumentation.



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