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Webinar: Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns: Charting a path to improvement

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Webinar: Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns: Charting a path to improvement
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17 April 2019


12:00 pm - 01:00 pm



In this 60-minute webinar, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 12:00 pm CT, learn about the ECRI Institute’s recently released 2019 Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns Executive Brief. Mobile health, antimicrobial stewardship, and early recognition of sepsis are top issues covered in ECRI’s 2019 patient safety concerns. You will learn strategies that increasingly focus on collaborating with other provider organizations, community agencies, patients or residents, and family members. 

Learning objectives:

• Explore the 2019 Top Ten List 
• Hear how another organization uses the Top Ten
• Learn how to develop strategies to address concerns. 

CPHQ credit: An application for 1 of hour credit has been submitted.

Kathleen Shostek, RN, ARM, FASHRM, CPHRM, CPPS
Director, National Accounts
Patient Safety, Risk & Quality
ECRI Institute

Kathleen Shostek, RN, MBA, DFASHRM, CPHRM, CPPS is Director, National Accounts, Patient Safety, Risk & Quality, for ECRI Institute. There she serves as account executive for large national and regional accounts, supporting the value proposition around improved quality, safe care with cost savings, and claims reductions with ECRI information, tools, and services. She is an industry recognized patient safety and risk management professional with over 25 years of experience in applying risk reduction techniques and innovative approaches to improve patient safety and reduce preventable harm. Kathy’s experience is extensive and includes leadership at the acute care level and a corporate multispecialty physician group practice. Kathy has worked for national consultancies as well as medical malpractice insurance companies assisting health systems, hospitals, and physician practices to develop risk management and patient safety programs and improve the safety of high-risk services.

Kathy is the past developer of content for ECRI Institute’s Healthcare Risk, Quality, and Safety Guidance System, and its specialty guidebooks, including Physician Office Fundamentals and Critical Care Safety Essentials. She co-authored a chapter with Peter Pronovost, MD in the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management’s Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Organizations, 5th edition. She has a clinical nursing and management background in emergency services, critical care, and surgery.

Barbara G. Rebold, BSN, RN, MS, CPHQ
Director, Engagement and Improvement
Patient Safety, Risk & Quality
ECRI Institute

Ms. Rebold has worked with ECRI Institute since 2005. She is currently the Director of Engagement and Improvement working on the suite of Patient Safety, Risk and Quality services. Ms. Rebold has over 30 years’ experience in all areas of quality management, utilization management, disease management, patient safety, service improvement, and medical management in both hospitals and managed care. Ms. Rebold is a nurse with clinical experience in critical care and step-down. Ms. Rebold serves as President of the Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Quality, on the Board of Directors of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Quality, Member of the NAHQ Competencies Commission and has served as the co-lead for the Patient Safety work group developing the HQ Essentials, an evaluator for the Journal for Healthcare Quality, a member of the NAHQ Healthcare Reform Task Force, a member of the DOTmed Healthcare Business News Editorial Board, a member of the NAHQ Annual Conference Planning Team and a member of the Pennsylvania Health Care Improvement Foundation 2017 Delaware Valley Patient Safety & Quality Award Review Panel.

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