December 18, 2014, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET
Tactical Readiness and CDC Tiered Ebola Part 2 of Emerging HAI Issues and Ebola
Our November webinar addressing the recent Ebola outbreak was met with enormous response by our audience, and we are bringing the same speakers back to address the principles of tactical readiness, using Ebola as the example. CDC has agreed to brief us on their just-released tiered system approach. We will address the critical issues identified by our high-performer audience from our national survey.
TMIT welcomes Arjun Srinivasan, MD, Associate Director for Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Programs in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who will share the latest on CDC's tiered system.
Dr. Greg Botz will be our in-depth speaker. He is Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, and Medical Director of the Simulation Center, at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and he will address practical implementation and readiness as patient-safety objectives.
Our speakers will be joined by a reactor panel of leaders and patient advocates. Polling results and answers will be shared with our National Research Test Bed.
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Arjun Srinivasan, MD The CDC "Tiered" Approach for Ebola Readiness at U.S. Hospitals
Arjun Srinivasan, MD, is the Associate Director for Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Programs in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases. Before coming to CDC he was an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Infectious Diseases Division at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he was the founding director of the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Management Program and the associate hospital epidemiologist. Dr. Srinivasan is also a captain in the U.S. Public Health Service.
Gregory H. Botz, MD, FCCM Tactical Readiness as Patient-Safety Objectives
Gregory H. Botz, MD, FCCM, is the medical director of the Simulation Center. He is a professor in the Department of Critical Care at the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Huntington Memorial Hospital and then completed a residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in critical care medicine at Stanford University in California.
Charles R. Denham, MD Welcome and Framing: Canary in the Coal Mine
During Dr. Denham's business development career spanning 30 years, he and his organizations have served hundreds of innovation teams. While in practice as a radiation oncologist, he taught biomedical engineering and product development. He has taught innovation adoption, technology transfer, and commercialization in both academia and industry. He has been an adjunct Professor of Health Services Engineering at the...
Arlene Salamendra Discussion and Reaction to Presentations
Arlene Salamendra is a former Board member and Staff Coordinator of Families Advocating Injury Reduction (FAIR). A number of years ago, she was the subject of a preventable medical error. Since that time, she has devoted a portion of her time to giving support to other patients...
Franck Guilloteau Discussion and Reaction to Presentations
During the past 20 years with HCC Corporation, Franck Guilloteau has led multiple projects, spanning industry segments from aerospace and consumer products to software and fitness. As Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Guilloteau takes the lead role in developing Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings and knowledge management systems used by HCC's global partners, while keeping HCC on the leading edge of technological advancements in multimedia, IT, e-commerce, and product development.
Patient Safety Advocate
Jennifer Dingman Discussion and Reaction to Presentations AND The Voice of Patient and Family
Jennifer Dingman realized, after her mother's death in 1995 due to errors in medical diagnoses and treatment, that there is little to no help available for patients and their families in similar situations. This life-changing experience left her feeling vulnerable, and she decided to dedicate her life to help prevent medical tragedies from happening to others.
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CDC. Interim U.S. guidance for monitoring and movement of persons with potential Ebola Virus exposure. Atlanta (GA): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2014 Oct 27. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/.
SHEA/IDSA. Compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals. Arlington (VA): Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America; 2014. Available at http://www.shea-online.org/PriorityTopics/.