December 17, 2015, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET
2016 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards and 2015 Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations
TMIT is delighted to have Terry Wheat, RN, MPH, who is both a Quality Leader at her organization and a trustee of another major medical center and safety-net hospital, provide her uniquely valuable perspective on a summary of the major Patient Safety Hazards of 2015 as identified by ECRI and confirmed by our TMIT Research Test Bed. She will also discuss the very recently-identified Top 10 Technology Hazards for 2016. Christopher Peabody, MD, MPH, who is Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at UCSF, will address critical issues and make his invitation to the Health IT Community of Practice that we will launch in January 2016. We will provide access to media assets that can be downloaded by our members to use for their teams. A reactor panel of national patient advocates and leaders will respond to what they hear.
2016 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards and 2015 Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations, Including:
Inadequate Cleaning of Flexible Endoscopes
Failure to Effectively Monitor Postoperative Patients and Opioids
Depression Can Lead to Brain Injury or Death
Inadequate Surveillance of Monitored Patients
Insufficient Training of Clinicians on Operating Room Technologies
HIT Configurations and Facility Workflow Conflicts
Unsafe Injection Practices
Gamma Camera Mechanical Failures
Failure to Appropriately Operate Intensive Care Ventilators
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When:December 17, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. ET
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Participants will learn:
Awareness: Participants will become aware of the most important and common patient safety hazards and those related to technologies.
Accountability: Participants will learn who should be accountable for the high-priority safety hazards.
Ability: Participants will learn what is necessary to address the most common patient safety hazards.
Action: Participants will understand what actions they can take immediately after the webinar to tackle the most common safety and technology hazards.
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Terry Wheat, RN, MPH Summary of the Major Patient Safety Hazards of 2015
Terry Wheat, RN, MPH, serves as the Director of Patient Care Services & Chief Nursing Officer at Shriners Hospital for Children Chicago. Under her leadership, the hospital received the 2011 and 2013 Outstanding Nursing Quality Award for pediatric hospital from the American Nurses Association.
Christopher R. Peabody, MD, MPH An Introduction to a Health Information Technology Community of Practice and Reaction to 2016 Tech Hazards (recorded)
Christopher R. Peabody, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, at the University of California, San Francisco. He has a strong commitment to public service and healthcare delivery to vulnerable populations. Dr. Peabody completed his residency at one of the busiest safety-net hospitals in the country, Los Angeles County Hospital and was the Chief Resident in Emergency Medicine at the University of Southern California.
Introduction and Moderator
Charles R. Denham, MD Welcome and Introduction
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.