January 22, 2015, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET
Safety Systems Failure, Innovation, and High Reliability
Please join us for a webinar featuring Nancy Conrad, wife of the late astronaut Pete Conrad, the third man on the moon, who will share the experiences that led her to patient safety. On July 8, 1999, less than three weeks before the celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the first moon landing, Pete ran off the road and crashed while motorcycling with friends in Ojai, California. His injuries were first thought to be minor, but due to internal bleeding and a systems failure he died about six hours later. Although her husband's death brought Ms. Conrad to the quality movement, it is the movement leaders who asked her to stay. Ms. Conrad's compelling story serves to personalize the need for patients and their families to take responsibility for their care, as well as to highlight the need for systemic changes in the quality of care.
Ms. Conrad will also discuss the Spirit of Innovation Challenge, a novel competition created by the Conrad Foundation aimed at challenging students to combine education, innovation, and entrepreneurship to create products that address real-world challenges and global sustainability.
Ms. Conrad will be joined by Dr. Perry Bechtle, DO, Anesthesiologist at the Mayo Clinic, and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, who will share personal experience that underscores why high-reliability systems and their applications matter in the front-line healthcare setting. The session will close with Dr. Denham, who will address Adverse Drug Events and the Triple Threat of Anticoagulation, Diabetic Agent, and Opioid medications.
The three speakers will then 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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When:January 22, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. ET
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Gain new awareness of the current gaps and focus relating to the three medications that result in the majority of adverse drug events (ADEs). These ADEs include the Triple Threat of Anticoagulation, Diabetic Agent, and Opioid medications.
Understand through the review of two case studies how systems failures, and high-reliability systems applied in the correct manner, in the front-line healthcare setting can result in two very different outcomes.
Learn how story-telling can provide a strong platform to illustrate impact and to educate leadership and all caregivers within an organization.
Recognize certain actions that organizations can take to increase reliability and reduce systems failure, and how those approaches can be applied to ADEs.
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Nancy Conrad Systems Failure and the Spirit of Innovation
Nancy Conrad created the Conrad Foundation in 2008 to energize and engage students in science and technology through unique entrepreneurial opportunities. The organization's flagship program, the Spirit of Innovation Challenge, is a global competition challenging students to combine education, innovation, and entrepreneurship to create products that address real-world challenges and global sustainability.
Perry S. Bechtle, DO Why Reliability Matters
Perry S. Bechtle, DO, is a neuroanesthesiologist at Mayo Clinic in Florida and served as the Division Chairman of Neuroanesthesiology from 1997 to 2010. He also serves as the Patient Safety Officer and quality leader within the Department of Anesthesiology, and is a Mayo Quality Fellow and the Medical Director of the Interventional MRI (IMRIS) neurosurgical suite.
Charles R. Denham, MD Welcome and New Focus on Old Problems: ADEs The Triple Threat: Anticoagulation, Diabetic Agents, and Opioids
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...
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.