New Patient Safety Webinar: High Reliability in Health Care Tuesday, December 5

The SCR office is very pleased to announce the second session of our Patient Safety Webinar Series! Our guest speaker Francis Griffin will present Moving Towards High Reliability in Health Care on Tuesday, December 5 at 1pm CT / 12pm MT. Mark your calendars, because it’s going to be a great session! Full details of the session can be found below or on our website https://nnlm.gov/scr/professional-development/patient-safety-series. No registration is required, and the session will be eligible for 1 hour of MLA Continuing Education credit.

This series, co-sponsored by the University of North Texas Health Science Center Institute for Patient Safety https://www.unthsc.edu/institute-for-patient-safety/, is designed to empower health care professionals, patients, and health information professionals to support the elimination of preventable harm and achieve the highest quality in health care possible. In the second session of the series, guest speaker Frances Griffin will present on characteristics of high reliability organizations and the types of practical strategies that health care organizations can adopt to move towards these characteristics.

Please feel free to pass along this information to any interested parties. We hope to see you there!

Patient Safety Webinar Series

Session 1: Moving Towards High Reliability in Health Care Guest Speaker: Frances Griffin, Registered Respiratory Therapist and independent consultant and faculty at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm CT / 12:00pm – 1:00pm MT Co-Sponsored by: UNTHSC Institute for Patient Safety

Description: What does it look like when a health care organization starts moving towards high reliability? In this session, characteristics of high reliability organizations will be discussed and the types of practical strategies that health care organizations can adopt to move towards these characteristics.

Speaker Bio: Frances A. Griffin, RRT, MPA, has worked in health care for over 25 years, particularly in the areas of patient safety, quality improvement and innovation. Ms. Griffin is a Registered Respiratory Therapist with experience in the hospital setting including administrative oversight for quality, case management, and other related departments.  Ms. Griffin is an independent consultant and faculty at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Previously, she worked at the CMS Innovation Center where she led the Innovation Advisors Program and served as a senior advisor to various innovation models. Ms. Griffin was full-time staff at IHI for 8 eight years, directing patient safety, infection prevention and reliability projects and collaboratives, and serving as faculty for the 100k and 5 Million Lives Campaigns. Ms. Griffin is co-developer of the IHI Global Trigger Tool and an author on several IHI white papers. She is author of numerous articles related to patient safety and quality improvement in health care and author of “Patient Safety and Medical Errors,” a chapter in The Healthcare Quality Book: Vision, Strategy, and Tools (3rd edition).

To Join the Meeting

  1. Go to https://nih.webex.com/.
  2. Enter the session number: 629 688 543 and password: patient
  3. Please provide your name and email address.
  4. You may need to read the notice regarding toll-free numbers and click Accept.
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  1. If you are using a mobile device, your access code is: patient

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For any technical issues, please call: 817-735-2223.

For more information about this webinar, please visit https://nnlm.gov/scr/professional-development/patient-safety-series.

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