Shifting Patient Safety into High Gear with AMC PSO

  • November 16, 2012
  • | 8:00 AM |

This program was designed to be suitable for Category 2 Risk Management credits for physicians licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Physicians are only required to maintain a written record that lists the approximate number of hours spent on Category 2 activities. No certificate of attendance is issued.

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Education Objectives:

Shifting Patient Safety into High Gear attendees will be able to:

  • provide an overview of the PSO’s value to members and collateral benefactors

  • describe the value of participation in our Comparative Benchmarking System (as a component of PSO benefits); and

  • appreciate CRICO’s root cause analysis submission tool


Title and Speaker


Ann Louise Puopolo, BSN, RN
Vice President for Patient Safety, CRICO

pdf Presentation

PSO: History and Potential

Gregg Meyer, MD, MSc
Chief Clinical Officer
Executive Vice President for Population Health
Dartmouth Medical School

pdf Presentation

PSO: Theory into Practice

Carol Keohane, BSN, RN
Assistant Vice President
Academic Medical Center Patient Safety Organization

pdf Presentation

Lessons in Ambulatory Care

Blair Fosburgh, MD
Director of Ambulatory Training
Internal Medicine Residency Program
Massachusetts General Hospital

Steve Atlas, MD
Director, Primary Care Research & Quality Improvement Network
Massachusetts General Hospital

Andy Ellner, MD
Associate Medical Director, Phyllis Jen Center for Primary Care
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

pdf Presentation

Lessons in Surgery

William Berry, MD
Surgery Consultant, CRICO

Steve Schwaitzberg, MD
Chief of Surgery
Cambridge Health Alliance

Larry Harmon, PhD
Director, PULSE Program
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

pdf Presentation

pdfSurgery Code of Excellence

Root Cause Analysis
Information Exchange

Susan Cornacchio, RN, JD
Director of Patient Safety, CRICO

pdf Presentation

Lessons in Emergency Medicine

Carrie Tibbles, MD
Emergency Medicine Consultant, CRICO

Assaad Sayah, MD
Chief, Emergency Medicine
Cambridge Health Alliance

Larry Nathanson, MD
Director of Emergency Medicine Informatics
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

pdf Presentation

Lessons in Obstetrics

Roxane Gardner, MD, DSc
Obstetrics Consultant, CRICO

Peter Bernstein, MD
Director of Perinatal Network Development and Quality
Montefiore Medical Center

Eyal Ephrat, MD
Chief Executive Officer

pdf Presentation

Lessons in Medication Safety

Jeffrey Rothschild, MD
Health Services Researcher
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Anne Bane, RN
Manager, Clinical Systems Innovations
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Patricia McCarthy, PA
Center for Quality & Safety
Massachusetts General Hospital

pdf Presentation

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