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Dec. 13, 2013

 

Hello ASHHRA and IFD Members:

ASHHRA Webinar

Perioperative Surgical Home
Date: Dec. 17
Time: 12:30 a.m. PT, 1:30 p.m. MT, 2:30 p.m. CT, 3:30 p.m. ET
60-minute webinar followed by 30 minutes of live Q & A
Presenters: Drs. Mark A. Warner and Zeev N. Kain
Questions: Contact Dan Paloski at (312) 422-2914 or physicianforum@aha.org
Price: Free to ASHHRA Members
Register Now

The American Hospital Association’s Physician Leadership Forum and the American Society of Anesthesiologists will host a complimentary webinar on the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH).

PSH strives to achieve the triple aim of better health, better health care, and reduced expenditures through continuous improvement for all patients undergoing surgical procedures. The PSH is a patient-centered, physician-led, multidisciplinary, and team-based system of coordinated care. It guides the patient through the entire surgical experience from decision for the need for surgery until 30 days post discharge from a medical facility. The goal is to create a better patient experience and make surgical care safer; thus, promoting a better medical outcome at a lower cost.

Register Now

About the Physician Leadership Forum:
As part of the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) ongoing mission to improve the health of patients and communities, AHA introduced the Physician Leadership Forum to engage and partner with physicians to collaboratively advance excellence in patient care. AHA’s Physician Leadership Forum also seeks to gather input from physicians to inform AHA policy and advocacy efforts while advancing physician leadership within the health care delivery system.

About the American Society of Anesthesiologists:
Founded in 1905, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is an educational, research and scientific society with more than 50,000 members organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology. ASA is committed to ensuring that physician anesthesiologists evaluate and supervise the medical care of patients before, during, and after surgery to provide the highest quality and safest care that every patient deserves.

For more information on the field of anesthesiology, visit the American Society of Anesthesiologists online at asahq.org. To learn more about the role physician anesthesiologists play in ensuring patient safety, visit asahq.org/WhenSecondsCount.


IFD Webinar and Summer Enrichment Program

Save the Date for the Institute’s February Diversity Dialogue:
Aligning Organizational and Employee Values to Support Diversity and Commitment to Excellence

Date: Feb. 26, 2014
Time: 10 a.m. PT, 11 a.m. MT, 12 p.m. CT, 1 p.m. ET
90-minute webinar
Presenter: Loubna Noureddin, director of staff and community education at Miami Children’s Hospital

She will discuss the diversity of Miami Children’s Hospital’s workforce and share best practices that promote the values of respect, support, collaboration, and diversity. More details will be available soon.

Summer Enrichment Program Enrollment Open Now
Registration is in full swing for the 2014 Summer Enrichment Program (SEP), the Institute’s 10-week summer immersive internship program for academically-strong, minority graduate students. This program provides hospitals the opportunity to increase diversity in health care management by offering minority graduate students full-time work experience in some of the nation’s top health care facilities. More than 700 students have successfully completed the SEP program since the Institute’s inception in 1994.

The SEP is reasonably priced, and Institute members enjoy a $500 reduction in administration fees. Non-Institute members that host an SEP intern will receive a complimentary Institute membership. Intern matching will begin in January 2014; internships will run June–August 2014. Meet the health care leaders of tomorrow – take a SEP student today!

For more information about the SEP, click here or contact Chris O. Biddle, membership and education specialist, at (312) 422-2658 or at cbiddle@aha.org.

ASHHRA
312-422-3720
ashhra@aha.org

IFD
312-422-2690
institute@aha.org






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