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Healthcare Quality &
Patient Safety

Health Watch USA 2017 ConferenceHealth Watch USASM Conference
Nov. 3, 2017
Upper right hand picture shows the conference with Chain Camera Pictures filming Patient Advocate Emily Paterson's Presentation
Agenda    Goals and Objectives
Speaker Resumes   Intro. Handout

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2017 Presentations & Resources
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 Said Abusalem, RN, PhD - Culture of Safety and Leadership in Long Term Care Facilities
Said Abusalem, RN, PhD - Culture of Safety and Leadership in Long Term Care Facilities YouTube Video 
Chris Aiello - Rory Staunton Foundation
Chris Aiello - The Impact and Prevention of Sepsis YouTube Video
Robert Bridges, MD Presentation on PET Scan Findings in CrCo Hip Implant Patients Robert Bridges,MD - Brain Toxicity From Cobalt in Artificial Hip Implants As Seen on PET Scan YouTube Video
Joycelyn Elders, MD - Importance of a Culture of Patient Safety
Joycelyn Elders, MD - Past Surgeon General Tthe importance of creating a culture of patient safety. The importance of transparency, disclosure of medical errors and a just culture are key to fostering of a culture of patient safety.
YouTube Video
NHSN MRSA Data Showing an Increase for 2015
Kevin Kavanagh, MD, MS - The Need for Better Tracking and Reporting of MRSA Infections in the United States YouTube Video
External Resource
         Lisa McGiffert - Consumer Union - Patient Safety Accountability Lisa McGiffert - Consumer Reports - Patient Safety Accountability YouTube Video
Emily Paterson, Patient Advocate
Emily Paterson - Patient Advocate YouTube Video
Madris Tomes
Madris Tomes - Medical device adverse events: You don’t know what you don’t know YouTube Video
Stephen Tower's presentatoin on cobaltism and brain toxity in hip implant patients
Stephen Tower, MD - Metal Poisoning and Brain Toxicity in Patients With HIp Implants
YouTube Video
Keynote Presentations
Ivan Oransky, MD
Ivan Oransky, MD - Co-Founder of Retraction Watch Discusses Scientific Research Integrity
YouTube Video
Retraction Watch
Retraction Watch Database
Deborah Nelson, JD   University of Maryland
Deborah Nelson, JD - Deborah Nelson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Discusses Conflicts of Interest and Healthcare Policy External Resource

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