PPAHS very much appreciates the assistance of the following advisors in helping us with our three key initiatives to improve patient safety and health outcomes — alarm fatigue, blood clots, and patient monitoring. Each of these advisors is passionate about improving patient safety and is an expert in their various fields and their experience, knowledge and advice are absolutely invaluable to us as we look to continue to advance these critical patient safety initiatives:
- Brian & Cindy Abbiehl (A Promise to Amanda Foundation)
- Lenore Alexander (Leah’s Legacy)
- Michèle G. Curtis, MD, MPH, MML (CeeShell Consulting, editor of “Glass’ Office Gynecology”)
- Maria Cvach, DNP, RN, CCRN (Assistant Director of Nursing, Clinical Standards, The Johns Hopkins Hospital)
- Frank Federico, RPh (Patient Safety Advisory Group, The Joint Commission; Executive Director, Institute for Healthcare Improvement)
- Michael W. Jopling, MD (Anesthesiologist, Mt. Carmel Health Systems (Columbus, OH); Executive Vice President, Accel Anesthesia; Medical Director, Cardiox Corporation; Co-Founder, Medical Electronic Innovations; President, Central Ohio Anesthesia, Inc.)
- Melissa Langhan, MD (Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine)
- Jenifer Lightdale, MD (Director, Patient Safety and Quality, Division of GI/Nutrition, Children’s Hospital Boston)
- Harold Oglesby, RRT, Manager, Pulmonary Medicine, St. Joseph’s Hospital/Candler Health System
- Frank Overdyk, MSEE, MD (Executive Director for Research, North American Partners in Anesthesiology; Professor of Anesthesiology, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine)
- Gina Pugliese, RN, MS, FSHEA (Vice President, Premier Safety Institute)
- Kenneth P. Rothfield, M.D., M.B.A., Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, Saint Agnes Hospital (Baltimore, MD)
We would like to thank Debbie Fox MBA, RRT-NPS (formerly Director, Respiratory Therapy, Wesley Medical Center) for serving on our advisory board and, especially, for her great and tireless passion for improving patient safety. We wish you well in your retirement after 40 years!
Titles and organizations, with whom advisors are affiliated, have been identified for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as an endorsement of or support by such organization to PPAHS or the viewpoints communicated by the advisor.