Kaweah Delta To Host March 15 Statewide Patient Safety Symposium
VISALIA – Kaweah Delta Health Care District will host a statewide
patient safety symposium on Tuesday, March 15, to help those working in
the healthcare industry improve patient care. The event’s keynote
speaker will be Mark Chassin, M.D., President and Executive Officer of
The Joint Commission.
“We’ve organized this statewide symposium because patient safety
truly is one of the top priorities at Kaweah Delta,” said Lindsay
Mann, Chief Executive Officer of Kaweah Delta Health Care District. “We
are always looking for ways to improve and that’s precisely why
we’ve invested our time to bring these experts to educate our organization
and others throughout the state about how to do best for our patients.”
The symposium will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Visalia Convention
Center, 303 E. Acequia Ave., Visalia. Continental breakfast and lunch
will be provided. Registration cost is $150. Call 624-2595 or 624-2413
or visit www.kaweahdelta.org/patientsafetysymposium.
Participants will gain valuable knowledge and insight into improving patient
care in a motivational setting. Expert speakers will address strategies
to excel in quality and safety for patients. Speakers also include:
- Diane C. Pinakiewicz, Health Care Consultant and past President of the
National Patient Safety Foundation.
- Rory Jaffe, M.D., Executive Director of California Hospital Patient Safety
Organization, a division of the Hospital Quality Institute.
- Boris Kalanj, Director, Cultural Care & Patient Experience, Hospital
Quality Institute, Sacramento, California.