University Club, Ballroom B
123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Allan Frankel, Managing Partner for Safe and Reliable Healthcare
Webcast (The livestream will be available at this link during the event)
Monday, February 10, 20201:00-3:30 p.m. Ballroom B, University Club
1:00-1:10 p.m.Welcome and Opening RemarksTami Minnier, MSN, RN, FACHE, Chief Quality Officer, UPMC
1:10-2:10 p.m.Keynote Address Allan Frankel, MD, Safe and Reliable Healthcare
2:10-2:25 p.m. Social Needs Action Program (SNAP)Thuy Bui, MD, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
2:25-2:40 p.m.Implementation of the Discharge Readiness ToolCrystal Pambacas, BSN, RN, Quality Nurse, UPMC McKeesport and Diane Klingensmith, MSN, RN, CCM, ACM, Director, Care Management, UPMC McKeesport
2:40-2:55 p.m.Reducing ReadmissionsLuann King, MSN, RN, Director, Quality Improvement and Patient Experience, UPMC Horizon and UPMC Jameson
2:55-3:00 p.m.Closing remarksMark Roberts, MD, MPP
For more than two decades, this lectureship has honored Anne C. Sonis, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother social worker and faculty at the University of Pittsburgh who had a personal interest in and professional commitment to the idea of assuring every citizen the right to compassionate, high quality health care. Sonis was an initiator and first director of the quality assurance program at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC.
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Participants are eligible for 1 Grand Rounds point or 2 CPH-CE credits.
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This event is sponsored by the Family of Anne C. Sonis, the Pitt Public Health Department of Health Policy and Management, the Center for Research on Health Care of the Division of General Internal Medicine, and the Wolff Center at UPMC. The Sonis Lecture is our major annual event focusing on health care quality and safety. The lecture draws a broad audience, including faculty, from residents, fellows, and alumni from across Pitt's schools of the Health Sciences and health practitioners and administrators from UPMC, the VA, and throughout the region.