CMS Region 3 Webinar

The Philadelphia Office of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Region 3, is hosting its 4th Quarterly Webinar on September 24, 2013 at 11:00 AM. This one-hour presentation will focus on Fall Prevention Initiatives presented by Dr. Patricia Dykes.  Dr. Dykes is a Senior Nurse Scientist and Program Director for Research in the Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice and the Center for Nursing Excellence at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.  

This one-hour presentation will highlight the work of Partners Health Care and the Brigham & Women’s Hospital on identifying opportunities to reduce the incidence of falls. The presentation will benefit a variety of provider types, especially acute care and long term care facilities. It will also provide insight to the State Survey Agency on how a facility develops and implements a falls reduction initiative. A Question and Answer session is included at the end of the program.

To access the webinar, click here and call 877.267.1577.  Use meeting ID# 996 668 886.