Today: Free Webinar on the Culture of Safety and Communication and Optimal Resolution (CANDOR) from Patient Safety Movement Foundation
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 9:00am – 10:00am PST
Each quarter, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation hosts a free webinar to address a central patient safety topic aligned with our Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS). Join them for a virtual workshop session on the Communication and Optimal Resolution (CANDOR) process as well as its impact on the Culture of Safety to learn more about existing, high-impact solutions, that healthcare institutions and practitioners can use to respond in a timely, thorough, and just way to unexpected harm events.
The webinar will be led by our expert presenters, David Mayer, MD, MedStar Health and Tim McDonald, MD, JD, MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety. Learn more about the Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS) on the PSMF website.
Meet the Experts
David Mayer, MD, MedStar Health David Mayer, MD, is vice president of Quality and Safety for MedStar Health. He is responsible for overseeing the infrastructure for clinical quality and its operational efficiency for MedStar and each of its entities. Dr. Mayer also designs and directs systemwide activity for patient safety and risk reduction programs. Dr. Mayer was presented with the 2017 Humanitarian Award from the Patient Safety Movement Foundation for his lifesaving achievements in patient safety.
Tim McDonald, MD, JD, MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety Timothy McDonald, MD JD, is the Director for the Center for Open and Honest Communication at the MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety. He is an internationally recognized patient safety expert and was the Inaugural Chair of Anesthesiology and Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Sidra Medical and Research Center in Doha, Qatar – an ultra modern Maternity and Children’s Hospital and an affiliate of Weil Cornell Medical College. Tim is a physician-attorney who was involved in patient care activities for the 30 years and quality and patient safety efforts for the past 20 years.
Lance Baily, BA, EMT-B, is the Founder & CEO of HealthySimulation.com, which he started while serving as the Director of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas back in 2010. Lance is also the Founder and acting Advisor to the Board of SimGHOSTS.org, the world’s only non-profit organization dedicated to supporting professionals operating healthcare simulation technologies. His new co-edited Book: “Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Operations, Technology, and Innovative Practice” is available now. Lance’s background also includes serving as a Simulation Technology Specialist for the LA Community College District, EMS fire fighting, Hollywood movie production, rescue diving, and global travel. He lives with his wife Abigail in Las Vegas, Nevada.