Register Now for Webinar on Venous Thromboembolism on October 5

October 4, 2011    |   By: Calevir

HHS’ Partnership for Patients has teamed up with the National Quality Forum to launch a series of free patient safety Webinars, the eighth of which focuses on avoiding venous thromboembolism and catheter associated urinary tract infections, is scheduled for October 5. Featured speakers include Bill Geerts, M.D., Former Chair, American College of Chest Physicians Guidelines on Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism and Sanjay Saint, M.D.,Director, Veteran’s Affairs/University of Michigan Patient Safety Enhancement Program. The session will discuss the Partnership for Patients goal for hospitals to reduce 50% of preventable VTEs by 2013. Select to register for the October 5, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m., EDT, Webinar.



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