Webinar

Transgender Healthcare: Safety Considerations for Both Patient and Institution

Patient Safety Awareness Week 2022 In this presentation we will discuss who transgender patients are, and review relevant epidemiologic information about this diverse patient population. We will then discuss the treatments and care plans that many patients undergo in the course of care. This discussion will include a brief overview of surgeries, and what these […]

Violence Prevention: Safeguarding Frontline Healthcare Workers and Beyond

Community and workplace violence is a significant problem worldwide. Understanding how community-based violence spills over into the work setting is key to developing prevention strategies. When healthcare employees are victims of workplace violence, there can be significant psychological and physical trauma to the involved employee and collateral impacts to other staff. A multi-faceted approach is […]

Addressing the Syphilis Epidemic at the Front Line: Screening for Syphilis in a High-Risk Emergency Department Population

Syphilis continues to be a major public health concern in California, aggravated by the public health challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Emergency departments (EDs) represent an important setting to test and treat patients who are not seen in traditional outpatient clinical settings. The UC Davis emergency department has been screening high risk patients for […]

Description and Implications of Falls in Patients Hospitalized Due to COVID-19

In 2020, the United States began experiencing the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Severe disease requires hospitalization, which itself poses risk to one’s health, including the risk of falling while hospitalized. Our interdisciplinary team conducted a retrospective study to describe characteristics of in-patient falls in persons hospitalized with COVID-19, those hospitalized with pending COVID-19 […]

Ligature Risk and Suicide Prevention in the Emergency Department

Emergency departments (EDs) across the nation are seeing a significant increase in the volume and length of stay of behavioral health patients. This means EDs are caring more for those at the highest risk for suicide attempts. A toolbox with materials to recognize and mitigate ligature risk has been designed for this presentation. Documents will also […]

Designing, Implementing, and Reporting on Interventions to Address Disparities

HQI is offering a two-part webinar series, Health Equity Basics for Hospitals. The aim is to provide hospitals with the latest information on how to operationalize and execute actionable strategies to identify and address racial and ethnic disparities.    Achieving equity in quality of care requires that we measure performance. When disparities are identified, improvement interventions must […]

Leveraging Data to Promote Equity of Care

HQI is offering a two-part webinar series, Health Equity Basics for Hospitals. The aim is to provide hospitals with the latest information on how to operationalize and execute actionable strategies to identify and address racial and ethnic disparities.    To achieve equity in quality of care, collecting patient demographics and then measuring performance across a series of […]

What Can We Learn from Ambulatory Patient Safety Reports?

While much of patient safety efforts focus on inpatient care, the majority of medical care occurs in the outpatient, or ambulatory, setting. Join UCSF physician researcher Dr. Anjana Sharma, in a presentation of a series of analyses of CHPSO event reports from the ambulatory setting. Her mixed methods work has identified attributes of CHPSO events […]