Events planned at UT Health Center at Tyler to commemorate National Healthcare Quality Week

Monday, October 22, 2007

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is celebrating National Healthcare Quality Week, Monday, Oct. 22 – Friday, Oct. 26, with a free “Medication Brown Bag Review” and other events.

During the “Medication Brown Bag Review” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, UTHSCT pharmacists will consult one-on-one with individuals about the medications they are taking.

The event will take place on the first floor of The Riter Center for Advanced Medicine on the UTHSCT campus, 11937 U.S. Highway 271 in Tyler.

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, posters highlighting performance improvement projects that promote quality health care will be on display. UTHSCT staff will be able to vote for their favorite project, with the top four projects receiving awards.

On Friday, Oct. 26, Robin Fabre, MD, chief quality officer of Trinity Mother Frances Health System, will speak about changes in Medicare coding and reimbursement from noon to 1 p.m. in Hudnall Auditorium.

Her talk is part of UTHSCT’s weekly free Grand Rounds series designed for physicians, residents, medical students, other health care professionals, and individuals with an interest in the topic presented.

National Healthcare Quality Week celebrates the vital work done by quality professionals and highlights their effectiveness in achieving improved patient outcomes.

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