Wednesday, September 4, 2013

INQRI Grantee Patricia Dykes Will Discuss Fall Reduction Best Practices on CMS Webinar

On September 24 from 11am - noon Eastern Time, Patricia Dykes, DNSc, RN, FAAN, FACMI, senior nurse scientist, program director for the Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice and program director of the Center for Nursing Excellence at Brigham & Women's Hospital will conduct a one-hour webinar on best practices for fall reduction. The presentation will highlight the work of Partners Health Care and the Brigham & Women's Hospital on identifying opportunities to reduce the incidence of falls. It is intended for a variety of provider types, particularly those in acute care and long-term care facilities. Dr. Dykes will also provide insights into how a facility develops and implements a fall reduction initiative. She will take questions following the presentation.

To access the webinar, visit and call 1-877-267-1577, meeting ID# 996 668 886.

The webinar is sponsored by the Philadelphia Regional Office of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services an the Consortium for Quality Improvement and Survey Certification Operations.

Dykes' INQRI study focused on translating patients' fall risk status into interventions.

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