CHICAGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a lunch and learn session on the recently released OB VTE Safety Recommendations at the upcoming annual conference of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). The ACOG annual meeting is being held in Chicago from April 26-30, 2014.
Speaking with PPAHS will be Sue Gullo, MS, RN (Director, Perinatal Improvement Community, Institute for Healthcare Improvement) and Peter Cherouny, MD, Emeritus Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Vermont, Chair and Lead Faculty of the IHI Perinatal Improvement Community.
Frank Federico, RPh (Executive Director at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety Advisory Group at The Joint Commission) urges the adoption of these recommendations.
According to Mr. Federico, "These recommendations focus on prevention measures that can easily be adopted and used by healthcare facilities to prevent VTE and help ensure that delivering mothers go home safely with their babies."
PPAHS would like to thank Covidien lunch for attendees of this lunch and learn session.
For a copy of the invitation to the lunch and learn to take place April 29, 2014, please click here.
About Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety
Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety is an advocacy group whose mission is to promote safer clinical practices and standards for patients through collaboration among healthcare experts, professionals, scientific researchers, and others, in order to improve health care delivery. For more information, please go to www.ppahs.org