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NYSPFP Readmissions Webconference: Pilot Phase 1 Begins and Medication Reconciliation on Admission

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
As hospitals begin phase 1 of the NYSPFP Readmissions Pilot Project, this program will focus on key activities and the rapid-cycle improvement approach to change. NYSPFP is also pleased to welcome Anne Myrka, BS Pharm, MAT, BCPS, Pharmacist, Healthcare Quality Improvement Program, IPRO, who will review medication reconciliation issues on admission, and team accountability, collaboration and communication related to medication risk mitigation activities. Representatives from Crouse Hospital will discuss pharmacy involvement in medication reconciliation on admission for prevention of adverse drug events, and preventable readmission.


• Anne Myrka, BS Pharm, MAT, BCPS, Pharmacist, Healthcare Quality Improvement Program, IPRO
• Barbara McNiff, Pharm. D. Director of Pharmacy, Crouse Hospital
• Craig Dennis, Pharm.D., Pharmacist, Emergency Department, Crouse Hospital

How to join the Webconference

(begin logging on 15 minutes prior to start time)

1. Click on the following link to begin logging on: https://nyspfp.webex.com/nyspfp/onstage/g.php?d=644549406&t=a
2. Enter your name and e-mail 
3. Enter the case-sensitive password: Prevent34
4. Click the "Join Now" button.
5. Fill in any additional information requested.
6. Click the "Submit" button at the bottom right-hand side of your screen.

After loading, a pop-up box will appear with the following dial-in instructions:

• The toll-free phone number: (877) 668-4493 
• The Meeting ID number: 644 549 406 
• Your unique Attendee ID number: ____ (Assigned when you log into the Webconference) You will need to key this number into the telephone to ensure your computer and telephone are linked. 

This Webconference will be presented with Closed Captioning. You can begin accessing the closed captioning 10 minutes prior to the start of the Webconference, either in the WebEx media viewer, or by opening a separate window in your browser and using the following link: http://www.captionedtext.com/client/event.aspx?CustomerID=1367&EventID=2304532


Who Should Attend

NYSPFP encourages your hospital Key Liaison as well as clinical members of the NYSPFP Nursing-Centered and Preventable Readmissions Initiative teams to attend.
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