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SSI/OR Safety Kick-off Educational Webconference

Thursday, January 17, 2013
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
NYSPFP will be introducing the program requirements for its Surgical Site Infection and Operating Room Safety initiative through a Webconference which will cover the initiative’s goals and objectives, interventions and roll out plan. NYSPFP project staff and clinical experts will present the evidence behind the program’s goals and approach and review the overall measurement strategy. Following this webinar, regional in-person conferences will provide guidance on how to operationalize the program components and improvement interventions.


• David L. Feldman, MD MBA CPE FACS, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Hospitals Insurance Company/FOJP, Professorial Lecturer, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
• Mark Lema MD, Medical Director of Surgical Services, Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Chair of Anesthesia, State University of New York (SUNY) University at Buffalo
• Loraine O’Neill, RN MPH, Director of Quality Initiatives, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Services, Mount Sinai Medical Center
• NYSPFP Staff

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=647799065&t=a
2. Enter your name and e-mail
3. Enter the case-sensitive password: Kickoff123
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: 647 799 065
• 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=2080944


Who Should Attend

NYSPFP encourages your hospital’s SSI/OR Safety Surgical Champions (including at a minimum, surgeon, anesthetist, OR nurse) to participate. Quality improvement and patient safety staff and infection preventionists are also encouraged to participate.

Who To Contact

For questions around registration, please contact Joan Stewart at jstewart@nyspfp.org or (518) 431-7522.

If you have questions about this event, contact your hospital’s NYSPFP Project Manager, Zeynep Sumer (zsumer@nyspfp.org), or Nancy Landor (nlandor@nyspfp.org).

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