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Upcoming NYSPFP Events

Below is a listing of upcoming NYSPFP Events. For a full description, click "see details."
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NYSPFP Webinar: Antibiotic Stewardship/MDRO/CDI Phase II Kickoff: Actions to Support Optimal Antibiotic Use
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

On, July 12, 2017, NYSPFP will host a webinar introducing Phase II of the HIIN Antibiotic Stewardship Program (ASP). The webinar will focus on strategies, tools, and resources to help hospitals implement policies and interventions related to Core Element 4 of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s "Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship Program:" Actions to Support Optimal Antibiotic Use.

The NYSPFP ASP faculty members will address numerous topics, including policies that support optimal antibiotic use, broad interventions that can lead to improved antibiotic use, pharmacy-driven interventions, and infection- and syndrome-specific interventions.
NYSPFP Webinar: ADE Glycemic Management
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

As a follow up to May’s Regional ADE conferences with the Society for Hospital Medicine (SHM), NYSPFP will host a webinar on July 26 to address questions put forth by hospitals on that program’s glycemic management component. SHM faculty will return to continue their discussion and answer hospitals’ questions on their presentation on insulin order sets and protocols. Additionally, the staff from Westchester Medical Center, which is designated as a top performer by SHM, will share their successes and challenges experienced in their glycemic management journey.
NYSPFP Regional Conferences: Readmission Reduction Through Partnerships with Patients and Families
8/22/2017, 8/23/2017, 8/24/2017, 9/14/2017, 9/15/2017

NYSPFP is pleased to announce Readmission Reduction Through Partnerships with Patients and Families, five regional, in-person conferences to be held at various locations throughout New York State. These events will focus on helping your hospital reduce the likelihood of readmission by giving your staff the tools to help facilitate a successful discharge plan with patients and care partners.

NYSPFP is organizing these conferences across the state to recognize and promote the emerging practice of integrating care partners, along with the patient, into the discharge planning process. Patient and care partner engagement is shown to reduce health care costs and resource utilization, improve patient experience, and prevent readmissions. The conferences will focus on strengthening discharge systems, processes, and practices with the patient, family, and care partners at the center of