Improving the Quality, Safety and Value of Patient Care through Evidence-based Practice:
A Multidisciplinary Regional Forum
The objective of this panel is to explore how different organizations in our region can collaborate to advance evidence-based practice, using the issue of transitions of care as a focal point for collaboration. Moderated by Patrick J. Brennan, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine. Panelists include Mary D. Naylor, PhD, RN, Marian S. Ware Professor in Gerontology and Director, New Courtland Center for Transitions and Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing; Donald F. Schwarz, MD, MPH, MBA, Deputy Mayor of Health and Opportunity and Health Commissioner for the City of Philadelphia; Steven Teutsch, MD, MPH, Executive Director, Outcomes Research and Management Merck; and I. Steven Udvarhelyi, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Independence Blue Cross.
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