AHA Associate Podcast Series | Surgical Directions
AHA Associates Bringing Value Podcast
In this podcast series, the AHA checks in with its Associates to learn how they are supporting members and leveraging the AHA Associate Program to stay connected with members and help them achieve their goals and objectives.
Episode 29: Executing a Safe and Efficient Hospital Move to Increase Growth
In this episode, Kathleen Wessel is joined by guests from Hackensack Meridian Health and Surgical Directions: Dr. Lucy Pereira-Argenziano, M.D., Chief Quality Officer of Northern Region at Hackensack Meridian Health; Jeff Peters, Founder and Chair-emeritus of Surgical Directions; Supriya Patel, Director of Consulting Services for Surgical Directions; and Dr. Jason Klopotowski, M.D., Lead Physician Managing Director for Surgical Directions. Together, this team facilitated Hackensack Meridian Health’s complex move to a new facility with upgraded facilities and additional rooms. Their discussion explores the strategies and collaboration necessary to ensure patient safety and operational efficiency during the move, including simulation education, communication strategies, and more.
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Surgical Directions is a healthcare solutions organization that helps clients improve perioperative, procedural care and anesthesia services through consulting, technology, and leadership. We partner with organizations to reduce costs and increase revenue using peer-to-peer leadership and process expertise coupled with actionable data analytics. Our team of experienced practitioners and consultants tackles critical issues while achieving financial, operational, and clinical outcome excellence. Surgical Directions has successfully served 400+ hospitals, ASCs, and medical groups to increase patient access and, most importantly, improve patient care.
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Featured On This Episode
Lucy Pereira-Argenziano, M.D.
Chief Quality Officer, Northern Region
Hackensack Meridian Health
Director, Consulting Services
Jason Klopotowski, M.D.
Lead Physician Managing Director
Founder and Chair-emeritus
Kathleen J. Wessel
Vice President, Business Management and Operations
American Hospital Association