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March 17, 2016, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET
Threat Management Systems for Patient and Caregiver Safety: Staying "Left of Boom"
 Session Overview

Our February TMIT webinar addressing "active shooter events" generated substantial interest in Threat Management for healthcare systems ranging from high-frequency/low-impact events to the low-frequency/high-impact active shooter events, which are dramatically increasing in number. The polling of our audience of quality and safety leaders revealed intense interest and a clear request for more information in this area.

In response, we are delighted to present our March webinar on Threat Management Systems for Patient and Caregiver Safety. Dr. Greg Botz, a critical care leader from MD Anderson and the director of their simulation center, will be joined by two of our prior speakers, Vicki King and Chief Bill Adcox of the University of Texas Police Department at Houston. Ray Gerwitz, the Director of the University of Texas Police Department at Houston, will address systems issues to support threat management.

The team will take us through the prevention continuum known as "left of boom" – to focus on prevention and mitigation of an event, or the "boom."

We will also revisit the call to action to reduce preventable exposure of children to ionizing radiation through support of a Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal: "Patient Safety for Children Undergoing CT Imaging." The contributions of Dr. Steve Swensen, Professor of Radiology at the Mayo Clinic, and others will be addressed.

Webinar Video and Downloads



Inspector Vicki King - Threat Management and Insider Threat Programs of the University of Texas Police Department



Captain Doran Preacher - Special Operations Bureau of the University of Texas Police Department



Click here to download the Polling Data.     

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Registration Information and CE Credit Information:
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 When:  March 17, 2016 Time: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. ET
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Learning Objectives for Threat Management:

  • AWARENESS: Participants will become aware of new and current risks to patients and caregivers including workforce bullying by staff, patients, and families, which can lead to major events.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY: Participants will learn about new accountabilities that must be assigned to effectively optimize threat management at their organizations.
  • ABILITY: Participants will learn some of the important best practices in threat management in terms of mitigation AND rapid multidisciplinary response.
  • ACTION: Participants will have a clear understanding of systems issues that can drive actions they can take following the learning experience of the webinar.

Learning Objectives for Reducing Ionizing Radiation of Children:

  • AWARENESS: Participants will learn the latest information about the preventable risk to children of ionizing radiation from computerized tomography.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY: Participants will learn from a national poll of the commitment to reduce preventable risk to children of ionizing radiation from computerized tomography.
  • ABILITY: Participants will learn how they can commit to a call to action to reduce preventable risk to children through CT imaging.
  • ACTION: Participants will be given the opportunity to act in support of a national movement to reduce preventable risk to children from CT.

CE Participation Documentation

Texas Medical Institute of Technology, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15996, will be issuing 1.5 contact hours for this webinar. TMIT is only providing nursing credit at this time.

To request a Participation Document, please click here.

 Introduction and Moderator
Charles R. Denham, MD
Welcome and Introduction

During Dr. Denham's business development career spanning 30 years, he and his organizations have served hundreds of innovation teams. While in practice as a radiation oncologist, he taught biomedical engineering and product development. He has taught innovation adoption, technology transfer, and commercialization in both academia and industry. He has been an adjunct Professor of Health Services Engineering at the...
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 Session Speakers
Gregory H. Botz, M.D., FCCM
Accountability for Healthcare Threats: What are your "BOOMs"?

Gregory H. Botz, MD, FCCM, is a professor in the Department of Critical Care at the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Huntington Memorial Hospital and then completed a residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in critical care medicine at Stanford University in California. He also completed a medical simulation fellowship at Stanford with Dr. David Gaba and the Laboratory for Human Performance in Healthcare. Dr. Botz is board-certified in anesthesiology and critical care medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine.
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Vicki King, MSCJ
Prevention and Mitigation of High Impact Events: Staying Left of Boom

During her 30-year career, Inspector Vicki King served 27 years with the Houston Police Department, rising to the rank of Assistant Chief and earning a master's degree in Criminal Justice. As Chief of Detectives, Tactical Support Commander, and Director of Forensic Services, she oversaw some of HPD's highest-profile cases, including serial homicides, corruption, domestic violence, sexual assaults, and gangland slayings.
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Ray Gerwitz, MS, MBA
Systems Supporting Threat Management: Boom Prevention Systems

Associate Director Ray Gerwitz joined UTP-H in February 2007 as a Support Service Analyst. He has more than 20 years of experience in the law enforcement and security industry. This includes public service, prior to his arrival at UTP-H. He served briefly in the U.S. Air Force, where he rose to the rank of Sergeant (E4); and with the Dallas Police Department, where, after seven years of service, he left to start his own business. His business centered on law enforcement...
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William H. Adcox, MBA
Systems Supporting Threat Management: Boom Prevention Systems

With 37 years in municipal and campus policing, William H. Adcox serves as the Chief of Police and CSO at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and The University of Texas Health Science Center. Chief Adcox holds an MBA degree from UTEP and is a graduate of the PERF's Senior Management Institute for Police and the Wharton School ASIS Program for Security Executives.
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Stephen J. Swensen, MD, MMM, FACR
A Call to Action to Prevent Risk to Children with CT

Stephen J. Swensen, MD, MMM, FACR, is the Medical Director for Leadership and Organization Development. He has served for the last six years as the Director for Quality and Associate Dean for Value. He is Professor in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Under his leadership the Quality Academy and the Value Creation System were established. In these programs, several thousand staff are trained each year.
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Sharon Rossmark, MBA
The Board Briefing – Bridging the Boardroom to the Bedside

Sharon Rossmark, MBA, is chairman of the board of directors for the National Children's Center in Washington, DC. She also serves as vice chairman of the board of directors for the Sinai Health System in Chicago, IL. Additionally, Ms. Rossmark serves on the American Hospital Association's Midwest Regional Policy Board.
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 Reaction Panelists
Arlene Salamendra
Discussion and Reaction to Presentations AND The Voice of Patient and Family

Arlene Salamendra is a former Board member and Staff Coordinator of Families Advocating Injury Reduction (FAIR). A number of years ago, she was the subject of a preventable medical error. Since that time, she has devoted a portion of her time to giving support to other patients...
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Jennifer Dingman
Discussion and Reaction to Presentations AND The Voice of Patients and Family

Jennifer Dingman realized, after her mother's death in 1995 due to errors in medical diagnoses and treatment, that there is little to no help available for patients and their families in similar situations. This life-changing experience left her feeling vulnerable, and she decided to dedicate her life to help prevent medical tragedies from happening to others.
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Related Resources
  1. [No authors listed.] Active Shooter Planning and Response in a Healthcare Setting. Washington, DC: Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council, Department of Homeland Security; 2015 Apr. Available at https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/office-of-partner-engagement/active-shooter-incidents/active-shooter-planning-and-response-in-a-healthcare-setting.   
  2. [No authors listed.] Active Shooter Study: Quick Reference Guide. Washington, DC: Federal Bureau of Investigation; 2014. Available at https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/office-of-partner-engagement/active-shooter-incidents/active-shooter-study-quick-reference-guide.   
  3. [No authors listed.] Incorporating Active Shooter Incident Planning into Health Care Facility Emergency Operations Plans. Washington, DC,: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response; 2014 Nov. Available at http://www.phe.gov/preparedness/planning/Documents/active-shooter-planning-eop2014.pdf.   
  4. Blair JP, Schweit KW. A Study of Active Shooter Incidents, 2000-2013. Washington, DC: Texas State University and Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice; 2014. Available at https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/office-of-partner-engagement/active-shooter-incidents/a-study-of-active-shooter-incidents-in-the-u.s.-2000-2013.   
  5. O'Toole ME. The School Shooter: A Threat Assessment Perspective. Quantico (VA): Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG), National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime (NCAVC), FBI Academy; 1999. Available at https://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/school-shooter.   
  6. National Quality Forum. Safe Practice 1: Culture of Safety Leadership Structures and Systems. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at http://www.qualityforum.org/Publications/2010/04/Safe_Practices_for_Better_Healthcare_%E2%80%93_2010_Update.aspx.     
  7. National Quality Forum. Safe Practice 2: Culture Measurement, Feedback, and Intervention. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at http://www.qualityforum.org/Publications/2010/04/Safe_Practices_for_Better_Healthcare_%E2%80%93_2010_Update.aspx.     
  8. National Quality Forum. Safe Practice 3: Teamwork Training and Skill Building. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at http://www.qualityforum.org/Publications/2010/04/Safe_Practices_for_Better_Healthcare_%E2%80%93_2010_Update.aspx.     
  9. National Quality Forum. Safe Practice 4: Risks and Hazards. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at http://www.qualityforum.org/Publications/2010/04/Safe_Practices_for_Better_Healthcare_%E2%80%93_2010_Update.aspx.     
  10. National Quality Forum. Safe Practice 34: Pediatric Imaging. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at http://www.qualityforum.org/Publications/2010/04/Safe_Practices_for_Better_Healthcare_%E2%80%93_2010_Update.aspx.     
  11. National Quality Forum. Chapter 9: Opportunities for Patient and Family Involvement. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at http://www.qualityforum.org/Publications/2010/04/Safe_Practices_for_Better_Healthcare_%E2%80%93_2010_Update.aspx.     
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