Navigation Links
Jefferson physician named 2010 Emergency Department Director of the Year
Date:4/2/2010

PHILADELPHIA Rex G. Mathew, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., vice president of Emergency Medicine Clinical Operations at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH) has been named the Emergency Department Director of the Year by the Emergency Medicine Foundation and Blue Jay Consulting. Dr. Mathew will receive his award at the American College of Emergency Physicians Emergency Department Director's Academy on April 26th.

"I am extremely honored to be recognized in such a way by the Emergency Medicine Foundation and Blue Jay Consulting," said Dr. Mathew. "Working in emergency medicine is truly a team effort, and we have one of the best here at Jefferson. Together we have created a department that focuses on quality patient care even under some of the most extreme emergency situations. It's what out patients expect from us."

Dr. Mathew is the first recipient of this new annual award created by Blue Jay Consulting, which recognizes current emergency department physician leaders who made significant impacts on improving the operations of his/her departments, resulting in improvements in the quality of patient care. The award winner and finalists were chosen from nearly 80 nominations from across the country, including some overseas, by a selection panel composed of appointees from Blue Jay Consulting and the Emergency Medicine Foundation.

Dr. Mathew is being recognized for his significant contributions to the Jefferson Emergency Department in the following categories: quality patient care, operational effectiveness, education, and community service. His demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships with nursing and ancillary departments to implement and improve operational and clinical standards based on evidence-based practice is also being recognized.

"Dr. Mathew stands out for his ability to create and sustain high degrees of patient satisfaction, while implementing creative and innovative strategies to address emergency department throughput," said Mark J. Feinberg, Managing Partner, Blue Jay Consulting. "Because the emergency department serves as the safety net for the community, emergency directors' roles are invaluable and a service that the community needs 24/7. We are pleased to honor Dr. Mathew as he demonstrates that emergency medicine is a team sport and provides the quality care that patients come to expect."

Dr. Mathew is Vice President of Emergency Medicine Clinical Operations at TJUH, a Level 1 Trauma Center. He has displayed his leadership abilities, combined with his clinical knowledge, to work with leaders throughout the hospital to improve care in the Emergency Fepartment. Dr. Mathew fulfills a unique roll for the department and the hospital as both an administrator and a practicing physician. Having his "feet in both doors" has enabled him to make a positive impact on his patients and fellow clinicians. In addition, Dr. Mathew was instrumental in developing many quality improvement projects including the newly accredited Jefferson Chest Pain Center.


'/>"/>

Contact: Ed Federico
ed.federico@jefferson.edu
Thomas Jefferson University
Source:Eurekalert  

Related medicine news :

1. Jefferson neurosurgeon helps draft new treatment guidelines for brain metastases
2. Jefferson awarded multi-million dollar NIH grant
3. Jefferson surgeon receives outstanding performance award from American College Of Surgeons
4. Summit Medical Group Physician Named "Nurses Choice: Top Doctor"
5. Keenan Partners With TelaDoc for 24/7 Phone Access to Physician Network
6. Study: Many physicians not using established criteria
7. Summit Medical Group Physician Named 'Top Doctor for Women's Health'
8. Sanford Heart Hospital Physicians Again Recognized Internationally for Innovative Techniques
9. Yale Physician Takes on Mainstream Medicine in Male Menopause Controversy, Featured in NY Times
10. Mercy Memorial Hospital Selects CareTech Solutions to Provide Service Desk Support to Physicians, Nurses, and Hospital Personnel
11. Concordis Group, Inc. Appoints Head of Physician Advisory Council
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Jefferson physician named 2010 Emergency Department Director of the Year
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... 800response, the leading provider of ... today the launch of a redesigned corporate website, 800response.com . , ... design, and an enhanced search directory for businesses and advertising agencies to use ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... “Depressed: Super Heroes of the Bible”: ... reflect upon the stories and the relevance these tales may have on the reader’s ... Linhart, a former special education teacher, Jessica spends much of her time enjoying nature ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... ... “Case #10-5411 Veterans Administration”: a personal account of corruption ... Administration” is the creation of published author, Carol Mulhern, single mother of two ... work at the Coatesville VAMC as a file clerk then later became the ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... ... on September 19, 2017 for Anti-Infectives Rx. This off-the-record networking forum of the ... Center at Harvard Medical School. , Industry leaders and decision makers will discuss ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... Elemental LED, a leading U.S. ... Diode LED products were honored with Architectural SSL Product Innovation Awards ... its manufacturing and wholesale division, Diode LED, provides a wide variety of superior quality ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/14/2017)... HACKENSACK, N.J. and PETACH TIKVAH, ... Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI), a leading developer of adult ... for the second quarter ending June 30, 2017. ... advanced stages of preparing for our pivotal Phase 3 ... Chaim Lebovits , President and Chief Executive Officer ...
(Date:8/10/2017)... , Aug. 10, 2017  Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), acquired ... Lakewood, Colorado . The reputable clinic will ... , PT, DPT with his staff of four clinicians. Lipkin ... Pittsburgh and brings over 10 years of experience with a ... Belmar PT marks the 10th PRN clinic in and around ...
(Date:8/8/2017)...   Second-quarter 2017 revenues of ... share from continuing operations ... to $110 million Second-quarter ... million Second-quarter 2017 adjusted ... 8 percent to $0.93 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: