Navigation Links
Julie Cerese Returns to University HealthSystem Consortium as Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety
Date:12/2/2008

OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) announced that Julie Cerese, RN, MSN, has been appointed Vice President, Quality and Patient Safety. Cerese returned to UHC after spending a year and a half as director of quality and infection control at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Ill. Previously, she was the senior director of UHC's Clinical Process Improvement area.

"Julie's experience at Northwestern has refreshed her already substantial knowledge of day-to-day quality improvement in the teaching hospital setting. That experience will help UHC design programs that support quality improvement and demonstrate members' leadership in quality," said Mark Keroack, MD, MPH, Vice President and Director of UHC's Clinical Practice Advancement Center.

    In her new role, Cerese will direct:
    --  UHC's Quality and Safety Fall Forum, an annual meeting for executive
        leaders, and quality professionals from academic medical centers
    --  UHC's Quality and Accountability study, which determines which
        organizations receive the UHC Quality Leadership Award
    --  Clinical benchmarking and improvement projects
    --  Hospital accreditation preparedness and compliance
    --  UHC's Patient Safety Net(R), an online tool for patient safety event
        reporting now listed as a Patient Safety Organization by the Agency
        for Healthcare Research and Quality

As a UHC senior director, Cerese pioneered the Commit to ACTion model, a highly structured rapid-cycle collaborative that helps academic medical centers significantly improve clinical processes.

Cerese received a bachelor of science in nursing and master of science in nursing from the Loyola University Chicago Niehoff School of Nursing, where she is pursuing a doctoral degree. She has also authored many journal articles on quality, performance improvement, and other clinical topics.

About UHC:

Formed in 1984, UHC is an alliance of 103 academic medical centers and 191 of their affiliated hospitals, representing approximately 90% of the nation's nonprofit academic medical centers. UHC provides specific programs and services to help members improve clinical, operational, financial, and supply chain performance. Offering members the UHC Patient Safety Net(R) event-reporting tool, UHC is among the first 10 organizations designated as Patient Safety Organizations by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Visit "About UHC" at http://www.uhc.edu for more information.


'/>"/>
SOURCE University HealthSystem Consortium
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Childrens Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota COO, Julie Morath, Appointed to National Quality Forum Committee
2. Julie Hadden and Jim Germanakos Bring The Biggest Loser Million-Pound Tour, Presented by MSN, to Towne East Square Mall
3. Centennial Taking Control of Your Diabetes Conference Returns to San Diego to Bring Answers, Advocacy and Hope
4. Blood Recipient Matthew Long Returns to New York Marathon
5. Billy Graham Returns Home Following Hospital Observation
6. Healthcare Executive Richard Peitzmeier Returns to Phoenix as Regional Sales Director of SCAN Health Plan Arizona
7. Local Returns as Doctor to Serve Communities of High Desert/Victor Valley & Apple Valley
8. Radiation May Help When Prostate Cancer Returns
9. Michel Nakache Returns to Euro RSCG Life as Worldwide Managing Partner
10. EDS Returns to Georgia With $391 Million Medicaid Win
11. USA TODAY Weight-Loss Challenge Returns For 5th Year With Eight Weeks of Compelling Stories and Online Features
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/21/2017)... , ... January 21, 2017 , ... In the United ... individuals experience the freedom of recovery, they often feel shame for having struggled with ... stress disorder (PTSD). In the workshop, “Rising Strong in Life After an Eating Disorder” ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... ... Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh has posted a new publication this ... generation is a time like no other and society needs to understand the only way ... does not want to sound like an old bible beater because religion has a bad ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... Lice Troopers, the lice removal company based ... school-aged children since the holiday season. , “It happens every year around this ... hugs and taking photos, which is the head-to-head gateway that lice need to spread.” ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) , ... January 20, 2017 , ... ... and easy to use inside of Final Cut Pro X," said Christina Austin - ... filmed on the RED Dragon. Utilizing the Dragon Sensor,TransFlare 4K Mystique lens flare and ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... , ... “Code Word: Chocolate Biscuit”: a biographical account following a man who went on to ... published author, Marlyn Ivey, born in Lynn Haven, Florida and at the age of 5, ... years of age, he joined the Navy and got married right out of boot camp. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/20/2017)... 2017 Research and Markets has announced ... ([CBC, HGB/HCT, BMP, BUN Creatinine, Electrolyte Testing, HbA1c Testing, Comprehensive Metabolic ... Forecasts, 2013 - 2024" report to their offering. ... The global clinical laboratory ... Introduction of innovative solutions on the grounds of maximum ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... to their offering. ... This research service on the global pharmaceutical stability testing market ... of the key participants in the market. The ... 2020. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... January 20, 2017 Avillion LLP, a co-developer ... Mark Weinberg , MD MBA as Chief Medical Officer. Dr ... USA . ... Dr Weinberg has spent more than 17 years as a ... companies to micro-cap biotech. Over the course of his career, he ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: