Quality in a healthcare organization takes on a myriad of different meanings depending on one’s viewpoint. This presentation will attempt to look at what quality really means from a number of points of view from patient care quality to various regulatory requirements.
Patrick Conroy, EMT-P, MS, FACHE
Director – Safety and Environment of Care
Patrick M. Conroy, EMT-P, MS, FACHE is the Director of Safety and Environment of Care for UCHealth. In this role, he is responsible for all Environment of Care Programs for UCHealth which includes all Safety, Environmental Health and Safety, Fire/Life Safety, Radiation Safety, Hazardous Materials Management, and Emergency Management programs. This includes ten hospitals (with two more under construction) and a significant number of off-campus clinics. Patrick came to UCHealth after a 30-year career as a paramedic and firefighter in the Denver metropolitan area. He has served in a variety of supervisory and management positions in the private and public sectors, including serving as the emergency manager for several jurisdictions. He is qualified as an all-hazard Incident Commander and Planning Section Chief at the Type 3 level. He also serves as a Planning Section Chief on the Colorado Team 1 (Jefferson County) Incident Management Team and has responded to a number of local, regional, and nationwide incidents. Patrick has a BS in Health Care Management from Metropolitan State University and an MS in Management and Organization from UC-Denver. As a speaker and instructor, Patrick has presented at conferences across the US for over 25 years.
When & Where
Wednesday, September 12
DaVita Medical Group, 1633 Medical Center Point in Colorado Springs (NW corner of Union & Fillmore).
Subs & chips at 5:30p, the speaker will start at 6p.