Clarity Group, Inc. Announces A New Program in its 2010 Webinar Series

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Crushing the Silos: A Cultural Imperative in the Age of Healthcare Reform

Crushing the Silos: A Cultural Imperative in the Age of Healthcare Reform.

Clarity Group, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare risk, quality and patient safety education, software and consulting services, announced today that it is offering a new program in its 2010 Webinar series, “Crushing the Silos: A Cultural Imperative in the Age of Healthcare Reform.”

Since the Institute of Medicine Report in 1999, To Err is Human, that reported that upwards of 98,000 people die each year due to medical error, healthcare providers have struggled with ways to enhance patient safety by focusing on structural design and by attempting to create a culture of safety in the healthcare workplace. As studies have shown, true results have been meager. “Our healthcare organizations remain fragmented internally causing duplication of effort and perpetuation of the silos of care and focus that are detrimental to creating a true culture of safety. As Healthcare Reform takes hold, those organizations that can successfully integrate services to enhance the health of the population they serve will be the winners in healthcare,” stated Anna Marie Hajek, President and CEO of Clarity Group, Inc. “As we work with our clients it is apparent that they recognize the sea change that Healthcare Reform can bring and they are seeking ways to approach healthcare in a more integrated manner… and that became the impetus for this program,” continued Ms. Hajek

The Webinar is scheduled for November 10, 2010. An excellent panel of experts has been brought together to discuss what is now what they believe to be a cultural imperative for leadership to create a corporate vision for excellence. It is time to Crush the Silos!

Webinar information:

Crushing the Silos: A Cultural Imperative in the Age of Healthcare Reform
Date: November 10, 2010
Time: Noon to 1:30 pm (CST)
Format: Webinar
Price: $150 for each call-in number, multiple persons may attend at each site

Intended Audience: Healthcare Administrators, Board Members, Chief Medical Officers, Chief Nursing Officers, Patient Safety Officers, Quality Improvement Professionals, Risk Managers

Panel of Experts:

Brian Fillipo, MD, MMM, FACP
VP, Medical Affairs
Bon Secours St, Mary’s Hospital
Richmond, VA

Judith Napier, RN, BSN, MSN
VP, Risk Services
Allina Hospitals and Clinics
Minneapolis, MN

James Palermo, MD, MMM, FACS
VP/Chief Medical Officer/Chief Quality Officer
Health First, Inc.
Rockledge, FL

To register for this program and to download a FREE Whitepaper: 'Crushing the Silos: A Leadership Imperative to Ensuring Healthcare Safety in the Era of Healthcare Reform,' go to

Clarity Group, Inc. is a Chicago-based specialist in innovative integrated risk/quality/safety/service systems and consulting products that enable healthcare organizations to execute on their vision for excellence. Core Clarity products include captive insurance company development and operations, risk-quality-safety education, consulting services and the web-based Healthcare SafetyZone® Portal that engages all staff in collaborative, data driven change to transform the organization into a Healthcare Safety Zone for patients, visitors and staff. Clarity PSO, a Division of Clarity Group, Inc., is federally listed as a Patient Safety Organization with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality of the Department of Health and Human Services.


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