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Optimal neuro | spine: Quality Improvement: A Conversation with Dr. Jordan Peck

Optimal neuro|spine

Episode 14

We constantly talk about quality improvement on this podcast, but what does it actually take? Is one method better than another? Where should hospitals start in terms of improving quality? On this episode, I sit down with Dr. Jordan Peck of Southern Maine Healthcare and the Harvard School of Public Health for a multifaceted conversation about quality improvement in the medical field.

This episode’s points of interest cover:

  • Defining quality improvement in healthcare
  • How do we assess the quality of a healthcare institution?
  • Dr. Peck’s take on the best way to improve the quality of care
  • Comparing different methods for quality improvement
  • The relationship between patient safety and quality improvement
  • The role of physicians in quality improvement
  • Which problems should hospitals tackle first to improve quality?
  • Looking back at the quality improvement and patient safety movements
  • Examining the benefits and limitations of checklists
  • Areas Dr. Peck thinks are overdue for a quality improvement
  • The future of quality improvement and the “magic wand question”

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Dr. Max Boakye, Neurosurgeon, and Neuroscientist, currently Professor of Neurosurgery, Chief of Spinal Neurosurgery, Director of Quality Improvement, and Clinical Director of the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, interviews leading neuroscientists, health administrators, neurosurgeons, educators, neuro and spine health care experts, and patients in his Podcast show: Optimal neuro|spine. His in-depth conversations brings to light topics on:

  • How do we optimize our brain and spine health, prevent aging brain and memory deterioration
  • What to do when something goes wrong, how best to heal and recover injured brain and back
  • How do we optimize our inpatient neuro|spine care in hospitals and provide more value-based care- prevent errors, improve quality, and improve patient satisfaction
  • How do we teach better and better train doctors
  • Which hospitals offer the best neuro and spine care: why and how

Dr. Boakye present the most innovative emerging research that will impact neuro|spine care. Join us as we delve one-on-one and have insightful conversations with exciting researchers and experts – voices who have something to teach, enlighten, and inspire us about Optimal neuro|spine.

Maxwell Boakye, MD, MPH, MBA, FAANS, FACS
Maxwell Boakye, MD, MPH
Acting Director, KSCIRC
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