New Webcast Series Provides Resources on Patient-Centered Care Initiatives

sq-Quality-Project-Dispatch v1_0Join your colleagues on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, for the first event in the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) newly developed, non-CME webcast series in support of the new Project Dispatch –Disseminating Patient-Centered Outcomes Research to Healthcare Professionals. This webcast series is complimentary for all participants.

Made possible through a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), SCCM’s Project Dispatch aims to improve the quality, effectiveness, accessibility and cost-effectiveness of healthcare in the United States by developing and distributing resources for critical care clinicians focused on patient-centered research.

During the webcast, Improving End-of-Life Care through Better Clinician-Patient Communications, J. Randall Curtis, MD, MPH, will review the importance of his PCORI-funded study that focuses on ensuring patients receive the care they desire through improved patient-clinician communication.

Dr. Curtis will:

  • Explain the goals of the study focusing on the importance of improved clinician-patient communication in  end-of-life care
  • Review the study’s approach
  • Share insights about improved communication to meet patient and family desires

This webcast will be held at 11:00 a.m. Central Time. View additional time zones.

Register online  today. If you have any questions, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.


Registration is still open for the Sepsis in Maternal Healthcare Settings webcast, which will take place on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. Central Time.  Brenda Downs, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, and Jeanne Sheffield, MD, will present an overview of the considerations unique to sepsis in labor and delivery.  Register online today.


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