THETA Collaborative is pleased to invite Patricia Trbovich, PhD, Badeau Family Research Chair in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement at North York General Hospital, Research Lead within the Health Technology Safety Research Team at the University Health Network, Assistant Professor of Clinical Engineering in the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, and of Health Informatics in the Department of Health, Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Affiliate Scientist, Techna Institute for the Advancement of Technology for Health (Techna).
Her areas of expertise include human factors engineering and patient safety. Her current research focus includes improving patient safety in outpatient chemotherapy environments, assessing the risks associated with intravenous medication administration, and providers’ compliance with evidence-based guidelines. She has also conducted extensive research on Mitigation of Interruptions on Delivery of High-Risk Medical Procedures.
Since 2008 THETA has been hosting a lecture series THETA Rounds and inviting world experts to address various issues related to Health Technology Assessment, Clinical Research and Health Policy and Ethics fields. Recordings of most sessions and more information about the upcoming sessions visit http://theta.utoronto.ca/Rounds