San Francisco, CA, April 21, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The impact of meaningful use of EHRs on patient care, a look back at the landmark Institute of Medicine (IOM) medical error report, and the role that social media can play in improving patient safety were among the topics that popular healthcare blogger David E. Williams discussed with Quantros CEO Dr. Sanjaya Kumar in Williams’ Health Business Blog podcast series.
Williams, co-founder of Boston-based MedPharma Partners LLC, focuses on healthcare business and IT issues in his popular Health Business Blog and interviews leaders in the healthcare industry for his podcast series. The series has recently featured patient safety pioneer Dr. Bob Wachter, Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine at University of California San Francisco (UCSF), Zynx Health CEO Dr. Scott Weingarten and PatientKeeper CEO Paul Brient.
In 2000, Kumar founded Quantros, Inc., a provider of web-based software and related services to healthcare organizations in the areas of patient safety, clinical performance improvement and accreditation and compliance. Drawing on his extensive background, Kumar directed his medical training, experience in direct patient care and biostatistical data management and analysis training towards developing a solution that would impact the health and safety of the greatest number of people.
Kumar serves on numerous quality improvement committees, task forces and working groups including the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management Data Safety Committee and the National Patient Safety Foundation Safety Product Vendor Selection Criteria Committee.
Quantros is a leading software and services provider for the healthcare industry in the areas of safety and risk management, quality and performance improvement, accreditation and compliance, real-time surveillance and centralized decision support.