Lois Alfieri has been involved in multiple initiatives that optimize patient safety through collaborative practice and evidenced based research. She was integrally involved in the TIPS (Tailored Interventions for Patient Safety) rollout and continues to be a valuable resource for staff for this initiative. Currently, she is the Co-chair of the Montefiore Fall Steering Committee and is instrumental in assuring that fall prevention at Montefiore is guided by the TIPS framework.
Ms. Scanlan provides strategic oversight of nursing across the Montefiore health system, one of the nation’s most comprehensive, integrated health systems providing care to residents of the Bronx, Westchester and Rockland Counties.
With a background in nursing informatics, she has implemented various data driven initiatives to transform Montefiore’s patient care. Among her many accomplishments, Ms. Scanlan lead the revision of the nursing strategic plan for nursing services to implement strategies in alignment with Montefiore’s goals to support Montefiore’s patient-centered care delivery model.
Ms. Scanlan has a strong record of developing and implementing research, evidence-based practice and reduction in adverse clinical outcomes including implementing an evidence-based falls reduction initiative, TIPS (Tailored Interventions for Patient Safety) and co-authored an article on “Pilot Testing Fall TIPS (Tailoring Interventions for Patient Safety): A Patient-Centered Fall Prevention Toolkit” that was published in The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 2017 (June 2017). This practice is now utilized in five Montefiore hospitals. Ms. Scanlan is a transformative, collaborative leader who unites nurses, physicians, administrators and clinicians to elevate the quality of patient care across a growing health system.