Dr. Michael Bogaisky is an Associate Professor in the Division of Geriatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY where he is a hospitalist and clinician educator. He is a former recipient of a Geriatrics Academic Career Award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration focusing on the prevention of hospital associated adverse events in hospitalized older adults. His interests are in evidence-based medicine, fall prevention and mobility promotion in hospitalized older adults.
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.
Maureen Scanlan, PI
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 leads 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 fall 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). She is also Montefiore’s Site Principal Investigator for two AHRQ grants “Generalizability and spread of an evidence-based fall prevention tool kit: Falls TIPS” and “Patient Safety Learning Laboratory: To engage patients, family, caregivers and providers in the design and development of a fall prevention toolkit.” 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.