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News ReleasesWomen's Health Symposium to Focus on Patient Safety Through Technology and Improved Communication
New York City (October 22, 2007) – “Patient Safety Through Technology and Improved Communication” is the theme of the 26th Annual Fall Symposium for women’s health care providers sponsored by the Montefiore Medical Center Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health. The conference, called Autumn in New York 2007, will be held November 9-11 at The New York Helmsley Hotel in New York City. The goal of the conference is to present the most current scientific information about improving patient safety through communication and technology in order to reduce medical error and increase patient satisfaction.
The meeting will focus on:
Participants from Montefiore Medical Center include:
Irwin R. Merkatz, M.D., Chairman, Department of Ob/Gyn & Women's Health
In addition to the Montefiore participants, a wide range of speakers will present talks from the most prestigious medical institutions in the nation, including Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, Johns Hopkins University and many others.