“Use of Health Data for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety” with Professor Tom Fahey

The HRI are delighted to welcome Professor Tom Fahey from The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) to our 2017 Seminar Series on
Thursday 23rd March, 1pm, in The Pavilion with his presentation entitled:

“Use of Health Data for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety”

(light lunch will be provided from 12.45pm, RSVP: hri@ul.ie  (for lunch catering purposes – thank you)

Tom Fahey is Professor of General Practice in RCSI and is Principal Investigator for the national HRB Centre for Primary Care Research (CPCR). He graduated in Medicine from University College Dublin (UCD) in 1986 and subsequently trained in General Practice and Public Health Medicine. Prof Fahey has over 20 years of experience in clinical general practice which includes working as a GP in Oxford, Bristol, Dundee and Dublin. Previous posts include: Professor of Primary Care Medicine, University of Dundee (2002-2006), Senior Lecturer in Primary Health Care, University of Bristol (1995-2002) and Honorary Lecturer in Public Health (University of Oxford, (1992-5). Prof Fahey has a longstanding interest in applied Clinical Epidemiology or Evidence-Based Medicine. He has been awarded over 50 peer-review research grants (grant income as principal or senior investigator exceeds €8 million and over €22 million as a co-applicant).The HRB CPCR research programme reflects a programme of activity that encompasses appropriate prescribing to vulnerable patient groups, evidence-based diagnosis and implementation of research with the use of computer-based Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSSs).

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