CORRECTION: This webinar has been updated to correctly identify the manufacturer of a prior disinfection device used by United Hospital Center as an IRiS™ UV device. A prior recording of this webinar incorrectly identified the manufacturer as Tru-D SmartUVC.
Webinar: Doing UV Right — How a West Virginia Hospital Zapped HAIs and Avoided Reimbursement Penalties
Now Available On-Demand
Join us for an engaging webinar exploring how hospital-acquired infections can affect a facility's quality metrics, placing reimbursement penalties at greater risk. We'll look at how the shift from mercury-based UV disinfection to pulsed xenon ultraviolet has helped hospitals expand their infection prevention efforts, reduce HAIs and ultimately avoid penalties. Dr. Mark Povroznik, Chief Quality Officer at West Virginia University Medicine's United Hospital Center, will discuss his facility's strategy for disinfection, including best practices for using UV.
Join this webinar to learn:
- The financial and quality factors that are motivating providers to invest in no-touch disinfection technology
- How UV deployment strategies evolved within United Hospital Center
- How goals set for United Hospital Center's new disinfection process were achieved and supported through staff decision hierarchies
Dr. Mark Povroznik
Vice President of Quality/CQO & Chairman of the Infection Control Committee
WVU Medicine: United Hospital Center
Dr. Mark Povroznik graduated from WVU School of Pharmacy and completed a Hospital Residency at WVUH with a focus on infectious disease. In 1995, he was one of the first to obtain a PharmD degree from WVU School of Pharmacy. Dr. Povroznik presently serves as the Vice-President of Quality with responsibilities for Performance Improvement, Patient Safety, Hospital Accreditation, Infection Control, Case Management, and Clinical Pharmacy. Dr. Povroznik serves as chairman of the Infection Control committee and assists the 200+ member medical staff with antibiotic stewardship. With a love for teaching, his career thus far has delivered over 600 continuing education programs, including those delivered to the Family Medicine residents. In addition to delivering noon lectures, Dr. Povroznik precepts resident physicians for the Quality Improvement and hospital regulations portions of their Multi-Disciplinary Studies (MDS) rotation. Mark is the proud husband of Dr. Lisa Povroznik and father to two wonderful daughters.
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