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17 Mar, 2015

Sidra Joins Global Tracheostomy Collaborative

March 17th, 2015|Featured Member Hospitals|

Doha, Qatar - Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) announced today that it has joined the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative (GTC). There are currently 40 hospitals worldwide as part of the collaborative; Sidra is leading the way as the first hospital in the Middle East to sign up as a member.

Sidra's membership is being led by Dr. Patrick Sheehan, Division Chief for Otolaryngology in the Department of Surgery. "We are designing a quality of care and service that will feature evidence-based best practice methodologies from around the world. By joining the GTC, this is an opportunity for Sidra to get our tracheostomy care ready for the highest levels of practice. Our tracheostomy care team involves staff from nursing, speech and language therapy, education, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). They have many years of excellent experience from renowned institutions and together we are committed to offering the best holistic care possible," said Dr. Patrick Sheehan, Division Chief of Otolaryngology in the Department of Surgery at Sidra.

16 Mar, 2015

Clinical Expert Interview: The Global Tracheostomy Collaborative

March 16th, 2015|Featured Member Hospitals|

Click here to download or view on mobile (interview starts on page 6) http://www.passy-muir.com/sites/default/files/pdf/pm-newsletter-spring-2015.pdf#page=6

11 Aug, 2014

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

August 11th, 2014|Featured Member Hospitals|

In January 2014, Diane Randall, RT-NPS, in conjunction with her health care colleagues, Dr. Samuel Ostrower, and Saundra Santaro, began to develop a program to improve the quality of care for patients with tracheostomies at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.  Like many hospitals, multi-disciplinary trach care teams did not exist, nor were there established educational guidelines [...]