Dlugacz, Y.D. “Going Viral: Short Circuiting Timelines for Adoption of Best Practices,” Summer Institutes on Evidence-Based Quality Improvement, San Antonio, Texas. July 2012.
Dlugacz, Y.D. “Transforming the Culture of a Transplant Service,” Transplant Management Forum 2012, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, April 2012.
Dlugacz, Y.D. “Strategies to Prepare for the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program and its Proposed Measures on Readmissions,” The 2012 Network Contracting, March 2012.
Dlugacz, Y.D. “Performance Measurement in the New Healthcare Environment: Accountability Measures,” Joint Commission Resources Quality and Safety Network, May 2011.
Dlugacz, Y.D. “Measures of Quality of Health Care,” Medical Students, New York Medical College, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Nov. 23, 2010.
Dlugacz, Y.D. “Changing the Role of Health Care Financial Leadership,” Healthcare Financial Management Association, Atlantic City, NJ, Oct. 21, 2010.
Dlugacz, Y.D. “Quality Outcomes: Achieving Patient Improvement,” The International Society for Quality in Health Care, 27th International Conference, Paris, France, Oct. 10th-13th, 2010.
· Judge of posters displayed at Conference
· Speaker, Preconference Programme Leadership and Quality Systems, “Quality management in
patient care; Using quality tools to improve processes of care”
· Chair, Measure and Outcomes Session (AP7)
· Chair, Patient Experience (CP4-Patient Safety)
· Co-author, C-14 Patient Safety, “Sustained Hand Hygiene with the Use of Real-Time Remote Video
Monitoring with Feedback and Health Care Acquired Infections,” D.M. Armellino, B.F. Farber, E.
Hussain, Y. Dlugacz
Dlugacz, Y.D. “Database Repository for Clinical Research in Chiari Malformation and Related Disorders,” Chiari and Syringomyelia Foundation Think Tank Meeting, Philadelphia, Pa., May 1, 2010
Dlugacz, Y.D. “Leading and Sustaining Organization Culture Change,” Creating Solutions by Sharing Knowledge, Healthcare Associated Infections Symposium, Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ, Dec. 15, 2009.
Dlugacz, Y.D. “Value-Based Health Care,” presented to Quality Executive Forum, The University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, Md., Dec. 4, 2009.