JSN Dean Swan Presents at National Events
Focus on care coordination and transitional care from the eyes of a healthcare provider and caregiver
Beth Ann Swan, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, Dean and Professor at Jefferson School of Nursing, recently completed a small speaking tour in Washington, D.C.
Swan was the guest speaker at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Care About Your Care Learning Session for Aligning Forces for Quality Communities at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on February 13, 2013. In her speech she shared her family’s story of care transitions, discussed the importance of transitions being partnerships, and briefly discussed how nurses are being trained to ensure smooth transitions and reduce readmissions.
Also in Washington, D.C. on February 13, Swan was the dinner speaker at the Health Care Industry Access Initiative Summit, presenting “Navigating Health Care - Through the Eyes of a Consumer,” based on her article published in Health Affairs in November 2012. The following day, she was a member of a panel called “Where Do I Go and How Do I Get There? – Toward Smooth Transitions in Health Care” at the Health Care Industry Access Initiative Summit. The co-panel members were Pat Gibson, President of Healthcare Integrity Group and Gerry Purcell, Chief Operating Officer, RxAlly.