Jindal School Hosts Healthcare Conference

JSOM Health Conference

(Left to right) Dr. Forney Fleming, director of the Naveen Jindal School of Management MS in Healthcare Management program; quality improvement consultants Cindy Bigbee, Janice Toreki and Donna Zimmerman; and Dr. Earl Smith III, TMF medical director; at the Readmissions: Developing a Community Focus conference.

The MS in Healthcare Management program hosted a daylong health conference, “Readmissions: Developing a Community Focus,” at UT Dallas that was sponsored by the Texas Medical Association Foundation and TMF Health Quality Institute. The conference explored ways to lower hospital-readmission rates. Ms. Bigbee, RN, MSN, participated in a panel discussion on home-health agencies, and Ms. Torecki, RN, BSN, took part in the Skilled Nursing Facility Panel.