NYS Health Commissioner to Keynote IPRO Annual Meeting

New York State Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH will keynote IPRO’s 28th Annual Membership Meeting, to be held Tuesday, June 5 at the New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott Hotel in East Elmhurst, NY. Also speaking at the event is Janet Wright, MD, FACC, Executive Director of Million Hearts™, a national initiative launched by the Department of Health and Human Services with the explicit goal of preventing a million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. Dr. Shah is a nationally recognized thought leader in patient safety and quality, comparative effectiveness, and the methods needed to transition to lower-cost, patient-centered healthcare for the 21st century. Dr. Wright is an invasive cardiologist, most recently serving as the Senior Vice President for Science and Quality at the American College of Cardiology. The event also includes presentation of the IPRO Quality Awards, given each year to recognize high-performing providers in a variety of settings from across the State of New York. IPRO’s Annual Meeting takes place from 12:00 to 3:00PM and includes a complimentary buffet luncheon. To register fo the IPRO Annual Meeting, call Joan Ragone at (516) 209-5262.