Meeting Archive:
Patient and Family Engagement (PFE) Learning and Action Network (LAN)

Meeting Description:
Presentation Objectives:
By the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:
  • Explore the advantages of involving dialysis patients in the center’s Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) meetings.
  • Discuss lessons learned and successful practices to incorporate dialysis patients into the center’s QAPI meetings.
Date: Tue, Jun 18, 2019
Time: 03:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): ESRD NCC
 Presenter Information
Dr. Subodh J. Saggi
Dr. Subodh J. Saggi is a professor of medicine at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center (DMC). He is also the medical director of SUNY Parkside’s ambulatory dialysis center and SUNY's pancreas transplant program. Dr. Saggi chairs the QAPI program, manages the continuous renal replacement therapy program and is the director for all extra corporeal therapies at SUNY DMC.

Rodrigo Madero
Rodrigo Madero is a registered nurse with more than 20 years of dialysis experience. Over the years, Mr. Madero has served as a certified hemodialysis technician, staff nurse, and became a nurse manager in 2010. He currently works for Dialysis Clinic, Inc. in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he successfully opened a 24-station dialysis clinic in 2018.