Join Us for Our FREE 1 Hour Webcast:

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
11:00 AM PST / 2:00 PM EST

Change the health of your healthcare facility.

It's no secret that Safe Patient Handling and Mobility programs are wonderful in theory. They allow patients and caregivers to incur fewer injuries while improving patient care outcomes, and providing healthcare facilities with a favorable return on investment. But creating, implementing and sustaining a successful program can be daunting.

Thankfully, there is help.

Join experts from The Risk Authority of the Stanford University Medical Network, in partnership with the Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals, as they provide guidance in overcoming these obstacles in a webcast and live Q&A event.

Learn how to:

  • Make the business case to get your program started.

  • Ensure that your program will be successful.

  • Demonstrate the value of your program over time.


Presenting in Partnership with

Our Presenters

Susan Gallagher

Clinical Advisor
Celebration Institute, Inc.

Susan is a certified bariatric nurse, certified safe patient handling expert and health care risk manager. Dr. Gallagher holds a master’s in nursing, a master’s in religion and social ethics, and a PhD in policy ethics. She lectures internationally on the interdisciplinary and organizational approach to quality, safety, and outcomes.

Eric L. Race

President and Founder
Atlas Lift Tech, LLC

Eric is the founder of Atlas Lift Tech, a leading provider of safe patient handling solutions. As one of the pioneers of the safe patient handling movement, Eric often presents keynote addresses to various safe patient handling audiences including insurance companies, hospital administrators, and industry conferences.

John Celona

Decision Analysis Consultant
The Risk Authority - Stanford
John Celona has three decades of experience as a management consultant in risk analysis and strategy development for senior executives in Fortune 500 industry companies, including pharmaceuticals, biotech, and healthcare. He teaches Enterprise Risk Management at the Stanford Center for Professional Development and is a guest lecturer for the decision analysis courses in the School of Engineering at Stanford University. John is co-author of Decision Analysis for the Professional, a textbook now in its fourth edition. He has a BS in industrial engineering and engineering management from Stanford University and a JD from Hastings College of the Law. He is a member of the California Bar Association and clerked for the Supreme Court in Hawaii.

Edward Hall, Jr.

Chief Operating Officer
The Risk Authority - Stanford

Ed serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Stanford University Medical Network Risk Authority, LLC, as well as the Vice President of Risk Operations at Stanford University Medical Center. With over 20 years of diverse risk and insurance management experience, Ed is an authority in managing risks in healthcare and industrial sectors. He is nationally recognized for his development of innovative loss control risk management programs which have led to dramatic increases in both patient safety and financial savings. His knowledge and leadership helped Stanford Hospital and Clinics receive the “Best Practice Award” for safe patient handling – one of The Risk Authority’s key strategic patient and employee initiatives.