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Patricia Reid Ponte, D.N.Sc. FAAN R.N.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Phone: (617) 632-3397
Fax: (617) 632-4706


pat_reid_ponte@dfci.harvard.edu

Patricia Reid Ponte, D.N.Sc. FAAN R.N.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Senior Vice President, Nursing and Patient Care Services, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Research Abstract

Dr. Reid Ponte is a co-Principal Investigator on a study funded by the Commonwealth Fund and the National Patient Safety Foundation entitled "The Role of Patient and Clinician Champions as Safety Advocates in Adult Ambulatory Multidisciplinary Practice Settings". This study focuses on Patient Safety Rounds and the intervention of clinician and patient champions to this process. It compares and evaluates two models of team composition. It examines patient safety outcomes associated with the use of 1) clinician champions and 2) patient/family safety liaisons, each acting as safety advocates within the context of a multidisciplinary health care team in the outpatient setting of an oncology infusion clinic.

Publications

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  • Lynch JA, Khoury MJ, Borzecki A, Cromwell J, Hayman LL, Ponte PR, Miller GA, Lathan CS. Utilization of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) testing in the United States: a case study of T3 translational research. Genet Med 2013. PubMed
  • Reid Ponte P, Hayman LL, Berry DL, Cooley ME. A new model for postdoctoral training: the Nursing Postdoctoral Program in Cancer and Health Disparities. Nurs Outlook 2015; 63:189-203. PubMed
  • Weingart SN, Price J, Duncombe D, Connor M, Conley K, Conlin GJ, Sullivan AM, Powell M, Ponte PR, Bierer BE. Enhancing safety reporting in adult ambulatory oncology with a clinician champion: a practice innovation. J Nurs Care Qual 2009; 24:203-10. PubMed