Anita Blanchard, MD
University of Chicago Medicine
Dr. Anita Blanchard is an Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education and a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Chicago Medicine

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: Clinician engagement in interprofessional teams is an effective strategy to improve care delivery. The IGNITE (Improving GME-Nursing Interprofessional Team Experiences) program engages residents, nurses, and other health professionals together in performance improvement activities at our large academic institution, and has resulted in improvements in quality of care. However, the financial value of enhanced interprofessional communication is difficult to quantify. We sought to understand the financial implications of expanding IGNITE to all adult Med-Surg units at our institution…