Rohit Bhalla, MD
Chief Quality Officer
Assistant Professor (Medicine)
Paul Gaglio, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine (Medicine)
The Montefiore Medical Center Heart Transplant & Assist Device Program, Kidney Transplant Program, and Liver Transplant Program participate extensively in quality assurance and performance improvement activities. The programs' endeavors are defined within three broad spheres of quality improvement activity:
- Transplantation Protocols
- Performance and Process Improvement Data
- Team Structure and Accountability
- Organ Transplant Performance Improvement Committee
Peer Review Activities
A description of the peer review function, designed to ensure consistent, impartial and professional evaluations of care.
Medical Center-Wide Quality Improvement
The transplantation programs participate in comprehensive, institution-wide activities that assess performance and quality of care, particularly in the areas of infection surveillance, physician profiles, and ad hoc reviews.