October 2004

Anticoagulant Solution Team Members


The members of Catholic Health Initiatives' Anticoagulant Solution Team worked for more than 18 months to improve patient safety by developing a guideline related to the use of heparin and warfarin, as well as numerous support materials.

Sam Alfano, DO, MMM
St. Joseph Regional Health Network
Reading, Pa.

Dean Backstrom, MD
St. John's Regional Medical Center
Joplin, Mo.

Renee Chandler, PharmD
Our Lady of the Way Hospital
Martin, Ky.

Teri Ellenbecker, RN
St. Mary's Healthcare Center
Pierre, S.D.

Kim Foster, RN
Memorial Health Care System
Chattanooga, Tenn.

Norma Goss, RN
Flaget Memorial Hospital
Bardstown, Ky.

Brian Lafferty, RPh
Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
Colorado Springs, Colo.

Dennis Manley, RN
St. John's Regional Medical Center
Joplin, Mo.

Carol Michels, RN
Mercy Medical Center
Durango, Colo.

Lena Patterson, RN
Memorial Health Care System
Chattanooga, Tenn.

Cathy Rosenbaum, PharmD, MBS, RPh
TriHealth
Cincinnati, Ohio