Accumen Appoints Esteemed Cardiac Surgeon and Patient Blood Management Leader, Pierre Tibi, MD, to its Medical Advisory Board
Scottsdale, AZ – March 28, 2023 – Pierre Tibi, MD, has been appointed to the Comprehensive Patient Blood Management (cPBM) Medical Advisory Board at Accumen, where he will provide guidance to its Clinical Transformation Services, MyBloodHealth® program, and support anemia management and overall patient safety initiatives.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Tibi to Accumen, and we look forward to gleaning insights from his proven track record in Patient Blood Management, especially pertaining to cardiac surgery,” said Sherri Ozawa, MSN, RN, Director of Clinical Operations and Delivery at Accumen.
For more than 10 years, Dr. Tibi has been an internationally and nationally recognized leader in Patient Blood Management. He is currently Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Yavapai Regional Medical Center and Managing Partner at Phoenix Cardiac Surgery in Arizona. Previously, he served as President of the Society for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management (SABM) and he is now a member of its Board of Directors.
Dr. Tibi was also lead author with several renowned cardiac surgery professionals on the groundbreaking “Society of Thoracic Surgeons/Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists/American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology/SABM Update to the Clinical Practice Guidelines on Patient Blood Management,” published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
“When we educate patients and clinicians alike on anemia and other aspects of Patient Blood Management, we can improve clinical outcomes for our patients. That’s one of the many reasons I’m pleased to support the Accumen team as we implement and strengthen hospitals’ and health systems’ Patient Blood Management programs and quality measures,” stated Dr. Tibi.
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