Medical Review Board


Quality Insights Renal Network 3's 15-member Medical Review Board (MRB) is charged with overseeing the Network 3 quality program. Board activities include the following:

  • Identifying Network-wide and dialysis facility-specific opportunities for improvement through routine monitoring of data profiles and pattern analysis
  • Designing and implementing activities to address areas needing improvement and/or further examination
  • Making recommendations to and assisting dialysis facilities in correcting identified problems and improving care
  • Identifying "high-performing" dialysis facilities and working with them to identify benchmark practices to share with other facilities
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Medical Review Board, please contact Christopher Brown at (609) 490-0310 ext. 2426 or cbrown@qualityinsights.org.

Members

Ann Panten, RD
Fresenius Kidney Care
New Jersey

Christina Psathas
St. Barnabas Transplant Center
New Jersey


Heather Lefkowitz, MD
DaVita Parkside Dialysis
New Jersey

Joshua Kaplan, MD
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
New Jersey

Joy Duarte, MSN, RN
Subject Matter Expert
New Jersey

Juan Nieto, CBNT
Certified Biomedical Nephrology Technician
New Jersey

Ling Chang, MSN, RN
Davita Group Administrator
New Jersey

Keith Norris, MD
Atlantis Healthcare
Puerto Rico

Lisandro Montalvo, MD
Fresenius Kidney Care
Puerto Rico

Mani Swaminathan
Subject Matter Expert
New Jersey


Marien Saade, MSN, RN, CNN
ANNA Caribbean Chapter
Puerto Rico

Phyllis Micchelli, LCSW, BCD
ARA Dialysis Center of West Orange
New Jersey

Rubette Hartford, PhD
Atlantis Healthcare
Puerto Rico

Tasnim Khan, MD
Plessen Healthcare, St. Croix
U.S. Virgin Islands

Toros Kapoian, MD
DCI
New Jersey