Nkiru Okammor, MS,BSN,RN
University of Michigan
Nkiru has been a nurse since 2003. My nursing background includes experience in quality improvement, general medicine, pulmonary, telemetry and worked as a nurse educator. Her nursing experience has involved working in a nursing home, home care and acute care/in-patient setting. She is currently working as a QA/Nurse Coordinator (Program Evaluation Specialist) for I-MPACT (Integrated Michigan Patient-centered Alliance for Care Transitions), a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Collaborative Quality Improvement.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Re-admissions continue to plague our healthcare systems, and confusing discharge processes can be a factor in unintentional errors and increased ED/hospital utilization. To address these issues, I-MPACT, a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan collaborative quality initiative, assembles hospitals and physician organizations to work as local “clusters” with patient participants to develop viable interventions. To aid in forming these new cross-institutional and interdisciplinary teams for quality improvement, I-MPACT provides experiential education through an interactive board game called "Get Me…