Expanding CLSI Access with Health System Membership
Recorded On: 08/11/2023
Learn how to expand CLSI access across your organization with this free member webinar. Diana L. Kremitske, MT(ASCP), MS, MHA, Barbara Booth, BS, MT (ASCP) CPHQ and Jeana Houseman, MHSA, DLM(ASCP)CM will be joining us to discuss how expanding CLSI access with a Health System membership has been beneficial for their organizations.
Topics covered include:
- What is Health System membership?
- The member benefits and pricing structure of Health System membership.
- An overview of our current Health System members.
- The benefits to your organization of being a Health System member.
- How to share the system benefits with other staff to ensure your organization is making the most of its membership.
Diana L. Kremitske, MHA, MS, MLS(ASCP)
Vice President Institute Operations, Laboratory Medicine
Diana L. Kremitske has 37 years’ experience in the laboratory profession with most of those years spent in hospitals of an integrated health system. Currently, Ms. Kremitske holds an executive leadership role as Vice President in the Diagnostic Medicine Institute at Geisinger - overseeing laboratory operations, and system courier services at eight hospital campuses and numerous clinics. She also participates in overseeing Geisinger’s Patient Blood Management Program. She received her bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology and a master’s degree in Chemistry and a master’s degree in Health Care Administration all from the University of Scranton, Scranton, Pa.
In addition to her laboratory career at Geisinger, Ms. Kremitske has coordinated a large scale, regional implementation project for an electronic medical record in physician practices at Geisinger and assisted in designing, as well as supporting best practice initiatives systemwide in the organization’s primary care network. She also has experience in the realm of laboratory quality, with part of her career as Laboratory Service Improvement Coordinator and contributor to the early development of a laboratory error reporting mechanism and database. She has also directed laboratory integration activities and process standardization efforts in hospital laboratory acquisitions and is involved in appropriate test utilization efforts.
Ms. Kremitske is a member of the ASCP and has been an active volunteer for the society since 2009, which includes being Chair of the Council of Laboratory Professionals in 2014-2015, and her current role as Chair of the Commission on Membership and Treasurer of the ASCP.
Ms. Kremitske is also a member of the American College of Health Care Executives and the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.
Barbara Booth, BS, MT (ASCP) CPHQ
Laboratory Quality Systems Senior Coordinator
Barbara Booth, BS, MT (ASCP) CPHQ is the Laboratory Quality Systems Senior Coordinator at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. She provides leadership in regulatory and quality management activities for the Geisinger Laboratory Medicine. Barbara earned a BS degree in Medical Technology from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, is certified in Just Culture and is a volunteer inspector for the College of American Pathologists.
Jeana Houseman, MHSA, DLM(ASCP)CM
Director of Quality, Patient Safety and Accreditation for Laboratories
Jeana Houseman, MHSA, DLM(ASCP)CM is the Director of Quality, Patient Safety and Accreditation for Laboratories at HealthPartners, a large integrated health system based in Minnesota. In this role, she provides leadership and oversight for laboratory safety, quality improvement, education, data analytics, document control, regulatory and accreditation. Jeana has 18 years of healthcare experience, including roles in clinical microbiology, infection prevention and hospital regulatory compliance. She has previously spoken at regional and national conferences on the topics of microbiology testing, diagnostic stewardship, and high reliability in the lab. Her current areas of interest are regulatory compliance, high reliability, and test utilization.
Jessica (Chumaceiro) Tredway
Customer Relationship Manager, CLSI
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
Jessica Tredway is CLSI's Customer Relationship Manager. Her responsibilities include building, retaining, maintaining, and fostering relationships between CLSI and its stakeholders, including members, customers, volunteers and vendors.