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Addiction & Overdose

Aisha Matthew

Bloomberg Fellow

Aisha is an Associate Director in the Clinical Management Division at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue. She facilitates hospital-wide quality improvement via development of policy and procedures, rapid-cycle performance improvement projects (PDSA), formulation of quality metrics, review and reporting of adverse events, and survey management. Aisha collaborated on a pilot project called Opioid Prescribing, which focused on reducing the number of opioid prescription dispense days while educating patients on non-opioid analgesia and other pain management modalities. Aisha liaises with internal/external stakeholders and advises staff on policy and procedural changes, utilization, and implementation of productivity goals.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue (“Bellevue”) is a 912-bed acute-care public hospital, with 339 inpatient psychiatric beds. As the flagship facility in the NYC Health + Hospitals system, Bellevue serves as the hub for many specialized and unique services, including a wide range of mental health services, from forensic psychiatry and comprehensive psychiatric emergency programs to chemical dependency and opioid treatment services. In addition to this specialty care, Bellevue continues to play a major role in serving the community, ensuring that New York City’s indigent and immigrant population are provided with the highest quality of care.

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