Pazderski Named Corporate Director of Patient Access

Updated: 6/12/2014

Diane Pazderski, RN, was named corporate director of patient access. In this new role, Pazderski will be responsible for operations and oversight of pre-arrival access services as well as admissions across Kaleida Health. She will report to Jen Nichols, senior director of revenue cycle operations.

Pazderski has extensive experience in process improvement and clinical operations across a wide range of services. She is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Master Change Agent, and has facilitated process improvement opportunities throughout Kaleida Health, including SurgiNet implementation; the Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital/Buffalo General Medical Center (BGMC) integration; BGMC throughput initiatives; and the BGMC helipad activation.

Most recently Pazderski coordinated initiatives as a member of the BGMC Strategic Implementation Team, and facilitated activation teams preparing for relocation in the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital. Her current project focus is the development of the Great Lakes Health Access Center, which she will continue to focus on in her new role. Pazderski will assist in transitioning her other existing projects this summer.