Quality Colloquium
Quality Colloquium
Quality Colloquium
Quality Colloquium
Quality Colloquium
Quality Colloquium

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We thank the following Grantors and Exhibitors for their support in helping to make this conference possible.


The Jefferson School of Population Health (JSPH)
The Jefferson School of Population Health (JSPH), established in 2008, is one of six schools and colleges that comprise Thomas Jefferson University, a leading academic health center founded in Philadelphia in 1824 as Jefferson Medical College.

As the first designated School of Population Health in the country, we are dedicated to the exploration of policies and forces that determine the health and quality of life of populations, locally, nationally and globally.

Accordingly, our mission is to prepare leaders with global vision to develop, implement, and evaluate health policies and systems that improve the health of populations and thereby enhance the quality of life.

We do this by providing exemplary graduate academic programming in public health, population health sciences, health policy, healthcare quality and safety, and applied health economics and outcomes research. This academic programming is enhanced by sustained research and publications, and by a robust promotion of continuing professional education in these areas.

For information on our academic programs, professional development courses and publications go to www.jefferson.edu/population_health.

MedStar Health
MedStar Health combines the best aspects of academic medicine, research and innovation with a complete spectrum of clinical services to advance patient care. As the largest healthcare provider in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, MedStar's 10 hospitals, the MedStar Health Research Institute and a comprehensive scope of health-related organizations are recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care. MedStar has one of the largest graduate medical education programs in the country, training more than 1,100 medical residents annually, and is the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University. MedStar Health is a $4.5 billion not-for-profit, regional healthcare system based in Columbia, Maryland, and one of the largest employers in the region. Our almost 30,000 associates and 6,000 affiliated physicians all support MedStar Health's Patient First philosophy that combines care, compassion and clinical excellence with an emphasis on customer service. For more information, visit MedStarHealth.org.


Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America's leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve more than 9.1 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. For more information, go to: kp.org/newscenter.


Oracle Health Sciences
Oracle is a leading strategic software solutions provider to the health sciences industry, helping pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and healthcare organizations become the most successful in the world by offering the most innovative products and services that deliver the most compelling customer and shareholder value. Oracle's comprehensive industry solutions include clinical trial management and analysis, electronic data capture, adverse event reporting and pharmacovigilance, and healthcare interoperability. Oracle partners with health sciences industry leaders -- including 20 of the top 20 life sciences companies and 14 of the top 14 Fortune Global 500 healthcare organizations -- to prevent and cure disease, enhance quality of life, and accelerate insights for better health. For more information visit www.oracle.com/healthsciences.


Davis Wright Tremaine
Those of us in the Davis Wright Tremaine health care practice group devote nearly all of our time to industry-specific matters. This allows us to develop niche practices within the field that serve needs unique to the health care market. We also understand the business issues and regulatory developments that affect health care delivery and compliance, and as a unified team we can match the attorney with the niche expertise that best addresses client needs. For more information visit our website at www.DWT.com.

National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC)
The National Pharmaceutical Council is a health policy research organization dedicated to the advancement of good evidence and science, and to fostering an environment in the United States that supports medical innovation. Founded in 1953 and supported by the nation's major research-based pharmaceutical companies, NPC focuses on research development, information dissemination, and education on the critical issues of evidence, innovation and the value of medicines for patients. For more information, visit www.npcnow.org.

Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants
Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants is an anesthesia and pain management practice with more than 90 physicians serving approximately 100,000 anesthesia and 45,000 pain management patients annually in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Southeast is a division of American Anesthesiology, a rapidly growing national physician group practice that provides anesthesia care in hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and office-based settings as well as other comprehensive subspecialty anesthesia services, such as pain management and critical care medicine, in a variety of clinical settings. Currently with practices in Florida, Georgia, Michigan, New Jersey, the Carolinas, Texas, Tennessee and Virginia, American Anesthesiology and its affiliated professional groups employ more than 650 physicians and 925 nurse anesthetists and anesthesia assistants. American Anesthesiology is part of MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE: MD). Additional information is available at www.seanesthesiology.com and www.americananesthesiology.com.


American College of Medical Quality - ACMQ
The mission of the American College of Medical Quality is to provide leadership and education in healthcare quality management. To accomplish our mission the objectives are four-fold:

  • To educate and provide a forum for health care professionals, government agencies, and other regulatory bodies involved in medical quality management;
  • To provide a core body of knowledge to health care professionals in the field of medical quality management;
  • To elevate the standards of medical schools and post-graduate education in medical quality management;
  • To conduct and sponsor on-going research and evaluation in the various fields of medical quality.

The American College of Medical Quality was founded in Pennsylvania in 1973 as the American College of Utilization Review Physicians. In 1991 the name was changed to the American College of Medical Quality to reflect the evolving changes in the specialty. Annual Founders Award winners have included such influential contributors to the specialty as Avedis Donabedian, Paul Batalden, Robert Brook, Margaret O'Kane, and Kenneth Kizer. For more information please visit www.acmq.org.

Today's Merck is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. Merck is known as MSD outside the United States and Canada. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and consumer care and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to healthcare through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. For more information, visit www.merck.com and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

National Patient Safety Foundation - NPSF
The National Patient Safety Foundation has been pursuing one mission since its founding in 1997 -- to improve the safety of care provided to patients. As a central voice for patient safety, NPSF is committed to a collaborative, inclusive, multi-stakeholder approach in all that it does.

From transformative strategic initiatives to tactics, tools, and vital information resources, from the front lines of care to the leadership level, NPSF defines and develops groundbreaking programs designed to accelerate positive change and drive forward the patient safety mission.

The National Patient Safety Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Learn more at www.npsf.org.

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