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AGENDA: OPTIONAL PRECONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM:
PATIENT QUALITY AND SAFETY BOOT CAMP
Monday, August 15, 2011

This intensive session is designed for professionals working within healthcare quality and safety who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of the tenets of quality and safety and its application in real-world settings.

Quality improvement and safety are among the key cornerstones of the new health reform legislation. This session will provide you with the foundation to implement innovative quality initiatives in your institutions. We will examine the latest clinical guidelines and emerging trends in healthcare quality and safety.

Program Faculty:

David B. Nash, MD, MBA
Dean, Jefferson School of Population Health, Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Edward A. Walker, MD, MHA
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Cheryl M. Scott /Group Health Cooperative Professor of Health Administration, Director, UW Healthcare Leadership Development Alliance, Seattle, WA

OPTIONAL PRECONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM: PATIENT QUALITY AND SAFETY BOOT CAMP
7:00 a.m. Registration Commences
8:00 a.m. Introductions
8:15 a.m. Quality and Safety: Overview

David B. Nash, MD, MBA
Dean, Jefferson School of Population Health, Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
9:45 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Practice Guidelines and Case Management

David B. Nash, MD, MBA
Dean, Jefferson School of Population Health, Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
11:15 a.m. To Err is Human + 10: Why Are We Still Discussing This?

Edward A. Walker, MD, MHA
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Cheryl M. Scott /Group Health Cooperative Professor of Health Administration, Director, UW Healthcare Leadership Development Alliance, Seattle, WA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
12:00 p.m. Lunch on Own
1:00 p.m. Deadliest Plane Crash: How Aviation Became a High Reliability System

Edward A. Walker, MD, MHA
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Cheryl M. Scott /Group Health Cooperative Professor of Health Administration, Director, UW Healthcare Leadership Development Alliance, Seattle, WA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
2:00 p.m. Group Discussion
2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. High Reliability and Health Care

Edward A. Walker, MD, MHA
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Cheryl M. Scott /Group Health Cooperative Professor of Health Administration, Director, UW Healthcare Leadership Development Alliance, Seattle, WA
4:15 p.m. Break
4:30 p.m. Physician Training and the Culture of Quality

David B. Nash, MD, MBA
Dean, Jefferson School of Population Health, Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
5:30 p.m. Concluding Comments, Questions and Post-Colloquium Examination Logistics
6:00 p.m. Adjourn





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