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An Executive Education Course on Patient Safety, Healthcare Quality Enhancement and Medical Errors Reduction for Healthcare Executives, Clinicians and Patient Care Staff

August 21 - 24, 2005

Classes Held in Harvard University's Annenberg Hall and Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, MA

Annenberg Hall

Sanders Theatre

Colloquium Hotels: The Inn at Harvard and Harvard Square Hotel
Cambridge, MA

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians
American College of Medical Quality
American Society for Quality, Health Care Division
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
Association of Medical Directors
of Information Systems
Australian Patient Safety Foundation
BioResearch Monitoring Alert
Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Consumers Advancing Patient Safety
Drug Safety
Foundation for Accountability
Harvard Health Policy Review
Health Affairs
Health Technology Center
Institute for Safe Medication Practices
International Society for Quality in Health Care
Irish Society for Quality & Safety in Healthcare
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Journal for Healthcare Quality
Journal of Nursing Care Quality
Massachusetts Health Data Consortium
National Association for Healthcare Quality
National Committee for Quality Assurance
National Patient Safety Agency
National Patient Safety Foundation
National Quality Forum
Partnership for Patient Safety (p4ps)
Patient Safety Institute
Safety Institute, Premier Inc.
Six Sigma Book for Healthcare: Improving Outcomes by Reducing Errors
The Quality Letter
(URAC) American Accreditation HealthCare Commission
Medical Education Collaborative



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The 2005 Quality Colloquium on CD-ROM

Classes Held in Harvard University's Annenberg Hall, Cambridge, MA

The Quality Colloquium CD-ROM set will include video of all faculty presentations, synchronized with the PowerPoint presentations, which can easily be viewed using your computer. You can instantly navigate to the presenter and the exact content you wish to view.

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Arthur Miller, Esq.
Bruce Bromley Professor of Law
Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA

"It is my pleasure to welcome attendees of the Quality Colloquium to the campus of Harvard University. I hope that you will take advantage of this unique experience to contemplate strategic issues in patient safety, health care quality enhancement and medical errors reduction with the assistance of the first rate Colloquium faculty."


Peter B. Angood, MD, FACS, FCCM
Vice President, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Chief Patient Safety Officer, Joint Commission International Center for Patient Safety, President, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Beau Carter
Senior Health Policy and Strategy Consultant, Med-Vantage, Inc., San Francisco, CA
Barry P. Chaiken, MD, MPH
Associate Chief Medical Officer, BearingPoint, Boston, MA
Carolyn M. Clancy, MD
Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD
Janet M. Corrigan, Ph.D., MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer, National Committee for Quality Health Care, Washington, DC
Sir Liam Donaldson, MD
Chief Medical Officer, United Kingdom, Chair, World Alliance for Patient Safety, World Health Organization (WHO), London, United Kingdom
Stuart Guterman
Senior Program Director, Medicare's Future, The Commonwealth Fund, Former Director, Office of Research, Development and Information, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Washington, DC
Kenneth W. Kizer, MD, MPH
President, National Quality Forum, Washington, DC
Janet Marchibroda
Chief Executive Officer, eHealth Initiative and Foundation, Executive Director, Connecting for Health, Washington, DC
Arthur Miller, Esq.
Bruce Bromley Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH
Faculty, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Peggy E. O'Kane
President, National Committee on Quality Assurance, Washington, DC
Paul H. O'Neill
Chairman, Value Capture, Former Secretary of the Treasury, Former Chairman and CEO, Alcoa, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
Jane Poulter, BSN, MSA
Health Care Specialist, Baldrige National Quality Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD
Meredith B. Rosenthal, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Health Economics and Policy, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Leonard D. Schaeffer
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, WellPoint Health Networks, Former Administrator, Health Care Financing Administration, Thousand Oaks, CA
David J. Shulkin, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Beth Israel Medical Center, Former Chief Medical Officer, Temple University Hospital, and Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, and Founder, Patient Safety Officer Society, New York, NY
Shoshanna Sofaer, MPH, DrPH
Robert P. Luciano Professor of Health Care Policy, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, New York, NY
Trent T. Haywood, MD, JD
Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Washington, DC

Stephanie C. Alexander
Senior Vice President, Premier, Inc., Charlotte, NC

Carl J. Ascenzo
Senior Vice President/Chief Information Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Member, Board of Managers, Massachusetts Health Data Consortium, Waltham, MA

Richard Beaver
Vice President for Quality & Safety, Heritage Valley Heath System, Beaver, PA

Daniel Brooks, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Heritage Valley Health System, Beaver, PA

Renata Bushko
Chair, Future of Health Technology Institute, Hopkinton, MA

Susan Carr
Editor, Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review, Concord, MA

Mary Cooper, MD
Chief Quality Officer and Vice President, Clinical Practice Evaluation, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Cheryl L. Damberg, Ph.D.
Senior Policy Researcher, RAND, Principal Investigator, IHA Pay for Performance Evaluation, Principal Investigator, Blue Cross of California Physician Quality Incentive Program (PQIP), Santa Monica, CA

Emme Deland, MBA
Senior Vice President, Clinical Program Planning and Strategic Development, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Douglas D. Dotan, MA, CQIA
President, CRG Medical Inc., Program Chair, American Society for Quality Healthcare, Houston, TX

R. Adams Dudley, MD, MBA
Associate Professor of Medicine, Health Policy, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care & Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Adrienne L. Elberfeld
Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Operations Improvement, Virtua Health System, Marlton, NJ

Irene Fraser, PhD
Director, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD

Karen S. Frush, MD
Chief Patient Safety Officer, Duke University Health System, Medical Director Pediatric Mergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Tomas A. Gonzalez, MD, MBA
Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Vice President of Six Sigma, Valley Baptist Health System, Harlingen, TX

Peter N. Grant, JD, Ph.D.
Partner and Co chair, Health Law Group, Davis Wright Tremaine, Editorial Board, Health Affairs, Advisory Board, Harvard Health Policy Review, Instructor, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Seattle, WA

Kenneth P. Green, DMD
Commander, United States Navy, TeamTraining Coordinator, Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Florida and Managing Director, CounteRisk Technologies, Inc.

T. Louis Gutierrez
Chief Technology Strategist, Commonwealth Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Kathy Haig, RN
Director, Quality Resource Management, Risk Manager, and Patient Safety Officer, Order of St. Francis - St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, IL

Jeff Hanson
Regional Healthcare Manager, Verizon Communications, Officer and Director, Bridges to Excellence, New York, NY

Martin J. Hatlie, Esq.
President, Partnership for Patient Safety, Co-founder, Consumers Advancing Patient Safety, Chicago, IL

George Isham, MD, MS
Medical Director and Chief Health Officer, HealthPartners, Co Author, Epidemic of Care: A Call for Safer, Better, and More Accountable Health Care, Minneapolis, MN

Melinda Karp
Director of Programs, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners, Independent Consultant, Boston, MA

Peter L. Knepell, Ph.D.
Senior Associate, Air Academy Associates, Colorado Springs, CO

Harlan M. Krumholz, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine; Director, Clinical Scholars Program, Professor, Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University Medical School, New Haven, CT

Jeffrey Levin-Scherz, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Partners Community Health Care, Inc., Boston, MA

Mary Lou Manning, RN, Ph.D., CPNP
Executive Director, Care Model Initiatives, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Sue McGann, RN, MBB
Virtua Health System, Marlton, NJ

Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, Ph.D.
Chief Medical Officer, Independent Health, Speaker, House of Delegates, American Medical Association, Buffalo, NY

Michael Parkinson, MD
Executive Vice President and Chief Health & Medical Officer, Lumenos, Alexandria, VA

Carolyn Pexton
Director of Communications, Performance Solutions, GE Healthcare, Waukesha, WI

Stephen M. Powell
Captain, Delta Airlines, Peachtree City, GA

Gina Pugliese RN, MS
Vice President, Safety Institute, Premier Inc., Associate Faculty, University of Illinois School of Public Health, Chicago, IL

Barbra G. Rabson
Executive Director, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners, Watertown, MA

Meredith B. Rosenthal, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Health Economics and Policy, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA

Craig D. Schneider, Ph.D.
Manager, Medicare Financial Management Branch, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Region I, Boston, MA

Stephen C. Schoenbaum, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President, The Commonwealth Fund, Former President, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare of New England, New York, NY

Susan E. Sheridan, MBA, MIM
President, Parents of Infants and Children with Kernicterus, Co-founder, Consumers Advancing Patient Safety, Eagle, ID

Rick Siegrist
President, Chief Executive Officer, HealthShare Technology, Inc., Acton, MA

Neil A. Solomon, MD
President, NAS Consulting, San Francisco, CA

Todd Sperl
Six Sigma Master Black Belt, St. John Health, Warren, MI

Christy Stephenson
Chief Executive Officer, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton, Hamilton, NJ

Micky Tripathi
Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC), Boston, MA

Anne F. Weiss
Quality Team Leader and Senior Program Officer, Health Care Group, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ

Joel S. Weissman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Lecturer, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Benjamin C. Williams
Harvard College Senior, Executive Vice President, Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children, Former Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Health Policy Review, Former Administrative Resident in Six Sigma Greenbelt, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Cambridge, MA

Michael S. Woods, MD
Founding Partner, Doctors in Touch, Author, Healing Words, the Power of Apology of Medicine, Board of Directors, The SorryWorks! Coalition, Oak Park, IL

Lois M. Yingling, RNC, MSN, CPHQ
Six Sigma Blackbelt, Clinical Best Practice Development Coordinator, Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL

Ernest Yoder, MD, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, St. John Health and ACP Governor for Michigan, Southfield, MI

Gary J. Young, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator, Rewarding Results National Evaluation Team, Co-Director, Program on Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Associate Director, Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, Boston, MA

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