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


August 18 - 21, 2008


Classes Held:
Harvard University's Annenberg Hall, Sanders Theatre, and Faculty Club
Cambridge, MA



Colloquium Hotel:
Inn at Harvard
Cambridge, MA


QUALITY COLLOQUIUM MULTIMEDIA
Watch video of the 2008 Quality Colloquium on the go. The Quality Colloquium offers Podcasting of all general sessions (audio only for Day 3) on a 30gb Video iPOD™, a CD-ROM, or a Flash Drive. Concurrent breakout session audio and all related presentation materials are also included on each multimedia format.

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Amy Edmondson, PhD
Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management, and Chair, Doctoral Programs, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA

Dan Ford
Vice President, Furst Group, Author, An Essay on Patient Safety, Phoenix, AZ

Sherril B. Gelmon, DrPH, FACHE
Professor of Public Health, Mark O. Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University, Portland, OR

Brent C. James, MD, M.Stat.
Executive Director, Institute for Healthcare Delivery Research, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT

Michael L. Millenson
President, Health Quality Advisors LLC, The Mervin Shalowitz, MD Visiting Scholar, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Author, Demanding Medical Excellence: Doctors and Accountability in the Information Age, Evanston, IL

David J. Shulkin, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY

David B. Nash, MD, MBA, FACP
Professor and Chair, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

PURCHASERS AND PATIENT SAFETY

Leah Binder, MA, MGA
Chief Executive Officer, The Leapfrog Group, Washington, DC

Francois de Brantes
Officer and Director, Bridges to Excellence, Fairfield, CT

Thomas Valuck, MD, MHSA, JD
Medical Officer and Senior Advisor, Center for Medicare Management, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD

PAY FOR PERFORMANCE AND PATIENT SAFETY

Geoffrey B. Baker, MBA
Industry Analyst, Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Med-Vantage, San Francisco, CA

Jan Berger, MD, MJ
Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer, CVS Caremark, Northbrook, IL

Tom Williams
Executive Director, Integrated Healthcare Association, Oakland, CA

CLINICIANS AND PATIENT SAFETY

Kenneth J. Abrams, MD, MBA
Senior Vice-President, Clinical Operations, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Great Neck, NY

Vineet Arora, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Allan Frankel, MD
Principal, Lotus Forum Inc., Faculty Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Faculty Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Sudbury, MA

John Hickner, MD, MSc
Professor of Family Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

PEDIATRIC PATIENT SAFETY

Alyna T. Chien, MD, MS
Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD, MPH
Medical Director, Texas Children's Health Plan, Houston, TX

Paul V. Miles, MD
Vice President, Director of Quality Improvement and Practice Assessment, American Board of Pediatrics, Chapel Hill, NC

Matthew C. Scanlon, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care, Associate Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Renee M. Turchi, MD, MPH
Director, Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Donna M. Woods, EdM, PhD
Assistant Professor and Co-Director, Graduate Programs in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

LAW, ETHICS AND PATIENT SAFETY

Lewis Morris, Esq.
Chief Counsel, Office of Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC

James G. Sheehan, Esq.
New York State Medicaid Inspector General, Albany, NY

Jay Wolfson, DrPH, JD
Distinguished Service Professor, Public Health and Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

PATIENT SAFETY AND HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

David C. Classen, MD
Chief Medical Officer, First Consulting Group, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Sukhen Dey
Associate Professor of Computing and Informatics, Indiana University, Louisville, KY

Janet Marchibroda
Executive Director, Institute for Healthcare Delivery Research, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT

Eric Poon, MD
Assistant Professor, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Jonathan M. Teich, MD
Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Elsevier, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Emergency Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Elsevier, Newton, MA

PATIENT SAFETY AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Frank Becker, PhD
Professor and Chair, Program in Real Estate, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Skip Gregory, PhD, NCARB
Bureau Chief, Office of Healthcare Plans and Construction, Agency for Healthcare Administration, Tallahassee, FL

Bill Rostenberg, FAIA, FACHA
Principal and Director Health Design, Anshen and Allen, San Francisco, CA

Blair L. Sadler, Esq.
Former President of Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, San Diego, CA

Craig Zimring, PhD
Professor, College of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

QUALITY LESSONS FROM OTHER INDUSTRIES

Jim Bouey
Former Director Safety and Airworthiness, Boeing, Seattle, WA

John S. Carroll, PhD
Professor of Behavior and Policy Sciences, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Dr. Ken Green
Commander (DC) USN, Senior Healthcare Analyst, Clinical Support Division, US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Washington, DC

Capt. William R. Hamman, MD, PhD
Co-Director College of Aviation, United Airlines Training Center, Denver, CO

INTERNATIONAL PATIENT SAFETY INITIATIVES

Odet Sarabia Gonzalez
Advisor of the Vice Ministry of Quality and Innovation, Ministry of Health Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico

Toshihiko Hasegawa, MD, MPH, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Health Service Administration, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan

Quirino Piacevoli, MD
Professor and Head Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, A.C.O. San Filippo Neri, via G. Rome, Rome, Italy

COLLOQUIUM TRACKS
  • Quality and Incentives: Value-Based Purchasing, Pay for Performance and Transparency
  • Teams and Team Communication (Transitions of Care)
  • A Systems Approach to Quality Improvement - Six Sigma and Beyond
  • Quality and Health Information Technology (EMR, CPOE, etc.)
  • Pediatric Quality and Safety
  • The Role of Built Environment on Patient and Provider Safety and Well Being

COLLOQUIUM WORKSHOPS
  • Workshop I: Improving the Testing Process for Ambulatory Care
  • Workshop II: The Baldrige Award as a Stimulus for Organizational Excellence
  • Workshop III: Designing Safe and Effective Handovers
  • Workshop IV: Truth Telling and Disclosure


THE VENUES AT HARVARD

PATIENT SAFETY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

The Quality Colloquium is offering a Patient Safety Certificate Program in the form of an optional course within the conference. Click here for more information.


Paul Barach, MD, MPH
Professor, Anesthesia and Emergency Medicine, Center for Patient Safety, Utrecht University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands
(Program Co chair)

Julie K. Johnson, MSPH, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
(Program Co chair)

SPONSORED BY:
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
Association of Medical Directors
of Information Systems
Australian Patient Safety Foundation
BioResearch Compliance Report
Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Consumers Advancing Patient Safety
Drug Safety
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
Joint Commission Resources
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 Quality Forum
Partnership for Patient Safety (p4ps)
Patient Safety Institute
Predictive Modeling News
Safety Institute, Premier Inc.
Six Sigma Book for Healthcare: Improving Outcomes by Reducing Errors
(URAC) American Accreditation HealthCare Commission
COLLOQUIUM GRANTORS
BRONZE

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