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THE SIXTH 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 19 - 22, 2007

Classes Held:
Harvard University's Annenberg Hall and Saunders Theatre
Cambridge, MA


Colloquium Hotel:
Inn at Harvard
Cambridge, MA


PATIENT SAFETY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
2007 Patient Safety Certificate Program Candidates may click the following to access the online examination. Click here for more information on the program.

QUALITY COLLOQUIUM MULTIMEDIA
Watch video of the 2007 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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THE ART OF PATIENT SAFETY
Patient safety professionals engage in the art of creativity and compromise day in and day out to achieve their patient safety goals. Examples of such leaders on the Quality Colloquium faculty include:


Muhanad Hirzallah, MS
Quality Improvement Black Belt, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Brent James, MD, MSC
Vice President Medical Research, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT

Nancy G. Pratt, RN, MS
Senior Vice President, Clinical Effectiveness, Sharp Healthcare, San Diego, CA

THE SCIENCE OF PATIENT SAFETY
Every day clinicians are seeking to develop approached to enhance the safety of their patients. Examples of such leaders on the Quality Colloquium faculty include:


George E. Apostolakis, PhD
Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering and of Engineering Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Editor-in-Chief, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Cambridge, MA

Paul Barach, MD, MPH, Maj (ret.)
Associate Professor, College of Medicine and Public Health, University of South Florida and Professor (visiting), Utrecht University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands

Peter W. Carmel, MD
Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Board of Trustees, American Medical Association, Newark, NJ

Barry P. Chaiken, MD
Associate Chief Medical Officer, BearingPoint, Boston, MA

Ronald W. Davis, MD, MPH (Invited)
President-elect, American Medical Association, Director, Center for Quality, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

Thomas L. Delbanco, MD
Richard and Florence Koplow-James Tullis Professor of General Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

John E. Heffner, MD
President, American Thoracic Society, Garnjobst Chair of Medical Education, Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, OR

Julie K. Johnson, MSPH, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago, Director of Research, American Board of Specialties, Chicago, IL

Gerda Maissel, MD
Chief Post Acute Medicine, Baystate Health, Springfield, MA

Dale Magee, MD
President, Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, MA

Donald Moorman, MD
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Associate Surgeon in Chief, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

THE BUSINESS OF PATIENT SAFETY
Some leading economists and business school professors are thinking about the business impact of patient safety initiatives:


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

Professor David Cutler, PhD
Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University and Author, Your Money or Your Life: Strong Medicine for America's Health Care System, Cambridge, MA

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

THE ROLE OF THE CONSUMER IN PATIENT SAFETY

Karin Janine Berntsen
President, Preventing Medical Errors, Author, Fatal Care and The Patient's Guide to Preventing Medical Errors, Jamul, CA

Ilene Corina
President, PULSE, NY, Wantagh, NY

Helen W. Haskell
Mothers Against Medical Error, Columbia, SC

Sanjaya Kumar, MD, M.Sc., MPH
President and Chief Medical Officer, Quantros, Milpitas, CA

THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN PATIENT SAFETY

Carolyn M. Clancy, MD
Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD

David U. Himmelstein, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Co-founder, Physicians for a National Health Program, Cambridge, MA

THE ROLE OF FOUNDATIONS IN PATIENT SAFETY

Rosemary Gibson
Senior Project Officer, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ

Harry Hertz, PhD
Director, Baldrige National Quality Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD

THE ROLE OF EMPLOYERS IN THE PATIENT SAFETY MOVEMENT

Jim Bouey
Director Safety and Airworthiness (Retired), Boeing, Seattle, WA

Suzanne Delbanco, PhD
Chief Executive Officer, The Leapfrog Group, Washington, DC

THE ROLE OF TEAMS AND TRANSITIONS OF CARE IN PATIENT SAFETY

Yosef D. Dlugacz, PhD
Chief of Clinical Quality, Krasnoff Quality Management Institute, North Shore-LIJ Health System, Author, Measuring Health Care and The Quality Handbook for Health Care Organizations, Great Neck, NY

Richard C. Karl, MD
Chairman of the Department of Surgery, University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Founder, Surgical Safety Institute, Contributing Editor, Flying Magazine, Tampa, FL

Susan Hohenhaus
Clinical Human Factors Specialist, Duke University Health System, Wellsboro, PA

Stephen M. Powell
Principal, Managing Partner, Healthcare Team Training, LLC, Peachtree City, GA

THE ROLE OF FACILITY DESIGN INPATIENT SAFETY

Bill Rostenberg, FAIA, FACHA
Principal, Anshen+Allen Architects, San Francisco, CA

Blair L. Sadler, Esq.
Former President of Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Faculty, UCSD Schools of Medicine and Management, San Diego, CA

INTERNATIONAL PATIENT SAFETY INITIATIVES

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

Richard J. Lilford, PhD, FRCOG, FRCP, MFPHM
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, and Head of the Division, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Quirino Piacevoli, MD
President, Italian Clinical Risk Management Society, Professor and Head, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, A.C.O. San Felippo Neri, Rome, Italy


THE VENUES AT HARVARD

COLLOQUIUM GRANTORS
GOLD

BRONZE

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
Safety Institute, Premier Inc.
Six Sigma Book for Healthcare: Improving Outcomes by Reducing Errors
(URAC) American Accreditation HealthCare Commission
Medical Education Collaborative
WELCOME MESSAGE FROM ARTHUR MILLER

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."

FEATURED SESSION TRACKS
  • Teams, Team Communications and Transitions of Care
  • A Systems Approach to Quality Improvement - Six Sigma, Lean and Beyond
  • The Implications of Value-Driven Healthcare, Transparency, Financial Incentives and Pay for Performance on Quality and Patient Safety
  • The Role of Patient Stories and Storytelling, and Adverse Event Disclosure
  • Health Information Technology, EHRs and PHRs
  • Advanced Initiatives in Patient Safety and Quality Enhancement
COMPLIMENTARY SUBSCRIPTION
Receive a complimentary subscription to the journal Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare. Click here to receive your free subscription. For more information, email patton@lionhrtpub.com, go to www.PSQH.com or call 770-431-0867.

TRAIN FOR PATIENT SAFETY COMPLIMENTARY COURSE ACCESS
For a limited time, in conjunction with the Quality Colloquium at Harvard University, Train for Patient Safety, www.TrainforPatientSafety.com, offers complimentary access to the following course:

Introduction to Basic Concepts in Patient Safety - Part I

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