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CME : 10.50

Healthcare Quality and Safety 2018 by Harvard Medical School (HMS)

Oct 15 - 16, 2018   |   Boston, Massachusetts  United States Of America
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Healthcare Quality and Safety 2018 is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Oct 15 - 16, 2018 at Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is Physicians and Physician Leaders, Nurses and Nurse Executives, Managers and Directors of Healthcare Clinics, Managers and Directors of Patient Safety, Managers and Directors of Quality, Managers and Directors of Operations, Pharmacists, Risk Managers, Administrators, Policymakers, Regulators, Trainees. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Course Overview:
Within both ambulatory and inpatient settings, there is mounting pressure to improve quality, safety, and efficiency. The key question, however, is how. This conference provides education, strategies, how-tos and specific guidance to address this challenge.

Customize Your Learning Experience:
360-degree education is unique to this conference, delivering diverse perspectives from multidisciplinary quality and safety experts, including physicians, nurses, and pharmacists, as well as legal, compliance and risk management thought-leaders. Presentations provide practical advice, sustainable strategies, and best practices in the areas of:
• Healthcare Quality
• Patient Safety
• Medication Safety
• Innovative Care Delivery and Redesign
• Process Improvement and Change Management
• Leadership
• Quality and Safety in Primary Care and Oncology Settings
In addition to state-of-the-art strategies and guidance to enact them across a broad range of ambulatory and inpatient settings (large and small, and those with well-funded and well established quality and safety programs as well as those with limited resources), we are pleased to introduce additional targeted education to drive quality and safety improvements in Primary Care and Oncology settings.

Educational Highlights:
Highlights of the 2018 program include results-focused education to help your institution achieve improvements in the following areas:
• Healthcare Quality:
○ Addressing barriers to a culture of collaboration
○ Achieving better results on quality metrics

• Patient Safety:
○ Utilizing Ambulatory Safety Nets in order to prevent missed and delayed diagnoses
○ Innovative transparency efforts to promote disclosure and a culture of safety

• Medication Safety:
○ Responding to the Opioid Crisis with advances in addiction management
○ Improving medication safety to reduce risk of adverse events

• Innovative Care Delivery and Redesign:
○ Equity in healthcare
○ Standardizing care to improve outcomes with sustainable clinical pathways

• Process Improvement and Change Management:
○ Engaging staff to incorporate change management systems into practice
○ Utilizing project charters to define goals

• Leadership:
○ Aligning senior leadership, management, and frontline caregivers to deliver safe and effective care
○ Engaging leadership in risk mitigation and compliance strategies

• Quality and Safety in Primary Care and Oncology Settings:
○ Leveraging analytics to transform care
○ Aligning clinical, financial, operational and research resources

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Julia Sinclair
Julia Sinclair


Thomas Dean Sequist
Thomas Dean Sequist

Internal Medicine

Elizabeth  Ann Mort
Elizabeth Ann Mort

Internal Medicine and General Medicine

Kunal Jajoo
Kunal Jajoo



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Contact No. 617-384-8600

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Venue Address

Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton Street
Boston, Massachusetts, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Sheraton Boston Hotel,

39 Dalton Street,

Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America 02199,


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