Eleventh National Quality Colloquium: August 13-15, 2012, Cambridge, MA

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Eleventh National Quality Colloquium sponsored by the Jefferson School of Population Health.  The Colloquium will be held on August 13-15, 2012, on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. The Colloquium will provide an in-depth exploration of the challenging issues of healthcare quality enhancement and medical error reduction in a contemplative way.  The full program is detailed in the attached brochure. The program is being offered live as well as via the internet so you have the flexibility to participate no matter where you plan to be during that week. Additionally, the program will be archived on the internet for 6 months.  For information on how you can attend via interactive web conferencing, and for additional information, go to www.qualitycolloquium.com.The Colloquium will also feature 2 Pre-Conference Boot Camps – Introduction to Quality and Safety and Advanced Applications in Quality and Safety Methods. Both Boot camp sessions come with the option to participate in our Quality and Patient Safety Certificate Program, an additional course being offered with the Colloquium.The Eleventh National Quality Colloquium will address the current issues and challenges ahead for patient safety and healthcare quality within the United States. These issues include accountable care organizations, patient-centered medical homes, using data for quality and safety, and value based purchasing, as well as governance, curriculum innovation, performance excellence, and meeting the needs of patients. The program will focus on interactive sessions usingexperiential tools to maximize learning from speakers and other participants.The frequency and magnitude of issues and problems regarding patient safety and quality have been well-documented and widely discussed. The Colloquium faculty, consisting of national and international leaders in the healthcare quality and safety field, will delve deep into the core issues facing our country and the world today and will provide real world answers and solutions to these issues.

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