stethdata300Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Woman’s Hospital will join forces to present an immersive, two-day conference focused on the “how-to” aspects of improvement work. The Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality Improvement 2016 conference is set for September 26 – 27, 2016 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, Mass.

Keynote speakers for the conference will include David W. Bates, MD, MSc, Chief Innovation Officer, Senior Vice President, and Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Harvard Medical School, Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Patient Safety Foundation, NPSF Lucian Leape Institute, and Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Both are leading experts in their fields.

This educational conference is designed to provide practical recommendations for putting strategy into practice in ambulatory and inpatient settings. Discussions will focus on helping organizations:

  • Optimize quality and safety outcomes
  • Update and refine measurements
  • Achieve widespread clinician and staff buy-in to make quality and safety everyone’s job
  • Redesign care for improved clinical outcomes
  • Reduce readmissions, hospital-acquired conditions and errors
  • Prioritize process improvement projects to increase value
  • Engage patients in enhancing their care and experience
  • Reduce medical spending while improving quality of care

Tuition for the course is $995, but individuals who register by August 31 will receive a $100 discount.  Organizers have also set special rates for groups of employees from the same organization as well as for Fellows, Residents and medical students.

To register for the conference and to learn how you can customize a unique conference learning experience for your organization’s attendees, click here.