Presentation on theme: "Improving Patient Safety in Hospitals: Turning Ideas into Action."— Presentation transcript:
Improving Patient Safety in Hospitals: Turning Ideas into Action
Project Planning Committee Kenneth J. Appleby, BA ARM, CPHRM John E. Billi, MD (Principal Investigator) Shon A. Dwyer, BSN, MBA (Co-Principal Investigator) Paul O. Farr, MD Jeanne M. Kin, JD, MHA (Project Manager) Marilynn Rosenthal, Ph.D. Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH Arlene Bradford, BA
Conference: Turning Ideas into Action Held at UM Towsley Center 11/22/02 Webcast to ten sites around state Registrants = 195 Highly rated
Conference Objectives Successful implementation of change Organizational and professional culture Value of transparency Transformation of Root Cause Analysis learning into gains in quality and safety Prevention through process redesign Hands-on examples
Conference Highlights Candid sharing of events and experience Realization that resources are available Representation of: –Community and academia –National and local expertise Recurring theme of evidence-based medicine
Conference Faculty Robert M. Wachter, M.D. – Key Note Shon A. Dwyer, BSN, MBA Darrell A. Campbell, Jr., M.D. Sanjay Saint, M.D. David A. Herz, M.D.
Conference Panelists Ralph Cerny, MHA Paul O. Farr, M.D. Margaret Calarco, PhD, RN Paul Conlon, JD, PharmD John W. Gosbee, M.D., M.S.