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  • June 25‐28
    Orlando, FL
  • Session Spotlights

    A Total Systems Approach to Improving Patient Safety

    In this session, Tejal Gandhi, MD will address health care’s progress in the patient safety arena, the intangible dimensions of patient harm, and the strategies and tools needed to ensure that patient safety.

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    Session Spotlights

    Using Data to Improve Patient Outcomes

    Harlan Krumholz, MD will share his experience using data from EHRs and claims to improve care delivery. His approach focuses on “asking” the right questions and choosing measurable metrics that will illuminate operational improvements that result in better clinical outcomes at a lower total cost of care.

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    Session Spotlights

    Driving Transparency and Innovation in Health Care

    In this session, Eddie Segel will outline the forces and trends behind the industry-wide trend toward transparency and consumer empowerment.

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    Session Spotlights

    Behavioral Economics and Better Results

    David Asch will focus on innovative ways of applying insights from behavioral economics toward the goal of improving individual health behaviors.

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    Session Spotlights

    Patient Centered Leadership for Accountable Care

    Susan Frampton will share successful strategies for developing a patient-centered leadership culture that creates the foundation for accountable care.

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    Session Spotlights

    Medicaid and State Level APMs: Implications for Health Plans, Hospitals, and Physicians

    Francois de Brantes will discuss how states across the country are working to develop or implement payment and delivery system reform programs.

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A Total Systems Approach to Improving Patient Safety

Date & Time (Eastern)

Tuesday, June 27 — 9:30  – 10:45 a.m

Speakers

Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS

President & CEO
National Patient Safety Foundation

Summary

Tejal Gandhi

In this session, Dr. Tejal Gandhi will address health care’s progress in the patient safety arena, the intangible dimensions of patient harm, and the strategies and tools needed to ensure that patient safety remains a constant priority of leadership. 

 

Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS authors Not Yet Free From Harm in this March 2017 published hfm Blog post.

Level

Overview

Prerequisites

Familiarity with basic patient safety metrics and concepts

Field of Study

Specialized Knowledge

CPE

1.5

Session Topic

Leadership & Strategy
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