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Quality Institute 2003 Conference Program
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Time Event
April 13th  
12 noon Welcoming Remarks
12:15 pm Keynote Address:
Lucian L. Leape, MD
Harvard School of Public Health
1:00 pm Perspectives:

Introduction to Perspectives
Lee Hilborne, MD, MPH
UCLA Center for Patient Safety & Quality

1:20 pm The Governments Role

Linda McKibben, MD, MPH
CDC/ATSDR

1:50 pm The Patient and Family Experience
Nancy Green, MD
March of Dimes
2:50 pm Units of Care Delivery: A Clinical Perspective
Matt Weinger, MD
University of California, San Diego
3:20 pm Organizations That Support and House Care Delivery
Nancy Foster
American Hospital Association
3:50 pm Legal Aspects

Mark Hiepler, JD
Hiepler and Hiepler

4:35 pm

Panel Discussion

Reactor Panel:

  • Peter Howanitz, MD
    SUNY, Health Science Center
  • Myla Lai-Goldman, MD
    Lab Corp
  • Cyril "Kim" Hetsko, MD
    COLA
  • Lou Turner, DrPH
    NC State Laboratory of Public Health
  • Mario Plebani, MD
    Servizio di Medicina di Laboratorio, Italy

 

5:00 pm Adjourn
6:00-7:30 pm Poster Session
April 14th  
8:00 am Registration Begins
8:00 am Keynote Address:
Brent James, MD
Intermountain Health Care, Institute of Health Care Delivery Research
8:45 am Experiences with Protecting Patient Safety

Introduction and Overview
Ana Stankovic, MD, PhD
CDC

9:15 am

Laboratory Safety and Quality in Primary Care: Evidence and Evolution
Robert L. Phillips, Jr. MD, MSPH
American Academy of Family Physicians

9:40 am

Six Sigma Approach to Laboratory Quality: The Quest Diagnostics Incorporated Experience

Kenneth Freeman, MBA
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated

10:30

 CAP Q-Probes and Q-Tracks: 15 years of Laboratory Indicator Development
Richard J. Zarbo, MD, DMD
College of American Pathologists
10:55 am Reducing Medical Errors by Providing Expert Advice in the Selection and Interpretation of Laboratory Tests
Michael Laposata, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital

11:20 am

Panel Discussion

Reactor Panel:

  • John Carroll
    Dynamic Directions
  • Michael Gannon, MBA
    Beckman Coulter
  • Scott Grosse, PhD
    CDC
  • Gregory Pawlson, MD, MPH
    National Committee for Quality Assurance
  • Robert Pendrak, MD
    American College of Medical Quality
  • Irving Lipetz, MSW
    Kentucky Association for Gerontology
12:00 noon Charge to workgroups
1:35 pm Workgroups  National Report
  • Co-Leaders
    Rusty Senac and Elissa Passiment
     
  • Co-Leaders
    Cyril "Kim" Hetsko and Barbara Goldsmith
     
  • Co-Leaders
    Shirley Kellie and Robert Dufour
  Workgroups Quality Indicators
  • Co-Leaders
    Norman Harbaugh and Vincent DeRisio
     
  • Co-Leaders
    Paul Bronston and David Sundwall
     
  • Co-Leaders
    Margaret Piper and Robert Martin
  Workgroups Quality Institute
  • Co-Leaders
    Joanne Born and Toby Merlin
     
  • Co-Leaders
    Joe Keffer and Jon Counts
3:50 pm Workgroup Sessions continued
5:30 pm Adjourn
April 15th  
8:00 am

Workgroup Summaries

Moderators
Marc Silverstein, MD and Mike Noble, MD

10:30 am Highlights and Next Steps

Moderator
Robert Martin, DrPH, MPH

12 noon

Closing Remarks


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