Join IHI For Annual Gathering on Improving Health and Health Care

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Institute for Healthcare Improvement:

 

 

 

WHO:

The Institute
for Healthcare Improvement
, leading health care quality
experts, and thousands of health professionals from the executive
suite to frontline staff, as well as researchers, public health
and community leaders, patients and patient advocates, and
students sharing new approaches to improving the health and health
care of patients and communities

 

WHAT:

2018 IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care

 

WHEN:

Sunday, December 9 – Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Click here
for the event agenda

 

WHERE:

Orlando World Center Marriott Resort Convention Center

8701 World Center Drive, Orlando, Florida, USA

 

WEBSITE:

To learn more, visit: www.IHI.org/Forum

 

RSVP:

For press credentials or additional media information, contact
Joanna Clark at CXO Communication, joanna@cxocommunication.com

 

TWITTER:

HANDLE: @TheIHI

HASHTAG: #IHIForum

 

THIS YEAR’S FORUM: ENORMOUS CHANGES AND NEW AREAS OF FOCUS

As more people in the US and around the world gain access to health
services, quality improvers continue to focus on developing new and
better ways to deliver patient care and to coordinate these efforts with
the health needs of communities. Quality improvement initiatives now
extend across the continuum of care, from the hospital to the home, and
feature new models that factor in behavioral health as well as physical
health and the role that social determinants play throughout the life
cycle. This is part of a broadening mission of achieving greater health
equity and improving the health of populations consistent with a payment
system that is shifting from rewarding volume to one focused on value.

Against this backdrop, the 2018 IHI National Forum on Quality
Improvement in Health Care provides the country’s best platform to hear
about successes and challenges and to harness evidence-based solutions
to some of the biggest challenges facing health and health care today.

2018 IHI National Forum Highlights

Prominent keynote speakers:

  • IHI President and CEO, Derek Feeley, and Jason Leitch,
    National Clinical Director, Healthcare Quality and Strategy, Scottish
    Government
  • IHI President Emeritus, Don Berwick, MD, MPP, former
    Administrator, Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services
  • IHI President Emerita and Senior Fellow, Maureen Bisognano, leading
    a panel discussion on Women in Action, featuring Mona
    Hanna-Attisha, MD,
    whose research exposed elevated lead blood
    levels in children in Flint, Michigan; Vania Deonizio, dancer
    and advocate for expressive arts therapy in health care; and Celine
    Gounder, MD,
    an HIV/infectious diseases specialist,
    epidemiologist, journalist, filmmaker, and storyteller
  • Gregory Boyle, Founder and CEO, Homeboy Industries, the largest
    gang intervention, rehabilitation, and re-entry program in the world
  • Zubin “ZDoggMD” Damania, MD, an internist, founder of Turntable
    Health, and a stand-up and video comic known for his satirical take on
    the US health care system

 

 

Conference organized into 10
tracks
:

• Equity

• Mental Health and Well-Being

• Improvement Science

• Moving from Volume to Value

• Joy in Work

• Person-Centered Care

• Leadership

• Population Health

• Maternal and Child Health

• Safety

 

More than 150 unique sessions, including:

• Integrate Behavioral Health in the ED and Upstream

• How to Evaluate the Return on Investment from QI

• Age-Friendly Health Systems: Improving Care for Older Adults

• Improving Value: Putting a Strategic Focus on Overdiagnosis

• Co-Producing Health: A Global Perspective

 

Browse all sessions here.

Hundreds of quality improvement storyboards: Review the
leading quality and patient safety initiatives of 2018 from around the
world to learn what works and how diverse organizations can implement
actions to address the complexities and challenges waiting for them back
home.

Press enjoy access to all keynotes and sessions, as well as storyboards
and the exhibit hall. Interviews with session presenters can be arranged
before, during, and after the Forum. WIFI is accessible throughout the
conference venue, including a press room available to reporters to
conduct interviews, write, and file stories.

About the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

IHI is a leader in health and health care improvement worldwide. For
more than 25 years, we have partnered with visionaries, leaders, and
frontline practitioners around the globe to spark bold, inventive ways
to improve the health of individuals and populations. Recognized as an
innovator, convener, trustworthy partner, and driver of results, we are
the first place to turn for expertise, help, and encouragement for
anyone, anywhere who wants to change health and health care profoundly
for the better. Learn more at ihi.org.

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