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Leadership and Leadership Principles for Safety (Safe Practices 1 – 4)
Safe Practice 1: Leadership Structures and Systems
Safe Practice 2: Culture Measurement, Feedback, and Intervention
Safe Practice 3: Teamwork Training and Skill Building
Safe Practice 4: Identification and Mitigation of Risks and Hazards
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 Session Overview
Despite evidence that preventable errors have been estimated to cost the United States 98,000 lives and between $17 billion and $29 billion per year, patient safety improves by only one percent each year.

To spur improvements in safety, the National Quality Forum’s (NQF) 2009 Update of the Safe Practices for Better Healthcare and TMIT’s Webinar series provide tools to unite healthcare providers, purchasers, and consumers to more rapidly identify and adopt techniques that will reduce patient harm and improve care.

  LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Understand the role of the Safe Practices 1 - 4 for your organization.
  2. Discuss important national leadership and cultural issues.
  3. Discuss new roles for leaders in healthcare organizations in regard to patient safety and harm reduction.
  4. Describe critical issues for engaging Board of Directors in your quality program.
Discussion topics:
  1. Important National Highlights Regarding Leadership and Culture.
  2. Leadership and Culture Practices: New Roles for Leaders.
  3. Bringing Boards On-board: Critical Issues in 2009.
  4. Patient Perspective on Involving Patients in Patient Safety.
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 When:   July 16, 2009 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
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  Introduction
Charles R. Denham, MD
Welcome and Overview of the Culture of Safety Chapter of the 2009 NQF Safe Practices

Charles R. Denham, MD, is a founder and the chairman of Texas Medical Institute of Technology (TMIT), a non-profit medical research organization dedicated to driving adoption of clinical solutions in patient safety and healthcare performance improvement.
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 Speakers
Peter B. Angood, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, FCCM
Topic: Important National Highlights Regarding Leadership and Culture

Peter B. Angood, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, FCCM, is NQF’s first senior advisor on patient safety. In this role, Dr. Angood will guide projects to improve patient safety and quality. He will also provide technical expertise on projects related to the National Priorities Partnership’s goal of improving the safety and reliability of America’s healthcare system.
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Charles R. Denham, MD
Topic: Leadership and Culture Practices: New Roles for Leaders

Charles R. Denham, MD, is a founder and the chairman of Texas Medical Institute of Technology (TMIT), a non-profit medical research organization dedicated to driving adoption of clinical solutions in patient safety and healthcare performance improvement.
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James Conway, MS
Topic: Bringing Boards On-board: Critical Issues in 2009

James Conway, MS, is the Senior Vice President, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI); former Executive Vice President and COO of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI).
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Dan Ford, MBA
Discussion: Patient Perspective on Medication Management Safe Practices

Dan Ford, MBA, is a Vice President of FurstGroup; member, Consumers Advancing Patient Safety (CAPS); consumer member of patient safety, quality, and patient- and family-centered care committees.
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