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December 15, 2011, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET
Measuring Success: Connecting the Dots with CMS
 Session Overview

Join Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) measurement leaders Andrew Hackbarth and William Munier, MD, as they provide guidance for navigating the territory of recent groundbreaking updates that impact improvement and reimbursement policy. Hear reactions from quality leaders of some of our leading hospitals and of programs that TMIT will be providing to leverage this work.

  • Healthcare organizations that understand the key facets of healthcare safety improvement and measurement will be the winning pioneers in successfully reducing harm and lowering costs.
  • Understanding measurement is the key to success for healthcare organizations striving to deliver high-quality, safe care while facing the pressures of reduced available resources.

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Related Resources:
The Partnership With Patients: A Call to Action for Leaders   Denham CR   
Partnership for patients to improve care and lower costs for Americans   HHS   
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 When:  December 15, 2011 Time: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. ET
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Learning Objectives
  • Participants will have a clear understanding of recommended measurements felt to be important by leaders of the Partnership for Patients Program and how they tie to Value-based Purchasing.
  • Learn about relevant Partnership for Patients programs which can be utilized to prevent costly waste and preventable harm to patients.
  • Hear reactions from leaders of high next steps to implement in planning for an effective measurement program, tailored for your specific organization.

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 Moderator
Charles Denham, MD
Welcome and Overview

Charles R. Denham, MD, is the 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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 Patient Safety Advocate
Jennifer Dingman
The Voice of Patient and Family

Jennifer Dingman realized, after her mother's death in 1995 due to errors in medical diagnoses and treatment, that there is little to no help available for patients and their families in similar situations. This life-changing experience left her feeling vulnerable, and she decided to dedicate her life to help prevent medical tragedies from happening to others.
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 Session Panelists
William B. Munier, MD, MBA
An Overview of Measurement Activities in the Partnership for Patients (Continued)

William B. Munier, MD, MBA, is currently serving as Director of the Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality within the Department of Health and Human Services. The Center has lead responsibility for implementing the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSO program); production of the annual National Health Quality Report and National Health Disparities Report; and development and maintenance of the widely-used CAHPS surveys that measure patients' healthcare experience.
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Jack Jordan, MS
An Overview of Measurement Activities in the Partnership for Patients (Continued)

Jack Jordan, MS, is currently serving as a Deputy Director of the Partnership for Patients at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, where he is a leader of a $500-million public/private partnership to reduce hospital-acquired conditions.
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Andrew D. Hackbarth, MPhil
An Overview of Measurement Activities in the Partnership for Patients (Continued)

Andrew D. Hackbarth, MPhil, is the Advisor to the Administrator on Measurement and Evaluation at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. He has worked on healthcare quality improvement and measurement issues since 2003, first at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, where he led measurement efforts for the 100,000 Lives Campaign and 5 Million Lives Campaigns; and more recently at the RAND Corporation.
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Charles Denham, MD
Converting Waste to Value and Harm to Healing

Charles R. Denham, MD, is the 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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 Reaction Speakers Panel
J. Michael Henderson, MD
Reaction to Presentations

J. Michael Henderson, MD, is Chief Quality Officer at the Cleveland Clinic. His interest in quality was initially triggered in the surgical arena, implementing standardized approaches to perioperative processes, and becoming a champion for the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program of the American College of Surgeons.
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David C. Classen, MD, MS
Reaction to Presentations

David C. Classen, MD, MS, is a Vice Senior Partner at CSC and leads CSC's safety and quality of healthcare initiatives. Dr. Classen is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah and an Active Consultant in Infectious Diseases at The University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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