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Test Results and Safety: New Opportunities in Value-Based Purchasing and Patient-Centered World
 Session Overview

Join Dr. Gordon Schiff of the Brigham and Women's Hospital; Rosemary Gibson, author; and Dr. Thomas Knight, Chief Safety Officer of The Methodist Hospital System, as they share terrific principles that can be applied to laboratory, imaging, and other testing results. These principles will be tied to new programs such as the Partnership for Patients and programs used by private payers as we move to value-based purchasing.

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 When:  October 20, 2011 Time: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. ET
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Learning Objectives
  • Participants will be informed of the latest research on performance improvement opportunities to optimize accurate communication of test results.
  • Participants will learn the principles of The 5 Rights of Imaging™, which can be applied to all areas of imaging, with CT scanning as an example.
  • Participants will be exposed to the patient's and family's perspectives on access to and becoming part of the communication safety net of test results among caregivers.

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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
Mary E. Foley, RN, PhD
The Voice of the Patient and Family

Mary E. Foley, RN, PhD, is the Director in the Center for Nursing Research and Innovation at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She has worked with the Center as Associate Director since 2004 in partnership with three Bay Area academic medical centers. Mary has worked with the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes (CALNOC) since 2004, and in 2009 was appointed Director, Education Services for CALNOC.
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 Session Panelists
Gordon D. Schiff, MD
Ensuring Reliable Test Follow-up and Fewer Dropped Balls

Gordon Schiff, MD, is a general internist who joined the Brigham and Women's Hospital's Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care in 2007 as a clinician researcher in the area of patient safety and medical informatics, and Associate Director of the Brigham Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice.
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Rosemary Gibson
Talking with Patients About Diagnostic Imaging Decisions

Rosemary Gibson is a nationally-recognized leader in patient safety and principal author of The Treatment Trap, a book that highlights the overuse of unnecessary medical care. She is a section editor of the Archives of Internal Medicine series "Less is More," which publishes narratives of patient experience.
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Thomas Knight, MD
Reaction from the Field

Thomas Knight, MD, is the Chief Quality Officer at The Methodist Hospital System in Houston, Texas. He has extensive experience in disease management and quality improvement and has served as a vice president, medical director, and consultant in these areas for the past 20 years in multiple provider-based organizations around the United States.
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Charles Denham, MD
The 5 Rights of Imaging: Great Performance Opportunities

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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