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Medical Quality 2015
Together, We Will
2015 Annual Meeting of the American College of Medical Quality

March 26-28, 2015
Hotel Monaco, Alexandria, VA

as of October 16, 2014

Wednesday, March 25th Thursday, March 26th Friday, March 27th Saturday, March 28th

8:00 - 8:55 am   General Plenary Session: Putting the Patient Back in the Forefront of the Quality Movement Moderator: Howard Kerpen, MD

A Question of Understanding: Have We Lost the Patient?
Fran Ganz-Lord, MD, NSHS, Great Neck, NY
9:00 - 10:30 am   Breakout Sessions Track 1: Human Factors and Health IT Usability
Raj Ratwani, PhD
9:00 - 9:30 am   Applying Human Factors to Healthcare
Joy Rivera, PhD, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Appleton, WI
9:30 - 10:00 am   TeamSTEPPS®
Michael Rosen, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
10:00 - 10:30 am   Health IT Usability
Zach Hettinger, MD, MS, MedStar Health, Washington, D.C.
9:00 - 10:30 am   Breakout Sessions Track 2: Quality and Safety in Transitions of Care Post Discharge
Dan Westphal, MD, MBA
9:00 am - 10:00 am   Transitions of Care Post Discharge: Process, Focus and Lessons Learned
Dan Westphal, MD, MBA, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Pembroke Pines, FL
Scott Oxenhandler, MD, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Pembroke Pines, FL
Jennifer Kadis, MSN, RN, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Pembroke Pines, FL
10:00 - 10:30 am   Care Transitions, Discharge Planning and Collaborative Pathways Through Home Based Services
Karen Clayton, MBA, CPHQ, Johns Hopkins Home Care Group, Baltimore, MD
9:00 - 10:30 am   Breakout Sessions Track 3 Student and Resident Workshop
No CME credit
9:00 - 10:30 am   Student and Resident Workshop
Agenda to be developed in late 2014
10:30 - 10:40 am   Refreshment/Networking Break
10:45 am - 12:30 pm   Breakout Sessions
10:45 am - 12:30 pm   Track 1: Patient Safety Organizations and Quality Improvement
Henry Johnson, MD, MPH

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005: Voluntary Confidential and Protected Reporting to Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs): New Opportunities
Henry Johnson, MD, MPH, Midas+ Solutions, a Xerox Company, Tucson, AZ
David Classen, MD, MS, Pascal Metrics, Washington, D.C.
10:45 - 12:30 pm   Track 2:Career Development (S/R Track)
Cindy Lee, MD, Angelo Caprio, MD

Defining the Chief Quality Officer
Listening, then doing

Allison Linney, MBA, Allison Partners, Charlottesville, VA

So You Think Orthopedics is all About Bones?
Richard Boiardo, MD, Cross County Orthopaedics, West Orange, NJ

Conflict Resolution in Health Care
Scott Ellner, DO, MPH, St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT
11:35 am - 12:30 pm   Round Table- Job Hunting 101 in Quality:
What do you need and how do you get there?


Cindy Lee, MD, University of California, San Francisco, CA
Nimisha Kalia, MD, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Peter Lee, MD, MPH, General Electric, Fairfield, CT
Nathan Neufeld, DO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Newnan, GA
Ray Robinson, MD, MPH, MBA, Philips Healthcare, Baltimore, MD
12:35 - 1:40 pm   Lunch Speaker (no meal provided if no sponsor is available)
Host Company TBD
No CME credit
1:35 - 1:40 pm   Closing Session/Adjournment (may change)
1:45 - 4:00 pm   CMQ Exam, ABMQ
Additional Registration Required