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Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality Improvement – Harvard Medical School

September 26, 2016 - September 27, 2016


In today’s healthcare environment, there is mounting pressure to improve quality, safety, and efficiency. The key question, however, is how? There are abundant challenges for clinical, administrative, and regulatory professionals, but information on how to address them in actual practice can be scant.

This immersive, two-day course focuses on the “how-to” elements of improvement work and the best ways to effectively translate current quality and safety strategies, standards and mandates into sustainable daily practice and operations.

Participants are encouraged to bring questions and discuss their challenges with this program’s speakers —  leading experts in patient safety and healthcare quality improvement.

Results-Driven Education

This program provides state-of-the-art quality and safety improvement strategies coupled with practical recommendations to:

  • Optimize quality and safety outcomes
  • Update and refine measurements
  • Achieve widespread clinician and staff buy-in to make quality and safety everyone’s job
  • Redesign care for improved clinical outcomes
  • Reduce readmissions, hospital-acquired conditions, and errors
  • Prioritize process improvement projects to increase value
  • Engage patients in enhancing their care and experience
  • Reduce medical spending while improving quality of care

Education is practical with a focus on strategies and best practices that can be readily leveraged for process improvement in ambulatory and inpatient settings.

Who Should Attend

This course caters to a broad range of professionals, including:

  • Physicians and Physician Leaders
  • Nurses and Nurse Executives
  • Managers and Directors of Patient Safety
  • Managers and Directors of Quality
  • Managers and Directors of Operations
  • Pharmacists
  • Risk Managers
  • Administrators
  • Policymakers
  • Regulators
  • Trainees


Harvard Medical School
+1 617-432-1000


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