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Patient Safety & Quality Symposium: Hardwiring for High Reliability

Registration is now open for the sixth annual Patient Safety & Quality Symposium, sponsored by Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine. The Symposium will be held March 4, 2016, at the Eric P. Newman Education Center on the Washington University Medical Center campus.

Register for the 2016 Patient Safety & Quality Symposium

Abstracts are being accepted for the Symposium until Jan. 4, 2016. No extensions will be provided. This year, two formats are available for submitting abstracts: (1) Safety/Quality format or (2) Scientific format. The abstract application instructions on the submission page provide examples of each and will help identify which category you should choose for your abstract.

Submit an Abstract

General speakers and their presentations include:

Moving Toward High Reliability: Leveraging Health Information Technology to Improve Patient Safety
Paul Sharek, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics (Hospital Medicine), Stanford School of Medicine
Medical Director, Center for Quality & Clinical Effectiveness, Chief Clinical Patient Safety Officer,
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Leadership at the Intersection of Quality and Innovation
Daniel Barchi, MEM
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Yale New Haven Health System and Yale School of Medicine

Fast Cars and Fast Lessons
Peter C. Laussen, MBBS, FCICM
Chief, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children

Designing Hospital Units to Optimize Outcomes
Jason Stein, MD, SFHM, Emory University
Chief Executive Officer, 1Unit
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Centripital

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Center for Practice Excellence is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Continuing medical education credits provided by Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education. Washington University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, that planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order for CME staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest prior to the educational activity. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. Detailed disclosures will be made in activity handout materials.

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