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​Last year's Patient Safety Congress focused on the following tracks:
  • Advancing Safety Science
  • Ambulatory/Care Outside the Hospital
  • Culture of Safety
  • Learning Systems
  • Safety and Equity for Vulnerable Populations​
  • Workforce Safety
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

7:00a​m –​​
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00am –
  • Immersion Workshop I
    Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) Review Course
  • Immersion Workshop II
    Leadership Day: High Reliability
  • Immersion Workshop III
    Application of Human Factors and Systems Safety Principles: Thinking Differently About Patient Safety
  • Immersion Workshop IV
    Pain Management: A Critical Patient Safety Issue
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3:30pm –
Learning & Simulation Center | Opening Reception | Posters | Simulation | Innovation Theater
Keynote One​
J.R. Martinez
Actor, retired U.S. Army Veteran
NY Times Best-Selling Author of "Full of Heart: My Story of Survival, Strength, and Spirit"​​

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Registration & Breakfast
8:00am –
Keynote Two | Lucian Leape Institute: Leading Cultures of Safety
Patti Harvey, RN, CPHQ
Senior Vice President
Quality, Regulatory, Clinical Operations Support
Kaiser Permanente

Derek Feeley
President and CEO
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Gary S. Kaplan, MD
Chairman and CEO
Virginia Mason Health System

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9:45am –
A Workshop Sessions
  • A1: Designing and Implementing a Perinatal Quality, Risk and Safety Program
    A2: Reshaping Youth Mental Health
    A3: Communication Alleviates Emotional Impact of Harm
  • A4: Implementation of Standardized Palliative Care Clinical Pathway in the ICU
  • A5: Telemedicine: Safe and Equitable Obstetrical Care
  • A6: When Domestic Violence Becomes Workplace Violence: Exploring Impact and Interventions

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11:00am –
B Workshop Sessions
  • B1: Defective Products: An Underappreciated Patient Safety Issue
    B2: Utilizing Lean Tools to Effectively Manage Safety Event Reporting
  • B3: Using CRP Metrics for Improvement and Accountability
  • B4: Collective Expertise Drives Proactive Harm Reduction
  • B5: Achieving Health Equity: A Strategic Priority
  • B6: Development of a Sustainable Safe Patient Handling Program
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12:00pm –
Learning & Simulation Center | Lunch | Posters | Simulation | Innovation Theater
C Workshop Sessions
  • C1: Safety STOP - A Rapid, Reliable Response to Safety Events
    C2: Why Access to Accurate Notes Matters to Patients
  • C3: High Reliability - Learning to Let the Frontline Lead
  • C4: Using RCAs for Building Teams and Safety Culture
  • C5: Reducing Length of Stay at a Maximum-Security Hospital
  • C6: Do Great Work by Loving What You Do
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3:00pm –
Keynote Three: Harnessing Your Inner Grit to Build Resilience in Your Personal and Professional Life
Jennifer Arnold, MD
Medical Director, Center for Medical Simulation and Innovative Education
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

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Learning & Simulation Center | Networking | Posters | Simulation | Innovation Theater

Friday, May 17, 2019

Registration & Breakfast
9:45 am
D Workshop Sessions
  • D1: Improving Diagnostic Safety Using Trigger Tools to Unlock Digital Data
    D2: Building a Caregiver Program from the Inside Out
    D3: Using Debriefs to Prevent Harm at an Academic Health Center
  • D4: KnowWell - An Innovative and Revolutionary Health Literacy Platform
  • D5: Improving Perinatal Outcomes through Workgroups
  • D6: Complex Intervention Unit - Redesigning Care for Violent Patients

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11:00 am
E Workshop Sessions
  • E1: High Risk and Rare Events: Improve Safety through Simulation-based Quality and Safety Strategies
    E2: Proven Methods for Pediatric Opiate Reduction
  • E3: Medication Errors - Reduction and Sustained Success
  • E4: Lean Daily Management as a Tool to Improve Safety
  • E5: Testing Patients with Complex Mental Health Needs
    E6: A Journey to Build Systems to Support Patients and Health Care Professionals
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Keynote Four | Hot Topics in Patient Safety: Selected Papers Advancing the Field in the Past Year
Staff Pediatrician & Medical Officer for Patient Safety, The Hospital for Sick Children;
Associate Clinical Director,
Children’s Hospitals Solutions for Patient Safety

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Register today for the 2020 IHI Patient Safety Congress​
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