5th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress

Venue: Renaissance Washington DC Hotel

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 12, 2002 End Date/Time: Mar 15, 2003
Early Registration Date: Feb 14, 2003
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The National Patient Safety Foundation® invites you to attend the fifth in a series of conferences to address issues vital to enhancing the safety of patients and reducing errors in health care.

Formerly known as the NPSF Annenberg conferences, these congresses are a major part of the nation's patient safety education and awareness effort. The focus this year will be on RESULTS ... stories of successful patient safety initiatives by hospitals, medical groups, health plans, government agencies and others.

Who Should Attend
• Hospital CEOs and other executives
• Employers, insurers, regulators and government
• Patient safety officers, quality improvement
directors, risk managers
• Medical associations and colleges, educators,
• Clinicians — physicians, nurses, pharmacists, etc.
• Patients and families

Why You Should Attend
The education program will consist of four keynote/ plenary addresses and multiple breakout sessions covering eight tracks: Hospitals, Ambulatory Care and Medical Groups, Technology and System Solutions, Health Plans, Consumers, Employers, Media, and Pharmaceutical and Device Manufacturers. All tracks will focus on what specific RESULTS can be shown by each of these groups in their efforts to improve the safety of patients. Roundtable breakfast discussions and a private breakfast for "CEOs Only" will add to this year's congress education.

This conference builds on the success of the first four NPSF Annenberg conferences on patient safety. These conferences were seminal events in the genesis of the study of patient safety, and marked the beginning of the widespread recognition that health care error must be recognized and reduced. This fifth conference will focus on real world success stories and concrete improvements in patient safety, and how they were achieved.

Poster Notification
Poster Notification will be made by January 15th

Continuing Education
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is an accredited provider of continuing education for health care professionals, and provides certificates for health care professionals attending the conference.

Information about the National Patient Safety Foundation® is available on their Web site at www.npsf.org

Information about the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is available at www.annenberg.net


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