Patient Safety Summit 2005

Venue: Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Event Date/Time: Jan 17, 2005 End Date/Time: Jan 18, 2005
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Increased media coverage and the release of several landmark patient safety reports have drawn attention to some serious concerns within the Canadian healthcare system. Stakeholder organizations are doing their best to develop rigorous error reduction systems to avoid adverse outcomes – but which practices provide optimal results? The Canadian Institute's Patient Safety Summit will provide a rare opportunity to access healthcare, government, academic, legal and advocacy experts and hear their ideas about how to develop robust patient safety systems.

Cover all of the critical bases with solution-oriented information on: culture change, risk management, supporting technologies, quality management tools, medication errors, personal interactions, legal concerns and much more.

Hear about the latest practices from experts at the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, Alberta Health and Wellness, Provincial Health Services Authority, City of Toronto, BC Interior Health, Chatham-Kent Healthcare Alliance, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Sunnybrook and Women's Hospital, Scarborough Hospital, University Health Network, Canadian Public Health Association, Dalhousie University, University of New Hampshire, University of Wisconsin, Lerner & Associates LLP and many others.

*Plus get the latest intelligence and insights into critical industry challenges including:
*Encouraging and rewarding disclosure for a blame free environment
*Designing systems to create a customer focussed approach
*Determining root causes for adverse outcomes and effectively addressing them
*Encouraging employee adoption through proper training and education
*Improving information sharing systems for better stakeholder communications
*Reducing duplication in the complex and fragmented healthcare model
*Incorporating force function methods to reduce error
*Determining where to improve by performing a system analysis
*Packaging and labelling – anticipating and preparing for look alike/sound alike and other problems
*Transferring the knowledge base of other industries to healthcare

If you have a stake in patient safety, you can't afford to miss the Patient Safety Summit 2005. Be where the experts and your colleagues will be on January 17 & 18 2005.
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