Jump-Start: A Course for Leaders in Children’s Health Care

Venue: Marriott

Location: San Mateo, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 07, 2005 End Date/Time: Nov 09, 2005
Early Registration Date: Sep 30, 2005
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The National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ) is pleased to offer Jump-Start: A Course for Leaders in Children’s Health Care. Jump-Start is a 2.5-day course for health care leaders which will lay the quality improvement foundation that is key to successful implementation of individual projects and initiatives. The curriculum for this course is built around the Model for Improvement, a roadmap for improvement that has been used successfully in health care and other settings. Join us this year, November 7-9, 2005 at the San Mateo Marriott, in San Mateo, CA. Enroll by September 30, 2005 and save $100! Please visit our website at www.nichq.org for more information about enrollment and future Jump-Start offerings.

Attend Jump-Start to build your skills and those of your team to:
• Use the Model for Improvement as a framework to improve quality within your program and for the children and families you serve
• Learn strategies to accelerate the rate of improvement in your organization
• Understand how to differentiate the use of data for improvement from its use for accountability and comparison
• Learn approaches to incorporate feedback from patient and family surveys into your improvement projects
• Learn high-leverage change concepts for improving safety and flow in your organization
• Learn how to develop a business case for quality around a specific initiative
• Leave with a specific implementation plan for your organization or initiative