2 Advancing Healthcare Epidemiology Using Business Cases, Patient Safety, and Performance Improvement Methods

Thursday, March 18, 2010: 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Hanover C (Hyatt Regency Atlanta)
CME Credits: 3.50
Type: Oral
Summary: This workshop is intended for participants who work in or lead infection prevention, quality improvement, patient safety, and healthcare epidemiology programs. The workshop will describe and provide training in how to develop business cases and financial reports to use with healthcare executives, demonstrate and provide case studies in patient safety and quality improvement methodologies relevant to infection prevention, and share success stories to facilitate more effective implementation of interventions to reduce infections and prevent adverse events.
Learning Objectives:
12:00 PM
Victoria Fraser, MD, Washington University School of Medicine
1:10 PM
Denise Murphy, RN, MPH, CIC, Main Line Health System
2:20 PM
Eli Perencevich, MD, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and the Iowa City VA Medical Center