To help advance its goal of improving health care for all Americans, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) held its fourth annual conference on September 26-29, 2010, in Bethesda, MD. This conference, entitled "Better
Care, Better Health: Delivering on Quality for All Americans," showcased leading authorities in health care research and policy in sessions on transforming health care delivery; developing new patient care models; strengthening preventive care and reducing health disparities; improving quality and patient safety; and measuring and reporting on provider and system performance. Select for the conference agenda.
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Track A: Transforming Health Care Delivery
Track B: Developing New Patient Care Models
Track C: Strengthening Preventive Care and Reducing Health
Track D: Improving Quality and Patient Safety
Track E: Measuring and Reporting on Provider and System Performance
21st Century Health Care: What Does it Mean to Achieve Success in Quality, Value, and Access to Care?
Video of Plenary Session, September 27, 2010 (Flash video; 90 min.; 770 MB) (Plugin Software Help)
||Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
||Maulik Joshi, Dr. P.H., Health Research and Educational Trust
James W. Mold, M.D., M.P.H., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Debra L. Ness, M.S., National Partnership for Women and Families
Transformation and Change: Making a Complex System Safe and Right
Video of Plenary Session, September 28, 2010 (Flash video; 93 min.; 904 MB) (Plugin Software Help )
||Atul Gawande, M.D., M.P.H
||Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
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Proceed to Track A: Transforming Health Care Delivery
Current as of December 2010
AHRQ 2010 Annual Conference. December 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/about/annualconf10/