AHRQ 2010 Annual Conference

Better Care, Better Health: Delivering on Quality for All Americans

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) held its fourth annual conference on September 26-29, 2010, in Bethesda, Maryland. 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.

Conference Contents

Plenary Sessions
Track A: Transforming Health Care Delivery
Track B: Developing New Patient Care Models
Track C: Strengthening Preventive Care and Reducing Health Disparities
Track D: Improving Quality and Patient Safety
Track E: Measuring and Reporting on Provider and System Performance

Plenary Sessions

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)

Moderator:Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Speakers: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)

Keynote Speaker:Atul Gawande, M.D., M.P.H
Moderator:Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Proceed to Track A: Transforming Health Care Delivery

Current as of December 2010
Internet Citation: AHRQ 2010 Annual Conference: Better Care, Better Health: Delivering on Quality for All Americans. December 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/conference/2010/index.html