AHRQ 2011 Annual Conference

Leading Through Innovation & Collaboration

AHRQ held its fifth annual conference on September 18-21, 2011, in Bethesda, Maryland. Entitled Leading Through Innovation & Collaboration, the conference featured presentations in seven major themes.

Conference Contents

Agenda
Plenary Sessions
Posters
Tabletops
Session Presentations—listed by different tracks:
   Track A: Making Care Safer by Reducing Harm Caused in the Delivery of Care
   Track B: Ensuring That Each Person and Family Are Engaged as Partners in Their Care
   Track C: Promoting Effective Communication and Coordination of Care
   Track D: Promoting the Most Effective Prevention and Treatment Practices for the Leading Causes of Mortality, Starting With Cardiovascular Disease
   Track E: Working With Communities to Promote Wide Use of Best Practices to Enable Healthy Living
   Track F: Making Quality Care More Affordable for Individuals, Families, Employers, and Governments by Developing and Spreading New Health Care Delivery Models

Special Sessions from the AHRQ Multiple Chronic Conditions Research Network:
   60-Second Presentations  

Plenary Sessions

Leading Through Innovation & Collaboration: Addressing Health Care Disparities, Access, and Quality of Care

Plenary Session, Day 1  (Flash® video; 94 min.; 1.2 GB) (Plugin Help)

Moderator:Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Speakers:Gary R. Gunderson, D.Min., M.Div., Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Rhonda M. Johnson, M.D., M.P.H., Highmark, Inc.
Herbert C. Smitherman, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., FACP, Wayne State University School of Medicine/Detroit Medical Center
Susan Vega, Alivio Medical Center

Leading Through Innovation & Collaboration: Addressing Health System Change, Patient Safety, and Quality of Care

Plenary Session, Day 2  (Flash® video; 90 min.; 1.2 GB) (Plugin Help)

Moderator:Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Speakers:Molly Joel Coye, M.D., M.P.H., University of California, Los Angeles
Arnold Milstein, M.D., M.P.H., Stanford Clinical Excellence Research Center
Peter J. Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: AHRQ 2011 Annual Conference: Leading Through Innovation & Collaboration. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/conference/2011/index.html