Third Annual Patient Safety Research Conference

Making the Health Care System Safer: Conference Summary

Proceedings of the third annual patient safety research conference.

Third Annual Patient Safety Research Conference

Conference Summary


The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) hosted Making the Health Care System Safer: AHRQ's Third Patient Safety Research Conference on September 28 and 29, 2004, in Crystal City, VA.

This summary provides complete transcripts of the conference sessions.


Overview

AHRQ's third annual patient safety research conference was designed to:

  • Share information on the progress of AHRQ-funded patient safety projects, including accomplishments and early successes.
  • Define the challenges and collaborative opportunities within each of the seven patient safety portfolios funded by AHRQ.
  • Further the user-driven patient safety research agenda.
  • Explore next steps towards translating and implementing research findings into practice.

Individual Presentations

Welcome—Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director, AHRQ
Keynote Address—Sister Mary Jean Ryan
Town Hall Meeting—Translating Reporting Systems into Improvements: Where Does Patient Safety Go From Here?
Town Hall Panel Discussion
Closing Session—Gregg Meyer, M.D.

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Current as of July 2005
Internet Citation: Third Annual Patient Safety Research Conference: Making the Health Care System Safer: Conference Summary. July 2005. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/other/ptsconf3/index.html