Still Time to Register National Quality Forum National Policy Conference on Quality - October 12-13, 2006
  • Registration available on-site only
Contact: National Quality Forum
Phone: 202.783.1300

WASHINGTON DC USA -- PATIENT SAFETY UPDATE NEWS SERVICE (TM) -- OCTOBER 10, 2006: This meeting provides an unparalleled opportunity to receive high-level briefings on policy matters that are most critical to healthcare quality improvement. Participate in plenary sessions that focus on issues at the forefront of policy discussions including: incentivizing healthcare quality improvement, the role of policymakers and providers in improving healthcare quality, and efforts presently underway in the federal government to foster healthcare improvement. Obtain briefings on new federal laws, legislative and regulatory developments, and emerging trends that impact nearly all stakeholders.

  • Donald M. Berwick, MD, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • Janet M. Corrigan, PhD, MBA, National Quality Forum
  • Carolyn M. Clancy, MD, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Darrell A. Campbell, Jr. , MD, University of Michigan Health System
  • F. Daniel Duffy, MD, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Elliott S. Fisher, MD, MPH, Dartmouth Medical School
  • Alice G. Gosfield, JD, Alice G. Gosfield & Associates
  • Karen M. Ignagni, America's Health Insurance Plans/AQA
  • Charles N. Kahn, Federation of American Hospitals/Hospital Quality Alliance
  • Karen Kmetik, PhD, American Medical Association
  • Peter V. Lee, JD, Pacific Business Group on Health
  • Mark B. McClellan, MD, PhD, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Margaret O'Kane, National Committee for Quality Assurance
  • Dennis S. O'Leary, MD, JCAHO
  • Jeffrey B. Rich, MD, Virginia Cardiac Surgery Initiative
  • John C. Rother, JD, AARP
  • Linda J. Stierle, RN, American Nurses Association

NQF Members may register to attend the meeting at the rate of $350 or onsite at the rate of $500. The registration fee for non-members is $525 ($750 On-site). Registration information available at

At the meeting, the NQF and the JCAHO will also present the 2006 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards. The 2006 recipients are:

  • Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, KBE
  • Jerry H. Gurwitz, MD
  • Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety
  • Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority
  • Wichita Citywide Heart Care Collaborative

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