Call for Speakers for the Fifth Quality Colloquium at Harvard University
  • An Executive Education Course on Patient Safety, Healthcare Quality Enhancement and Medical Errors Reduction for Healthcare Executives, Clinicians and Patient Care Staff
  • Classes Held in Harvard University's Annenberg Hall and Saunders Theatre, Cambridge, MA
  • Colloquium Hotels: The Inn at Harvard and Harvard Square Hotel
  • August 20 - 23, 2005
Phone: 800-684-4549

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE(TM) -- MARCH 16, 2006: The Fifth Quality Colloquium,, August 20 - 23, 2006, on the campus of Harvard University today announced it call for presentation proposals.


Individuals interested in making presentation proposals for the Fifth Quality Colloquium, August 20 - 23, 2006, in Cambridge, MA, may submit a proposal by clicking here. To assure consideration, presentation proposals should be submitted by Friday, April 7, 2006. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Purchaser Initiatives in Healthcare Quality Enhancement and Medical Error Reduction
  • Health Plan Initiatives in Quality Enhancement and Medical Error Reduction
  • The Role of Pay for Performance in Quality Enhancement and Medical Error Reduction
  • The Role Of Technology in Healthcare Quality Enhancement and Medical Error Reduction
  • Coverage and Reimbursement for Medical Quality Technology Initiatives
  • The Role of Risk Management in Patient Safety
  • Disease Management as a Quality Strategy
  • Managing Pharmaceuticals to Reduce Medication Errors
  • Six Sigma in Healthcare
  • Using Baldrige Criteria to Achieve Performance Excellence
  • Legal Issues in Patient Safety
  • Patient Safety Officer Training
  • Case Studies in Successful Medical Errors Reduction and Quality Enhancement
Arthur Miller, Esq.
Bruce Bromley Professor of Law
Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA

"It is my pleasure to welcome attendees of the Quality Colloquium to the campus of Harvard University. I hope that you will take advantage of this unique experience to contemplate strategic issues in patient safety, health care quality enhancement and medical errors reduction with the assistance of the first rate Colloquium faculty."


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians
American College of Medical Quality
American Society for Quality, Health Care Division
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
Association of Medical Directors
of Information Systems
Australian Patient Safety Foundation
BioResearch Monitoring Alert
Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Consumers Advancing Patient Safety
Drug Safety
Foundation for Accountability
Harvard Health Policy Review
Health Affairs
Health Technology Center
Institute for Safe Medication Practices
International Society for Quality in Health Care
Irish Society for Quality & Safety in Healthcare
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Journal for Healthcare Quality
Journal of Nursing Care Quality
Massachusetts Health Data Consortium
National Association for Healthcare Quality
National Committee for Quality Assurance
National Patient Safety Agency
National Patient Safety Foundation
National Quality Forum
Partnership for Patient Safety (p4ps)
Patient Safety Institute
Safety Institute, Premier Inc.
Six Sigma Book for Healthcare: Improving Outcomes by Reducing Errors
The Quality Letter
(URAC) American Accreditation HealthCare Commission
Medical Education Collaborative


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For further registration info contact:

    Registration Office
    National Quality Colloquium
    7790 Barberry Ave.
    Yucca Valley, CA USA 92284
    Phone: 800-684-4549