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ProPublica. March 23, 2016; Kaiser Family Foundation's Barbara Jordan Conference Center, Washington, DC.
Reporting mechanisms to share performance data with consumers have been launched in an effort to increase transparency, but there are criticisms regarding their usefulness. In response to the launch of the Surgeon Scorecard, this session features a discussion on causes of patient harm, the role of transparency in enhancing safety, and the value of publicly available data in assisting in provider selection. Featured panelists include Dr. Ashish Jha and Dr. Martin Makary.
Meeting/Conference > California Meeting/Conference
Vanderbilt Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy. August 2–3, 2019, Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, San Diego, CA.
Unprofessional and disruptive behaviors can diminish care safety. This workshop will explore how behaviors can detract from a culture of safety, tactics to address disruptive behaviors, and organizational actions to hold individuals accountable for unprofessional conduct. Dr. Gerald B. Hickson is a featured speaker.
Journal Article > Commentary
Development of a research agenda to identify evidence-based strategies to improve physician wellness and reduce burnout.
Dyrbye LN, Trockel M, Frank E, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:743-744.
Clinician burnout is increasingly recognized as a patient safety concern. This commentary summarizes the results of a consensus-building conference focused on physician burnout. The authors outline recommendations from the session to move the research base forward, including the need for collaboration to address the problem and examining the relationships between burnout, physician well-being, and care outcomes.
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Meeting/Conference > Canada Meeting/Conference
Canadian Patient Safety Institute. October 8–9, 2019; Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, St. John's, NL.
This conference will share care improvement experiences of providers, policymakers, and health care executives from the four Atlantic Canadian Provinces. Topics covered will include patient engagement, staff well-being, the role of technology and innovation in health care, and patient safety measurement. Jeffrey Braithwaite is a featured speaker.