Industry Experts to Discuss Hospital Leadership Role in Becoming a Top Quality Hospital, Improving Patient Care.Premier Healthcare Alliance, CareScience Teleconference to Feature Representatives from Hospitals, Healthcare Organizations
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Premier healthcare alliance and CareScience will host a national teleconference on Tuesday, May 22, from 1-2:30 p.m. EST P.M. also p.m. or p.m.
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The teleconference, entitled "Bridging the Quality Gap: What is the Largest Contributing Factor to your Organization Becoming a Top Performing Hospital and How do You Get There Quickly?", will feature:
* Dale Bratzler, DO, MPH, medical director, Hospital Interventions Quality Improvement Organization Support Center and the Hospital Quality of Care Measures Special Study;
* Tom Rampulla, BS, director of Quality Measurement, Columbia St. Mary's, an Ascension Health Ascension Health is a non-profit company that operates a network of hospitals and related health facilities in the United States. It is the nation's largest Catholic and largest non-profit health system. ministry;
* Maria Hill, RN, MS, CMAC CMAC Cerebellar Model Articulation Controller
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As "value driven healthcare" gains momentum, and standardized standardized
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see mortality rate. methods for quality improvement are being integrated further into hospital operations, leadership and governing boards Noun 1. governing board - a board that manages the affairs of an institution
board - a committee having supervisory powers; "the board has seven members" are recognizing that their role in improving quality and care delivery is crucial to the success of their organizations. This event will explore, define and influence the role of hospital leadership in determining paths to performance excellence.
Premier's Advisor Live is a free monthly teleconference series providing information and discussion on important quality improvement and supply chain topics. To register, obtain additional information or access past audio recordings, visit www.premierinc.com/advisorlive or contact the Premier Solution Center at 800.805.4608.
About Premier, 2006 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is given by the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology. Through the actions of the National Productivity Advisory Committee chaired by Jack Grayson, it was established by the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality recipient
Serving 1,700 hospitals and more than 45,000 other healthcare sites, Premier Inc. is the largest healthcare alliance in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. dedicated to improving patient outcomes while safely reducing the cost of care. Owned by not-for-profit hospitals, Premier operates the nation's largest healthcare purchasing network, the most comprehensive repository of hospital clinical and financial information and one of the largest policy-holder owned, hospital professional liability risk-retention groups in healthcare. Headquartered in San Diego San Diego (săn dēā`gō), city (1990 pop. 1,110,549), seat of San Diego co., S Calif., on San Diego Bay; inc. 1850. San Diego includes the unincorporated communities of La Jolla and Spring Valley. Coronado is across the bay. , Premier has offices in Charlotte, N.C. and Washington. For more information, visit www.premierinc.com.