The Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, Inc., and The Kansas Healthcare Collaborative jointly hosted the Tenth Annual Summit on Qualityon Friday, May 4 at the Hyatt Regency Wichita.
The program was designed specifically to educate Kansas physicians and healthcare professionals.
Toward a More “Human” Stewardship: The Sociology of Antimicrobial Prescribing
Julia Szymczak, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Keynote: Pathways to Population and Community Health
Somava Stout, MD, MS, vice president, Institute for Healthcare Improvement; executive lead, 100 Million Healthier Lives
In addition to outstanding keynotes, the Summit included morning and afternoon breakout sessions presented by physicians, nurses and quality and patient safety professionals to share their experiences, best practices and innovative healthcare delivery in Kansas facilities.
The Kansas Hospital Association is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing (Provider No. LT0031-0116). This seminar is approved for a total of 5 contact hours applicable for RN and LPN relicensure. Continuing nursing education certificates will be distributed to all paid attendees at the end of the seminar.
For Adult Care Home Administrators
Application has been submitted to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment for continuing education hours for adult care home administrators.
KHC Leadership in Quality Award
The KHC Leadership in Quality Award is presented annually to recognize leadership and innovation in quality improvement and patient safety. Award winners reflect KHC’s vision for health care that is consistent with the Triple Aim of improving the health of populations, enhancing the experience of patients and reducing the per capita cost of care. The awards are sponsored by the KaMMCO Foundation.
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Presented by the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network, Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, Inc. (KFMC) and Kansas Healthcare Collaborative (KHC), in partnership with Kansas Medical Society and Kansas Hospital Association.