Patient Safety Conference
Each year, the Center brings together over 1200 healthcare professionals and nationally recognized speakers and presenters to learn and exchange best practices related to current issues surrounding patient safety. Held each year in the spring, the Center’s annual patient safety conference is a must attend event for anyone interested in improving patient care and expanding their knowledge or best patient safety practices.
11th Annual Maryland Patient Safety Conference
March 31, 2015 - Hilton Baltimore
Opening Keynote: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You: How Simulation Can Identify Missing Pieces of the Puzzle to Improve Patient Safety
Neonatologist, Simulation Educator, Cancer Survivor,
Presenter: Jennifer Arnold, MD, MSc, FAAP
Co-star of TLC's The Little Couple
This keynote presentation will highlight how health care simulation can be applied to quality and Patient safety needs within an institution. Simulation methodology can improve quality and safety in health care institutions when used for clinical systems testing, solutions systems testing, root cause analysis, educational needs and clinical rehearsals. Aligning simulation efforts with institutional patient safety initiatives ultimately can result in measurable improvements in patient care outcomes. A personal and professional dialogue will highlight the value of simulation in health care.
Closing Keynote: The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age
Presenter: Robert M. Wachter, MD
Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco,
Division of Medicine
All of us had high hopes that computers would be the solution to medical mistakes. Using a Dramatic case in which a child received a 38-fold overdose of a common antibiotic, this talk explores some of the unforeseen consequences of information technology—including the movement to hire scribes so doctors and patients can look each other in the eye again, alert fatigue, and the tendency for clinicians to defer to a new kind of authority—an electronic one.
- Fatigue in Nurses: An Evidence-based Management Plan
- Now The We Have Our EHR, How Do We Know It's Safe?
- Professional Accountability and the Pursuit of a Culture of Safety
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