Cornell University

Healthcare Transformation Project

16 East 34th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016 Contact: 212-340-2809

Conference Program and Presentations

October 5, 2010

2:00 pm- 3:00 pm

3:15 pm  
Welcome and Opening Remarks

3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
Drivers for Quality Under Healthcare Reform

4:30 pm- 5:30 pm
Why Front-Line Staff Involvement Matters and Why is It Difficult

5:30 pm- 6:30 pm    
Breakout Discussion Groups:  Are We Ready?

  • Management
  • Hospitals
  • LTC

6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Report back:  Opportunity to include member leaders
Speaker: Why is This Work So Critical?

October 6, 2010

7:00 am- 8:30 am  

8:30 am- 9:45 am  
Opening Talk
Partnering on Quality- Where It Worked

9:45 am- 10:45 am
Approach to Partnering for a Quality Improvement Process and examples

10:45 am- 11:00 am

11:00 am- 12:00 am
Discussion:  Advancing Our Partnership- Our Model and Barrier

12:00 pm- 1:00 pm

1:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Skills Training:

  • Effective Communication:  How communication impacts outcomes - Jewish Healthcare Foundation/Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative
  • Evidence-Based Practice: Integrating Clinical Evidence with Clinical Expertise - Rosemary Polomano, University of Penn
  • Quality Improvement: Moving in the Right Direction - Tanya Wallace, Kaiser Permanente
  • Successful Quality Partnerships: Front-Line Employees and Management - Peter Lazes, Cornell University
  • Resident Centered Care - PHI,  Chris Shimmer

3:00 pm- 3:15 pm

3:15 pm- 4:30 pm
Breakout Discussion Groups: Working Together- Let’s Get It Started

4:30 pm
Closing Remarks/ Presentation of CE Certificates

For a downloadable conference program click here.