UW Health Quality and Safety Week: October 26-29

Mark your calendar for these talks and activities.

Keynote Talk

Kenneth E. Wood, DO, will deliver the keynote talk, "The Quality Cost Interface in the Era of Health Care Reform," on Wednesday, October 28 at noon (HSLC 1335). Dr. Wood is Chief Medical Officer for the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Lunch provided (while supplies last). Add a reminder to your Outlook calendar

Patient Panel Discussion

A panel of patients/family members will share their perspectives on patient safety issues on Thursday, October 29 at noon (HSLC 1220/1222). Lunch provided (while supplies last). Add a reminder to your Outlook calendar

Poster Fair and Improvement Sharing

Poster viewing and voting will take place in the HSLC Atrium and on U-Connect. Sign up to share your improvement work in the poster fair and/or during a “lightning round” of improvement sharing.

Additional Talks

  • It Happened Here
  • Just Culture: Are We There Yet?
  • Nursing Grand Rounds: Efficiency, Removing Waste and Optimizing the Role of Nurses
  • New Starts Now: Incorporating Patient Safety into all Aspects of The American Center
  • Safety CAN Be Fun: Environmental Safety In Health Care

To view the full roster of events and add reminders to your Outlook calendar, visit the Quality & Safety Week 2015 page on U-Connect.

Kickoff Celebration

Stop by the Quality & Safety Week table outside of the cafeteria (CSC) on Monday, Oct. 26 (11:30am to 1pm) for treats, giveaways, event info and more.

Booths and Prizes

Collect tickets at each of these booths in the Health Science Learning Center (HSLC) Atrium for a chance to win prizes. Prize drawing at every talk (must be present to win).

The Environment of Care Safety Fair

Enjoy food, games, prizes and learning opportunities. Monday through Thursday, 11am to 1pm, J5/130 (CSC).