Friday, April 30, 2010

ACPE 2010: Leadership Summit

Here at the 2010 ACPE (American College of Physician Executives) Annual CME Conference, one track is the "Leadership Summit."

Today, the following breakout sessions took place in the morning and in the afternoon:
  • The Role of Information Technology
    Join Harry G. Greenspun from Perot Systems, for a look at how information technology will be used to make health care reform a reality.
  • Quality and Patient Safety: Working as a Team
    What can health care learn from aviation and engineering? ACPE CEO Barry Silbaugh will moderate a lively discussion on the value of teamwork with Jeff Skiles, co-pilot of US Airways Flight 1549, when it crashed into the Hudson River in New York, and Rollin “Terry” Fairbanks, University of Rochester.
  • How Quality Improves the Bottom Line: CFO and CMO Working Together Reduces Costs and Increases Value
    John Byrnes, MD present a case study on two Michigan hospitals where a partnership between cardiology, nursing, and quality leaders resulted in significant financial savings.
Tomorrow there's a workshop session titled, "Complexity Science" with Dave Snowden. A leader’s framework for decision-making, complexity is poised to help current and future leaders address the challenges and opportunities they face. Tomorrow afternoon, there's a trip to the National Museum of Health and Medicine at Walter Reed Army Hospital.

Click here for highlights from ACPE 2010.

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