Monday, November 14, 2011

National Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare

Author: Michelle Mudge-Riley, DO, MHA

The 23rd Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare is coming up. This is a conference put on by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). It’s held this year in Orlando, Florida on December 4th-7th. In general, non-clinical conferences are a great way to expose yourself to some of the trends and issues in the non-clinical world. In addition to interesting and timely topics, the IHI conference is a great way to network with healthcare executives and others focused on the mission of improving healthcare delivery.

If you’re not able to attend this conference, take a look at the website for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. In addition to webinars, there are regional seminars and forums. There is also a Fellowship Program open to mid-career healthcare professionals. Fellows spend a year at the IHI home office in Cambridge, MA and have a unique opportunity to learn and network from some of the leading professionals in healthcare quality.

To learn more, visit the Institute for Healthcare Improvement website at

About the author:

Dr. Mudge-Riley is a senior consultant for brokerage firms, health systems and large employers in wellness and health promotion and President of Physicians Helping Physicians in Richmond, Virginia.  She has spent the past seven years advising and coaching other doctors in their career by counseling physicians on business skills, assisting with compliance and risk management issues and mentoring in personal wellness and balance.  She has worked with hundreds of doctors and in various health systems located throughout the United States. To read more about Dr. Mudge-Riley, click here.

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