Patient Safety Forum

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Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center

1657 Worcester Road

Framingham, MA 01701

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Improving Patient Safety, Improving Value - 2017 Patient Safety Forum

March 30, Sheraton Framingham

7:30 Breakfast and Registration

8 AM – 2 PM Program (including lunch)

Co-provided by the Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors and Healthcentric Advisors.

The program will showcase highly leveraged strategies to accelerate improvement in patient safety and all elements of "value", and specific projects that have already shown results.

- Create the will for needed changes, and support effective execution

- Enable leaders to address the many demands in the current environment

- Integrate performance improvement to address patient safety and other quality/triple aim goals

- Enhance clinician’s and staff engagement and reduce burnout

The Forum will share strategies and show results from multidisciplinary teams, leadership and front-line teams, and settings including community hospitals, academic medical centers, and ambulatory services.

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Who should attend?
This forum is designed for:
• Leadership: c-suite especially COO, CMO, CNO, and clinical and administrative directors
• Clinical staff, including physicians, nurses, NPs and pharmacists
• Unit managers and office practice managers
• Patients, patient representatives and advocates
• Policymakers
• Others interested in patient safety

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this forum, learners will be able to:

  • Describe barriers to improvement efforts in healthcare, and implications for accelerating improvement

  • Describe the Framework for Clinical Excellence, including the elements of Leadership, Culture, Learning Systems, and Patient & Family Engagement

  • Identify factors that create risk to patients in care processes, and describe effective patient safety improvement strategies to address them.

  • Discuss the emotional harm to patients and families, and to clinicians and staff involved, after adverse events, and approaches to provide support and healing to overcome this harm.

Healthcentric Advisors is accredited by The Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nurses: This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 6.0 contact hours.

Thank you to our sponsors:



Is there a member discount available?

Yes, coalition members receive a $20 discount on ticket prices. Please contact Amelia at or 781-262-6080 for more information

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Amelia Cook, Program Manager, at or 781-262-6080 with any questions.

What's the refund policy?

Full refunds will be offered up to March 20th. After that, you may send a substitute in your place if you can no longer attend, but refunds will not be available.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you do not need to bring a printed ticket.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you may update your information through March 28th at 1pm.

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