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International Patient Safety Symposium

2nd Annual International Patient Safety Symposium


Partnerships in Safety:
Engage, Empower, Improve

Thursday, November 10, 2011
7 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Atheneum Suite Hotel
Detroit, Michigan, USA

Join Henry Ford Hospital and Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital for our second annual International Patient Safety Symposium at the beautiful Atheneum Suite Hotel in downtown Detroit's Greektown district.

Participants will gain a broad understanding of practical solutions to quality improvement and safety in health care, including:

  • Implementing team-building strategies to promote culture change
  • Cultivating patient, family and employee engagement
  • Identifying effective strategies to promote team collaboration with patients and families
  • Focusing on multidisciplinary teamwork to reduce harm and improve outcomes

Speakers include leading physicians and multidisciplinary health care clinicians, from both Canada and the United States. The day's keynote address will be given by Maureen Bisognano, president & CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and a prominent authority on improving health care systems. She regularly advises health care leaders around the world on quality improvement and is a tireless advocate for change.