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Track 5: Achieving and Sustaining Improvements

Featured Sessions | Track 1 | Track 2 | Track 3 | Track 4 | Track 5 | Track 6 | Track 7 | Track 8 | Track 9

Track 5-I FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health: Frequency of Adverse Medical Device Events

The FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health has recently examined the role of adverse medical devices in patient safety and has begun an effort to incorporate IT in improved systematic surveillance. This session will discuss objective approaches to estimate the frequency of adverse medical device events, challenges to those approaches, and how medical devices may be improved.

Roselie Bright, Food and Drug Administration

Larry Kessler Presentation
Matthew Samore Presentation
Brockton Hefflin Presentation I
Brockton Hefflin Presentation II
Roselie Bright Presentation I
Roselie Bright Presentation II
Roselie Bright Presentation III

Monday June 5, 10:30am-12:00pm
Renaissance Ballroom West A 

Track 5-II A Socio-Technical Approach to Planning and Assessing Redesign

To increase the chances of obtaining desired outcomes, IT needs to be treated as a crucial enabling factor for redesign of care processes. Viewing HIT as part of a complex and dynamic socio-technical system can alleviate strains on the workflow and improve desired outcomes. This panel iscomprised of researchers and practitioners who are developing this socio-technical approach to process redesign.

Michael Harrison, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Pascale Carayon Presentation
Ross Koppel Presentation
Donald Crandall Presentation
Greg Kall Presentation

Monday June 5, 1:30pm-3:00pm
Renaissance Ballroom West A

Track 5-III Clinical Systems to Improve Population Health

This panel will describe methods to improve population health through clinical decision support and reporting systems across various settings. Projects discussed in this panel include a rural heath IT program, a large-scale reporting system within HIS, and a CDS and physician feedback program at Partners Health Systems.

Theresa Cullen, Indian Health Services

Stephanie Klepacki Presentation
Rebecca Bradley Presentation
Jeff Linder Presentation
Susan D. Horn Presentation

Monday June 5, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Renaissance Ballroom West A 

Track 5-IV Handoffs in Healthcare

Minimizing opportunity for error in handoff settings can greatly reduce harm to patients. This session will provide insight into errors in hospital (admission and discharge) and ambulatory care settings, as well as in the home. Presenters will discuss both adult and pediatric patients.

Lisa Dolan-Branton, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Kris Gleason Presentation
Allen Hsiao Presentation
Rainu Kaushal Presentation
Mark Williams and John Banja Presentation

Tuesday June 6, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Renaissance Ballroom West A

Track 5-V Unintended Consequences: Recognition and Management

Though health IT can provide improvements in cost and safety, it is important to be aware of unintended consequences. This session will consist of an overview of the knowledge base of EHR safety, a study of perceived workforce stress and error with two CPOE systems, lessons learned from identifying and managing errors related to EMR, and the role of training as a tool to prevent unintended consequences.

Kerm Henriksen, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Jim Walker Presentation
Ross Koppel Presentation
Anne Bobb Presentation
Ellen Hansen and Von Baker Presentation

Tuesday June 6, 3:30pm-5:00pm
Renaissance Ballroom East

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