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Human Factors Engineering Course, University of Michigan

July 21-26 & July 28-Aug 1, 2014
Provides hands-on user interface design experience for anyone looking to improve their organization through proven user interface evaluation techniques. For more information and to register, click here.


The 6th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care

August 6-8, 2014  |  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
The 6th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Partnerships for Quality and Safety
will feature a variety of innovative programs dedicated to collaborative efforts with patients and families. Significant numbers of patient and family leaders—who have extensive experience in partnering with health care professionals—will assemble with health care administrators, clinicians, medical educators, researchers, architects, and others from across the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and other countries.

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5th Annual Patient Safety Academy

September 5, 2014 | Portland, ME
Sponsored by the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention Rural Health and Primary Care Program with additional support from University of Southern Maine Muskie School, University of New England College of Pharmacy, and Maine Health Access Foundation, this conference is open to anyone interested or engaged in patient safety.

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28th Annual Scientific Meeting

September 7-10, 2014 | National Harbor, MD

Hosted by the Association for Vascular Access, this meeting is dedicated to scientific research and clinical best practices involving vascular access.

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Diagnostic Error in Medicine 7th International Conference

September 14-17, 2014 | Atlanta, GA
Hosted by the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, this conference is focused on merging policy, practice and technology as paths to improve diagnosis.

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Quality, Safety and Process Improvement: Building a High Performing Organization

September 29-30, 2014 | Boston, MA
Hosted by Brigham and Women’s Hospital

The goal of this CME conference is to provide clinical and administrative health care professionals with information about how to effectively translate quality, safety and process improvement concepts into daily practice. The program highlights initiatives at Brigham and Women’s Hospital to increase value of care provided by reducing preventable harm, improving patient outcomes and removing inefficiencies from the delivery system. Keynote speakers include NPSF President, Dr. Tejal Gandhi.

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Safe Care Everywhere: Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety
2014 Patient Safety Conference

October 23-24, 2014 | Pre-Conference October 22 | Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, Brooklyn Park
This conference features 20 educational breakout sessions.

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26th Annual IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care

December 7-10, 2014 | Orlando, FL
Presented by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.
This conference offers a chance to network with health care professionals, gain actionable ideas for your organization, and play a part in effecting real change in health care quality and safety.

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