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Quality, Research and Patient Safety Conference Information

First Quality, Research and Patient Safety Conference

The 2008 Quality, Research and Patient Safety Conference, sponsored by the Clinical Safety & Effectiveness Steering Committee, held October 10, 2008, at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center covered quality improvement with a look at quality improvement versus research, followed by a discussion of patients and families as essential partners in achieving patient safety. CS&E teams also presented posters from the projects undertaken. Presentations from the conference are presented on this page.

Dr. Ken Shine
Chancellor ad interim and Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs
The University of Texas System

Vision/Strategy for Implementing CS&E Program on a UT System Level (pdf)

Mary Ann Baily
Research Scholar, The Hastings Center

Appropriate oversight of quality improvement projects: An ethical issue (pdf)

Table: Ethical Requirements for the Protection of Human Participants in Quality Improvement (QI) Activities (pdf)

Panel Discussion

Dr. Jon E. Tyson
Director, Center for Clinical Research & Evidenced Based Medicine
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

James Conway
Senior Vice President
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

Dr. Alma Rodriguez
Vice President for Medical Affairs
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Ralph S. Freedman
Professor and Institutional Review Board Chairman
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Freedman presentation (pdf)

James Conway
Senior Vice President
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

Patients and Families: Essential Partners in Achieving Patient Safety (pdf)

Conference Agenda

Conference agenda and speaker bios (pdf)

CME Information

Information about Continuing Medical Education (pdf)

Contact the Conference 

Questions should be directed to 713-792-9549 or by e-mail to cseconference@mdanderson.org.


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