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If You Lose the Patient, Don't Lose the Lessons: Careful Mortality Reviews Provide Great Insights
 Session Overview

Careful study of EVERY DEATH provides amazing lessons that can be applied in every hospital. Learn from three great organizations and their learning journeys. Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, and the Brigham and Women's hospitals provide terrific insights and surprising opportunities for improvement.

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Related Resources:
Health Care Leaders Action Guide: Hospital Strategies for Reducing Preventable Mortality  AHA and HRET  
Registration Information and CE Credit Information:
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 When:  July 21, 2011 Time: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. ET
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Learning Objectives
  • Learn how a deeper study of mortality can reveal great life-saving, money saving improvement methods.
  • Learn how to develop your program from leading organizations as you develop a plan to study mortality.
  • Learn how to initiate a new program from scratch and how to integrate the Safety Recommendations.

CE Participation Documentation
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 Moderator
Charles Denham, MD
Welcome and Overview

Charles R. Denham, MD, is the founder and the chairman of Texas Medical Institute of Technology (TMIT), a non-profit medical research organization dedicated to driving adoption of clinical solutions in patient safety and healthcare performance improvement.
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 Patient Safety Advocate:
Steve Rel
The Voice of Patient and Family

Steve Rel and his wife Lorna lost their 10-year-old son, Braxton, to a preventable medical error early in 2008. Their story is featured in the patient safety documentary Chasing Zero: Winning the War on Healthcare Harm. They are members of the TMIT Patient Safety Advocate Team and co-founders of the Braxton Memorial Hockey Scholarship Fund...
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 Session Panelists
Charles R. Denham, MD
The Intersection of Mortality, Risk, and Leadership

Charles R. Denham, MD, is the founder and the chairman of Texas Medical Institute of Technology (TMIT), a non-profit medical research organization dedicated to driving adoption of clinical solutions in patient safety and healthcare performance improvement.
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Jeanne M. Huddleston, MD, FACP, FHM
Lessons Learned at the Mayo Clinic

Jeanne M. Huddleston, MD, FACP, FHM, is a past President of the Society of Hospital Medicine, the founder of Hospital Medicine and past Program Director of the Hospital Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. She is Chairperson of Mayo Clinic's Mortality Review Subcommittee, a multi-disciplinary group of providers that review every death in search of where the health care delivery system may have failed the providers and/or the patient.
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Charles G. Winans, MD
The Cleveland Clinic Experience

Charles G. Winans, MD, is a Staff Surgeon at Cleveland Clinic. His treatment interests include general surgery, abdominal solid organ transplantation (liver, pancreas, kidney) and hepatobiliary surgery...
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Allen B. Kachalia, MD, JD
Getting Started at Brigham and Women's

Allen B. Kachalia, MD, JD, is an academic hospitalist in the Department of Medicine at Brinham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA.
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