Focused Learnings for Healthcare Executives About How to Make Quality a Growth Strategy

Excerpts from the 2019 NAHQ

National Healthcare Quality Summit   

NAHQ’s National Healthcare Quality Summit united the top minds in healthcare quality in a program designed for system executives to learn the “how to's” and the “why's” of implementing quality as a business strategy. Geared to healthcare executives managing regional facilities or systems and those working in healthcare quality, the Summit showcased the modernization of quality practices and teams that are leading to better clinical and financial results and in turn achieving shared goals for value.

Population Health Raises the Bar on Quality Competencies

Pat Merryweather, MA 
Executive Director
Project Patient Care
Caroline Sommers, MPH
Senior Vice President of Clinical Quality
Oak Street Health
Alvia Siddiqi, MD FAAFP 
VP of Population Health Illinois
Enterprise Population Health
Advocate Aurora Health

Driving Quality Through System and Local Provider Collaboration: Lessons from Universal Health Services

Paul Stefanacci, MD FACS MBA
Vice President, Quality and Chief Medical Officer, Acute Care Division
Universal Health Services 
Brad Neet, MBA RN BSN
Chief Executive Officer
Southwest Healthcare System
Ted Donnelly, MHA BSN
Corporate Director, Quality
Universal Health Services
Nikole DeVries, MSN RN CPHQ
Director, Performance Improvement and Patient Engagement
Southwest Healthcare System
Cathy Duquette, PhD RN NEA-BC CPHQ FNAHQ
Executive Vice President, Nursing Affairs

Creating a Quality Competency-Based Workforce: Lessons From Lifespan

Nidia Williams, PhD MBB CPHQ FNAHQ
Vice President, Operational Excellence

The Need for Aligning Quality Workforce Competencies

Process Improvement Consultant
Stephanie Mercado, CAE
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Healthcare Quality Solutions – Ready Your Workforce for Quality

The Financial Case for Quality as a Business Strategy      

Brent James, MD MStat
Former Chief Quality Officer and Executive Director
Institute for Healthcare Delivery Research at Intermountain Healthcare
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