Tuesday, 25 October 2016 - Tuesday, 25 October 2016
75 Featherston St,
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Prof. Raj Behal, MD,
MPH, is the Chief Quality Officer and Associate Dean for Quality at Stanford University
Hospital. His role is to provide clinical leadership to achieve Stanford’s goal
of pre-eminence in clinical quality, safety and
efficiency. Raj is an internationally regarded expert in the field of
patient safety and clinical leadership and we
are delighted to be able to offer members an opportunity to participate in a workshop
to share in the expertise that has been developed at Stanford.
of the key challenges for health services is the increasing complexity of
health care delivery for very sick patients. New technologies and therapies
have improved survival that necessitates new strategies to enhance recovery and
improve quality of life. A second key
challenge remains in variations of care.
From a systems and safety science perspective, increased complexity and
variations generate new care-related errors. Fortunately, these same sciences
also provide insights into how we can mitigate these issues while advancing
In this workshop Raj
will explore and discuss;
1. Significant trends shown in HRT mortality data
2. Inequality of outcomes
3. Early identification of the deteriorating
4. Strategies for efficient Root Cause Analysis
Prof Behal will be
joined by representatives from the New Zealand Health Quality and Safety
Commission who will provide an overview and update of their work in identifying
the deteriorating patient.
This workshop is focused at the senior executive and
senior clinical, redesign and quality improvement leaders. Places are limited to promote
interactivity. Each facility may send up
to three delegates at a cost per person of $490AUD
There is an optional networking dinner after the
workshop. The cost is $80AUD per
This workshop will precede the New Zealand Chapter Meeting (HRT1621b) on 26th October where themes and emerging issues from this workshop will be further explored in the New Zealand context.
that separate registration is required for the NZ chapter meeting on 26th