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Through this conference, you will be given an opportunity to: Mobilize energy and enthusiasm for a new era of patient safety and quality improvement;

  • Understand the role innovation and technology plays in healthcare improvement;
  • Stimulate change through the power of the patient voice;
  • Develop the skills for leading transformational change!

PROGRAM

Day 1: October 8th

Sponsor Icon 7:30-8:15
Breakfast
Sponsored by Stewart McKelvey

8:15-8:20
Welcome
Colin Stevenson, Nova Scotia Health Authority

8:20-8:25
Opening Remarks from our Conference Moderators
Tracy MacDonald, Central Health, Newfoundland and Labrador

Pam Goulding, Eastern Health, Newfoundland and Labrador

8:25-8:35
Welcome from the Minister of Health and Community Services

The Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, Newfoundland and Labrador

8:35-8:55
Patient Story
Beverley Lanning, Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador

8:55 - 9:00
Greeting from the Canadian Patient Safety Institute
Chris Power, Canadian Patient Safety Institute

9:00 - 9:30
Overview of the Current State of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
Vickie Kaminski, VK Health Systems Consulting, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Chris Power, Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Sponsor Icon 9:30-10:00 
Break, Exhibits and Posters
Sponsored byStewart McKelvey


Sponsor Icon 10:00-11:00
New and emerging trends in quality improvement and patient safety: preparing for the future
Session Sponsored by Baxter
Jeffrey Braithwaite, Founding Director, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, Australia

11:00-11:50
Rapid Fire Presentations 
Paul Young,  Community Hospitals West, Prince Edward Island
Michelle Hoffe, Central Health, Newfoundland and Labrador 
Cynthia Mann, IWK Health Centre, Nova Scotia 
Lise Michaud and Manon Roussel; Vitalité Health Network, New Brunswick

Sponsor Icon11:50-12:40
Lunch, Exhibits and Posters
Sponsored by HIROC

12:40-1:20
Atlantic Health Quality and Patient Safety Collaborative (AHQPSC): Patient Engagement Collaborative
Kelli O’Brien, Western Health, Newfoundland and Labrador

1:20-2:00
Collaborative Spaces and Healthcare Transformation
Craig Kuziemsky, MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta

2:00-2:25
Rapid Fire Presentations
Tracy Underwood, Horizon Health Network, New Brunswick
Erin Leith, Manager, and Judy Porter, Nova Scotia Health Authority

Sponsor Icon 2:25-2:45
Break, Exhibits and Posters
Sponsored by Canadian Medical Protective Association

2:45 – 4:40
Hacking Transitions of Care
Ron Johnson, Eastern Health, Newfoundland and Labrador
Fraser Fry, Eastern Health, Newfoundland and Labrador
Kim Green, Eastern Health, Newfoundland and Labrador
Joanne Howell, Eastern Health, Newfoundland and Labrador
Dion Park, Eastern Health, Newfoundland and Labrador
Mike Bannister, Newfoundland and Labrador

4:40-4:50
Reflections from the day – Wrap up
Pam Goulding, Eastern Health, Newfoundland and Labrador

Sponsor Icon 6:30-10:30
Networking Reception: Spirit of Newfoundland (by ticket only)
Sponsored by RLDatix


Day 2: October 9th

Sponsor Icon 7:30-8:15
Breakfast
Sponsored by Compass Group

8:15-8:20
Moderators Recap of yesterday and what’s ahead for today
Beverley Pittman, Labrador-Grenfell Health, Newfoundland and Labrador
Julie Fequet, Western Health, Newfoundland and Labrador

8:20- 8:30
Greetings from the Hon. Christopher Mitchelmore Minister of Advanced Education, Skills  Newfoundland and Labrador

8:30 – 8:50
Patient Story
Lou Ann and Brian Kelly, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador 

8:50-9:00
Greetings from The Canadian College of Health Leaders
Alain Doucet, The Canadian College of Health Leaders
Judy O’Keefe, The Canadian College of Health Leaders

9:00-10:00
Adapting to the Future: Not for the faint of heart
Marlies Van Dijk, Design Lab,
Alberta Health Services, Alberta

Sponsor Icon 10:00-10:30
Break, Exhibits and Posters
Sponsored by Canadian College Health Leaders

10:30-11:10
Rapid Fire Presentations
Emily Kitts, Horizon Health Network, New Brunswick
Matthew Rigby, Nova Scotia Health Authority
Meghan Churchill, Eastern Health, Newfoundland and Labrador

11:10– 11:40
Caring for Healthcare: Addressing psychological health and safety for healthcare workers
Nicholas Watters, Mental Health Commission of Canada
Pamela MacLean,  Nova Scotia Health Authority 

11:40– 12:15
The Digital Hospital: A good thing or just hype
Michael Gardam, Humber River Hospital, Ontario

Sponsor Icon 12:15-1:00
Lunch, Exhibits and Posters
Sponsored by Aramark

1:00-1:30
Rapid Fire Presentations
Tamara MacDonald,  Prince Edward Island
Tania McQueen,  Prince, Prince Edward Island

1:30-3:15
Measurement and Monitoring of Safety: Rewiring our thinking about Patient Safety
Anne MacLaurin, Senior Program Manager, Canadian Patient Safety Institute
Troy Mitchell, HR Strategist, Eastern Health, Newfoundland and Labrador
Kimberly Ghaney, Eastern Health, Newfoundland and Labrador

3:15-3:30
Closing remarks from the Chair
Atlantic Health Quality Patient Safety Collaborative
Colin Stevenson, Nova Scotia Health Authority 

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