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Session: Innovations in Health Care Quality Improvement
4225.0: Tuesday, November 07, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Innovations in Health Care Quality Improvement
Learning Objectives: At the end of the session, participants will be able to (1) compare and contrast the array of quality improvement strategies currently used in contemporary health care and public health settings; identify key factors that affect the implementation and impact of quality improvement strategies; and develop recommendations for incorporating quality improvement strategies as routine components of health administration and public health.
Moderator(s):william Washington
2:30 PMUtilizing rapid cycle process improvement to improve access and retention in healthcare settings and to advance organizational strategic goals  [ Recorded presentation ]
Lynn M. Madden, MPA, CHE, Scott O. Farnum, LCPC, LADC, MPA, David Prescott, PhD
2:45 PMA cross-functional partnership to improve perinatal quality of care: California's preterm labor assessment toolkit  [ Recorded presentation ]
Leslie Kowalewski, Kiko Malin, MPH, MSW
3:00 PMAssessing Patient Satisfaction in a Continuum of Health Care Delivery
Yoon-Ho Seol, PhD, Carole Ferrang, Genny Carrillo, MD, ScD, Miguel A. Zuniga, MD, DrPH
3:15 PMEquipped to adapt: Primary care teams with a collaborative practice climate translate systems change into improved diabetes outcomes  [ Recorded presentation ]
Sheldon Greenfield, MD, Douglas Roblin, PhD, John Billimek, BA, Sherrie Kaplan, PhD
3:30 PMConsumers' understanding of publicly reported patient survival quality data
Karen L. Bandel, MPH, Michael Trisolini, PhD, MBA, Philip Salib, BA, Jayne Hammen, MS, Pamela Frederick, MSB, David Miranda, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
Endorsed by:Medical Care
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA