4316.0 Avedis Donabedian Award in Quality Improvement Session

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 4:30 PM
The 9th Annual Donabedian Quality Improvement Award of the Medical Care Section of APHA will be presented to Barbara Starfield MD MPH. Her work in quality and equity of health services and particulary in prinary and continuity of care will be spotlighted and related to the work of Dr. Donabedian. Additional presentations will include a related discussion of diagnosis error in primary care by Dr.Gordon Schiff, Chair of the Donabedian Award commitee
Session Objectives: Identify 3 key insights from the word of Avedis Donabedian as they apply to the quality of primary care Describe 3 models for better understanding diagnostic error Recognize ways the work of Dr. Barbara Starfield has contributed to our understanding of the value of primary care and quality improvement

5:40 PM

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