Summit on Quality 2019

Summit on Quality 2019

Make plans to join KHC, KFMC, and keynote presenter Jade Perdue, Director of the CMS Division of Quality Improvement Innovation Models Testing as we celebrate the last 10 years of quality improvement success, and prepare for the next phase of health care transformation! There will be several breakout sessions and numerous poster presentations. In addition, the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative will be presenting its 2019 Leadership in Quality Award, sponsored by the KAMMCO Foundation, during the luncheon.

Call for Proposals for breakout sessions and poster presentations
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Call for Nominations for the Leadership in Quality Awards
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Summit on Quality 2019
May 10
Hyatt Regency
Wichita, Kansas

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Keynote: Jade Perdue

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Jade Perdue is the Director of Division of Quality Improvement Innovation Models Testing for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ). Jade has spent the past 15 years serving as a catalyst for healthcare transformation in those areas with the most vulnerable populations, including work in the field of Organ Donation and Transplantation at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Jade then joined the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Improvement Program where she has led the CMS National Patient Safety Initiative, developed the QIO Learning & Action Network Model, and launched the Strategic Innovation Engine (SIE). Jade has received several honors for her results including three Health and Human Services awards for Distinguished Service. In 2014 she received the CMS, Administrators Achievement Award for the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative, an initiative that produced 8% relative improvement across twelve long stay clinical quality indicators.

Most recently, Jade joined the CMS Division of Quality Improvement Innovations Model Testing as the Director which leads the Partnership for Patients, an initiative to reduce all cause harm in acute care hospitals nationally by 20%.

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The Summit on Quality is an educational event drawing health care leaders from across Kansas. It features national keynote presenters, breakout sessions with health care leaders from across our state, a diversity of poster presentations, opportunities to network, and the Leadership in Quality Award.

Summit programming is designed to engage and connect a wide range of health care professionals—including physicians, nurses, clinic managers, hospital CEOs and other senior management, quality improvement professionals, risk managers, infection preventionists, long-term care providers, and other interested health care professionals—practicing in both urban and rural settings throughout our state.

In its 11th year, the Summit is presented by the Kansas Foundation for Medical Care and the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative, in partnership with our co-founders the Kansas Medical Society and the Kansas Hospital Association.

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