Date 

Tuesday, March 15th 2016, 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location 

Owen Graduate School of Medicine, Room 222

Hosted By 

Vanderbilt Healthcare Improvement Group

Details 

The Vanderbilt Healthcare Improvement Group invites you to participate in its "Business Case for Quality" Panel featuring:

- Dr. Lawrence Van Horn, Executive Director of Health Affairs, Owen Graduate School of Management.

- Dr. Roger Dmochowski, Medical Director of Risk Management, Vanderbilt University Hospital 

- Dr. Chip Chambers, Senior Medical Director, Cigna Healthspring 

Through this panel participants will have an opportunity to: 

- Understand the ways in which "quality" may be defined by individual healthcare organizations and by the industry as a whole

- Discuss how traditional business/manufacturing approaches can be used to eliminate waste, reduce costs, and improve patient outcomes 

- Explore ways to assess and manage relationships between cost and quality in a healthcare setting  

Dinner to follow. RSVP requested. 

 

*This event is part of the VHIG "Fundamentals of Quality Improvement" Elective. This particular panel is open to the public. For more information about the course email vhig@vanderbilt.edu.*