2011 Inspiring Change – Improving Care Conference

Learning – Sharing – Great Speakers – Networking – Continuing Education – Regeneration!
Each year in April, growing numbers of health care professionals throughout Missouri and beyond come together to discuss patient safety issues, network with colleagues, and address ongoing challenges to improving the safety of care!  In 2011, the Inspiring Change – Improving Care Conference brought more than 250 healthcare professionals together to share ideas, seek learning, recognize award-winning safety strategies from Missouri colleagues and network with national safety experts.

What attendees said about the 5th Annual Conference…

…”An inspiring day that fostered learning and ways to apply knowledge into daily practice. Thank you!”

…”Very good and useful information.”

…”David Maxfield’s ideas on how to elicit change was really educational as well as entertaining.   Thought provoking.”

…”Excellent conference.”

…”I felt inspired from the entire event including the vendors – it’s exciting to think of the possibilities.”

MOCPS’ fifth annual conference highlighted keynote speaker David Maxfield, author of the book Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success. Maxfield is a renowned researcher, author and speaker with experience in leading initiatives in uncovering managerial, cultural, and operational inefficiencies. The conference also provided an opportunity for attendees to network with other patient safety leaders, learn from state experts, and share their own successes through poster displays.

Other speakers included Candace Carnahan, telling her story of how important it is to speak up about risky situations ,and Dr. Arthur Culbert of Health Literacy Missouri. The conference also featured a panel on high priority issues for Missouri providers from the 2010 annual conference along with an array of poster presentations. Winners of the Missouri Excellence in Safe Care award shared their successful projects and attendees got to hear the latest updates on the Missouri Center for Patient Safety activities and how you can get involved.



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