Quality improvement scientific symposium

  • Event start: 18 Oct 2016 9:00am
  • Event end: 18 Oct 2016 4:00pm
  • Location: Novotel, Auckland Airport

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting a scientific symposium featuring keynote speakers, peer-reviewed papers, interactive sessions and learning and networking opportunities.

This symposium is for experienced health care practitioners. It differs from other conferences in that the focus is specifically on the science of health and health care improvement, by highlighting research and methods.

Participants will:
  • share what has been learned from applying scientific methods to health and health care improvement
  • network with colleagues interested in using scientific methods to improve health and health care
  • discuss challenges in applying and disseminating scientific approaches to health and health care improvement
  • create a common understanding of how to apply and disseminate scientific methods to improve health and health care.
Confirmed speakers
  • Dr John Krueger, MD, MPH, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • Jen Morris, patient perspectives consultant, patient advocate, and health care quality and safety researcher
  • Mr Robert Henderson, University of Auckland
  • Professor Nigel Grigg, professor of quality systems
Abstracts and registration

The Commission is now calling for abstracts for the symposium. Submissions close on 22 August 2016. Guidelines to assist you with your abstract and the selection criteria can be downloaded here and submissions can be made here

Registrations are open and attendees can register for the symposium online.

Further information

If you have any further questions about the programme, submission process or programme, please contact Jess Bilton: jess.bilton@hqsc.govt.nz.

Download the symposium programme.

Last updated 20/12/2016