Health Watch USA 2014 Conference Logo Healthcare Transparency & Patient Safety
Kentucky 42nd in the Nation For Healthcare

Nov. 7, 2014  Four-Points Sheraton,  Lexington,  Kentucky
  

Full Disclosure and Healthcare Associated Infections  

   
   
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James AndersonJames M Anderson:  Board of Directors Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) & Former President and CEO, Cincinnati Children's Hosp.  - Disclosure of Adverse Events

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Steven TowerSteven Tower, MD - Stephen Tower is an arthroprosthetic surgeon and an affiliated Professor at  WWAMI. He is a top national researcher on the epidemiology and mechanisms of failure of Total Hip Arthroplasty.

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Dr. Steve Kraman - Lexington KentuckySteve Kraman, MD is credited with development and successful implementation of one of the first full disclosure policies in a healthcare setting. Presenting on how transparency in risk management facilitates patient safety. 

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Kevin T. Kavanagh - Health Watch USAKevin T. Kavanagh, MD - Board Chairman of Health Watch USA  - MRSA Epidemiology, Surveillance and Chlorhexidine
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Richard Wild, MD - CMS Medical Officer - Atlanta RegionRichard Wild, MD - Chief Medical Officer, CMS Atlanta Region. Presentation on The CMS Hospital Acquired Conditions Initiative and an Update on Value Purchasing.

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Raul Nakamatsu - Louisville Veterans Administartion HospitalRaul Nakamatus, MD - Assistant Professor at the Division of Infectious Diseases at University of Louisville and at the Robley Rex VA Medical Center - MRSA Surveillance

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Kraig HumbaughKraig Humbaugh, MD, MPH  Director, Epidemiology and Health Planning Kentucky Department for Public Health. Presenting on Revisions to the KY Infectious Disease Reporting Regulations.
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Dr. Joyceliyn EldersJoycelyn Elders, MD, Former US Surgeon General. Presentation on The Importance of Healthcare Transparency.  The picture on the left shows Health Watch USA member Catherine Harris (left) and Dr. Joycelyn Elders. Download Download
  
 
Kathy DayKathy Day has been an RN for 44 years. After the tragic death of her father, John P McCleary in 2009, because of preventable Hospital Acquired Infection, she directed her energies to Patient Safety.  Ms Day is presenting on MRSA and the importance of Surveillance and Contact Precautions.  Additional Material
   
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Karen MeyersKaren Meyers Karen’s credentials include a Doctorate in Law, Master’s Degree in Business and Master’s Degree in Education. She is a Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and Fellow of the Life Management Institute.  Presenting on Opportunities for Patient & Family Centered Care & Related Quality Initiatives
  
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