“Bringing Patient Safety To Life”
What’s worked, what hasn’t, and what to do about it.
October 17th & 18th, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Conference Registration Coming In June!
CALL FOR SPEAKERS
We are pleased to invite interested speakers to submit proposals for presentations at our 20th annual patient safety conference. This year’s conference continues our regional collaboration between Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia. Speaker application forms are available here: On-line or Word version.
We welcome presentations on what’s working! Previous attendees asked to hear about what’s going well, innovations to spread, practices to amplify and causes to support. We encourage proposals from across the care spectrum and strongly encourage patients and family members to submit proposals about their experiences. Example topics include, but are not limited to:
Click below to apply using the on-line form or download an application in Word.
500-600 attendees represent healthcare stakeholders including:
About the Northwest Patient Safety Conference
Now in its 20th year, the Northwest Patient Safety Conference is the only event of its kind in the Western US, uniting healthcare professionals, providers, patients, families, and caregivers from all care settings for networking and engaging in sessions with industry thought leaders invested in improving the patient experience. This year’s conference is our second virtual conference, and our second year in collaboration between the Washington Patient Safety Coalition, the Oregon Patient Safety Commission, and the British Columbia Patient Safety and Quality Council.
Members of the conference committee who are putting on this fantastic conference
Jonathan Stewart – Chair Jamie Leviton
Amelina Kassa Jeff Goldenberg
Andrea Wnuk Karen Brigham
Anita Sulaiman Naomi Kirtner
David Birnbaum Rex Johnson
Farinaz Havaei Rhonda Bowen
Jackie Valentine Valerie Harmon
About the Washington Patient Safety Coalition
The Washington Patient Safety Coalition brings together a diverse group of participants to focus on achieving common patient safety goals. Our mission is to improve safety for patients receiving health care in Washington, in all care settings, with a vision of safe care for every patient, every time, everywhere. The WPSC is a program of the Foundation for Health Care Quality, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a trusted, independent, third-party resource to all participants in the health care community – including patients, providers, payers, employers, government agencies, and public health professionals.
This year’s conference is presented in collaboration with the Oregon Patient Safety Commission and the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council.
Conference Format: Virtual, you will receive a secure link to the conference presentations.
Dates and times: October 17 & 18, 2023
Total presentations: 12
Payments accepted: all major credit cards via PayPal.
Last day to register: October 16, 2023
Will the conference presentations be recorded? Yes. Registration is required to view recordings.
Is the conference open to anyone? Yes.
Continuing educational credits: Attendees are eligible for CNE, CPHQ, CPPS and BCPA educational credits. These may be acquired by attending the live sessions or watching the recorded sessions through October 31, 2024.
*Recorded educational credit availability is determined by the accrediting organization. Attendees will request CE credits via a conference survey following the conference or via a form on the recorded conference website. PLEASE NOTE THE CREDIT AMOUNTS MAY CHANGE IF THE AGENDA CHANGES.
Registration questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Steve Levy, Executive Director, 206-204-7383.
We are pleased to invite interested sponsors to support our 20th annual conference. As a sponsor you are helping to subsidize the cost of the conference to healthcare staff and provide free attendance to patients, families, and students.
THIS YEAR’S PACKAGES OFFER SEVERAL LEVELS FROM WHICH TO CHOOSE.
Details of package benefits are described in the application.
All sponsors will be recognized on the Washington Patient Safety Coalition website and marketing materials with sponsor logos linking to a webpage of your choice.
Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze sponsors have access to a dedicated page on the conference website which can include images, videos, links, etc.
On the day of the conference, click on the button to enter the event portal. To gain access, you will be required to enter your attendee confirmation code that you can find at the bottom of your registration confirmation email. If you have any trouble getting in, please contact Steve Levy at 206-204-7383 or Amelina Kassa at 206-204-8384.