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Leading a Culture of Safety

January 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States at 220,000 to 440,000 people
dying each year from preventable errors according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Clinicians and hospital staff face a devastating impact as a result of being involved with a medical error
especially in organizations without a support system in place. Moreover, only 64% of staff who
responded to the 2016 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Hospital Survey on Patient
Safety Culture’s hospital comparative database felt that reported mistakes led to positive changes. Our
expert panel of speakers are leaders in the health care quality and safety initiatives in their

Join us to learn more about how these leaders create and sustain the type of organizational culture
needed to ensure patient and workforce safety and inspire healthcare leaders on the journey to zero


  • Daniela Macander, MPH, LSSBB, Senior Manager, Atlas Research


  • Lisa Grubb, D.N.P, M.S.N., R.N., Deputy Director, Armstrong Institute at Howard County General Hospital Senior Director of Quality
  • Kathryn (Kate) Kellogg, MD, MPH, CPPS Assistant Vice President, Ambulatory Quality and Safety, MedStar Health and Associate Medical Director, National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare in Washington, DC.
  • James Gardner, MBA, RT(R), CSSBB, Senior Operational Excellence Consultant with Adventist Healthcare

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  • Registration, Networking and Dinner: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Panel Discussion and Q & A: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Attire: Business/Business casual

This event is eligible for 1.5 hrs of Face-to-Face (Category I) credit. If you have any questions regarding this program please contact Shawanna Jackson at jacksshawd@gmail.com.

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January 17, 2019
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel
10207 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044 United States
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(410) 730-3900