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**QI SUMMIT 2015**


SAVE THE DATE:

21 – 23 September 2015, CAPE TOWN


Africa's 3rd annual summit on quality improvement and innovation in health care was hosted by the Best Care...Always! campaign at the Hospital Association of South Africa (HASA) conference from 21 - 23 September 2015 at the CTICC, Cape Town.

The summit had a speaker programme and an introductory QI course, running in parallel.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Dr Peter Lachman, Deputy Medical Director, Great Ormond Street Hospital; RCPCH National Clinical Lead, S.A.F.E Closing the Gap Program

RESEARCH THEMES (Podium Presentations & Posters)
Session 2: Quality Leadership
Session 3: Examples of Improvement (Deming's Profound Knowledge)
Session 4: QI In Action: Project Clinic
Session 5: Learning from What Works Well
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**QI SUMMIT 2014**


Africa's second annual summit on quality improvement and innovation in health care was hosted by the Best Care...Always! Campaign at the Hospital Association of South Africa (HASA) conference from 15-17 October 2014 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Dr Sarah Fraser, International Consultant on Quality and Systems Improvement
Paul Levy, Former CEO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
Prof Jeremy Grimshaw, Canada Research Chair in Health Knowledge Transfer and Uptake, University of Ottawa

RESEARCH THEMES (Podium Presentations & Posters)
Session 1: Approaches to Spread and Sustain Best Practices
Session 2: Improving Access to Care
Session 3: Antimicrobial Stewardship & Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections
Session 4: Getting the Basics Right (Staff Performance, Infection Control & Preventing HAIs)
Session 5: Patient Centered Care & Patient Safety
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**QI SUMMIT 2013**


Africa's first summit on quality improvement and innovation in health care was hosted by the Best Care...Always! Campaign in conjunction with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement at the Hospital Association South Africa (HASA) Conference from 28-30 October 2013 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Dr Pierre Barker MD, Institute for Healthcare Improvement,
Clinical Professor Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill
Dr Carol Haraden, PhD, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Dr David Munch, Healthcare Performance Partners

RESEARCH THEMES (Podium Presentations & Posters)
Track A: Preventing Healthcare-associated Infections
Track B: Antibiotic Stewardship
Track C: Quality Improvement