Tuesday, October 26, 2010: 10:00 AM
Grand Ballroom East (Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel)
* Candidate for the Lee B. Lusted Student Prize Competition
David E. Newman-Toker, MD, PhD
SAFE PATIENTS, SMART HOSPITALS: WHAT CAN THE DEM MOVEMENT LEARN FROM SUCCESSES IN THERAPEUTIC SAFETY?
World-renowned patient safety leader and change agent Peter Pronovost will leverage his extensive personal experience with creating a culture of safety in medicine and the use of simple interventions such as checklists to create measurable improvements in patient safety to suggest a path forward for the burgeoning Diagnostic Error in Medicine movement.