Rush University, IL

Sponsors: Rush University and the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health

Conference Organizers: L Michele Issel and Andrew N. Garman

June 12, 2013

  • Pre-conference Reception at Park Tavern

June 13, 2013

  • Aditi Sen, Lawton Burns, Michael Dandorph, and Suzanne Sawer, Physician Referral Practices and the Potential for Delivery of System Change in Philadelphia
  •  Kun Huang and Uday Desai, A Conceptual Review of the Dynamics of Evolution of Cancer Treatment Networks, Discussant: Ingrid Nembhard,
  • by Brian Hilligos, Enabling Awareness: The Informal, Hidden Work of Coordinating Between-unit Transitions of Care,  Discussant: Carol VanDeusenLukas
  • Nicholas Edwardson, Tightening a Loosely Coupled Health System: Preening Without Ruffling Feather, sDiscussant: Mattia Gilmartin
  • by Laura McClelland and Timothy Vogus,Compassion Routines and HCAHPS: Does Rewarding and Supporting Workplace Compassion Influence Patient Perceptions?  Discussant: Sara Singer
  • Dinner Outing at The Rosebud

June 14, 2013

  • Update about AHRQ and funding by Michael Harrison via teleconference
  • Jeff Helton,Using the Healthcare Cost Report Information System (HCRIS) to Measure Organizational Excellence: Challenges and Opportunities to Overcome them
  • Francis Fullam, Rush University, Using HCAHPS to Drive Excellence in Patient Care: Practitioner Perspectives
  • Timothy R. Huerta, Organizational Excellence in Primary Care: The Data we Have, the Data we Need, and how we Might Get There by