International Quality Improvement Collaborative (IQCI) for Congenital Heart Disease: Improving Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
|12:00 – 13:30||Luncheon - IQIC Steering Committee|
|13:30 – 16:00||Mitera Hospital Conference Hall|
IQIC Virtual Quality Improvement Course Launch
This course is offered to all IQCI participating sites.
Educational resources and mentorship will be provided for each team member to complete a required quality improvement project. There will be an opportunity to present this project virtually or in-person during the 12th Global Forum on Humanitarian Medicine in Cardiology and cardiac surgery, to be held in Athens, Greece.
The course will be divided into four modules over 6-7 months. Each module will consist of two or three lectures. There will be deliverables for each lecture that will be completed by each course participant. This online longitudinal course will provide detailed education on topics such as: Quality Improvement versus Research, Areas for Improvement, Developing and Leading Quality Improvement Teams, The Model for Improvement, Quality Improvement Tools and Data Collection, Data Analysis, Feasibility Studies, Learning Loops, Presenting and Publishing Quality Improvement Work.
The course will be overseen by quality improvement experts and course coordinators including: Physician Leaders: Dr. Kathy Jenkins (Boston Children’s Hospital) and Jeffrey Anderson (Cincinatti Children’s Hospital), Nursing leaders: Mary McLellan (Boston Children’s Hosptal and Sarah Lovern (Children’s HeartLink) and Course Coordinators Kate Dorherty and Andi Goodman (Boston Children’s Hospital).
Please e-mail IQIC at internationalQI@childrens.harvard.edu with any questions.
|14:00 – 14:15||Introduction to IQIC Quality Improvement Course|
|14:15 – 14:30||Introduction to Quality Improvement|
|14:30 – 14:45||Building a QI Team|
|14:45 – 15:00||QI Initiatives: Examples and Reality|
|15:00 – 15:20||Coffee Break|
|15:20 – 15.55||Breakout Session|
|15:55 – 16:00||Discussion and Wrap-Up|
IQIC Cardiac Catheterization Database - Quality Improvement
Chair: Kathy Jenkins, Boston, MA, USA
|18:00 – 20:00||Hotel Civitel Olimpia|
|11:00 – 12:30||Mitera Hospital Conference Hall|
|11:00 – 11:30||The IQIC cardiac Catheterization database – Quality Improvement
Dr. Babar Hasan, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
|11:30 – 12:00||Accelerate improvements in health outcomes for patients with pediatric and congenital heart disease by uniting and aligning networks, organizations, and stakeholders across the field to advance research and improvement efforts through collaboration.
Dr. Jeffrey B. Anderson, Chief Quality Officer, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA