Agenda announced for Aug. 13-14 Patient Safety Summit



The DFW Hospital Council Foundation announced today the official agenda for its 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit, August 13-14 at the Arlington Convention Center.

The agenda includes:

August 13
1:00 p.m. – Introductions

1:15 p.m. – Sorrel King, creator of the Josie King Foundation, “Creating a Culture of Patient Safety Together”

2:30 p.m. – Lt. General Paul K. Carlton, Jr., 17th Surgeon General of the U.S. Air Force, “Combat Casualty Care and How Lessons Learned can be Transferred to the U.S.”

3:45 p.m. – Dr. Ken Rothfield, CMO at Medical City Dallas, “Truth or Consequences! Can Open Disclosure Work in a ‘Deny and Defend’ World?”

August 14
7:30 a.m. – Introductions

7:45 a.m. – Dave Dravecky, cancer survivor and former MLB pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, “Teamwork and Resilience”

9:00 a.m. – Breakout sessions
1. Dr. David Watson, The Joint Commission, “Second Victim – What is the Impact?”
2. Carissa Cianci, Loma Linda University, “Health – Enhanced Recovery after Surgery”

10:15 a.m. – Breakout sessions
1. Ann Franklin, Chaplain, JPS Health Network, “Well-Being and Resilience”
2. John Phillips, President, and Donna Crimmins-Bonnell, Director Quality Services, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, “Safety Huddle Improves the Culture of Safety”

11:15 a.m. – Coleen Smith, Director of High Reliability Initiatives, The Joint Commission, “Key Factors in Creating an Effective Safety Culture”

12:15 p.m. – Lunch

1:45 p.m. – Captain Dan Birbeck, Dallas County Hospital District Police, “Active Shooter Training – Avoid, Deny and Defend”

3:15 p.m. – Closing Remarks

You can find the full agenda here.

Sponsorships are available here.

You can register here.

For information, please contact Patti Taylor at [email protected] or call 972-719-4900.