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    Neonatology Quality & Safety Forum

    Wednesday, May 28, 2014
    Time: 12:00 PM
    Registration Time: 11:30 AM
    Massachusetts Medical Society
    860 Winter Street
    Waltham, MA 02451


    • 11:30a   Registration
    • 12:30p   Introductions
      • Munish Gupta, MD; Alan Picarillo, MD
    • 12:45p   Keynote Address 1
      • Improving the Health of Mothers and Newborns: From the Bedside to the Community - Wanda Barfield, MD MPH
    • 1:45p     Workshop Session 1: Choice of Three Workshops
    • 2:30p     Break
    • 2:45p     Plenary Sessions
      • Everyone has Two Jobs
        • Gautham Suresh, MD
      • Neonatal Process Improvement: Perspectives of a Systems Engineer
        • James Benneyan, MD
      • Improving Care for Mothers: An Update from the Massachusetts Perinatal Quality Collaborative
        • Mark Manning, DO MsMEL
    • 3:45p     Selected Quality and Safety Project Presentations
    • 4:30p     Workshop Session 2: Choice of Three Workshops
    • 5:30p     Selected Quality and Safety Project Posters
      • Complimentary Beverages and Heavy Hors D'oeuvres
    • 7:00p     Adjourn



    Selected Quality and Safety Projects will be presented in plenary session and at poster fair. 

    The 3rd Annual Neonatal Quality and Safety forum will focus on Affecting Change at the Population Level Through Quality Improvement.  Forum highlights will include  a keynote address by Wanda Barfield, MD MPH Director, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Captain, U.S. Public Health Service, 2 Interactive workshop sessions on Basic and Advanced Methods in Safety and Quality Improvement, and Clinical Updates in Maternal and Newborn Care.  The meeting will conclude with a poster fair and reception, showcasing current projects advancing neonatal care and initiatives in Massachusetts.   


    Wanda Barfield, MD MPH Director, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Captain, U.S. Public Health Service

    Director, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Captain, U.S. Public Health Service


    Basic and Advanced Methods in Safety and Improvement Clinical Updates in Maternal and Newborn Care

    Using Lean Methods for Quality Improvement:  An Introduction to Basic and Advanced Tools

    Lori Pelletier, MBA PhD

    Standardization vs. Customization in the NICU:  Developing Evidence-Based Unit Guidelines

    Gautham Suresh, MD

    Improving Care Every Day:  Implementing a Daily Continuous Improvement System in the NICU

    Jane Smallcomb;  Susan Young, RNC-NIC MS;  Kathy Tolland;  DeWayne Pursley, MD MPH

    An Introduction to Essential Tools for Quality Improvement:  Setting a Foundation for Success




    Local and Regional Quality and Safety Initiatives


    Additional Information, including Call for Abstracts: www.neoqic.org

    Abstract deadline: May 1, 2014


    • Registration:  $75
    • Students and Trainees:  $25
    • CME/CEU credits will be provided
    • Lunch and Reception included



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