Atul Gawande is plenary speaker at AHRQ's annual conference September 26-29

Research Activities, September 2010, No. 361

Atul Gawande, renowned surgeon, author, and innovator, will be the featured speaker for the September 28 plenary session at the 2010 AHRQ Annual Conference. Come hear Dr. Gawande talk about the current state of health care and system transformation in the United States. AHRQ's fourth annual conference, "Better Care, Better Health: Delivering on Quality for All Americans," will be held September 26-29 in Bethesda, Maryland. Leading authorities in health care research and policy will hold sessions on transforming health care delivery; developing new patient care models, strengthening preventive care, and reducing disparities; improving quality and patient safety; and measuring and reporting on provider and system performance.

To register for the free conference, visit AHRQ's conference Web site at http://meetings.capconcorp.com/ahrq. (editor's note: link no longer active)

Current as of September 2010
Internet Citation: Atul Gawande is plenary speaker at AHRQ's annual conference September 26-29: Research Activities, September 2010, No. 361. September 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/news/research-activities/sep10/0910RA39.html