CHA News Article

CHPSO Annual Meeting to Address Payment Reforms Tied to Patient Safety

Peter Lee, executive director of California’s health benefit exchange, will speak at CHPSO’s Second Annual Meeting — Getting to Zero: Innovate, Collaborate, Accelerate — April 8–9, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento. Lee will discuss the nexus between payment reform and improving patient safety and quality, and its importance to the financial viability of the health care system. The statewide meeting provides innovative strategies and practical tools to eliminate preventable harm and improve patient safety. Topics include groundbreaking patient safety work; culture change; device, medication and surgical safety; meaningful quality measures; human reliability; the legal and regulatory horizon; and much more. The program is designed for hospital senior leaders and clinical leaders, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and quality, risk management and patient safety staff. Online registration is now available. For more meeting information, go to