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HQI Features ‘Stellar’ Panel at 2018 Annual Conference
Physician astronauts Yvonne Cagle and Jim Bagian to keynote

In its fifth year, the Hospital Quality Institute (HQI) Annual Conference will spotlight physician leaders from NASA as well as the U.S. Navy and Air Force. Featuring themes of respect, reliability and resilience, the conference will be held Oct. 28–30 in Huntington Beach. A panel discussion moderated by Neil Romanoff, MD, will feature Jim Bagian, MD, PE, physician engineer and former NASA astronaut; U.S. Air Force Colonel Yvonne Cagle, physician and former NASA astronaut; and naval Commander Zac Alexander, MD. 

HQI invites hospital quality improvement, risk, and patient safety leaders to learn strategies and tools for leading reliability, transforming care and delivering value to each person, each time and in each community. Details and registration information are available at