Full Disclosure of Adverse Events and
Healthcare Associated Infections
A designated "Community Leader"
for Value-Driven Healthcare by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human
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Presentation before the Kentucky State Health and Welfare
Committee: The Need for State Engagement
to Control Healthcare
What we can learn from the Veterans Administration
MRSA Surveillance in Surgical Patients: A
review of the utility of MRSA Surveillance in Surgical Patients
Exhibits for 2014 Conference
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Pulaski County Medical Society
Board of Directors Institute for Healthcare Improvement
(IHI) & Former
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cincinnati Children's
disclosure of adverse events.
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James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence
Steve Kraman, MD
Dr Kraman is credited with development and successful
implementation of one of the first full disclosure policies in a
healthcare setting. Presenting on how transparency in risk
management facilitates patient safety improvements.
A retired Air force Colonel and Patient Advocate who suffered
an adverse event at one of the Nations Leading Hospitals.
His investigation uncovered what appeared to be a culture of
"Defend and Deny". His story was recently covered in
Modern Healthcare and has had national implications.
Modern Healthcare's Article:
Former US Surgeon General. Presentation on The Importance
of Healthcare Transparency.
Chief Medical Officer,
CMS Atlanta Region. Presentation on The CMS Hospital
Acquired Conditions Initiative and an Update on Value Purchasing.
Humbaugh, MD, MPH
Director, Epidemiology and
Health Planning Kentucky Department for Public Health.
Presenting on Revisions to the KY Infectious
Disease Reporting Regulations.
Founding Editor of the
journal Social Work and Public Health (formerly the Journal of
Health and Social Policy.).
Steven Tower, MD,
President: The Alaska Arthroplasty Initiative (AAI).
Affiliate Professor University of Alaska
safety issues and heavy metal poisoning with metal-on-metal
Due to unforeseen circumstances, speakers and
topics may change without notice.
The following are the Continuing Education
Credits which were will be applied for at the 2014 Conference. 6.25 hours
Practitioner/Nursing Home Administrator
( AMA Category I Credits ) -
Nursing - Approved
Physical Therapy: Approved
Occupational Therapy: Approved
Social Service: Approved
Pharmacy: Kentucky Approved (7.0 Hrs)
Continuing Legal Education: Approved by the Ohio Bar and
Kentucky Bar (6.75 hours)