HQI 2017: Annual Conference
November 1 - 3, 2017; Monterey, CA


Join your healthcare colleagues at the 2017 Hospital Quality Institute Conference, building on the themes of Respect, Reliability, and Resilience.


Join us for the 2017 Hospital Quality Institute Conference On November 1-3 in Monterey to achieve ever increasing levels of performance through a culture of respect and professionalism. Learn strategies and take home tools for achieving reliable care and delivering value to each patient, each time, and in each community. The content, interactive learning and networking opportunities are not to be missed.

Who should attend?
Everyone who cares about quality health care and who is committed to the respect, dignity and experience of patients and families that need and depend on us.


The conference will be held at the Monterey Marriott:

350 Calle Principal 
Monterey, CA 93940


November 1 – 3, 2017
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Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD – Author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer and winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction. Mukherjee also recently published The Gene, which takes a look at the future of genomics. He is an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University and a cancer physician and researcher. 

Lucian Leape, MD (invited)- Lucian Leape is a health policy innovator and pediatric surgeon.  After joining Medical Practice Study (MPS) of medical injury, Leape conducted some of the early studies of overuse and underuse of cardiac procedures.  His study of the causes of errors lead to the publication in JAMA in 1994 of Error in Medicine, which called for the application of systems theory to prevent medical errors.  This led ultimately to the founding of the National Patient Safety Foundation and the Institute of Medicine’s landmark publications, To Err is Human and Crossing the Quality Chasm.

Rosemary Gibson - Gibson writes and lectures about health care, health care reform, Medicare, and patient safety.  She led national health care quality and and safety initiatives at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and was chief architect of the foundation’s decade-long strategy that successfully established palliative care in more than 1,600 hospitals in the United States.  Gibson is an editor for JAMA Internal Medicine.

Della Lin, MD – As a physician with leadership experience for over 25 years, Lin brings clarity, inspiration, and provocative challenges to her audiences by integrating practical clinical experience, systems thinking around organizational resilience, and essential information of the current patient safety and quality landscape.

Charles Vincent, PhD, MPhil – Dr. Charles Vincent is Professor of Psychology at the University of Oxford. Since 1985, he has carried out research on the causes of harm to patients and staff, and methods of improving reliability in health care.

Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN – As President of the National League for Nursing, Malone is one of the most powerful nurse leaders in the country. She has learned the art of healing from the ground up – as a young girl in rural Kentucky – who helped her great-grandmother, the daughter of a slave, heal the people around her.

David Lawrence, MD, MPH – The former CEO of Kaiser Permanente, Lawrence recently published book, Best Care, Best Future: A Guide for Healthcare Leaders. He describes his views on the direction health care must take going forward: finding and delivering the best possible care to every patient, every time, then improving on it continuously.

Stephen J. Swensen, MD, MMM, FACR – Swensen is the Mayo Clinic’s Medical Director for Leadership and Organization Development. He is Professor in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Under his leadership the Quality Academy and the Value Creation System were established. 

Tim Vogus, PhD – At Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, Professor Vogus’ research specifies the mechanisms through which organizations create and sustain a culture of safety as well as how they enact highly reliable performance through mindful organizing.


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CME/CE Credits

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The 2017 Hospital Quality Institute Conference offers a dynamic opportunity for entities interested in networking with health care professionals. A number of conference support levels are available for the 2017 Hospital Quality Institute Conference. Act now to get the exhibitor level best suited for your organization.

Contact HQI, (916) 552-7600 or education@hqinstitute.org

Click here to download the Exhibitor Prospectus.

HQI thanks our current exhibitors for their support of the conference:

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Poster Presentations

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