2013: "Listen ~ Hear ~ Empower ~ Change: The Critical Role of Communication in Improving Patient Safety"

This conference is a collaboration among numerous stakeholders from the renal community including the Forum of ESRD Networks, the Renal Physicians Association, Fresenius, DaVita, Dialysis Clinic Inc, the American Nephrology Nurses Association, National Renal Administrators Association and the Forum's Beneficiary Advisory Council. The topic of this year’s conference is “Listen ~ Hear ~ Empower ~ Change: The Critical Role of Communication in Improving Patient Safety” and will include sessions presented by nationally known quality and patient safety experts with the goal of improving kidney patient safety and care.

This conference was convened at the Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel, Baltimore, MD on September 17-18, 2013.

Agenda & Speaker Bios: 2013 Quality Conference

2013 Quality Conference Summary Reports

Keynote: Jonathan Blum

Organized Chaos: J. Perlmutter, M. Sommer, M. Carey

Care Transitions Summary: 09/17/2013 Morning Session

Models to Overcome Transition Barriers: M. Carey

Patient Centered Care: T. Carr


The National Forum of ESRD Networks, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization #13-3246354. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. No goods or services will be provided by the Forum in return or consideration for this contribution. Donations can also be mailed to the Forum Office at PO Box 203, Birchwood, WI 54817.

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