September 23-25, 2014 | Baltimore Marriott Waterfront | Baltimore, MD

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The 2014 Alliance Quality Symposium 

  • Begins Tuesday, September 23, 2014 in Baltimore; register today!
  • Over 60 talented faculty on the latest best practices in using and acquiring data for quality improvement continuing education initatives.
  • Symposium Chair, Chitra Subramaniam, PhD, Duke Clinical Research Institute, will lead participants.
  • Topics include performance improvement for healthcare teams, quality measures and linkages with education, and engagement of patients in the QI process.
  • Registration rates and hotel accommodations follow.
  • Are you in the greater Washington DC/ Baltimore metro area? Excellent commuter and light rail options make the day registration a viable and economical option.
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 Registration Rates (effective September 3rd)  Member Non-Member  Government
 Full Conference | Sept. 23-25  $1,270.00  $1,495.00 $395.00 
 AQSGROUP2 20% off full rate** $1,016.00 $1,196.00  
 AQSGROUP3 30% off full rate** $889.00 $1,046.50  
 Single Day | 1/2 Day Tuesday, Sept. 23 + Wednesday, Sept. 24  $500.00  $590.00 $150.00 
 Single Day | Thursday, Sept. 25   $500.00  $590.00 $150.00 
 AQSGROUP2 20% off single day** $400.00 $472.00  
 AQSGROUP3 30% off single day** $350.00 $413.00  
 QI Team Offer I Full Conference or Single Day** Free  Free  Free 

 ** Participants must register at the same time for discount to be effective.

Preparing for Quality Improvement Education in a variety of settings 
At the Alliance Quality Symposium we will address resources, infrastructure and other things that we must consider for successful QIE and the IPE team. Patient engagement, quality measurement, team-based competencies, and other tools to take you to the next level of your success. This program will highlight several ways and approaches for QI in and share success stories to help participants understand how to plan and implement a QIE program.

Hotel Information Exhibiting & Sponsorship Opportunities
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
700 Aliceanna Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Tel: (410) 385-3000
Book Your Reservation Online Now!

Note: Your first night must be Tuesday or later for the Marriott system to recognize your request. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Room Rate: $247/night + tax
Room Block Deadline: September 5, 2014

Arriving Monday-
The Four Seasons
200 International Dr
Baltimore, MD

Special conference rate $289.00 plus tax
Book now - Call (410) 576-5800
Room Block Deadline:  August 27, 2014
Download the Exhibitor Registration form or Sponsorship Opportunities form. Please contact Christy Norcross at (704) 269-8440 with questions.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Afternoon Opening Plenary
 Quality Improvement Education Roadmap
 Education Requirements for Quality Improvement Activities

 Lou Diamond

Lou Diamond, MD
President for QHC
QIE Initiative Chair

Christine K. Cassel, MD
President and CEO
 National Quality Forum

Reactor Panel representation from ABMS, AHA, HIMSS, Health Systems, and many more! 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Morning Plenary 
AHRQ and Continuing Education:
Listening to the Numbers 

Afternoon Plenary

Barbara L. Kass, MPH, CHES,
Health Communication Specialist, Agency for
Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)


Arif Kamal, MD
Clinical Oncologist and Palliative Medicine Specialist
Duke University Medical Center

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Morning Plenary: Sociological Issues Related to
Teams and its Impact on Outcomes
Afternoon Keynote Speaker


Simon Kitto, PhD
Director of Research
University of Toronto

Patrick Conway, MD
Deputy Administrator for Innovation & Quality
 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)