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THA Health Equity Symposium
Thursday, February 18, 2016; 9:00 am-3:00 pm CT

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the Tennessee Hospital Association Health Equity Symposium being held at the THA offices in Brentwood, TN. The symposium will take place on Thursday, February 18 from 9:00 am-3:00 pm CT. Keynote speakers will include Tomas Leon, MBA, President and CEO from the Institute for Diversity in Health Management; and Joseph Bentacourt, MD, Director of the Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. This event is sponsored by the THA Council on Inclusion and Health Equity, in partnership with the THA Hospital Engagement Network. For more information, contact Patrice Mayo at pmayo@tha.com.



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2016 Regional Networking Dates


Thursday, April 7--Memphis, TN
Tuesday, April 12--Nashville, TN
Thursday, April 14--Knoxville, TN



Thursday, August 4--Memphis, TN
Tuesday, August 9--Nashville, TN
Thursday, August 11--Knoxville, TN

2016 COPD Readmissions Summit--Nashville, TN
Thursday, March 10, 2016

National and regional speakers will share strategies on optimizing patient compliance, post-hospital syndrome, post-acute care networks, and innovative respiratory therapy-driven COPD programs. Target audience: healthcare professionals in respiratory care, pulmonary rehab, hospital leadership, nursing, case management, care transitions, population health, and home health.


Readmissions and Outcomes Workshop--Jackson, TN
Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Readmissions mentor hospital, Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, will share key strategies from its successful readmissions reduction program, including its approach to analytics, discharge advocates, Project RED, and the development of its outpatient clinic and its funding. Target audience: hospital staff involved in reducing readmissions at their facility. 












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January 25, 2016
OB Teams Monthly Webinar: Team Sharing Call


January 13, 2016
Antimicrobial Stewardship: Lessons from the Valley


December 16, 2015
Successful Antibiotic Stewardship: People, Strategies, Best Practices, Outcomes




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Tennessee Center for Patient Safety Annual Report
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August 2010 - Blue Cross Gives Patient Safety Center $2.9 Million Grant

The BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation has announced it will make a $2,991,660 grant to help fund the Tennessee Center for Patient Safety (TCPS) over the next three years, furthering hospital patient safety and quality improvement efforts across Tennessee.  Click here to read the full press release.