2024 GHA Patient Safety and Quality Summit (PSQS)

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, Greensboro, GA   Visit Website
Monday, January 08, 2024 - Tuesday, January 09, 2024   iCalendar Eastern Standard Time

The annual GHA Patient Safety and Quality Summit (PSQS) brings together patient safety and quality improvement professionals, nurse leaders and educators, social workers, pharmacists, hospital administrators and leaders to learn about innovative approaches and long-standing, reliable strategies to improve patient care, quality, culture of care, and worker and clinician resiliency. Attendees learn about important quality topics such as inpatient quality measures, care coordination, physician engagement, quality improvement techniques, and more. 

GHA Hospital Members - $400 (event fees go up by $25 after Jan. 1)


The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
1 Lake Oconee Trail
Greensboro, GA 30642

Hotel Room Rate - $215/night (a booking link will be emailed to you upon completion of your registration).

Cancellation Deadline - Friday, Dec. 15. Only substitutions will be allowed after this date.

Agenda at a Glance

Monday, Jan. 8

8-8:30 a.m.   Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:45 a.m.   Welcome and Opening Remarks, Caylee Noggle, GHA

8:45-9:45 a.m.   GenHealth, Phil Gwoke, BridgeWorks

10-10:45 a.m.   Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Programs Overview, Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

11-11:30 a.m.    GHA Quality Data & Reports Overview, Leslie Sainovich, GHA

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.   Awards Luncheon

1:45-2:45 p.m.   Awards Winners Panel

3-3:45 p.m.   Promoting Quality Health Care: Implementation of the CMS national quality strategy, Richard E. Wild, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

4-4:45 p.m.   Reducing and Preventing Workplace Violence, Michael Dunning, CEM, MEM, CHPA, The Healthcare Consulting Group, LLC

5-6 p.m.   Reception

Tuesday, Jan. 9

7:30-8:15 a.m.   Breakfast

8:15-9:30 a.m.   Accreditation and Quality Improvement, How Industry Leading Organizations Keep the Two Together,  Brennan Scott, DNV Healthcare & Chad Larson, The Joint Commission

Moderated by Gayle Nash, Nash Healthcare Consulting

9:45 a.m.-noon  Leading Performance Improvement Initiatives at Your Hospital, Dennis McIntee, Author of Drama Free Teams in Healthcare

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee   Visit Website

(706) 467-0600