ASQ Symposium On Improving Healthcare 090112


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ASQ Symposium On Improving Healthcare 090112

  1. 1. Improving Healthcare Quality & Costs <ul><li>American Society for Quality (ASQ) Automotive Division is bringing in distinguished leaders and practitioners to talk about improving America’s healthcare quality and costs and driving change in healthcare. In two separate tracks, Leadership and Practitioners , you will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>• Learn how to improve healthcare quality and reduce costs by using tools and techniques proven effective in automotive quality . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• Hear and participate in panel discussions to identify the barriers and solutions to improving value and high quality. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• Attend a job fair and talk with employers on the openings in the growing healthcare area. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Throughout the symposium, hear how ASQ is working to drive change for all stakeholders by transferring lessons learned and best practices for improving quality and cutting costs in the automotive industry to the health care sector. Collaboration among employers, health care providers, payers and policymakers is one of the keys to change. We are working together with a number of medical associations to bring the best of quality management and process improvement to the medical community. In addition, ASQ is partnering with employers, hospitals and health care providers to reveal barriers, resolve issues and make advancements. </li></ul><ul><li>This symposium provides a unique format for professional development and an opportunity to join together with other employers and those responsible for change within the healthcare supply chain, to network, build partnerships and benchmark best practices. </li></ul>Sponsored by ASQ Automotive Division Every employer and healthcare consumer is impacted by the high cost and inefficiencies in healthcare as we know it today. Improvements in the quality of healthcare products and services, in addition to a reduction of costs, are imperative.
  2. 2. <ul><li>WHAT : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Symposium on Improving Healthcare Quality & Costs using tools and techniques proven effective in automotive quality. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Job Fair is also held in conjunction with the symposium to showcase the openings in the growing Healthcare area. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WHEN : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monday, March 9, 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8:00 AM – 8:45 AM: Registrations & Breakfast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8:45 AM - 5:30 PM: Symposium & Job Fair </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WHERE : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Macomb Community College (Center Campus) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University Center UC 1 - Assembly Hall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>44575 Garfield Rd, Clinton Township, MI 48038-1139 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FEE : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$50 early birds (ends 2/22/09) and $75 after 2/22/09, fee includes all sessions, symposium proceedings, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments and 1 RU. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>REGISTER: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online at </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ha Dao, Symposium Chair  [email_address]  602-689-7766 </li></ul></ul>Sponsored by ASQ Automotive Division Improving Healthcare Quality & Costs
  3. 3. Sponsored by ASQ Automotive Division Advanced Agenda
  4. 4. <ul><li>WHO SHOULD ATTEND : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Healthcare Leaders/Quality Professionals interested in: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learn how to improve healthcare quality & reduce costs using tools & techniques proven effective in automotive </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Develop quality improvement skills and knowledge needed to manage a complex healthcare environment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturing/Quality Professionals interested in: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learn more about the healthcare industry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transition your career to healthcare </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Talk with employers on healthcare opportunities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Network with other healthcare professionals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>ADVISORY BOARD : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Joe Fortuna, MD, AIAG </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rose Steiner, AIAG </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lou Ann Lathrop, ASQ/GM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>John Katona, Delphi Corp </li></ul></ul>Improving Healthcare Quality & Costs Sponsored by ASQ Automotive Division
  5. 5. Macomb Community College Sponsored by ASQ Automotive Division UC1 University Center UC1 for Professional Development
  6. 6. Job Fair Sponsored by ASQ Automotive Division JOB SEEKERS: Bring your Resumes! Find a quality organization that suits your skills and talent. This Job Fair is an opportunity for you to visit with the top hiring organizations from the healthcare, manufacturing and service industries looking to fill open positions. Showcase your expertise, demonstrate your commitment to quality, and expand your professional opportunities and network. EMPLOYERS: Recruit the Best! Hire the best Quality & Process Improvement Experts! This Job Fair is an opportunity for you to reach more than 150 professionals in order to provide first hand information about your organization, promote current open positions to potential candidates, network with upcoming quality professionals, and develop a pool of candidates for future recruiting needs. A Job Fair will be held in conjunction with the Symposium to showcase the job openings, especially the in the growing healthcare area.
  7. 7. Sponsor/Exhibitor Opportunities Sponsored by ASQ Automotive Division <ul><li>ASQ Automotive Division offers high impact sponsorships and exhibit opportunities that enable companies like yours to contribute to the success of the symposium while gaining priceless exposure for your products and services. While reaching your target audience, your company will gain lasting exposure and recognition. Your affiliation with the symposium will serve as a constant reminder of your commitment to quality. The sponsor/exhibitor opportunities offer you complete marketing exposure, face-to-face contact with hundreds of quality professionals, and the opportunity to meet the decisions makers ready to implement and enhance their quality programs. </li></ul><ul><li>The Quality Symposium is the annual conference bringing together a wide variety of quality professionals from the manufacturing, service, healthcare industries in the Greater Detroit Area. Many of the individuals and companies represented are among the best known and often regarded as the &quot;best-in-class“. ASQ is a knowledge-based global community of quality experts dedicated to the promotion and advancement of quality tools, principles and practices. In this Symposium, we will focus on the improving America's healthcare quality and costs. We will bring in distinguished leaders and practitioners to discuss on improving healthcare using the tools and techniques proven effective in automotive quality. For a sponsor/exhibitor fee of $300, you will receive: </li></ul><ul><li>One complimentary Registration </li></ul><ul><li>Listing in the Event Program and Website </li></ul><ul><li>Corporation Name and Logo visibly displayed </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition by the Chair throughout the program </li></ul><ul><li>One table and two chairs for exhibit </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline for sponsor/exhibitor registration is Feb 27, 2009. Exhibit Hours: 8:00 am to 5:30 pm - Sign up now! Register online at </li></ul>Sponsor/Exhibitor opportunities for only $300. We are pleased to invite you to help sponsor and/or exhibit at our 7th Annual Quality Symposium.