​Qatar Summit for Healthcare Risk Management 2019 Tracks

1. Law and Regulatory
Law and regulation set the ground rules for the health planning process. Law and regulation are key implementation mechanisms for translating major health policy objectives into action through the setting of standards and requirements and the use of sanctions and incentives to exert leverage over the health system (and its participants). When should work on law and regulation take place in the national health- planning process? Thinking about law and regulation should take place at the start of the planning process. 

2. Performance Outcome and Quality 
Given the increasing importance of performance indicators in health policy, this session will provide a systematic review of empirical and theoretical writings concerning their use to improve health care quality. The lectures will revolve around potential problems and explores how best to derive, implement and use performance indicator data, presenting results thematically. 

3. Clinical/Patient Safety 
The main goal of this lecture session is to provide some fundamental definitions that link patient safety with health care quality and risk. Evidence is summarized that indicates how clinical staff are in a key position to improve the quality of health care through patient safety interventions and strategies.

4. Risk Financing 
In this learning session, attendees will be given a general overview of risk financing and methods and techniques on how an organization can efficiently and effectively and how it relates to an organization’s methods to efficiently and effectively funding loss that results from risk. It includes risk transfer through risk insurance policies and risk retention such as self-insurance and captive insurance. 

5. Just Culture 
This learning session will describe the necessary components of a just and accountable culture and the distinction between human error, at-risk behavior, and reckless behavior. Participants will learn the importance of aligning the goals of a just culture with organizational codes of conduct, provider-based peer review systems, and human resource policies and practices. 

In creating a just and accountable culture, providers and organizations will come to understand the need to create meaningful responses to the types of errors witnessed so that providers deliver optimal care, be managed in a fair and consistent manner, and receive the support they may need if harm to patients ultimately occurs. 

6. Leadership 
In the innovative and dynamic industry, that is healthcare, executive leaders of the field must equip themselves with the ability to guide their organizations and teams through times of change. They must be able to lead their organizations through the physical change in addition to successfully interacting with multiple affiliated entities. An executive leader’s credibility, authority, and ability to keep a team focused and motivated are under constant scrutiny. Moreover, it is the leader’s job to communicate strategy, negotiate skillfully, influence team behaviors, and deliver results. Simultaneously, leaders in healthcare must be able to master the quantitative and qualitative approach to innovation in the healthcare setting, focusing on the levers of strategy, measurement, leadership, and culture.

This learning session will provide attendees with critical skills to lead organization to succeed through a number of topics on healthcare leadership.