Hosted by Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), this 8th Middle East Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is an annual gathering of healthcare professionals in quality improvement and patient safety. It is the region’s most successful and well established healthcare conference focused on quality improvement.
Held since 2013, the ME Forum connects over 3,000 physicians, nurses, quality leaders, healthcare administrators, hospital executives, patient and family advisors and other allied health professionals. It provides a stimulating and inspiring setting for healthcare professionals to meet, learn and share knowledge with the collective aim to improve the quality and safety of care for the patients and communities we serve.
Presented under the theme ‘Igniting Change, Shaping the Future Together’, the ME Forum 2020 provides the following tracks:
To develop Safe care, not only reducing harm but also looking at normal daily staff behavior to understand how healthcare professionals succeed to implement safety partnerships to compensate for defective processes, and how to create a safe reliable system by improvement rather than blame, in everyday and extraordinary circumstances.
To learn from the best up-to-date on Improvement knowledge and methodologies, from soft skills of coaching to the technical skill of charts and tools, all to empower professionals to transform their healthcare system.
To offer multiple opportunities for staff personal professional development in improvement leadership, research, mentorship and others. Also, share the critical components of a system for ensuring a joyful, engaged workforce, who are empowered to embrace change hence ensure higher productivity, with higher-quality patient care, including safety.
Innovation in Patient Care: Value, Access & Flow
To explore all the worldwide innovations and technologies in different improvement arenas such as: value improvement and hospital wide flow sciences or health systems improvement for special patient populations.
Patient Engagement & Involvement
To present the benefits on the quality improvement and patient safety in healthcare systems where patients and families are engaged and highlight the person centered approach where all staff, patients and families are part of the ideation process by co-designing people-driven change for better care.