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Media Advisory: Riding the Waves and Navigating Change in Primary Care
[March 08, 2014]

Media Advisory: Riding the Waves and Navigating Change in Primary Care

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. --(Business Wire)--

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement:



The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), a leading innovator in health and health care improvement worldwide


The 15th Annual International Summit on Improving Patient Care in the Office Practice and the Community


Sunday, March 9 - Tuesday, March 11, 2014


Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745







  • Over 1,000 professionals and students actively engaged in primary care and community health will convene for three days to teach, learn and exchange ideas in more than 60 sessions on primary care in the ACO world; new models for care management; moving from health care to health; using IT for improvement; and more.
  • Choose from half-day minicourses, extended learning labs and general conference workshops led by health care industry experts, on topics such as:
    • New models of primary care
    • Team-based care and new staffing roles
    • The Patient-Centered Medical Home
    • Moving from health care to health
    • The Conversation Project and palliative care
  • Learn cutting edge ideas in primary care from three keynote presentations: Derek Feeley, Executive Vice President of IHI; Ed Wagner, Director of the MacColl Institute for Healthcare Innovation at the Group Health Research Institute and Laura Adams, President and CEO of the Rhode Island Quality Institute, plus five engaging Special Interest Keynote presentations
  • Physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health care administrators and managers, quality improvement leaders and home health care providers and others working in community settings will find invaluable new insights and take away tools that can be put into practice upon return to work.

RSVP: To register, visit

For press credentials or additional media information, contact Sandy George at CXO Communication,

About The Institute for Healthcare Improvement

IHI is a leading innovator in health and health care improvement worldwide. For more than 25 years, we have partnered with an ever-growing community of visionaries, leaders, and front-line practitioners around the globe to spark bold, inventive ways to improve the health of individuals and populations. Together, we build the will for change, seek out innovative models of care, and spread proven best practices. When it comes to raising the quality of health for all, IHI sees boundless possibilities and while we see the walls in front of us, we will not rest until we reach the other side. Learn more at

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