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International Patient Safety Symposium
February 8 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
The International Patient Safety Symposium, an exclusive healthcare event for industry leaders organized by Detroit Medical Center, St. Clair College, Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare, and Douglas Marketing Group, takes place at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts on February 8, 2019.
Canadian and U.S. experts will have an opportunity to share their views and experiences in the areas related to patient safety. Physicians, first responders, community leaders and medical students from both sides of the border will come together to identify best practices and areas for continued improvement in the healthcare field.
Morning Keynote Speaker Ken Daniels, announcer for the Detroit Red Wings and founder of The Jamie Daniels Foundation, will share his family’s story of losing son Jamie to the opioid epidemic and how this experience opened up his eyes to the world of addiction care. Ken is uniting communities in effort to combat drug addiction by educating families about the professional guidance, resources and support available to ensure there is a level of accountability in the ongoing care and treatment of addiction.
Luncheon Keynote Speaker Denise Bertin-Epp, of Urban Recovery, will talk about creating sustainable outcomes in recovery, as well as discuss safety in the healthcare system for both patients and care providers dealing with substance related intake.
This symposium boasts a broad range of speakers from both sides of the border, covering such topics as Safety and Children in the Healthcare System, Caring for an Aging Population and Persons with Disabilities, and Integrated Wellness Programs for Upcoming Practitioners and Healthcare Professionals. Speakers will discuss the current state of international healthcare and a look at the key issues for educating current staff and incoming practitioners. Safety in the healthcare system will also be addressed by outlining effective tools used from assessment to delivery, the options for the sharing of resources, and the innovation that makes this area an international hub for healthcare.
This event is sponsored by: The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation, Families First, Canadian Mental Health Association and The Jamie Daniels Foundation and In Honour of the Ones We Love. Communications Partners include; Blackburn Radio, Bell Media, WEtech Alliance, Windsor-Essex Economic Development Corporation, Windsor Regional Hospital and CUSBA (Canada United States Business Association).
Conferences fee is $150.
For a listing of speakers and agenda or to register please visit http://www.ipssdetroitwindsor.com
For exhibitor and support opportunities please call 519-258-1858 ext.35