Quality Talks 2017 Speaker Announcement: Dr. Nneka Sederstrom

By Adam O'Neill on March 1, 2017 in Quality Talks | Speaker Profiles

Speaker Announcement February 24, 2017, Washington, DC Quality Talks 2017 is proud to announce: Ethics is Quality, Quality is Ethics: Improving Care at the End of Life. Dr. Nneka Mokwunye Sederstrom believes that improving end-of-life care not only softens difficult decisions for patients and their families, it improves quality for the entire health care system. […]

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Quality Talks 2017 Speaker Announcement: Kyle Hill

By Adam O'Neill on February 8, 2017 in Quality Talks

Speaker Announcement February 8, 2017, Washington, DC Quality Talks 2017 is proud to announce our first speaker: Kyle Hill has been an equity analyst. He’s designed and built websites. He even launched a mobile payments app. Now, his passion is health care… at home. His newest company provides nonmedical home care, and he’s telling anyone […]

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Alexandra Drane talks about her presentation at Quality Talks 2016: What’s Really Killing Us?

By NCQA on October 13, 2016 in Quality Talks

A self-described “serial entrepreneur,” Alexandra Drane is “pathologically obsessed with the health care space.” She believes that everyday stressors (such as divorce, financial stress, caregiver stress) are leading to an epidemic of chronic illness and addiction in the United States. She calls it “Life Sucks Disease,” and believes that health care providers need to urge […]

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2016 Agenda

By NCQA on October 5, 2016 in Quality Talks

10:00 AM ET        Registration and Breakfast   10:50 AM ET        Introductory Remarks Margaret E. O’Kane   11:00 AM ET        DISPARITIES & OTHER HEALTH DRIVERS What’s Really Killing Us? Alexandra Drane | Founder & Chair, Eliza Corporation The Upstream Effect: What Makes Us Sick? Rishi Manchanda, MD, […]

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Updated: Network With 2016 Attendees From These Organizations

By NCQA on August 23, 2016 in Quality Talks

Quality Talks attracts a variety of health care leaders from different organizations. Our interactive hub sessions give you the unique opportunity to sit down with speakers and other attendees to continue the discussion, off-stage. Here is an updated list of attendees’ organizations who registered for this year’s event. AAPA Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management AARP […]

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Get Approval to Attend Quality Talks (’16)

By NCQA on July 26, 2016 in Quality Talks

Want to attend Quality Talks but need to convince your boss? We drafted this letter—outlining the values of attending Quality Talks in person will bring to your organization. Fill in the blanks and show how this one-day event can bring you and your organization ideas for improving health care quality. Copy and paste it or click […]

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Updated: Network with attendees from these organizations

By NCQA on July 20, 2016 in Quality Talks

Quality Talks attracts a variety of health care leaders from different organizations. Our interactive hub sessions give you the unique opportunity to sit down with speakers and other attendees to continue the discussion, off-stage. Here is an updated list of attendees’ organizations who registered for this year’s event. Advent Advisory Group Advisory Board Company Agadia Systems […]

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Network with attendees from these organizations

By NCQA on May 26, 2016 in Quality Talks

Quality Talks attracts a variety of health care leaders from different organizations. Our interactive hub sessions give you the unique opportunity to sit down with speakers and other attendees to continue the discussion, off-stage. Here is a list of attendees’ organizations who registered for this year’s event. The list is growing everyday! Advent Advisory Group […]

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Quality Talks 2016: You Have to See It to Believe It

By NCQA on May 2, 2016 in Quality Talks

Check out this video. It is our latest promotional video for Quality Talks 2016 coming up on October 24 So, why are we writing on the blog about this so early? Well, seats are going fast. We’re getting close to the summer vacation season and we want to make sure you get in before it […]

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Early Bird Rates End May 31, 2016

By NCQA on April 21, 2016 in Quality Talks

Don’t miss your chance to register and save 25% on the country’s most inspiring health care event. Join this dynamic discussion where health care thought leaders share ideas, discoveries & passion for the future of health care.

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Quality Talks: Audience Feedback

By NCQA on March 15, 2016 in Quality Talks

If you know anything about NCQA, you know we’re all about data and measurement. So, we collected feedback from our audience for the inaugural Quality Talks to guide our efforts moving ahead. A quick summary? They loved it. Here are just some of the unedited comments from our surveys: 1. [Quality Talks is] Educational, entertaining, […]

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Quality Talks: Hubs of Activity Enhance Talks

By NCQA on February 8, 2016 in Quality Talks

As you might imagine, when we held the first Quality Talks in the autumn of last year, we were anxious to hear what our guests and speakers thought about, well, everything. The speakers. The topics of the talks. The venue. One of the things we heard about most was the format. They liked the short, […]

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Quality Talks: What Seven Observations Mean for 2016

By NCQA on February 3, 2016 in Quality Talks

Seven, short and sweet. In the “Seven Observations” video below, we feature a quick snippet from several speakers at last year’s Quality Talks. A simple sound bite just doesn’t do them justice. I encourage you to look at all “The Talks” here. But if you’re short on time, these seven observations give you a quick […]

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Quality Talks 2015 Recap

By NCQA on November 20, 2015 in Quality Talks

On November 9, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) hosted Quality Talks 2015. It was not your ordinary conference. Quality Talks bought together health care innovators, speakers who had new and thought-provoking insights on how we can improve American health care. [View the story “Quality Talks 2015 Recap” on Storify]

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