Missouri HIIN: Innovate. Exnovate. Improve. Inspire.

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Provided by Missouri Hospital Association


Dates & Location

Tuesday, June 6, and Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Courtyard by Marriott
3301 LeMone Industrial Blvd.
Columbia, Mo.

Complimentary registration for Missouri hospitals. Register on or before Wednesday, May 31.

Hospitals participating in the HIIN contract are eligible for hotel and mileage reimbursement based on reimbursement guidelines.

Hotel Reservation

Request MHA room rate: $119 + tax
Group code: HINA
Hotel cut-off date: Monday, May 8

If a Missouri HIIN participant chooses not to stay at the Courtyard by Marriott, reimbursement will be provided up to $119 for the overnight stay at another hotel.

Reimbursement Guidelines for Missouri HIIN Hospitals:

  • For participants traveling more than 50 miles round trip to attend, one mileage form will be accepted from each attending HIIN hospital.
    • To be good stewards of federal grant money, carpooling is encouraged.
    • Include documentation of miles traveled through MapQuest when submitting mileage.
  • Two overnight hotel rooms per HIIN hospital will be accepted for reimbursement for those traveling more than 150 miles round trip.
    • Receipt must be submitted and include documentation of miles traveled through MapQuest when submitting overnight hotel reimbursement.
    • Eligible overnight stay will occur on June 6.
  • Indicate if the reimbursement check is to be made payable to the hospital or the individual requesting reimbursement.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ policy prohibits contractors from offering food and beverages at federally funded conferences. Conference attendees will be responsible for arranging their own meals. Thank you for your understanding of this requirement.


MHA-member hospitals


MHA’s HIIN Quality Convening will provide health care workers and leaders with strategies and examples to succeed in improving care and sustaining improvements. Beyond reducing harm and readmissions, health care leaders and providers must understand how to instill and support a culture that promotes safety and high quality. This conference will give operational and technical initiatives to help build a culture of safety within an organization and strategies to support and sustain that culture.


Tuesday, June 6

12:30 p.m. — Registration

1 p.m. — Welcome and HIIN Project Overview

Jessica Rowden, MHA, BSN, R.N.
Director of Clinical Quality Compliance
Missouri Hospital Association
Jefferson City

1:30 p.m. — Introduction to the Culture of Reliability

Matthew Schreiber, M.D.
Chief Clinical Officer
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital
New Jersey

3 p.m. — Break

3:15 p.m. — The Power of One: The Nurse and the Patient Safety Skill That Changed One Family’s Life Forever

Stephen W. Harden
Chairman and CEO
Life Wings Partners LLC
Memphis, Tenn.

5 p.m. — Wrap Up

Alison Williams, MBA-HCM, BSN, R.N.
Vice President of Clinical Quality Improvement
Missouri Hospital Association
Jefferson City

5:30 p.m. — Adjournment

Wednesday, June 7

7:30 a.m. — Registration

8 a.m. — Welcome and Recap

Toi D. Wilde, MBA, R.N.
Program Manager
Missouri Hospital Association
Jefferson City

8:30 a.m. — Readmissions: An Example of Preventable Harm

Matthew Schreiber, M.D.

10 a.m. — Break

11 a.m. — Practical Strategies to Reduce Preventable Readmissions

Matthew Schreiber, M.D.

1 p.m. — Wrap Up

Amanda L. Keilholz
Program Manager
Missouri Hospital Association
Jefferson City

1:30 p.m. — Adjournment


Stephen W. Harden
Chairman and CEO
Life Wings Partners LLC
Memphis, Tenn.

Stephen Harden is Chairman and CEO of Life Wings Partners LLC — a team of physicians, astronauts, nurses and pilots that have helped more than 150 health care organizations in the U.S. and abroad implement the best safety practices from aviation and other high-reliability industries. He is the author of two books on patient safety, including “CRM: The Flight Plan for Lasting Change in Patient Safety,” the definitive how-to text on implementing aviation-based safety tools in health care, published by HCPro. Results of his patient safety work have appeared in over 35 publications and news outlets.

Harden has been involved in safety training for more than 20 years, producing more than 40 separate training programs for commercial aviation, military flight squadrons, heavy construction, military contractors and health care. He is a certified TeamSTEPPS® master trainer and has personally trained more than 20,000 physicians, nurses, staff and administrators in the last 10 years.

Harden is a professional pilot with 34 years of experience, serving as a captain for a major international airline. His expertise in the field of aviation safety training has garnered him seven awards for superior performance and quality achievement. He also served as an adjunct instructor for the University of Southern California’s School of Aviation Safety.

Matthew Schreiber, M.D.
Chief Clinical Officer
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital
New Jersey

Matthew Schreiber, M.D., is the Chief Clinical Officer of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey. Schreiber is passionate about access to high-quality, reliable patient care that is delivered in an effective and satisfying way to the communities he serves. He works closely with Newark Beth Israel department chairs, medical staff officers and the hospital’s patient safety officer to ensure that providing high-quality, safe patient care, and an excellent patient experience remain a hallmark of daily operations at Newark Beth Israel.

Schreiber received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and his medical degree from the New York State Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv. He completed his training at the combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics program at UC San Diego in 2002. He also has completed a fellowship in patient safety through AHA-HRET. He began his career as a rural primary care physician providing inpatient and ambulatory services to children and adults. Subsequently, Schreiber practiced as a full-time adult hospitalist before taking on administrative leadership roles. He led a 70+ provider hospitalist group and has served health systems as a CMO, dedicated Quality/Safety officer, and as a V.P. of Operations prior to accepting his current position with NBIMC.

Continuing Education

Participants must attend the program in its entirety to receive a certificate of attendance and continuing education credits.

All Participants — A certificate of attendance for 8.75 clock hours will be provided.