You are invited to attend What Should Our Vision for Global Healthcare Be? on Thursday, 6th October at 4.30pm at Cancer Research UK - Cambridge Institute.
Organised by Cambridge University Health Partners (CUHP), Professor Mary Dixon-Woods from the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, will be asking whether we can measure what matters for quality and safety in healthcare? Her talk will address challenges relating to organisational intelligence about quality and safety. It will critically evaluate currently used metrics and methods, identifying the technical complexities as well as the social and political influences that make render some of the most valuable information highly fugitive. It will discuss approaches used in other industries and conclude by making proposals for improvement.
In addition, we will hear from Malcolm Lowe-Lauri, the new Executive Director at CUHP about the vision and future direction of CUHP.
There will be the opportunity to ask questions of the key speakers during the session and discuss the key elements of the evening’s presentations over refreshments, before the evening closes at 8pm.
16:30 Arrival tea and coffee
17:00 Welcome - Baroness Helene Hayman, Chair, CUHP
17:15 Address - Malcolm Lowe-Lauri, Executive Director, CUHP Vision and Future Direction
18:00 Keynote Address - Professor Mary Dixon-Woods, RAND Professor of Health Services Research at the University of Cambridge Can we measure what matters for quality and safety in healthcare?
18:45 Q&A / Discussion
19:00 Close / Drinks and nibbles
FIND US: Parking is available in Main Visitor Car Park 1 on the Addenbrooke’s Campus, from where the venue is a short walk. Click here for instructions on how to locate the venue (including the Main Visitor Car Park).
See more about Professor Dixon-Woods and her research here