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DQA 2015: The Roles of Quality Measurement

Conference Objectives:

  • Gain knowledge on the need for and the goals of measurement to support quality improvement in oral healthcare 
  • Review the roles of various dental sectors in quality measurement
  • Examine emerging trends in quality measurement and leadership across the dental care continuum
  • Develop strategies for successfully leading and influencing healthcare improvement through measurement in dentistry

Schedule: 

Review the lineup: 2015 DQA Conference schedule (PDF)

Speaker Presentations:

FRIDAY SESSION ONE

Man Wai Ng - Quality Improvement Efforts in Oral Healthcare (PDF)

Marko Vujicic - Health Care Reform and Quality (Oral Presentation)

FRIDAY SESSION TWO

Eli Schwarz - Educators' Role in Quality Measurement (PDF)

Jesley Ruff - Practitioners' Role in Quality Measurement (PDF)

Shaju Puthussery - Payers' Role in Quality Measurement (PDF)

Stacey Chazin - Health Policy in Oral Healthcare (PDF)

Krishna Aravamudhan - Current Efforts in Quality Measurement & the DQA (PDF)

SATURDAY SESSION ONE

Patrick Finnerty - The New Dental Environment (PDF)

John Snyder - Quality Measurement Models (PDF)

Mark Antman - Current Quality Measurement Priorities & Challenges in the Medical Environment (PDF)

SATURDAY SESSION TWO

Heiko Spallek - Dissemination and Implementation - Routine Practice (Medical) (PDF)

David Schirmer - Being a Quality Measurement Ambassador (PDF)

Sponsors:

The DQA wishes to thank the American Dental Education Association (ADEA), the Managed Care of North America (MCNA), DentaQuest, HealthPartners, the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD), the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR), the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), the American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA), the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), and the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD), for their contribution in sponsorship of this conference.