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2019 DQA Conference

The 2019 Dental Quality Alliance Conference, "Pathway to Improvement", will take place May 17-18 at the ADA Headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. This Conference is designed to strengthen in-depth understanding of the quality measurement infrastructure within dentistry by canvassing on concrete opportunities for system-wide improvement.

How do I register for the Conference? 

Visit the 2019 DQA Conference Registration Page

  • ADA Members: Log in with your credentials to access the above captioned page. 
  • Non-ADA Members: After clicking the above captioned link you will be asked to create a new account. 

May 17, 2019 Highlights: (8am-5pmCT, Reception to Follow)

Keynote Presentation: Marko Vujicic, Vice President, ADA Health Policy Institute

Panel: Systems Improvement: Moderator: James Crall, Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, UCLA, Peter Damiano, Patient-Center Dental Home (PCDH) & Andrea Palmer, The Pritzker Foundation 

Presentation: Designing a QI Roadmap, Naomi Kuznets, Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)

Workshop: Change Packages for Improving Oral Health: A Hands-On Session to Improve Quality of Care: Jill Herndon, Key Analytics and Consulting & Marissa Sanders, DQA

Panel Discussion: Tools for Improvement: Colleen Lampron, NNOHA Collaborative & Amit Acharya, Marshfield Clinic

May 18, 2019 Highlights: (8am-3pmCT)

Keynote Presentation: Driving Towards Improved Healthcare System: Michelle Schreiber, Director, Quality Measurement and Value-Based Incentives Group, CMS

Presentation: Fostering a Culture for Change: John Toussaint, Catalysis, Inc. 

Panel Presentation: Strive for Change: Dian Baker, Sutter Health & An Nguyen, Clinica Family Health

Presentation: Leadership for Systems Improvement

Presentation: Patient Centered State of Measurement: Stacie Myers, International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) & Frederick Eichmiller, Delta Dental of Wisconsin 

General Logistics and FAQ

The 2019 DQA Conference is generously supported by the following sponsors: