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
- Understand the narrative, critical elements and environmental conditions influencing the march to quality improvement and measurement
- Understand key components of quality improvement of micro and macro system levels in dentistry
- Facilitate the conversation on fostering the culture of change
- Explore strategies to influence, implement and integrate change
Hotel and Transportation
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Cancellation/Refund Policy: Cancellations will be accepted on or before March 15, 2019 for a 100% refund. All cancellations must be made online via the meeting registration page by clicking "Edit Registration" and then "Cancel Attendee". Beginning March 16, 2019 refunds will not be accepted. Refunds will not be issued to registrants who no show.
Substitution Policy: Substitutions for registration are allowed until May 13, 2019 by notifying DQA at email@example.com. Please include your full name and the full name of the registrant you are replacing.
Payment: Payment in full/$250.00 per registrant is required at time of registration. No payment will be accepted during the Conference.
If you have questions regarding registration or payment, please contact Lauren Kirk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.440.7649. Thank you.
CE and Additional FAQ
Is CE being offered? Yes. Conference attendance of both days is equal to a total of ten (10) CE credits.
Is there recommended dress attire for the 2019 DQA Conference? Business casual is recommended for both Conference days as well as the Networking Reception.
What if I have a special need/request? To notify DQA in advance of a special need or request, please call DQA staff at 312.440.7649 or email@example.com. If a special need or request arises while at the Conference, please alert a designated ADA/DQA staff member.
The 2019 DQA Conference is generously supported by the following sponsors: