So what are some of the top reasons that I come back?
- To reconnect with the professionals in health care who are dedicated to helping the industry and the dedicated care givers improve their processes and take better care of their patients and clients.
- To be inspired by the stories of practitioners who are dedicated to process improvement and are having a major impact upon the healthcare of their communities and regions. Our work is unique and we must get it right! Some day we will be the patients or the loved ones of patients and we want to make sure we’ve done our best to help health care organizations provide the very best care.
- To learn new concepts and approaches. They say that there really is nothing new under the sun and at times our healthcare challenges and solutions seem cyclical. However, I am always amazed to learn about new uses of technology, new uses of improvement methodologies as well as the creative perspectives that our broad base of attendees bring to their presentations.
I hope to see you all next year. I would encourage you to volunteer for a committee such as the conference committee and I encourage you to submit an abstract. I for one, want to hear what you are doing and learn from you.