QCOR 2018 Scientific Sessions

Quality of Care and Outcomes Research
Scientific Sessions

April 6–7, 2018
Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City | Arlington, Va.


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This conference is for clinicians, researchers, medical students and trainees, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, healthcare and managed care professionals, policymakers and other healthcare professionals interested in quality of care and outcomes research in cardiovascular disease and stroke.
What's New for 2018

  • Print the Quality of Care 2018 Scientific Sessions Schedule-at-a-Glance (PDF) or see it in table form on our Programming page

    Topics include:
    • Big Data to Population Health: Hope, Hype, or Right Now!
    • Flipping the Model for Incentives in Value Based Care
    • Social Determinants of Health — Minding the Gap
    • Advancing Innovation to Advance Patient-Centered Outcomes
    • Embedding Pragmatic Clinical Trials
    • Social Media as a Friend or Foe for Quality of Care
    • Benefits, Risks, and Models for Open Science
Don't miss the following speakers*:
  • Harlan M Krumholz, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Brahmajee Nallamothu, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
  • John S Rumsfeld, American College of Cardiology, Denver, CO
  • Kevin Haynes, HealthCore, Inc., Wilmington, DE
  • Sally Okun, Patients Like Me, Cambridge, MA
  • Mark McClellan, Duke-Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy, Washington, DC
  • Thomas M Maddox, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Debra K Moser, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • Tiffany M Powell-Wiley, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD
  • Steven M Bradley, Minneapolis Heart Institute, Minneapolis, MN

* Note: speakers subject to change

Check back often as we update our programming for QCOR 2018.

QCOR 2018 Key Dates
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October 4, 2017Abstract Submission Opens
November 1, 2017Registration Opens
January 17, 2018Abstract & Award Submission Deadline
Closes at 5:00 p.m. CDT; no extensions
February 26, 2018Early Registration Closes
February 27, 2018Advance Registration Opens
March 16, 2018Advance Registration Closes
March 17, 2018Standard Registration Opens
April 6-7, 2018Conference Dates

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