QCOR 2019 Scientific Sessions

Quality of Care and Outcomes Research
Scientific Sessions
April 5–6, 2019
The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City | Arlington, Va.
Registration Information
Take advantage of Advance rates through March 12

Registration rates, hotel info and deadlines
Abstract Submissions
Abstract submission is now closed.


2019 Abstract Categories (PDF)

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.

NOTE: This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for 13 CPHQ continuing education credits.

What's New for 2019

What to Expect This Year

Discover programming just for you through this year's six program tracks:

  • Policy
  • Health Technology and Innovation NEW
  • Implementation/QI/Data Science
  • Get With The Guidelines (GWTG)
  • Quality of Care Workshop
  • Cardiovascular Clinical Trialists Forum NEW

Plenary sessions topics include:

  • Data Science, Machine Learning, and Health Technology
  • Behavioral Economics, Healthy Policy


  • Quality of Care Workshop
  • Innovation/Health Tech Workshop NEW
  • Circ:CQO

Abstract Categories

  • Adherence to Guidelines NEW FOR 2019
  • Appropriateness/Efficiency of Care
  • Behavioral/Psychosocial Factors
  • Cardiac Arrest/CPR
  • Cardiovascular Registries
  • Clinical Trials – Main Results and Substudies
  • Cost Effectiveness Analysis/Economic Assessment
  • Data Science NEW FOR 2019
  • Disparities in Care (Health inequities)
  • Health Information Technology NEW FOR 2019
  • Implementation Science
  • International Research (Studies Outside the US)
  • Late-Breaking Clinical Trials
  • Medication Adherence NEW FOR 2019
  • Methodology of Outcomes Research
  • Patient Experience/Satisfaction
  • Pattern of Care Description
  • Policy Research
  • Population Health
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives – Local Level
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives – Regional/National Level
  • Quality of Care Assessment
  • Quality of Life/Functional Status Assessment
  • Stroke NEW FOR 2019
  • Risk Factor Assessment and Treatment
  • Risk Stratification and Prognosis
  • Women and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Other

2019 Key Dates

#QCOR19 Key Dates
October 3, 2018Abstract Submission Opens
October 31, 2018Registration Opens
January 11, 2019Abstract & Award Submission Closes - Extended date!
February 26, 2019Early Registration Closes
February 27, 2019Advance Registration Opens
March 12, 2019Advance Registration Closes
March 13, 2019Standard Registration Opens
April 5-6, 2019Conference Dates
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