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Leading a Culture of Patient Safety: An Initiative of the American College of Healthcare Executives

June 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

$15.00 - $30.00

Leading a Culture of Patient Safety: An Initiative of the American College of Healthcare Executives


Program Agenda:

  • 5:30-6:00 pm – Networking
  • 6:00-7:30 pm – Welcome and Patient Safety Presentations
    • Welcome by San Diego Organization of Healthcare Leaders (SOHL) Board


      Welcome by Sharp HealthCare President and Chief Executive Officer

    •  Personal Passion for Patient Safety Reform in Assisted Living by Aaron Byzak
    •  Impact of Behavior on Patient Safety by Jerry Kolins
    •  Discuss how professionals raised in different cultures affect patient safety

Location: Sharp Spectrum Auditorium – 8695 Spectrum Center Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123

Program Objectives:

  • Learn about the importance of patient safety in regards to:
    • Developing a culture of patient safety within your organization.
    • Patient safety in behavioral health: Current issues in healthcare management decisions.
    • Patient safety reform in assisted living.
    • How professionals raised in different cultures affect patient safety.
    • Pros and cons of respecting authority. 
    • The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) six domains and pledge for patient safety.  


Christopher D. Howard, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sharp HealthCare

Aaron Byzak, MBA, FACHE, Chief External Affairs Officer, Tri-City Medical Center

Jerry Kolins, MD, FACHE, Medical Director, Laboratories, Palomar Health



  • Sponsors and Speakers – Free
  • SOHL Board Members – Use Promo Code
  • Students/Military – $15
  • SOHL Members – $20
  • Non- Members – $30

 Registration LinkReceive 1.5 Qualified Education Credit


 Please reference the following information to learn about the ACHE Leading for Safety initiative:

ACHE partnered with Institute for Healthcare Improvement/National Patient Safety Foundation Lucian Leape Institute (IHI/NPSF LLI) to convene a roundtable of safety experts, and the results helped to form Leading a Culture of Safety: A Blueprint for Success, a document for healthcare leaders to assess, support, and promote a culture of safety in their organization. ACHE created a website with resources for leaders, ache.org/safety.

  • Follow these steps to join ACHE in the Leading for Safety Initiative:


Note for Qualified Education Credits: As an independent chartered chapter of the ACHE, SOHL is authorized to award 1.5 hours of ACHE Qualified Education credit toward advancement or recertification in ACHE. Participants in this program who wish to have it considered for ACHE Qualified Education credit should list their attendance when they apply to ACHE for advancement or recertification.

 Questions: Please contact SOHL Program Co-Chairs, Nora Bota at norambota@gmail.com or Jared Vogt at jvogt@rchsd.org .



June 25, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$15.00 - $30.00


Sharp Corporate Office
8695 Spectrum Center Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92123 United States
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