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2017 Idaho Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Conference

May 4, 2017 to May 5, 2017

Thriving Through Change: An Rx for Excellence

The Riverside Hotel
2900 East Chinden Boulevard
Boise, ID 83714

This year’s inspirational conference is poised to help you thrive in a constantly evolving healthcare environment. Our dynamic keynote speaker sponsored by Blue Cross of Idaho, Kathy Dempsey, will share unique strategies for successful transformation. Her popular book, Shed or You’re Dead: 31 Unconventional Strategies for Growth and Change, is recipient of a Writer’s Digest International Book Award.

Additionally, we'll hear from key experts Catherine Serio, PhD, and Barb DeBaun, RN, MSN, CIC, on critical topics such as motivational interviewing and antimicrobial stewardship. We hope you'll join us for this energizing and engaging event.


Register today!


Day One Features

  • Keynote speaker Kathy Dempsey, CSP, RN, MEd
  • Awards of Excellence in Healthcare Quality presented by Qualis Health
  • Shed Style Assessment Tool
  • Resiliency panel

Day Two Features

  • C. difficile Infection and Antimicrobial Stewardship presentation by Barb DeBaun, RN, MSN, CIC
  • Quality Revolution presented by Madison Memorial Hospital
  • Motivational Interviewing by Catherine Serio, PhD

Download the full agenda


Please call or email London Manor-Petersen at 800-488-1118 ext. 5942 or londonm@qualishealth.org.

Hotel Information

We've held a block of rooms at The Riverside Hotel for your convenience. Please contact them to make your reservation.


The 2017 Idaho Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Conference is sponsored by:

Qualis Health, St. Luke's Health System, Saint Alphonsus Health System, and the Idaho Hospital Association

The keynote speaker, Kathy Dempsey, is sponsored by:

Blue Cross of Idaho: An Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association