Free Masterclass series for ACHS members – starting with Brent James

Exclusive to all ACHS members this week – you are invited to attend a 90-minute webinar by one of the world’s leading authorities on quality improvement science - Dr Brent James – for free!

On Tuesday 18 May (10.00 – 11.30am AEST) ACHS will have the privilege of hosting this international expert on quality and safety matters as he takes on the big topic of “Quality Controls Cost - Using quality improvement to reduce cost and waste”.

Dr Brent James is known internationally for his work in clinical quality improvement, patient safety, and the infrastructure that underlies successful improvement efforts, such as culture change, data systems, payment methods, and management roles. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly known as the Institute of Medicine), and participated in that organisation’s seminal works on quality and patient safety and a Clinical Professor at the Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC), Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine.

Dr James holds adjunct faculty appointments at three other universities, is a Fellow of the American College of Physician Executives and is presently a Senior Advisor at Health Catalyst, Salt Lake City, UT, a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), Boston, MA; and a Senior Advisor at the Leavitt Group, Salt Lake City, UT.

There is a limit to the number of registrants we can host, so please register here now.

The Learning Outcomes of this first Masterclass will be: - Understand what Clinical Variation is and the opportunity it represents
- Gain insights into the concept of Quality Associated waste
- Develop understandings of the drivers of clinical variation
- Gain practical approaches to managing complexity in clinical work
- Understand what 'Managed Clinical Care Delivery' means for health systems.

For further information, please contact the Improvement Academy on or call (02) 8218 2729.