International patient safety congress

Never again?! What do Never Events tell us about patient safety?

Thursday, 18 November, 9:00–17:00 (CEST), followed by networking dinner

Programme

Moderators: Joachim Koppenberg and Petra Seeburger
On-site and online event
Simultaneous interpretation: German <> English <> French <> Italian
The original language of the presentation is indicated with the presentation title.

9.00 OPENING ADDRESS

Prof. Dr. David Schwappach, Director, Patient Safety Foundation Switzerland

(G)
9.10 WELCOME from the Patient Safety Foundation Switzerland

Prof. Dr. med. Dieter Conen, President, Patient Safety Foundation Switzerland

(G)
9.15 WELCOME from the FMCH

Prof. Dr. med. Michele Genoni, President, FMCH

(G)
9.20 WELCOME from the Federal Quality Committee

Prof. Dr. med. Pierre Chopard, President, Federal Quality Committee

(F)
9.25 KEYNOTE I WHO Global Action Plan

Dr. Neelam Dhingra, Coordinator, Patient Safety & Quality Improvement, WHO

(E)
10.00 KEYNOTE II Never Events in Switzerland: what is our past and what is our future?

Prof. Dr. David Schwappach, Director, Patient Safety Foundation Switzerland

(G)
10.45 BREAK
11:05 KEYNOTE III Can we learn anything from aviation about patient safety investigations?

Dr. med. Kevin Stewart, Medical director, Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch, UK

(E)
12.00 LUNCH
13:00 KEYNOTE IV Eliminating serious and preventable medication errors: how the Never Events concept was implemented in France and its impact

Dr. med. David Osman, Intensive Care Department, Hôpital de Bicêtre, AP-HP

(F)
13:45 KEYNOTE V Helios patient safety indicators – mandatory reporting, results and outlook

Andreas Meyer, Head of risk management/insurance, Helios Kliniken GmbH
Dr. med. Bente Heinig, Patient Safety Officer, Helios Kliniken GmbH

(G)
14:30 KEYNOTE VI The role of a national policy and governance for learning from Never Events

Dr. Susan Burnett, Honorary research fellow, Imperial College London

(E)
15:15 BREAK
15:35 OPINION SUMMIT

Voices of experience

Sophie Michaud Gigon, President, Pro-salute.ch

(F)

Dr. Dr. Carl David Mildenberger, CEO, mildenberger+cie, insurance brokerage
 

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PD Dr. René Schwendimann, Head of patient safety, University Hospital Basel

(G)

Dr. med. Christian Westerhoff, Chief clinical officer, Privatklinikgruppe Hirslanden

(G)
16:20 DISCUSSIONS

What does this mean for Switzerland?

(G)

Lic. rer. pol. Adriana Degiorgi, Head of management support and head of quality management and patient safety, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale

Sophie Michaud Gigon, President, Pro-salute.ch

Dr. Dr. Carl David Mildenberger, CEO, mildenberger+cie, insurance brokerage

Prof. Dr. David Schwappach, Director, Patient Safety Foundation Switzerland

PD Dr. René Schwendimann, Head of patient safety, University Hospital Basel

Dr. med. Christian Westerhoff, Chief clinical officer, Privatklinikgruppe Hirslanden

17:00 CLOSING ADDRESS

Helmut Paula, Head of CIRRNET, Patient Safety Foundation Switzerland

(G)

 

18:30 DRINKS FOLLOWED BY NETWORKING DINNER

Restaurant Sento, Zürichbergstrasse 19, 8032 Zurich
>>> plattenhof.ch/restaurant-sento

Friday, 19 November 2021, 8:30–12:00 (CEST)

Programme

On-site event
Simultaneous interpretation: German  English  French  Italian
The original language of the presentation is indicated with the presentation title.

08:30 OPENING ADDRESS

Prof. Dr. David Schwappach, Director, Patient Safety Foundation Switzerland

(G)
8.35 WORKSHOP I Internal reporting channels

Helmut Paula, Head of CIRRNET, Patient Safety Foundation Switzerland
lic. rer. pol. Adriana Degiorgi, Head of management support and head of quality
management and patient safety, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale

(G)
WORKSHOP III Never Events analysis using human factor approaches

Dr. med. Kevin Stewart, Medical director, Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch, UK

(E)
10.00 BREAK
10:30 WORKSHOP II Never Events – patient safety in context with legal considerations

Dr. iur. Iris Herzog-Zwitter, Legal counsel, FMH legal service and Swiss Insurance Medicine (SIM), education officer ASIM and research associate at Basel University Clinic

(G)
WORKSHOP IV Never Events and safety culture

Dr. Yvonne Pfeiffer, Head of organizational safety, Patient Safety Foundation Switzerland

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12:00 CLOSING ADDRESS

Prof. Dr. David Schwappach, Director, Patient Safety Foundation Switzerland

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CIRRNET Meeting 2021 (Critical Incident Reporting & Reacting NETwork)

This event will be followed by the national CIRRNET conference in the afternoon of November 19, 2021. Entitled as «Using CIRS knowledge to prevent Never Events», the meeting will take up the central congress topic in terms of content and implement it in the practical work of the national network. Details  >>> cirrnet.ch

Steering Committee

Prof. Dr. David Schwappach, MPH
Director
+41 43 244 14 80
Mail

Helmut Paula EMBA HSM
CIRRNET Manager
+41 43 244 14 84
Mail

Sandra Burkhalter
Head of Finance and Administration

+41 43 244 14  87
Mail