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OHA Quality Summit

OHA's annual quality summit is the premier event for Ohio hospitals' health care workers and clinical leaders to expand their knowledge and share their experiences. Our Quality Programs team works with Ohio hospitals to develop sessions and presenters for the summit. This annual event includes a luncheon, poster session, presentations and a program by the American College of Healthcare Executives.


OHA's 13th Annual Quality Summit
June 10, 2020 

Registration will open in the spring of 2020. We look forward to having you join us for a great event.

Join Us

  • Earn Continuing Education Units
  • Network with peers, leading experts and health care professionals 
  • Explore new and innovative solutions 
  • Celebrate outstanding caregivers, leaders and hospitals for their stellar service

Agenda - OHA 2019 Quality Summit

The theme for the 2019 Quality Summit is “High Reliability Organizations." 

Three panel presentations will be facilitated covering a variety of leadership topics related to the values and characteristics of high reliability organizations. Attendees from throughout the OHA membership will have multiple opportunities in which to present and visit scholarly posters detailing effective and evidence-based practices. 

Continuing education credits will be provided and American College of Healthcare Executives Face-to-Face credits will be provided. In 2018, over 450 attendees participated in the summit.  We encourage your attendance at this free event. Registration is required and is forthcoming.

To view the agenda, click here and navigate to pages 12-13. 

Quality Summit - Poster Session

OHA invites member hospitals to showcase their efforts around quality improvement and patient safety at the Quality Summit. We would like to acknowledge your hospital’s commitment to evidence-based practice and high-quality care by inviting your proposals for presentations.

Call for Posters

Deadline to submit poster abstracts is April 30. ​
There will be three sessions during which attendees will have the opportunity to visit posters during the Summit.  We invite posters that reflect quality improvement and patient safety efforts in a variety of topic areas, including:

Zero Harm                  
  • Culture of Safety
  • Patient Safety 
  • Sepsis Mortality Reduction
  • Healthcare Worker Safety
  • Reducing Harm 
  • Airway Safety  
  • Patient and Family Engagement
  • Improving the Patient Experience
  • Preventing Infant Mortality
  • Preventing Maternal Mortality
  • Community Health Focus Areas
High Reliability           
  • General Quality Improvement Processes
  • Reducing Readmissions
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Iatrogenic Delirium
  • Failure to Rescue
  • Opioid Stewardship
Leadership and Sustainability
  • Sustainability
  • Leadership/Executive Sponsorship
Poster Submission Instructions
  • Limit of two people per poster mpresentation
  • Posters must be available for viewing on June 10th and presenters must be at the table at designated times during conference
  • Notification of all poster presenters (selected and not selected) will occur via email by May 4
  • Registration for summit - poster presenters must register for the conference
  • Required forms (presenters must submit):
Accepted poster presenters will be contacted later regarding other items.  If you have any questions, please contact Dorothy Aldridge at Dorothy.Aldridge@ohiohospitals.org or 614-384-9162. 

As you consider developing a poster presentation this tutorial may guide your process.“Preparing Your Poster for Presentation”, featuring  Richard McClead Jr, MD, MHA from Nationwide Children’s Hospital.


For more information on the Quality Summit, contact OHA's Dorothy Aldridge, Quality Programs coordinator at 614-221-7614 or email.