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G-I-N Conference 2012

Guidelines International Network

22.08 - 25.08.2012, Berlin

From evidence to quality

Meeting Abstract

  • G. Ollenschläger - Guidelines International Network (G-I-N)
  • J. Slutsky - Guidelines International Network (G-I-N)
  • D. Davis - Guidelines International Network (G-I-N)
  • S. Huckson - Guidelines International Network (G-I-N)

Guidelines International Network. G-I-N Conference 2012. Berlin, 22.-25.08.2012. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2012. DocPS08

doi: 10.3205/12gin020, urn:nbn:de:0183-12gin0203

Published: July 10, 2012

© 2012 Ollenschläger et al.
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Objectives: The underlying interest of guideline developers is to keep turning the PDCA wheel for quality improvement in the interest of our patients. The question is, how the necessary methodological elements can be combined to a whole practicable strategy of change management.

Target group, suggested audience: guideline developers, methodologists, practitioners, patient representatives.

Invited speakers and topics:

  • Günter Ollenschläger – introduction and moderation
  • Jean Slutsky – “from evidence to guidance”
  • Dave Davis – “implementation”
  • Sue Huckson – “quality improvement initiatives”

Description of session: Podium and open discussion with impulse statements addressing the elements of a strategy for improvement in the light of real-life examples from different countries with an outlook on future needs of the international CPG-community.