M-LiNk Schedule 2011-2012

Focus Area



1. Establishing Structures & Processes for Reducing Hospital Mortality

Understanding the Context of Mortality & Opportunities for Success


April 27, 2011

8:30 - 9:30am

Saint Vincent Hospital

Worcester, MA

Implementing a Successful Hospital Mortality Review Program

May 13, 2011



Engaging Physicians in Health Care Facility Patient Safety and Quality Programs

Sponsored by the Board of Registration in Medicine (BORM)

Please contact Jennifer.Sadowski@state.ma.us for more information or register here.


June 3, 2011

7:30 - 11:30am

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Worcester MA


The M-LiNk Mortality Tool Help Session 



July 12, 2011




2. Focus on Outcomes Part I: Sepsis


Advances in Patient Safety in Acute Care Hospitals and Long Term Care Facilities Hospitals



Sept 6, 2011

MetroWest Medical Center

Framingham, MA

M-LiNk Sepsis Learning Series: Part I - RCA: Gaining Full Value from your Root Cause Analysis Investigations (Sponsored by BoRM, Mass Society of Healthcare Risk Management, MHA, and Mass Medical Society) Contact Jennifer.Sadowski@state.ma.us at BoRM for information or to register for the mini-conference

Sep 8, 2011

Courtside Marriott

Marlborough, MA

Successful Processes for Detecting Sepsis and Initiating Protocols for Effective Management


Oct 6, 2011



Implementing Systems and Clinical Processes for Managing Sepsis


Nov 10, 2011



M-LiNk Sepsis Learning Series: Part IV

Dec 2011

3. Focus on Outcomes Part II: Other Drivers of Mortality

Common Drivers of Hospital Mortality: Adverse Events

The Power of One: Learning & Improvement from a Single Event

January 5, 2012

Common Drivers of Hospital Mortality: Respiratory Conditions

Feb 2012

Common Drivers of Hospital Mortality: Cardiac Events/Stroke

Mar 2012

Common Drivers of Hospital Mortality: Surgical-related Events

Apr 2012