2012 Annual Conference

Conference Resources


ASHRM 2012 Annual Conference & Exhibition Highlights!

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Year after year, ASHRM’s annual conference continues to be the optimal learning, networking and career-building experience. With over 2,800 in attendance, thought provoking keynote speakers, 6 tracks and more than 60 concurrent sessions, ASHRM 2012 held up that tradition.

We understand that not everyone was able to attend ASHRM 2012. Even as an attendee, with so many educational opportunities available we realize that you may not have been able to attend every session on your list. So we present a recap of several ASHRM 2012 highlights with newly added videos, photos and testimonies!

VIDEO: Diagnosing Safety Panel: How Well Do You Know Your Organization’s Risks and Vulnerabilities?

Panel members discussed different tools and tactics for keeping your finger on the pulse of what drives risk at your organization.Click Here to view the panel discussion and learn methods of uncovering critical information that will help your organization mitigate risk.

VIDEO: Serious Safety Event Simulation

This interactive experience demonstrated strategies for building a culture around early escalation. Using a healthcare simulation vignette and audience participation, the audience members learned how simulation can teach multidisciplinary teams new concepts to improve performance. Click Here to watch the simulation.

VIDEO: Annual Business Meeting “Getting to Zero TM Through the Power of One” & Opening Key Note session, Shawn Achor “The Happiness Advantage”.

ASHRM President, Mary Anne Hilliard, shared ASHRM’s new strategic direction of “Getting to Zero Through the Power of One” and honored this year’s individuals and organizations whose accomplishments embody the initiative. And Shawn Achor, author of “The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work” takes to the stage, providing attendees with a motivating presentation on how to capitalize on the Happiness Advantage to improve our performance and maximize our potential. To watch the video, Click Here.

VIDEO: “Keeping Our Kids Safe” by Children’s National Medical Center

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ASHRM President Mary Anne Hilliard opened and closed the Annual Conference & Exhibition by speaking about ASHRM’s initiative of “Getting to ZeroTM Through the Power of One.” This video by Children’s National Medical Center explains how each of us has a role to play in helping to eliminate preventable, serious safety events. Click Here to view the presentation and learn how you can make a difference in patient safety at your organization.


VIDEO: Getting to Zero Through the Power of One...It Begins with Me, and You

2012 Annual Conference & Exhibition

We ALL play a role in helping reduce preventable serious safety events – collectively we can make it happen and it starts with me, and you. Click Here to view the inspirational ASHRM 2012 Opening Session video and see how you can help contribute to the goal of Getting to Zero.

Download Session Handouts Now!

With over 60 concurrent sessions, there’s no doubt you weren’t able to attend every session on your list. To view handouts from other sessions, no problem! Click Here to download session handouts. (Please Note: Access available to ASHRM 2012 attendees only. Session handouts and recordings will be available for purchase soon. Attendees, please access handouts using your conference registration number (User ID); the Password is ASHRM 2012).

TESTIMONIALS: What Do Attendees of ASHRM 2012 Have to Say? Additional Testimonies Added!

ASHRM 2012 attendees had many great things to say about their conference experience. Paul English said, “The sessions I attended were excellent, and I am trying to write down three things I am grateful for every day (I even bought the Happiness book). It is clear the organization is in good hands and is well-positioned to meet future challenges.“ Click Here to read additional testimonials. Send us your comments to ashrm@aha.org!

PHOTO GALLERY: Browse ASHRM 2012 Photos, Mobile App Photos Added!

Education, networking and social events captured in ASHRM’s 2012 Photo Galleries keep this year’s memorable event more than just a memory. Click Here for the ASHRM 2012 photo gallery and additional testimonials of the Conference. Click Here to view the mobile app photo gallery. (Please Note: Mobile App photos are available to ASHRM 2012 attendees only. Access the Mobile App Photo Gallery by using your conference registration number (User ID); the Password is ASHRM 2012).

ASHRM would like to thank all who attended the 2012 Annual Conference & Exhibition. Your participation is crucial in our mission of advancing healthcare risk management and patient safety through education.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Austin, Texas. More details about ASHRM 2013 are coming soon!