Table 1

Contributors to the USA National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care session on “Quality improvement around the world”

NameOrganisationCountryTopicEmail address
Leadership, networks, and education
Duncan StuartHealthier Outcomes Network InternationalSydney, AustraliaChief Executive Officer networks in AustraliaDuncan.Stuart
Margareta PalmbergMemeNet ABUppsala, SwedenLeadership networkMargareta.pal mberg{at}
Naruo UeharaTohoku University, School of MedicineSendai City, JapanKaizen in Japanese healthcare Naruo{at}
Sarah FraserThe Buckinghamshire PartnershipAylesbury, UKLearning from working across boundaries Sfraser881{at}
Breakthrough Projects
Stein Tore NilsenNorwegian Medical AssociationOslo, NorwayCaesarian section breakthrough projectHans.asbjoern. holm{at}
Jean Penny and Helen Bevan National Patient Access Team, NHS ExecutiveLondon, UKPatient access to cancer care Jean.Penny{at}
Caroline van WeertDutch Institute for Healthcare Improvement, CBOUtrecht, the NetherlandsDutch breakthrough projects c.vanweert{at}
Dag Hofoss Norwegian Medical AssociationOslo, NorwayLessons learned in breakthrough Dag.hofoss{at}
Quality improvement in hospitals
Hans RutbergUniversity HospitalLinkoping, SwedenProcess management in a cardiac centre Hans.rutberg{at}
Marieke de BoerDutch Institute for Healthcare Improvement, CBOUtrecht, the NetherlandsCBO BEREIK project m.deboer{at}
Johan ThorHuddinge University HospitalHuddinge, SwedenHospital-wide process improvement Johan.thor{at}
Special topics involving physicians
Ross WilsonRoyal North Shore HospitalSt Leonards, AustraliaReducing medical error Ewilson{at}
Staffan LindbladKarolinska HospitalStockholm, SwedenLinking registers of process and outcome to doctors practice Sli{at}
Quality improvement in primary and community care
Kerstein AlberiusPrimary Care County Council of UppsalaUppsala, SwedenImproving primary careKerstin.Alberiu s{at}
John OldhamManor House SurgeryGlossop, UKImpact of well publicised mistakes JOeuro98{at}
Charles Campion-Smith and Peter WilcockInstitute of Health and Community StudiesBournemouth, UKImproving health through interprofession al education CcampionS{at}
Quality improvement in developing countries and the former soviet union
Rashad MassoudUniversity Research CorporationBethesda, USAImproving healthcare in the Russian Federation Rmassoud{at}
Erin MielkeAVSC InternationalNew York, USAImproving the delivery of reproductive health care Emielke{at}