Nationally Honored Physician Executive Gary Kaplan to Present Keynote Address at 2017 CALNOC Conference


“We are extremely pleased to have Gary Kaplan Keynote the 2017 CALNOC Conference. His commitment to excellence in patient safety and health care quality are well known everywhere.” said Tony Sung, CEO for CALNOC.

CALNOC, the nation’s first and only nursing quality indicators database today announced Gary Kaplan, MD, FACP, FACMPE, FACPE, will keynote their upcoming conference – Empowerment, Value and Collaboration – in Seattle, WA on October 23, 2017.

Dr. Gary Kaplan has served as the chairman and CEO of the Virginia Mason Health System in Seattle since 2000. In addition to his role at Virginia Mason, Dr. Kaplan also serves as the chair of the Institute of Healthcare Improvement Board of Directors and chairman of the National Patient Safety Foundation Lucian Leape Institute. Dr. Kaplan has been elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the field of health and medicine, recognizing individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. Modern Healthcare Magazine ranked Dr. Kaplan No. 11 on its 2016 list of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives in the U.S., this will be the 11th time he has made it…

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