Programming

QCOR 2020 Scientific Sessions

Quality of Care and Outcomes Research
Scientific Sessions
May 15–16, 2020
Now a Virtual Event
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CME/CE Information

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QCOR 2020 Schedule at a Glance

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QCOR 2020: Friday, May 15
Central Time (UTC -5)Activity
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Opening Session
9:00 a.m.- 10:15 a.m.Plenary Session I: Improving Cardiovascular Outcomes and Lowering Costs - The AHA Value in Healthcare Initiative
Will have live Q&A/Discussion via Zoom. Check Heart Hub for link on session date.
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.Morning Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Early Career Investigator Award Session
Will have live Q&A/Discussion via Zoom. Check Heart Hub for link on session date.
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.World Evidence - Ports of Call on the Road to Scientification
Stream B
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Waste in Healthcare
Stream C
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Online Interactive Early Career Session: "Perfecting Your 30-Second Elevator Pitch"
Organized in cooperation with the QCOR Early Career Committee
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.Plenary Session II: CMS? Value-based Program: Where are we and where are we going with it? 
Will have live Q&A/Discussion via Zoom. Check Heart Hub for link on session date.
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.Afternoon Break
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Inpatient and Outpatient Quality Improvement - Bridging the Divide as a Patient Transitions their Care
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Abstract Oral Session - Top-Scoring Abstracts
Will have live Q&A/Discussion via Zoom. Check Heart Hub for link on session date.
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.AHA/Society for Medical Decision Making Workshop
Will have live Q&A/Discussion via Zoom. Check Heart Hub for link on session date.
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Poster Session and Reception

QCOR 2020: Saturday, May 16 schedule
 Central Time (UTC -5)Activity
9:00 a.m.- 10:15 a.m.Rise of the Machines: Promises and Pitfalls of AI in Outcomes Research
9:00 a.m.- 10:15 a.m.Abstract Oral Session: Rapid Fire Oral Session I
9:00 a.m.- 10:15 a.m.Research Priorities and Strategies to Address Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health
10:15 a.m - 11:15 a.m.Circulation CQO Session
Will have live Q&A/Discussion via Zoom. Check Heart Hub for link on session date.
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Morning Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Great Social Media Debate
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Quality Improvements in Rural Settings
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Opioid Crisis and Implications for Cardiovascular Care
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Online Interactive Early Career Session: "Anatomy of a Career Development Award"
Organized in cooperation with the QCOR Early Career Committee
Will have live Q&A/Discussion via Zoom. Check Heart Hub for link on session date. 
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.10 Years of the Affordable Care Act: Where have we been and where are we headed
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.Abstract Oral Session - Value in Healthcare Abstracts
Will have live Q&A/Discussion via Zoom. Check Heart Hub for link on session date.
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.Overcoming Pitfalls in Building the Ideal Quality Improvement Team
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.Afternoon Break
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.From How to Wow: Strategies to Convey Research Results
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Global Cardiovascular Health: The Next Frontier
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Leveraging Technology for Quality Improvement - What Would Alexa and Siri Say?
5:00 p.m.Meeting Adjourns

Abstract Categories

Here are the 2020 Abstract Categories (PDF):

 

  • Adherence to Guidelines
  • Appropriateness/Efficiency of Care
  • Behavioral/Psychosocial Factors
  • Cardiac Arrest/CPR
  • Cardiovascular Registries
  • Clinical Trials – Main Results and Substudies
  • Cost Effectiveness Analysis/Economic Assessment
  • Data Science
  • Disparities in Care (Health inequities)
  • Health Information Technology
  • Implementation Science
  • International Research (Studies Outside the US)
  • Medication Adherence

 

  • Methodology of Outcomes Research
  • Patient Experience/Satisfaction
  • Pattern of Care Description
  • Policy Research
  • Population Health
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives – Local Level
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives – Regional/National Level
  • Quality of Care Assessment
  • Quality of Life/Functional Status Assessment
  • Stroke
  • Risk Factor Assessment and Treatment
  • Risk Stratification and Prognosis
  • Women and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Other