Programming

QCOR 2020 Scientific Sessions

Quality of Care and Outcomes Research
Scientific Sessions
May 15–16, 2020
Now a Virtual Event
Registration Information
QCOR 2020 is now a VIRTUAL event!


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Abstract Submissions
Abstract submission is now closed for 2020.

 



New in 2020

IMPORTANT: The AHA has moved to a single sign-on process for submitting abstracts and disclosures through our website, Professional Heart Daily.

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  • The AHA is now required to collect financial disclosures from all abstract submitting authors and co-authors.

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    • Co-authors without a complete disclosure will receive separate correspondence to submit this information.

Submit your science!

General abstract submission is closed.
Late-Breaking Abstract Submission opens Feb. 26, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. CT
. 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

QCOR 2020 Schedule at a Glance

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QCOR 2020: Friday, May 15
TimeActivity
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Opening Session
9:00 a.m.- 10:15 a.m.Plenary Session I
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.Morning Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Early Career Investigator Award Session
Grand Ballroom
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.AHA/ISPOR Joint Session: Real world Evidence - Ports of Call on the Road to Scientification
Concurrent Room 1
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Waste in Healthcare
Concurrent Room 2
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Career Development Luncheon
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.Plenary Session 2
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
Grand Ballroom
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Abstract Oral Session
Concurrent Room 1
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.AHA/Society for Medical Decision Making Workshop
Concurrent Room 2
5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.AHA Research Presentation
Glenn Dillon, AHA Director of Research Operations
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Poster Session and Reception
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Council Dinner

QCOR 2020: Saturday, May 16 schedule
TimeActivity
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.Circulation CQO Session
8:00 a.m.- 9:15 a.m.Rise of the Machines: Promises and Pitfalls of AI in Outcomes Research
Grand Ballroom
8:00 a.m.- 9:15 a.m.Abstract Oral Session
Concurrent Room 1
8:00 a.m.- 9:15 a.m.Research Priorities and Strategies to Address Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health
Concurrent Room 2
9:15 a.m - 10:45 a.m.Poster Session
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Morning Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Great Social Media Debate
Grand Ballroom
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Quality Improvements in Rural Settings
Concurrent Room 1
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Opioid Crisis and Implications for Cardiovascular Care
Concurrent Room 2
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Early Career Event
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.10 Years of the Affordable Care Act: Where have we been and where are we headed
Grand Ballroom
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.Abstract Oral Session
Concurrent Room 1
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.Overcoming Pitfalls in Building the Ideal Quality Improvement Team
Concurrent Room 2
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
Grand Ballroom
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Global Cardiovascular Health
Concurrent Room 1
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Leveraging Technology for Quality Improvement - What Would Alexa and Siri Say?
Concurrent Room 2
5:00 p.m.Meeting Adjourns