CAHQ 2017 Winter Conference

december, 2017

8dec8:00 am- 4:30 pmEvent CancelledCAHQ 2017 Winter Conference8:00 am - 4:30 pm PST

Event Details

On Friday, December 8th, 2017 CAHQ will hold our Winter Educational Conference at Cal State East Bay – Oakland Professional Development and Conference Center in the Transpacific Centre in Oakland. Our Winter Conference marks CAHQ’s return to Northern California for the third time in as many years and features several prominent Healthcare speakers:

(KEYNOTE) Celia A. Ryan, MSHA, RN, CPHQ , Executive Director, Risk and Patient Safety – Kaiser Permanente; Lorelle Poropat, MS, RHIA, RHIT, CPHQ, Strategic Leader, Regional Data Consulting – Kaiser Permanente – Northern California Regional Offices; Rayne Soriano Ph.D., RN, Regional Director of Medicare Operations and Clinical Effectiveness – Kaiser Permanente – Northern California Regional Offices; Beth Rowett, MA, MHA, CPHQ, Executive Director, Performance Improvement – Hospital Quality Institute

Covering a wide range of topics, including:

·      The Connection between Risk and Safety

·      Are You Ready for GACHRLS?

·      The Role of Data in Healthcare Analytics

·      Are You a Top Hospital?

·      HQI Update

·      CPHQ (Mini) Prep Session


CAHQ Member            $199

Non-Member              $299

Register/Join CAHQ      $249 (includes 12mos of premium CAHQ Membership)





Cal State East Bay – The Oakland Center

Oakland Professional Development and Conference Center

In the Transpacific Centre

1000 Broadway, Suite 109

Oakland, CA 94607

Access the center by local mass transit (BART), AC Transit, and local interstate freeways. The Oakland Center is only 15 minutes away from the Oakland International Airport and 25 minutes from downtown San Francisco.


From the Oakland International Airport

Take Highway 880 North to the Broadway exit in Downtown Oakland. Make a right turn onto Broadway at the first light. Make a right turn onto 11th Street. See below for parking information. You may also use BART from the airport. The OAK BART station is located just across from the Terminal 1 baggage claim area and a short walk from Terminal 2. Take BART from OAK to Coliseum Station. From Coliseum Station, take a 12-minute ride on a Richmond-bound train to the 12th Street/Oakland City Center station.

Take the 11th street escalator up from the underground BART station and The Oakland Center will be across the street at the corner of Broadway and 11th Street.


Exit the Oakland City Center/12th Street station using the Broadway/11th Street South Exit. Proceed on Broadway to 11th Street and follow the directions under “Location” above. Visit the BART website for more information on routes and schedules.

AC Transit

The Oakland Center is located on the AC Transit 82/82L lines which both drop off on 11th Street at Broadway. Additional lines also drop off on Broadway.


Underground parking is available at the Trans Pacific Centre on 11th Street, where the Oakland Center is located. The parking garage is open Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and there is a $2.00 charge per 15 minutes for parking ($20 daily maximum). Early Bird special pricing is available at $16.00, if you arrive by 8 a.m. Evening special pricing is available at $6.00, between 3:00 p.m. – 7 p.m. All parking rates are subject to change.

Schedule: Registration/sign-in begins at 8:00 a.m. Speakers will present from 8:30 a.m- 4:30 p.m Continental breakfast, lunch, and break refreshments included. Please bring a sweater or jacket.

Agenda coming soon!



(Friday) 8:00 am - 4:30 pm PST


Oakland Professional Development and Conference Center In the Transpacific Centre

1000 Broadway, Suite 109, Oakland, CA 94607


Promoting healthcare quality professionals through education, resources, networking and leadership.

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