Dec. 4-7: National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, Orlando, Fla.

Keynote speakers for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 23rd annual conference will include Michael J. Fox, actor and activist; Eric Greitens, author, Navy Seal and CEO of the Mission Continues; IHI President and CEO Maureen Bisognano; and CMS administrator Donald Berwick, M.D. Visit

Dec. 5-7: mHealth Summit, National Harbor, near Washington, D.C.

The third annual conference is organized by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health and the mHealth Alliance. Sessions will explore ways mobile technology will transform health care delivery, research, business and policy in the 21st century, including in underserved communities in the United States and abroad. Visit

Jan. 22-27: Leadership Strategies for IT in Health Care, Boston

The program, offered by the Center for Continuing Professional Education of the Harvard School of Public Health, provides health care leaders with the knowledge to design, develop and deploy a health information technology strategy that conforms to government policy and improves efficiency, reduces costs and maintains a focus on quality and patient safety. Modules I and II will be followed by Modules III and IV May 14-18. Visit Harvard T.H. Chan.

Feb 5-8: Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, Phoenix

The 25th annual conference, presented by Health Forum, will analyze the challenges of reform, medical staff recruitment, governance, information technology, restrained resources and other trends on America's rural hospitals. For information, visit