Start-up for Healthcare Quality and Safety

2019 QSEN National Forum

QSEN ROCKS: Informatics Competency and Simulation To Improve Quality and Safety Education and Practice



For more information contact Shanina Knighton Or, if you would like to be considered for larger sponsorship opportunities at QSEN, please visit


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We are pleased to invite you to participate in the annual 2019 international QSEN Conference held May 29-31, in Cleveland, Ohio – home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The keynote speaker, Dr. Patricia F. Brennan, is the Director of the National Library of Medicine – the world’s largest biomedical library and producer of digital information services, used by scientists, health professional and members of the public worldwide! 

This year, we are inviting 12-24 Start-up companies (7 years or less) with innovations related to quality and safety to attend our inaugural event, “Evolving Ideas in Health Care,” being held on May 29, 2019 (1st Day of the Conference) from 5 p.m. until 6:30pm, at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown 100 Lakeside Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44114 followed by a networking reception. For $250 you will have the opportunity to engage with influential healthcare leaders about your products and services, ask questions and hear the “Voice of the customer.” 

What is in it for you? 

4ft of table space to display your prototype, device, or ideas! (electrical outlets included) 

A chance to be voted for the 2019 QSEN Most Promising Startup Award! 

Opportunity to network with leaders at “Evolving Ideas in Health Care” attendees only networking reception 

Social media mentions 

Companies will vote for one recipient to be the 2019 QSEN Innovative Contributor Award 

Lastly, you are getting valuable advice for a nominal fee of $250! 

Engage with over 400 dynamic nurse leaders, innovators, and decision-makers driving industry best-practices in their health systems, academic institutions, etc. Network with industry stakeholders who can provide invaluable insight and feedback on your product and service innovations. Engage with thought leaders involved in product evaluations, education and delivery to patients. 

To apply visit (a simple application) or for more information email us at If you would like to be considered for larger sponsorship opportunities at the 2019 National QSEN Conference, please visit

The deadline to apply is May 6, 2019, however we will select quality submissions on a rolling basis until we are at capacity! Submit early for a chance to secure your space! The payment of $250.00 will be due to QSEN once accepted. 

We look forward to you joining us!!!

Drs. Shanina Knighton & Susan Swanson

QSEN Entrepreneurship and Innovation Taskforce Chair & Co-Chair


The QSEN Institute( is a collaborative of healthcare professionals focused on education, practice, and scholarship to improve the quality and safety of healthcare systems.


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