FOCUS 2018 Conference

Teach, Learn, Collaborate – FOCUS Training for health care providers and Division of Quality Assurance staff


The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) is pleased to announce the 17th annual FOCUS Conference for health care providers and DQA staff on November 14 and 15, 2018, at the Kalahari Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells. The FOCUS 2018 Conference is developed in collaboration with health care providers and provider association representatives.

Special Session – Wednesday, November 14, 2018
"The Art and Science of Mental Health"

This session will address a wide variety of topics related to mental health issues.

FOCUS 2018 Conference – Thursday, November 15, 2018
"Teach, Learn, Collaborate"

The theme of the FOCUS 2018 Conference is "Teach, Learn, Collaborate" and will address a wide variety of health care related topics.

Schedule for Both Days

Registration and continental breakfast: 7 to 8 a.m.

Program: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


2018 FOCUS Conference Registration

The cost to attend is:

  •     $110 one day per person
  •     $200 both days per person ($20 discount)

Conference fee includes breakfast, luncheon, and break.

If the number of registrations exceeds capacity, DQA will send an email to announce that the conference is full.

Location/Hotel Reservations

Kalahari Convention Center
1305 Kalahari Drive
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Contact the Kalahari Resort at 877-253-5466 for hotel room reservations.

When reserving a room ask for the "FOCUS 2018 Conference" room block.

  •     State rate is $82.00 plus tax per night for single occupancy.
  •     Two to four person occupancy is $129.00 plus tax.
  •     Reservations require a first night's room deposit at the time the reservation is made.

Room block expires October 13, 2018. Regular room rates apply if booking a room after the expiration date.

Contact Us

For FOCUS related questions contact Leann Graffin, 608-267-1438.

Last Revised: September 7, 2018