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Lake Superior QIN events
Through our regional Medicare Quality Improvement Program work, we offer a number of training and events. See listings below and find details on the Lake Superior QIN website.
Webinar | Thinking Differently: Infection Prevention and Healthcare Disparities
May 26, 1 – 2 p.m.
Sharon Eloranta, MD, Medical Director of Quality and Safety Initiatives at Qualis Health, will discuss the impact of healthcare disparities on patient care and outcomes, potential links between disparities in care and infections, and personal and institutional strategies for addressing disparities in your hospital. More >
Webinar | VAE Surveillance: A Case Study on Reporting to National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)
June 2, 1 – 2 p.m.
Join us for a Coaching Call where we will use a case study to demonstrate how to perform surveillance for ventilator-associated events (VAEs). Topics will include tools and resources to facilitate VAE surveillance and strategies for overcoming common challenges along the way. The webinar will also include an overview of the key elements for VAE reduction. More >
Minnesota e-Health Summit 2016: Closing the Gaps to Achieve Healthy Communities
June 7, Earl Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center
The Summit provides participants with tools and resources to guide success in implementing electronic health record (EHR) systems and other health information technology. This year’s educational Summit will explore how optimizing the use of EHRs and other health IT to connect health information is transforming health care and advancing population health, as well as delve into challenges and opportunities for connecting the continuum of care. More >
Nursing Leadership Symposium
June 9, 7:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Radisson Hotel Minneapolis-St. Paul North, Roseville
Part of a 15-day symposium over five months, this three-day event in June focuses on External Requirements and Standards. More >
Webinar: We Got Softer Toilet Paper – and Other Low-Cost Ways to Engage, Retain, and Recruit Staff
June 15, 3 – 4 p.m.
David Farrell, the award-winning co-author of the best-selling book Meeting the Leadership Challenge in LTC: What You Do Matters!, will tackle the subject of engaging and retaining great nursing home staff, including evidence-based leadership practices and recruitment strategies. More >
Webinar: New IPF Quality Reporting Measures and Bridge Appointments
June 16, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
An overview of new transitions of care quality reporting measures for inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPF) that will be introduced by CMS in July. ProHealth Care will share their best practice of Bridge Appointments, which are outpatient follow up appointments with mental health providers post-discharge. More >
Minnesota Rural Health Conference: Cultivating Resilient Communities
June 20-21, Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, Duluth
The 2016 Minnesota Rural Health Conference, "Cultivating Resilient Communities," invites rural health stakeholders to discover the creative ways in which our communities are meeting the challenges of an ever-changing health care system.
Continuing Education Credits (CEUs and CMEs) are available for health care executives, nurses, nursing home administrators, pharmacists and physicians. More >
Webinar: Medicare Quality and Payment Reform Initiatives 2016-2019
June 22, 12 – 1 p.m.
Over the next few years, the current Medicare initiatives of Meaningful Use, Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), and the Value Based Modifier Program (VBM) will be replaced by the Merit Based Incentive Program. Eligible clinicians also can choose to provide service in an alternative payment model. Hear how these changes will have an impact on your practice and learn what you should be doing to prepare. More >
Sharing Call: Staff Stability
June 23, 1 – 2 p.m.
An opportunity for participants in the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative to discuss methods of increasing staff stability in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin nursing homes. For staff from these states who are not yet participants in the NNHQCC, calling in to this sharing call is a great introduction to the kind of peer assistance enjoyed by participants in the NNHQCC. More >
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