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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: Understanding MACRA Quality Payment Program – MIPS, Advancing Care Information Objectives for 2017 & 2018

January 26, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The focus of this webinar is to provide eligible clinicians and healthcare professionals a general overview of the Advancing Care Information (ACI) Objectives. ACI is one of the four categories that make up the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) score. More >

Webinar: Promising Interventions to Improve Safety and Reduce Opioid Adverse Events

January 26, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

The upcoming Medication Safety Learning and Action Network (LAN) event will focus on Promising Interventions to Improve Safety and Reduce Opioid Adverse Events. Learn about interventions used by two different quality improvement organizations (QIOs) and a large payer to reduce the risks of opioid use and improve the safety of opioid prescribing. Consider what steps your organization can take to improve opioid safety or share what steps you have already taken to improve safety for your population. More >

Webinar: Quality Improvement in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

January 30, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

An opportunity for ambulatory surgery centers to hear updates on ASC quality reporting requirements and to share barriers and successes in their quality improvement efforts. Objectives are to understand the changes to the ASC quality reporting program for this and future calendar years; hear and share promising practices, lessons learned, and challenges related to quality improvement in ASCs; and network with ASC professionals from across the region. More >

Webinar: Falls

February 2, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

National mobility and alarms expert Sue Ann Guildermann is the speaker for this presentation on reducing falls in nursing homes. The speaker is Sue Ann Guildermann, RN, BA, MA, a national expert on nursing home resident mobility. She is the director of education at Empira. More >

Call: Fall Prevention

February 6, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

An opportunity for nursing homes participating in the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative (NNHQCC) to share barriers and successes they have had in their efforts to prevent falls. More >

Webinar: Quality Payment Program (QPP) Office Hours

February 9, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The QPP (Quality Payment Program) Office Hours event will offer clinicians, managers, and practices the opportunity to ask individual questions about QPP – MIPS; MIPS APMs/Advanced APMS; Quality, Improvement Activities, Advancing Care Information categories; etc. – and provide a forum to share experiences as you move to the new payment model. More >

Webinar: Care Transition Measures Performance Improvement

February 15, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Improve your Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) score. Learn from a national expert on how to improve your hospital’s HCAHPS care transition measures and impact future value-based purchasing. More >

Webinar: Understanding MACRA Quality Payment Program – MIPS, Improvement Activities

February 16, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Second in a series of webinar events focusing on the MACRA Quality Payment Program (QPP) categories and scoring. QPP is a multifaceted program composed of four performance categories – quality; improvement activities; advancing care information; and cost – and scoring for each category. This webinar will focus on improvement activities and what clinicians need to consider as they transition to QPP. Stratis Health's Candy Hanson will highlight what organizations need to do to be successful in this transition year and to prepare for future reporting years. More >

Webinar: Quality Payment Program (QPP) Office Hours

March 9, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The QPP (Quality Payment Program) Office Hours event will offer clinicians, managers, and practices the opportunity to ask individual questions about QPP – MIPS; MIPS APMs / Advanced APMS; Quality, Improvement Activities, Advancing Care Information categories; etc. – and provide a forum to share experiences as you move to the new payment model. More >

Webinar: Is Your Mouth Really Part of Your Body? Making the Diabetes and Oral Health Connection

March 15, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

In this webinar Susan Deming, RDH, RDA, B.S., from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) will be discussing the correlation between oral health and diabetes. Objectives are to identify at least two oral symptoms that could be related to diabetes, describe at least two impacts of diabetes management on oral health, andidentify at least two resources for health professionals and health navigators to access and collaborate for information on diabetes. More >

Webinar | Pressure Injury Definition and Stages: Changes to the Staging System in 2016

March 21, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Dr. Joyce Black will provide an update on the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel’s (NPUAP) changes in terminology and in the staging system. In addition, Dr. Black will discuss pressure injury prevention and treatment strategies due to medical device-related pressure injuries and mucosal membrane pressure injuries. More >

Call: Pressure Injury Prevention

March 30, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

An opportunity for nursing homes participating in the NNHQCC to share barriers and successes they have had in preventing pressure injuries. More >

Webinar | Dementia Care: Identifying and Managing Target Behaviors

April 19, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

The use of psychotropic medications in residents with dementia does not always contribute to the highest potential of the residents. In this webinar, Dr. Sonntag will identify when it is appropriate to use these medications. More >