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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.

 


Office Hours: Quality Payment Program (QPP)

June 21, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

The Quality Payment Program (QPP) Office Hours event will provide timely updates on the QPP, offering clinicians, managers, and practices the opportunity to ask individual questions about QPP – Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS); MIPS Alternative Payment Models (APM)/Advanced APMs; Quality, Improvement Activities, Advancing Care Information categories; etc. This format provides a forum to ask questions about the QPP, share experiences, and best practices. The discussion will be lead by subject matter experts from Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network QPP Subject Matter Experts. More >

Webinar: The Opioid Epidemic and Guidelines for Safer Prescribing Practices

June 26, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

With the current state of our nation’s opioid epidemic, now more than ever there is a focus on managing both acute and chronic pain in safer, more effective ways. This webinar will discuss current best practices for safer prescribing of opioids, with an emphasis on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. Additionally, it will offer insight on how to apply these recommendations into everyday clinical workflow and treating patients. More >

COPD Webinar Series: Patient Care Options to Reduce Readmissions

June 27, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the top diagnoses involved with readmissions throughout Minnesota. Lake Superior QIN, Minnesota Hospital Association, and the American Lung Association Minnesota Chapter are partnering to provide a webinar series to inform providers across the continuum of care in support of patients with COPD. More >

Webinar | The Opioid Crisis: How Did We Get Here?

July 10, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Join Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network for a presentation on the origins and status of the opioid crisis in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Objectives are to recognize the scope and severity of the opioid crisis in Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and the United States; identify the antecedents to the crisis; discuss treatment options for opioid abuse and dependence; examine policy implications for addressing the opioid crisis; and understand opioid dependence as a disease. More >

Office Hours: Quality Payment Program (QPP)

July 19, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Please join Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network’s team as they highlight the most recent QPP news and deadlines that eligible clinicians and their organizations need to be aware of to be successful in this transition year and to prepare for the future. More >

Webinar: Motivational Interviewing for Home Health Professionals, Part One

July 19, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Change is hard. As home health professionals, our success in helping people manage their chronic conditions and maintain a state of wellness often depends upon our ability to effectively communicate and promote healthy behavior change. Motivational Interviewing (MI) offers an evidence-based model for effective conversations about change. This two-part webinar series will introduce home health professionals to MI. Part one offers a brief overview of the evidence base for MI and the foundational spirit of this approach. More >

Webinar: Trauma-Informed Care in Nursing Homes

July 24, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Caregiving approaches for older adults (nursing home residents) who have histories of trauma. Objectives are to define trauma-informed care, list resources for trauma-informed care education for staff, and explain caregiving approaches that can be used with individuals who have a history of trauma. More >

COPD Webinar Series: Interdisciplinary Inpatient COPD Program

July 25, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the top diagnoses involved with readmissions throughout Minnesota. Lake Superior QIN, Minnesota Hospital Association, and the American Lung Association Minnesota Chapter are partnering to provide a webinar series to inform providers across the continuum of care in support of patients with COPD. More >

Webinar: Motivational Interviewing for Home Health Professionals, Part Two

August 2, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Change is hard. As home health professionals, our success in helping people manage their chronic conditions and maintain a state of wellness often depends upon our ability to effectively communicate and promote healthy behavior change. Motivational Interviewing (MI) offers an evidence-based model for effective conversations about change. This two-part webinar series will introduce home health professionals to MI. Part 1, July 19, offers a brief overview of the evidence for MI and the foundational spirit of this approach. Part 2 introduces the core skill of reflective listening and explores an MI strategy for sharing information to promote patient engagement. More >

COPD Webinar Series | Care in Advanced COPD: Prognosis, Planning, and Palliation

August 29, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the top diagnoses involved with readmissions throughout Minnesota. Lake Superior QIN, Minnesota Hospital Association, and the American Lung Association Minnesota Chapter are partnering to provide a webinar series to inform providers across the continuum of care in support of patients with COPD. More >

Reigniting Our Passion for Safe Care, MAPS 2018 Conference

October 25-26, Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, Brooklyn Park

Mark your calendar for this biannual conference featuring experts in safe care, patient and family engagement and quality. Join your colleagues to learn from the experts. Keynote Speaker is David Marx and session speakers are Danielle Ofri, Victor Montori, and Matthew Scanlon. Registration and brochure will be available in late summer. MAPS is a subsidiary of Stratis Health.