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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: American Heart Association’s Target Blood Pressure Program

February 22, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

The American Heart Association and American Medical Association partnered to launch Target: BP in 2015 to improve blood pressure control and build a healthier nation. This national initiative aims to reduce the number of Americans who have heart attacks and strokes by urging medical practices, health service organizations, and patients to prioritize blood pressure control. Based on the most current AHA guidelines, Target: BP supports physicians and care teams by offering access to the latest research, tools, and resources to reach and sustain blood pressure goal rates of less than 140/90 mmHg within the patient populations they serve. 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 >

2017 MN Antibiotic Stewardship Conference

March 15, St. Paul, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Minnesota Department of Health and Stratis Health, as part of Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network, are sponsoring the 2017 Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Conference. This year, the conference will have a long-term care focus, with content provided in the form of panels and long-term care professionals sharing field experiences with antibiotic stewardship. 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 >

Call: Dementia Care

April 25, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

An opportunity for nursing homes participating in the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative to share barriers and successes they have had in reducing the use of antipsychotic medication in residents with dementia. More >

Webinar | Medication Safety Series: Obtaining the Best Possible Medication History

April 26, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

This is the first webinar in a four part series that will provide evidenced-based structure and interventions to improve medication safety. Subsequent webinars will utilize/reference the Medication at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) tool for Medication reconciliation. More >

Quality Payment Program (QPP)

May 11, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The QPP 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: TeamSTEPPS Long Term Care Communication Module

May 25, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Communication is the lifeline of a well-functioning team. The TeamSTEPPS LTC Communication Module provides strategies and tools to improve the effectiveness of communication and promote sharing of information. Improving the quality of information exchange decreases communication-related errors. More >

Webinar | Medication Safety Series | Medication Reconciliation: Gain support, Define Scope, ID Teams, Design a Process

May 31, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
This is the second webinar in a four part series that will provide evidenced-based structure and interventions to improve medication safety. Subsequent webinars will use/reference the Medication at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) tool for Medication reconciliation. More >

Quality Payment Program (QPP)

July 13, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The QPP 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 >

Quality Payment Program (QPP)

September 14, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The QPP 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 >

Quality Payment Program (QPP)

November 9, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The QPP 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 >