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Clinician's Perspective

I'm very excited to be part of GLPTN and witness firsthand some of the exciting changes that are taking place in our healthcare system to help promote high quality care. I hope to see the tools of implementation science put to the test to help rapidly disseminate meaningful improvements to healthcare processes and ultimately to patients' lives.Ashley Overley, MD, Assistant Medical Director, Division of Mental Health & Addiction IN Family & Social Services Administration

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A Population Health Approach to Dementia

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

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2017 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge

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Webinars

PRIME Registry Dashboard Demonstration and Q&A with Technical Team
Thursday, April 27, 2017, from 1-2 p.m.
In this interactive webinar, attendees will learn how practice EHR data are turned into actionable clinical quality measures through the PRIME Registry on-boarding process, and how automated reporting reduces and streamlines effort for a wide variety of reporting and performance improvement needs. Attendees will also view a demonstration of the PRIME Registry dashboard and see how to target opportunities for improvement at the patient, clinician, and practice level (and across multiple sites of a single practice). (PRIME SAN)


Crash Course: MIPS Basics in 2017
Tuesday, May 3, 2017, from 12-1 p.m. (EST)
Whether you’ve already picked your pace for MIPS in 2017 or need help understanding which option fits your situation best, join PHA’s Natalie Stewart for an overview of the Pick Your Pace options for MIPS in 2017 and a deeper dive into the four MIPS performance categories. Included in this presentation is an overview of programmatic elements such as eligibility, reporting options, and potential financial impacts. (Purdue Healthcare Advisors)


Rip and Replace
Thursday, May 4, 2017, from 12:30-1 p.m. (CST)
Join CHITREC’s Health Informatics Facilitator Samuel Ross in assessing the ability of health IT to meet the demands of programs such as Meaningful Use and Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Providers and practices are increasingly questioning whether existing solutions are sustainable long term. Many EHR products suffer from poor usability, high maintenance costs, complex support needs, limited interoperability, or simply aren’t a good match for organizational workflows. This presentation reviews trends in EHR satisfaction, what to evaluate when considering a switch, and how to position your organization for success if it’s time to “rip and replace.” (Chicago Health IT Regional Extension Center)


Lurie Children’s STEPS Forward Webinar Series
Thursday, May 11, 2017, 1 p.m (ET) — Lurie Children’s Team Documentation, Team-Based Care
Thursday, June 8, 2017, 1 p.m (ET) — Lurie Children’s Panel Management
The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago invites fellow Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network (GLPTN)-enrolled clinicians to participate in a three-part series of live webinars that the hospital has designed for the American Medical Association’s (AMA) STEPS Forward™ initiative.


Establishing Deeper Patient Relationships
Monday, May 22, 2017, from 3-4 p.m. (EST)
Join Stacy Donohue, NRHI Support and Alignment Network (SAN) Program Manager, who will facilitate a robust discussion featuring guest speakers Dr. Alan Glaseroff, Co-Founder Stanford Coordinated Care; and Melora Simon, Director of Adult Demonstration Programs Health Plan of San Mateo, and former director of America’s Most Valuable Care, Stanford Clinical Excellence Center (CERC). The group will discuss how high-value primary care organizations implemented approaches to establishing deeper patient relationships; Stanford’s Coordinated Care approach to achieving better clinical quality and patient experience while lowering costs of care by deepening patient relationships; and how to start adopting some of these high-value approaches in your local context. (Practice Transformation Group


An Overview of the CMS Quality Payment Program (QPP)
Tuesday, May 23, 2017, from 1:30-2 p.m. (EST)
Liz LeBreton, Health IT Specialist at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, joins Healthy Hearts in the Heartland to give an overview of the CMS Quality Payment Program (QPP). Liz will describe QPP and what it means for small practices. She’ll discuss who is eligible and how clinicians can participate in 2017. Last, Liz will share resources so webinar attendees know where to go for more information. Q&A follows the presentation. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. (Healthy Hearts in the Heartland)


Crash Course: Diving Deep into MIPS
Thursday, May 25, 2017, from 12-1 p.m. (EST)
Whether you’ve already picked your pace for MIPS in 2017 or need help understanding which option fits your situation best, join PHA’s Natalie Stewart for an overview of the Pick Your Pace options for the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2017, and a deeper dive into the four MIPS performance categories. This webinar includes an overview of programmatic elements such as eligibility, reporting options, and potential financial impacts. (Purdue Healthcare Advisors)


QPP Summer SessionQuality Payment Program (QPP) Summer Session
QPP Summer Session Part 1, Monday, June 5, 2017
QPP Summer Session Part 2, Monday, June 12, 2017
QPP Summer Session Part 3, Monday, June 19, 2017
Join PHA’s Natalie Stewart for a three-part summer session consisting of Monday lunchtime webinars dedicated to better understanding the Quality Payment Program (QPP). Part 1 provides an in-depth look at the programmatic elements of the MIPS program. Natalie will demystify elements of the program such as eligibility, reporting methodology, payment adjustments, and picking your pace in 2017. Part 2 provides an in-depth look at the Cost and Quality performance categories of the MIPS program in 2017. Part 3 provides an in-depth look at the Improvement Activities and Advancing Care Information performance categories. (Purdue Healthcare Advisors)


PHA Office Hours
Wednesday, June 7, 2017, from 12-1 p.m. (EST)
Have questions about MU? MIPS? Just need some help getting a jumpstart on preparing for data submission at the end of the year? Stop by PHA’s open office hours! This hour belongs to you. Members of PHA’s Quality Services team are available to you for audience Q&A on Meaningful Use, the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), audit review, etc. You can even submit questions prior to the session! (Purdue Healthcare Advisors)


QI Basics
Thursday, June 8, 2017, from 6-7:30 p.m.
Join Doron Schneider, MD, FACP, for the second in a three-part “Improving Patient Outcomes through Quality Improvement Series” on how to get your team on the quality improvement bandwagon. Dr. Schneider will explain some of the key concepts in quality improvement work, including PDSAs, process mapping, and lean – and how you can use them to achieve better outcomes in your practice. (American College of Physicians SAN)


How to Design and Implement a Clockwork Bedside Medication Delivery Program
Monday, June 12, 2017, from 1-2 p.m. (EST)
Bedside medication delivery programs (a.k.a. med-to-bed programs) are an increasingly popular strategy for reducing re-admissions, improving care continuity, and ensuring patients are able to access their medications. However, many pharmacy leaders report challenges with gaining support from key stakeholders, streamlining communications between unit staff and the pharmacy, and ensuring patients and families are aware of the service. Join Lindsay Conway, Managing Director of the Advisory Board Company’s Research & Insights division, as she presents tactics on how to develop the business case; identify key stakeholders and securing their support; design seamless processes for communication and coordination; and market the program to patients and families. (The Advisory Board Company)


2017 Medicaid MU Mid-Year Check Up
Tuesday, June 13, 2017, from 12-1 p.m. (EST)
Are you an eligible professional (EP) participating in Medicaid MU in 2017? Join PHA’s Natalie Stewart for a webinar to review the objectives and measures for 2017, and help prepare for attestation and document uploads needed for Medicaid MU submissions. (Purdue Healthcare Advisors)


Crash Course: Diving Deep into MIPS in 2017
Wednesday, June 28, 2017, from 12-1 p.m. (EST)
Whether you’ve already picked your pace for MIPS in 2017 or need help understanding which option fits your situation best, join PHA’s Natalie Stewart for an overview of the Pick Your Pace options for the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2017, and a deeper dive into the four MIPS performance categories. This webinar includes an overview of programmatic elements such as eligibility, reporting options, and potential financial impacts. (Purdue Healthcare Advisors)


PHA Office Hours
Wednesday, July 19, 2017, from 12-1 p.m. (EST)
Have questions about MU? MIPS? Just need some help getting a jumpstart on preparing for data submission at the end of the year? Stop by PHA’s open office hours! This hour belongs to you. Members of PHA’s Quality Services team are available to you for audience Q&A on Meaningful Use, the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), audit review, etc. You can even submit questions prior to the session! (Purdue Healthcare Advisors) 


Data Loss and the Impact to Your Organization
Wednesday, July 26, 2017, from 12-1 p.m. (EST)
The rapid adoption of EHR technology has increased the amount of data generated, shared, collected and used to improve patient outcomes. Along with EHR systems, technology as a whole is becoming more sophisticated and interconnected. Join PHA Managing Advisor for Security LuAnn Keyton to learn about the risks to organizations regarding data and technology loss; the ways to reduce those risks; and what to do if your organization experiences a loss of technology or data. (Purdue Healthcare Advisors)


Using Data and Discussion to Drive Improvement
Tuesday, September 19, 2017, from 6-7:30 p.m.
Join Wendi Knapp, MD, FACP, for the third in a three-part “Improving Patient Outcomes through Quality Improvement Series” on how to get your team on the quality improvement bandwagon. The series will conclude with a talk from Dr. Knapp on how to find, use, and communicate the data that your practice already generates to propel change. (American College of Physicians SAN)

 

 

*SAN stands for Support & Alignment Network