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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

News

Commonly used drugs lead to more doctor's office, hospital and emergency department visits

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS — Anticholinergic medications, a class of drugs very commonly used by older adults, are linked ...

CMS and major commercial health plans, in concert with physician groups and other stakeholders, announce alignment and simplification of quality measures

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), ...

Altarum Institute to Lead Clinical Practice Transformation Effort in Michigan

Friday, October 2, 2015

Altarum Institute is excited to announce that it will lead the Michigan arm of a ...

Webinars

Optimizing Image Ordering with R-SCAN
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, from 1-2 p.m. (EST)
Learn the details about the ACR SAN’s R-SCAN program brings radiologists and referring clinicians together to promote patients receiving the right exam at the right time for the right reason. The webinar will demonstrate how R-SCAN delivers immediate access to Web-based resources and clinical decision support technology to reduce low-value imaging exams and lower the cost of care. In addition, PTN quality advisors can learn how R-SCAN specifically supports practice transformation. (ACR SAN)


Future Direction of Pharmacy for Electronic Health Information Technology
Tuesday, March 7, 2017, from 1-2 p.m. (EST)
Join Pharmacy HIT Collaborative Executive Director Shelly Spiro RPh, FASCP, for an informative webinar about how to assure the pharmacist’s role of providing patient-care services are integrated into the National HIT interoperable framework, current work in this area, and the future direction of pharmacy record integration into health information exchanges. Prepare to be inspired to move the needle. Registration required. (Healthy Hearts in the Heartland)


Getting Started with Chronic Care Management: Taking Steps Toward Value-Based Care (Part 1)
Wednesday, March 15, 2017, from 12-1 p.m. (EST)
Join IRHA’s Cody Mullen for the first of a two-part series focused on Chronic Care Management (CCM). Part 1 will look at traditional and complex CCM (CPT: 99487, 99489, and 99490). Participants will learn about delivery requirements for both forms of CCM, uniqueness between them, and clinical staff members who should be included. (Indiana Rural Health Association/Purdue Healthcare Advisors)


Getting Started with Chronic Care Management: Taking Steps Toward Value-Based Care (Part 2)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017, from 12-1 p.m. (EST)
Join IRHA’s Cody Mullen for the second of a two-part series focused on Chronic Care Management (CCM). Part 2 will do a deep dive into CCM technology requirements, and considerations when preparing for a potential audit of your CCM program. Cody also will discuss the financial implications a CCM program has on your facility. (Indiana Rural Health Association/Purdue Healthcare Advisors)


PRIME Registry dashboard demonstration webinar and Q&A with technical team 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. (EST)
Thursday, March 23, 2017, from 1-2 p.m. (EST)
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 Registry)


Pick-Your-Pace-450px-bgPicking Your Pace in 2017: A MIPS Deep Dive
Thursday, March 9, 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 for an overview of the Pick Your Pace options for MIPS in 2017 and a deeper dive into the four MIPS performance categories.  (Purdue Healthcare Advisors)


Lurie Children’s STEPS Forward Webinar Series
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 1 p.m (ET) — Lurie Children’s Team Relationships
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. Questions? Contact the AMA’s Professional Satisfaction and Practice Sustainability Project Administrator Becca Moran, MPH, at (312) 464-4542.


2017 Medicaid Meaningful Use (MU) Program for EPs
Thursday, March 30, 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 then focus the discussion on the more nuanced programmatic and process items that affect the attestation process. (Purdue Healthcare Advisors)


Choose Your Own Webinar Adventure: MIPS Audience Q&A
Wednesday, April 5, 2017, from 12-1 p.m. (EST)
Join PHA’s Natalie Stewart for a webinar that is tailored to you.  You drive the content – what burning questions do you have about participating in MIPS in 2017?  (Purdue Healthcare Advisors)


MIPS & Alternative Payment Models in 2017
Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 12-1 p.m. (EST)
Many participants in Alternative Payment Models are still subject to MIPS in 2017. Join PHA’s Natalie Stewart for a deeper dive into how MIPS affects APMs such as Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) ACOs. (Purdue Healthcare Advisors)


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)

 

 

*SAN stands for Support & Alignment Network