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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


A Population Health Approach to Dementia

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

A Population Health Approach to Dementia by Catherine A. Alder, JD, Bharath B. Reddy Bynagari and Malaz ...

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 ...

3 Robust Approaches to Dementia Care

Thursday, January 1, 1970

3 Robust Approaches to Dementia Care Programs integrate services in the hospital and out, and among ...


Coordinating Mental Health Care with Psychiatrists
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, from 12-1 p.m. (EST)
The American Psychiatric Association will be hosting a webinar for primary care physicians are encouraged to attend this webinar, which will introduce you to the Collaborative Care Model – an evidence-based integrated care model that can help practices increase access to quality behavioral health care and improved outcomes for patients. (American Psychiatric Association)

Activating Patient Engagement in Care Delivery: Performance Metrics that Guide Patient-Centered Care in the Practice
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, from 1-2 p.m. (EST)
CMS has released a set of Person and Family Engagement (PFE) Performance Measures healthcare staff can use to assess engagement in their practice. This webinar is part of a two-part series that will provide attendees with an overview of the PFE Performance Metrics. You’ll learn how three of the PFE metrics (shared decision making, patient activation, and health literacy) affect patient engagement. (PCPCC SAN/Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care)

PRIME Registry dashboard demonstration and Q&A with technical team
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 SAN)

Preparing Providers for MIPS: Focus on Improvement Activities (Navigating Payment Reform Learning Module 2)
Thursday, March 23, 2017, from 2-3 p.m. (EST)
In the second module in this series, Maine Quality Counts (Northern New England PTN) team members Lisa Tuttle and Kellie Slate Vitcavage, along with several of their community partners, will walk through the MIPS Improvement Activity category and how clinicians can leverage their current activities to meet these reporting requirements. (Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement SAN)

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.

Practice Transformation Group Primary Care Bright Spots: Learning from High-Value Providers
Monday, March 27, 2017, from 2-3 p.m. (EST)
HealthDoers, an initiative led by the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI), & Stanford University’s Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC) are partnering to create a new learning community: The Practice Transformation Group (PTG). In this flagship event, Stacy Donohue, NRHI Support and Alignment Network (SAN) Senior Program Manager, will facilitate a robust discussion on Primary Care bright spots. Featured speakers include Dr. Arnie Milstein, Director, Stanford University CERC; Elizabeth Mitchell, President and CEO, NRHI; Dr. Nayana Vyas, Founder, Family Physicians Group; and Dr. James Welters, Former President / CMO, Northwest Family Physicians. Following the discussion there will be a moderated Q&A that incorporates attendee questions and comments. (HealthDoers Network SAN)

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)

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)

Smoking Cessation Strategies that Work
Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 1:30-2 p.m. (EST)
Time in the exam room is limited; learn ideas you can use right away to help your patients quit smoking. Join Megan DePumpo, AM, Research Operations and Projects Manager for Lindau Lab at the University of Chicago, and Anna Poss, Clinical Director for Cook County Health and Hospital System’s Healthy Lungs Initiative, to learn strategies — such as motivational interviewing and the Ask Advise Refer Model— that can help patients overcome barriers. (Healthy Hearts in the Heartland)

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)

Effective Partnerships for Enhancing Medication Safety and E-tool Use: Performance Metrics that Guide Patient-Centered Care (Part 2)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, from 1-2 p.m.
In part one of this webinar series on TCPI’s PFE performance metrics, attendees learned how to boost patient engagement by integrating shared decision making, health literacy, and patient activation in care delivery. In the second and final webinar, attendees will receive a detailed review of the remaining PFE measures and discover how the patient and family voice strengthens approaches to medication management and patient adoption of e-tools. Practice exemplars, tools and resources will be highlighted during the presentation! (PCPCC SAN)

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