RISE HEDIS® & Quality Improvement Summit

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Coaching Individuals for Quality Improvement in Healthcare

Life Qi

As the Point of Care Quality Improvement (POCQI) Coaching Guide neatly sums up: ‘Regular coaching is important for maintaining momentum in improving quality of care.’

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Diffusion and dissemination - Types of spread in quality improvement

Life Qi

In this article we’re going to look at the types of ‘spread’ used in Quality Improvement (QI). Introduction. In particular, we compare diffusion and dissemination.

How to measure scale and spread of a quality improvement project

Life Qi

In this blog, we‘re going to be looking at how you can measure scale and spread in your Quality Improvement (QI) projects and what methods you can use to help you do this.

The Surgical Safety Huddle: A Novel Quality Improvement Patient Safety Initiative

Patient Safety

NEWS >7 not improving after 72 hours 3. Quality improvement tools were used to generate regular dialogue with the clinical teams, resulting in the concept of the surgical safety huddle being proposed.

Addressing Our Patients’ Most Difficult COVID-19 Concerns

Hospital Medicine

Career Development Communication COVID-19 Day in the Life of a Hospitalist Ethics (clinical and business) HR, Recruiting & Staffing ID Leadership Operations Patient Experience Patient Satisfaction Planning (strategic, business plans) Public Health Quality Improvement (QI) Uncategorized

Tips for Hospitalists Caring for Patients with PTSD

Hospital Medicine

Academia Career Development Communication Day in the Life of a Hospitalist Operations Patient Experience Planning (strategic, business plans) Public Health Quality Improvement (QI) UncategorizedJune is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month.

Providing Inclusive Care for Vulnerable Populations In Conjunction With LGBTQ+ Pride Month

Hospital Medicine

Career Development Communication Day in the Life of a Hospitalist Ethics (clinical and business) Global Health Leadership Patient Experience Patient Safety Patient Satisfaction Planning (strategic, business plans) Practice Management Public Health Quality Improvement (QI) Research Uncategorized

CAPP Shares Insights of Employer Dialogues at WHCC and SIIA

Accountable Care Doctors

This common interest is especially true with CAPP members, who have a keen focus on improving quality, care coordination, and patient outcomes, with a focus on the total health of the patient for the long term. Outcomes-based Payment Physician Leadership Quality Improvement

Virtual Care Today and Tomorrow Presented at WHCC

Accountable Care Doctors

Our goal in deepening and expanding our digital patient care pathways is to create value for all of the Quadruple Aim goals: better quality health outcomes, affordability, customer experience and clinician experience,” — Courtney Stevens, Director of Virtual Care for Henry Ford Health System.

June Roundup 2021

Life Qi

Coaching Quality Improvement Teams.

Aligning the Interests of Employer Purchasers and Physicians to Accelerate Value

Accountable Care Doctors

At the Council of Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP), we define and practice value-based care as care that is coordinated through teams, connected with health information technology, led by physicians, and paid based on quality and cost outcomes. Outcomes-based Payment Quality Improvemen

Investigating Research Gaps in Value-Based Care

Accountable Care Doctors

Importance of shared risk in driving better performance on cost and quality. Health Care Reform Health Information Technology Integrated/Coordinated Care Outcomes-based Payment Physician Leadership Quality Improvement

COVID-19 Lessons: A Path to a Better Health Care System

Accountable Care Doctors

Their learnings from, and experience with, the COVID-19 experience point to the path toward sustainable, high quality health care. The patient experience also significantly improves when care is coordinated versus delivered piecemeal.

September Roundup 2021

Life Qi

Spread, scale and sustainability in quality improvement.

May Roundup 2021

Life Qi

The importance of coaching in Quality Improvement.

Cost is NOT the threat to US healthcare quality

The Healthcare Quality Blog

Guys, listen: on my recent daily read through of articles on healthcare quality, I ran across one that made me want to share. It all started with a quote that “Cost is the number one threat to quality in the United States…” Ummm…nope.

Secrets Of Applying Value Added Time Concept in Healthcare

The Healthcare Quality Blog

For those of you following along, take this as one more example of the special nuances of applying classic quality concepts in healthcare: value added time. The application of VAT in healthcare, in this way, has some interesting consequences for how we improve the value in our systems.

CMS Foreshadows Policy Areas for Future Rulemaking

Health Policy News

As we noted in the recent recent Health Policy News overview of the second Final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters (NBPP) for 2022, the process of finalizing Exchange guidance.

How to develop and execute a spread plan

Life Qi

In this article we’re going to look at various elements of your spread plan for Quality Improvement (QI) including establishing an aim for spread, as well as developing and executing your spread plan.

Spread and scale – what’s the difference?

Life Qi

Whereas this might sound a slightly bleak statistic, in this article, we are going to look at spread and scale in QI and how large-scale improvement can be achievable with the right amount of planning, commitment and support.

Quality Is Critical In Today’s Data Deluge: Put Processes and Tools In Place For Robust Data Quality

Electronic Health Reporter

The potential to pull data from these myriad sources to work for real-time care intervention, clinical quality improvement, and value-based […]. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

How to Run an Effective QI Project Team Meeting

Life Qi

In this article we’re going to be looking at the importance of quality improvement (QI) meetings and how they can be a vital tool in supporting your improvement efforts.

Coaching Improvement Project Teams in Healthcare

Life Qi

Coaching improvement project teams can be a really rewarding process. In your role as a Quality Improvement (QI) coach you can help spread the QI message across your organisation and enable your teams to create transformational change.

Emergency Preparedness Mini Toolkit

Briggs Healthcare

This 6-page toolkit includes emergency preparedness resources for nursing home team members in the TMF Quality Innovation Network Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) region as well as across the country. Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare.

The Importance of Analytics for a Healthcare System

Electronic Health Reporter

Ever increasing computational power, advances in artificial intelligence, and the lower of the cost computation (because of cloud computing service, such as Azure and Amazon Web Services) has enabled healthcare systems – often laggards in quality improvement and technology adoption – to rapidly implement analytics systems. This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Bethany Durst, writer, Decisive Data.

7 Spreadly Sins - what not to do when spreading improvement

Life Qi

In this article, we’re going to be looking at what the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has identified as ‘7 Spreadly Sins’ when spreading improvement – i.e. what not to do when you are trying to spread your healthcare improvement project!

Frameworks for scale-up, spread and sustain

Life Qi

We’ve talked about scale up and spread and how to sustain quality improvement (QI) across your organisation. Now we’re going to focus on how exactly you create and achieve your frameworks for scale-up and spread.

Recommendations to Enhance Telemedicine in Nursing Homes in the Age of COVID-19

Briggs Healthcare

Herein, we report 12 recommendations to enhance and sustain TM (Table 1) from a TM adoption study, certified as quality improvement by the UW Madison Health Sciences IRB.”. Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare.

Masthead

Patient Safety

We’re particularly looking for well-written original research articles, reviews, commentaries, case studies, data analyses, quality improvement studies, or other manuscripts that will advance patient safety.

Characteristics and Performance of ACOs and Accountable Physician Groups: What Does the Evidence Tell Us?

Accountable Care Doctors

Quality improvement.

When Virtual Care Becomes the New Normal

CiscoHealth

If the video or audio connection is poor, use in-call messaging until the quality improves. . If the video or audio connection is poor, try in-call messaging until the quality improves.

Masthead

Patient Safety

We’re particularly looking for well-written original research articles, reviews, commentaries, case studies, data analyses, quality improvement studies, or other manuscripts that will advance patient safety.

Letter From the Editor

Patient Safety

Kukielka categorizes the types of events reported and outlines where improvement efforts might be focused. This study reaffirms the need for a focus on improved safety protocols for vulnerable home care patients and workers. Today, September 17, 2021, is World Patient Safety Day.

WiL – GH Series: Florence Kinder in conversation with Dr Lucy Obolensky, Future Health Africa Founder

The Healthcare Leadership

And slowly but surely, we began to see the positive impact of delivery primary health care, not just for their workforce but for the wider community; improved health led to less poaching in the area.

Create a Well Founded Service Recovery Culture – 3 Essentials for Success

Baird Group

Learning and improving. However, if the monitoring and tracking ends with how the gift cards are distributed, you miss a huge opportunity for quality improvement. Learning and improving. Create a Well Founded Service Recovery Culture – 3 Essentials for Success.

Virginia Advances Maternal Health Equity Policy

NASHP

In particular, Virginia’s doula Medicaid benefit mirrors a growing national trend to utilize this service as a key component of a comprehensive strategy to improve maternity care outcomes for people of color.

GAO Report on MIPS

Healthcare ECONOMIST

MIPS evaluates provider value along four dimensions: (1) quality, (2) improvement activities, (3) promoting interoperability, and (4) cost. This increases the sample sizes and makes quality measures less volatile on a year-to-year basis. Performance Scores Quality measures.

MACRA MIPS – What it Means for Physicians?

p3care

Not only that, but it determines the quality of care within hospitals, practices, and clinics should meet certain standards. MIPS program has four categories that cater to meaningful quality healthcare services. Quality. Improvement Activities (IA).

Our Commitment: High-Quality Data to Meet Your Needs

Lexis Nexis

As the Payer market continues to evolve and the complexities continue to grow, so does the demand for high quality data around providers at locations and accurate credentials. We rigorously check that our data helps meet our customer needs across multiple dimensions of quality.