Tenth Annual Summit on Quality

May 4, 2018
Hyatt Regency
Wichita, Kansas

The 10th Annual Summit on Quality was presented by Kansas Healthcare Collaborative and Kansas Foundation for Medical Care.

Two national keynote presenters, four breakout sessions and numerous poster presentations were provided.  In addition, the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative presented its 2018 Leadership in Quality Award, sponsored by the KaMMCO Foundation, during the luncheon.

Keynote Presentations

Szymczak

Toward a More "Human" Stewardship:
The Sociology of Antimicrobial Prescribing

Julia Szymczak, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

SomaStout

Pathways to Population and Community Health

Somava Stout, MD, MS, vice president, Institute for Healthcare Improvement; executive lead, 100 Million Healthier Lives

 

Presentation Handouts

9:15 a.m.

Quality Healthcare: Initiatives and Resources
Patti Meier, MD, chief medical officer, Region VII, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 9:35 a.m. Keynote:
Toward a More "Human Stewardship: The Sociology of Antimicrobial Prescribing
Julia Szymczak, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
 10:50 a.m. Breakout Sessions
 

 1.  Be the Change You Want to See in the World of Sepsis
Katie Rucker, RN, quality and outcomes, Olathe Health

 

 2.  What are Your Patients' Socio-economic Needs?
Victoria Miller, project specialist, Kansas Health Matters, and Beth Nech, quality improvement project manager, Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, Inc.

 1:10 p.m. Breakout Sessions
 

1.  MACRA, QPP, MIPS . . . More Alphabet Soup Anyone?
Cathy Cordova, RN, director, clinical excellence and value and Donna McCarthy, meaningful use manager, Lawrence Memorial Hospital

 

2.   Challenging Tradition:  A Hospital without Walls
Scott Metzler, chief, Newton Fire/EMS; Jennifer Speer, RN, director of case management; and Karen Lehman, APRN, Newton Medical Center

2:25 p.m.

Keynote:
Pathways to Population and Community Health
Somava Stout, MD, MS, vice president, Institute for Healthcare Improvement; executive lead, 100 Million Healthier Lives