Event Descriptions

KHC HIIN PFAC Collaborative - Oct. 22

October 22, 2018
1:00 to 2:30 p.m. CT

The virtual meeting for Kansas hospitals participating in the KHC HIIN PFA/PFAC Collaborative has been rescheduled to 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., October 22, 2018.  Join KHC staff and PFA/PFAC Faculty Tiffany Christiansen and Allison Chrestensen as we discuss a renewed approach over the next six months to assist hospitals in their development of patient and family advisor programs, including patient and family engagement councils.  Hospitals interested in learning more about the collaborative are invited to attend.

For information about the KHC HIIN PFA/PFAC Collaborative, contact KHC at (785) 235-0763 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

KHC HIIN Webinar - April 24

April 24, 2019
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. CT

Topics:  Bringing Fun to Patient Safety and HIIN Option Period Updates

 Kansas hospitals participating in the KHC Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) are encouraged to attend our monthly virtual meetings, usually held the fourth Wednesday of each month from 10 to 11 a.m. CT.  This month's event will take place Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

Our special guests this month include Barb DeBaun, improvement advisor for Cynosure Health.  Barb will discuss the importance of bringing joy to the workplace, engaging front line staff and how we learn better when having fun.  Our presenters will include two hospital teams at The University of Kansas Hospital who will share their fun campaigns to engage staff in patient safety and evidence-based prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI).

Join us for peer-to-peer sharing and stay in the know about the project, progress to date, resources and opportunities in quality and patient safety.

KHC HIIN Webinar - May 22

May 22, 2019
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. CT

  • Presentation handout (pdf)
  • The recording will be available in the KHC HIIN Education Archive by the end of the week.

Kansas hospitals participating in the KHC Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) are encouraged to attend our monthly virtual meetings, usually held the fourth Wednesday of each month from 10 to 11 a.m. CT.

The topic for this month's event related to Adverse Drug Events and hypoglycemic control.  Dr. Steve Tremain, physician improvement advisor, Cynosure Health, will review with us the new Top 10 recommendations by the American Diabetes Association for diabetic care in the hospital setting.  He also will introduce the HRET HIIN ADE Hypoglycemia Process Improvement Discovery Tool that hospitals can use to identify gaps and opportunities to improve care.  Sarah Gregg, RN, BSN, diabetic educator with St. Aloisius Medical Center in Harvey, North Dakota, will share her experience in using the tool during a recent HRET HIIN ADE Hypoglycemia Sprint.

Join us to stay in the know about the project, progress to date, resources and opportunities in quality and patient safety.