Event Descriptions

KHC HIIN Hand Hygiene Webinar - Nov. 9

KHC HIIN Hand Hygiene Webinar
November 9, 2018

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CT

The KHC HIIN Hand Hygiene Collaborative features one-hour virtual meetings for participating Kansas hospitals. The quarterly sessions promote peer-to-peer sharing, resources and tools in support of strengthening hand hygiene adherence and practices. The link to join the webinar will be mailed to enrolled participants through the Hand Hygiene "Soap Up" Listserv.

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KHC HIIN Falls Prevention Sprint - Nov. 30

KHC HIIN Falls Prevention Sprint
Session #2 -- Hospital Learnings from the Falls Process Improvement Discovery Tool

November 30, 2018
10:00 to 11:00 a.m. CT

Kansas hospitals that are ready to discover opportunities and test methods to help prevent falls with injury will meet monthly during the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative’s HIIN Falls Prevention Sprint. This six-month sprint, conducted with Jackie Conrad, BSN, MBA, improvement advisor, Cynosure Health, will conclude March 21, 2019. 

Objectives for this six-month sprint are to assist participating hospitals in:

  • Identifying opportunities for PDSA improvement cycles through use of the HRET HIIN Falls Process Discovery Tool.
  • Applying targeted strategies for involving patients and families in fall prevention, such as validating patient/family understanding and adopting or improving the post-fall huddle process.
  • Engaging in the HRET HIIN Up Campaign by designing "Get Up" strategies for engaging front line staff in preventing injuries from falls and immobility.

See the KHC Falls Prevention Sprint flier for more information about the KHC HIIN Falls Prevention Sprint, the schedule and how to join.

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PTN Webinar: Preparing for an APM – What You Need to Know

Compass PTN
Preparing for an APM  What You Need to Know
Thursday, July 26, 11 a.m. to noon CST (Register)
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 11 a.m. to noon CST

Interested in APMs, but not sure if you're ready? Wondering about next steps?

Did You Know? Moving into an APM or Advanced APM is a great next step for many QPP practices. Benefits to ECs may include:
•    Higher payment adjustments (depending on the APM & meeting threshold requirements)
•    Reduced reporting burden to CMS
•    Potential for maximum incentive payments under the QPP
•    Greater alignment with CMS goals for higher quality, more cost-effective care

This webinar features Dr. Don Klitgaard, founder of Heartland Rural Physician Alliance & MedLink Advantage in Iowa. Dedicated to helping independent practices thrive under value-based care, Dr. Klitgaard offers knowledge & expertise in organizing, managing, & supporting ACOs made up of independent physicians & practices.

Covered Topics Include:
•    Small practice considerations for joining an ACO
•    How to get started with an Advanced APM, including how to join an ACO

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