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KHC Update - August 2020

KHC Monthly Webinar: Preparing for the AUC Program
Wednesday, 10-11 a.m., August 26

Register today for the next KHC Monthly Webinar, “Preparing for the AUC Program—The Basics and Beyond,” set for 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26. In this webinar for Kansas clinics and hospitals, presenters from the American College of Radiology (ACR) will provide an overview of the CMS Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) Program, ACR Appropriateness Criteria, clinical decision support mechanisms, the responsibilities of ordering physicians, information to be relayed between clinicians, and recommendations for successful partnering across the continuum of care. SCL Health will also be joining in this session to provide a perspective of implementation in a smaller practice setting.

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KHC Update - July 2020

KHC Monthly Webinar: Using K-TRACS to reduce adverse drug events and opioid misuse
Wednesday, 10-11 a.m., July 22

As we work to reduce adverse drug events and opioid misuse, we will learn about Kansas’ Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. K-TRACS helps improves patient care, safety, education, and outcomes through detection, prevention, and intervention while preserving access for patients with legitimate medical needs.

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KHC Update - June 2020

KHC Monthly Webinar: Strategies for engaging your PFAs during a pandemic
10 a.m. June 24

KHC virtual meetings provide an opportunity to learn with your peers, as well as stay in the know about resources and opportunities in quality and patient safety. This month's featured topic: “Don’t forget your PFAC: Strategies for engaging patient and family advisors during times of pandemic.”

Tanya Lord, PhD, MPH, director of patient and family engagement for the Foundation for Healthy Communities, will share strategies for engaging patient and family advisors as Kansas health care organizations navigate new ground during times of pandemic, including communications, policies, and implementation of such new technologies as telehealth.

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