Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network presents the 2018 Readmissions Action Learning Day: “Working Together to Make Readmissions Rare.” Learn together with your community peers and develop collaborative approaches to improving quality of care and quality of life by keeping patients healthy and safe at home.
Hilton Airport/Mall of America
3800 American Blvd. E
Bloomington, MN 55425
Registration opens at 7:15 a.m., with the conference starting promptly at 8:00 a.m.
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Health care and community-based organization professionals from across the continuum of care (hospitals, home health, skilled nursing, clinics, etc.) who are interested in improving care transitions with the goal of reducing readmissions.
- Understand how interactions between multiple settings of care contribute to readmissions.
- Identify strategies to further reduce readmissions in partnership with others.
- Commit to shared goal for statewide readmission reduction.
- Break down silos and foster cross-setting collaboration to improving care that includes patients and families/caregivers.
Sessions will highlight innovative and evidence-based strategies for collaborative approaches to improving coordination with care partners, designing a better care experience, engaging with patients and providers in new ways, and addressing root causes of hospital readmissions.
Speaker List and Links to PDF Slide Handouts
Welcome and Charge: Jennifer Lundblad, PhD, MBA, President and CEO, Stratis Health
Readmissions and Real Lives: Engaging Heart Failure Patients in Managing Their Care
- Leah Hochstein, APRN, AGNP-C Eldercare/Geriatrics, Essentia Health, Detroit Lakes, MN
- Lori Olson, RN, Director of Nursing, Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park, MN
- Lynn Schram, Patient Advocate, Detroit Lakes
It Takes a Village: A Collaborative Approach to Improving Care Coordination
- Susan Craft, RN, Director, Care Coordination, Henry Ford Health System
Partnering for a Quality Care Culture to Reduce Avoidable Readmissions
- Angela Booher, MAN, RN, CCM, Director of Care Transitions, Fairview Health Services
Tackling Language Disparities through Tool Based Resources and Collaboration: Utilizing the TAP approach across Minnesota
- Rose Davila, MS, Quality and Improvement Specialist, MN Hospital Association
- Angela Pokharel, MHS, Quality and Improvement Specialist, MN Hospital Association
Home Health Gap Collaborative and Networking
- Janelle Shearer, et al
Rapid-Fire Sessions: Coordination of Care – Cross-Setting Collaboration
- TeachBack – Kelli Sheeley, Essentia Health, Fargo
- Medication Therapy Management: The Pharmacist’s Role in Reducing Readmissions – Courtney Christopher, Goodrich Pharmacy
- Care for High-Risk, Complex Patients – Connie Schmidt, Sanford Health
Taking Care of Ourselves to Better Care for Others
- Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director, Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing; Professor, School of Nursing; University of Minnesota
Rapid-Fire Sessions: Addressing Social Determinants of Health to Improve Quality of Care and Quality of Life
- Hospital + Home – Rory Malloy, Regions Hospital, Quality and Performance Improvement
- Unstable Housing and Readmissions – Marc Manley, Hennepin Health
- Improving Behavioral Health Coordination and Care – Alyssa Meller, National Rural Health Resource Center
Pulling It All Together – Action Planning and Next Steps
- Kim McCoy, MPH, MS, State Program Director, Stratis Health/Lake Superior QIN
Lunch is included in the $50 registration fee.
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For questions, contact Ana Vergara, 952-853-8550, email@example.com, or Kim McCoy, 952-853-8563, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Continuing Education Credits and Contact Hours for Health Professionals
Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance following completion of a post-conference online evaluation survey. Attendees are responsible for determining if this program meets the criteria for licensure or recertification for their discipline.
Lake Superior QIN wants to ensure everyone can participate in its programs and events. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Ana Vergara, 952-853-8550, email@example.com, in advance of your participation.