Nursing homes are required to have a QAA committee in place that meets at least quarterly and as needed to coordinate and evaluate activities under the QAPI program. In this session, participants will walk through a QAA/QAPI meeting agenda and guide developed by Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network to demonstrate how effective QAA/QAPI committee meetings guide QAPI implementation.
Nursing home staff.
- Describe the components of an effective QAA/QAPI meeting to drive implementation and meet regulation.
- Describe two resources developed to help nursing homes make the most of the QAA/QAPI meetings
Slide handouts PDF Leading Effective QAA-QAPI Meetings.
Jane Pederson, MD, MS, Chief Medical Quality Officer at Stratis Health, provides leadership and clinical guidance to Stratis Health’s health care quality and safety initiatives. She served on the leadership team for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Demonstration Project. She supported the development and implementation of the QAPI program through the development of tools and resources that are being used by nursing homes. Dr. Pederson is board certified in internal medicine and geriatrics and maintains a clinical practice in the long-term care setting. She is an active member of a number of health care societies and committees, including the Minnesota Medical Directors Association, Minnesota Medical Association, and the Minnesota Gerontological Society. She serves on the Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators and participates in state work groups that focus on topics relevant to older individuals. She received an MD and completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Minnesota. In addition, she holds a MS in Health Services Research and Policy from the University of Minnesota.
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