The Quarterly Hospital Readmissions Report webinar will provide attendees with timely updates on deadlines and resources relevant to acute care hospitals (ACHs) and critical access hospitals (CAHs). Additionally, attendees will have an opportunity to learn from their peers about how they utilize the reports to identify trends in readmissions and prioritize areas of focus.
This learning session will serve as an introduction to Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network's updated quarterly hospital readmissions report. Attendees will learn how to interpret the results of their report and identify targeted approaches to reduce readmissions.
This learning session will be focused on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hospital incentive programs.
Learn from an interdisciplinary panel of experts who will discuss the challenges and strategies for transitions between dialysis facilities and other care settings, including emergency departments, nursing homes, and hospitals. Participants also have the opportunity to be part of a workgroup focused on one of four key issues: infection control, medication reconciliation, exchange of medical records/health information, and reducing hospitalizations.
Sue Burns, medical science liaison for PDI Healthcare, will be discussing Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) bacteria and why it's a concern within healthcare today. Participants will learn methods of prevention and avoiding transmission.
Preventing Clostridium difficile infections (CDIs) takes a community.
Learn from national experts how the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) will have an impact on the future of value based purchasing and how you can improve your HCAHPS score.
The Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) and Stratis Health, part of the Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network, are partnering to highlight best practices specific to PPS hospitals. You will learn from hospitals that performed well in several components of value-based purchasing, including infections, readmissions, and patient satisfaction. In addition, key learning from adverse health events and workplace violence will be shared. There will be an opportunity for networking and discussion with your colleagues on your top patient safety and quality issues.