2014 Quality Forum-Conference Agenda and Handouts

The 2014 Quality Forum was held June 5 at the Wichita Marriott. This one-day empowering event provided tools and real-life experiences that could be implemented into any healthcare setting. Below is the agenda and a link to view the event brochure containing detailed information regarding the day’s events and registration information.

2014 Quality Forum Agenda
7:30-8 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
8-8:15 a.m. Welcome
Ken Mishler, MBA, PharmD • President & Chief Executive Officer
Kansas Foundation for Medical Care
8:15-9:15 a.m. Patient-Centered Care as the Linchpin for a Cohesive Quality Strategy
Patrick A. Charmel • President and Chief Executive Officer
Griffin Hospital/Griffin Health Services Corporation
9:15-10:15 a.m. Million Hearts and Strategies for Improving Blood Pressure Control
Captain Jose Belardo III, JD, MSW, MS • Regional Health Administrator
Office of the Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Department of Health and Human Services
10:15-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30-11:30 a.m. The Human Side of Medical Error: A Patient’s Story (patient story, no handouts)
Martin Ratermann • Woodworker
Learning to See the 800 Pound Gorilla: Addressing Communication and Quality
Stanton Hudson • Associate Director
Center for Health Policy, University of Missouri
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Providing Education Access in Rural Communities
Roger Barnhart, MHA, LNHA • Chief Executive Officer
Ashland Health Center
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch/Networking
1:30-3 p.m. Learning and Action Networks/Breakout Sessions

Quality Quest and Patient-Centered Medical Home
Karlen D. Haury, MBA, PCMH CCE • KFMC

Consumer Engagement: It’s like an onion…lots of layers!
(interactive presentation, no handouts)
Vanessa Lamoreaux & Megan Skaggs, MLM • KFMC

Approach and Strategies Implemented in a Rural Healthcare Community
Northwest Kansas Care Transitions Collaborative:
Sarah Dreiling, RN, CCM • Hays Medical Center

Collaboration, Innovation and Transformation-Strategies for Care Transitions to Reduce Readmissions
Capital Care Transition Coalition:
Amy Kincade, MBA, BSN, RN • Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center
Tiffany Noller, MSN, RN • St. Francis Health Center
Eileen McGivern, BSN, RN • Brewster Health Center

Care Plans: The Instruction Manual
Linda Farrar, RN • Nurse Consultant