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2015 Quality Forum Agenda

KFMC's annual Quality Forum is one platform used to educate healthcare providers and organizations on ways to improve the use of HIT and the quality of healthcare provided to all Kansas healthcare consumers. Peers and recognized experts share new ideas, methods and best practices to improve quality and enhance care, focusing on the latest concepts which are transforming the healthcare industry in Kansas. This year, Andrew Pleasant, Ph.D. and Alicia Cole were selected as keynote speakers at the Quality Forum held Friday, July 31, 2015, in Wichita. Both offered a unique look into different aspects of patient safety and quality care, providing diverse experiences and applications of their knowledge and education. In addition, this event hosted a large variety of national and local speakers during multiple breakout sessions.

 


2015 Quality Forum Agenda
Ignite Transformation!
Advancing Positive Health Outcomes Through Quality Care
7:30-8:15 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:15-8:30 a.m. Welcome
Ken Mishler, MBA, PharmD • President & Chief Executive Officer
Kansas Foundation for Medical Care (KFMC)
8:30-9:30 a.m. Health Literacy: A Method to Transform Our Sick Care System into a True Health Care System
Andrew Pleasant, PhD • Senior Director for Health Literacy
Canyon Ranch Institute
9:30-10:30 a.m. Patient Safety Awareness
Alicia Cole • Patient Safety Consultant
Alliance for Safety Awareness for Patients (ASAP)
10:30-11:15 a.m. Poster Session
11:15-12:15 a.m. Lunch/Networking
12:15-1:45 p.m. Breakout A (select one)

Building the Capacity for a Family Advisory Board in an Organization
Cynthia Wheeler • Family Advisory Board, The Children's Mercy Hospital

Transportable Physician Orders for Patient Preferences (TPOPP)
Sandra Silva, JD • Vice President of Education and TPOPP Managing Director, Center for Practical Bioethics

Reducing the Unnecessary Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Long Term Care Settings
Long Term Care Panel
Featuring KDADS and Dr. James Rider • President, Kansas Medical Directors Association

Million Hearts® Learning Collaborative on Hypertension
Chronic Disease Alliance of Kansas (CDAK)

Best Practices for Securing ePHI
Trish Harkness, CISSP • KFMC and Synōvim Healthcare Solutions

Virtual Dementia Tour
Offered to a limited number of participants.
The Virtual Dementia Tour is a scientifically proven method designed to increase sensitivity towards those with dementia. Step into the shoes of this degenerative disease with this simulation activity.
1:45-2:00 p.m. Break
2:00-3:30 p.m. Breakout B (select one)

Transitions of Care Initiative
Holton County Community Hospital
and
It Takes a Village: Collaborative Preventive Health at its Best
Stormont-Vail Healthcare/Cotton-O'Neil Clinic

ACO Utilization of a New Payment System to Reward Better Care
Featuring Mat Kendall • Executive Vice President, Aledade
and
Improving Access to Care: Integrating Telehealth into Your Organization
Heartland Telehealth Resource Center

The Burden of HPV-related Cancers and Practical Approaches to Improve HPV Vaccination Outcomes in Kansas
HPV Advocacy & Education Panel
Developing a Mission-Focused Culture of Performance Improvement in a Rural Healthcare Delivery System
Benjamin Anderson, MBA • Chief Executive Officer, Kearny County Hospital

Virtual Dementia Tour
Offered to a limited number of participants.
The Virtual Dementia Tour is a scientifically proven method designed to increase sensitivity towards those with dementia. Step into the shoes of this degenerative disease with this simulation activity.
3:30-3:45 p.m. Break
3:45-4:00 p.m. A Moral Dilemma: The Burden of Knowing
Benjamin Anderson, MBA • Chief Executive Officer, Kearny County Hospital

 

Quality Forum

The continued evolution of healthcare requires consistent focus on innovation and collaboration. KFMC's annual Quality Forum is one platform we use to educate healthcare providers and organizations on ways to improve the use of HIT and the quality of healthcare provided to all Kansas healthcare consumers. Our Quality Forum provides an environment of provider collaboration and learning. Peers and recognized experts share new ideas, methods and best practices to improve quality and enhance care, focusing on the latest concepts which are transforming the healthcare industry in Kansas. Through collaboration and learning opportunities provided at the Quality Forum, providers become familiar with and have access to the tools necessary to affect change in their communities.

 

 

Matters of the Heart Phone Education Event

February 2014

In honor of Heart Health month, KFMC hosted a special phone education event for anyone interested in learning more about heart health and how to become heart smart. Deborah Rose, retired Brigadier General in the Kansas National Guard, who suffered a heart attack while driving in 2012, shared her personal story and healthcare provider, Carol Bragdon, APRN, with Stormont-Vail Health Care and discussed changes you can make to improve your heart health.

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No Fooling - Cardiac Tools You Will Use

April 2014

Device, gizmo, whatchamacallit. This webinar will share tools related to the Million Hearts® Initiative and the focus on the ABC’S (Aspirin therapy, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol control and Smoking cessation) that are tailored to help you and your patients succeed on the cardiac health journey.

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Community-Based Heart Health Initiatives

December 2013

This educational webinar focused on engaging community-based organizations and public health departments to meet the goals of the national Million Hearts® Initiative to save one million lives from heart attack and stroke by 2017. Attendees learned what others around the country have done to increase engagement and meet this objective. The webinar features a number of captivating speakers. First, Health Care Excel, the Kentucky Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) shares the “Bless Your Heart” campaign. The campaign consists of a toolkit, originally developed by the Arkansas QIO, created for faith-based organizations to adapt for their use in educating and engaging members in living a heart-healthy lifestyle. Next, Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), Bureau of Health Promotion Director, Paula Clayton, shares an overview of their interest in Million Hearts® and provides a great example of Million Hearts® intervention in practice, featuring a Kansas Quality of Care safety net clinic. Lastly, Jane Shirley, KDHE’s Local Health Director in the Bureau of Community Health Systems, highlights the promotion of medical homes as well as population health initiatives, such as Million Hearts®, which create a strong interface between primary and public health in Kansas.

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