2023 Performance Improvement Series - Reducing Length of Stay to Improve Capacity
During this series, we will discuss topics of interest to health care organizations such as high reliability, workforce, outpatient procedure shift, reducing length of stay, supplier relationships and care at home with the focus on improving overall performance, quality and safety.
- Describe methods to improve patient flow.
- Develop standardized approaches to minimize inpatient discharge delays.
Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships
Vizient, Inc., Jointly Accredited for Interprofessional Continuing Education, defines companies to be ineligible as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
An individual is considered to have a relevant financial relationship if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.
No one in a position to control the content of this educational activity have relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.
Nicole Spatafora, MS-HSM
Associate Vice President, PI Programs
Margaret Rudisill, RN, BSN, MS-HQS
PI Program Director
Bennett Madsen, BBA, Finance
Director of Quality
Great River Health
Mary Casey, BBA, DES
Director Media Productions
John Pevoto, MA, DES
Director Media Productions
Tracy Sutton, DES
Producer Media Productions
Laural Whitmore, MSE
Vice President, Performance Improvement Collaboratives, Vizient
James Lichauer, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP
Sr PI Program Director, Pharmacy
Marilyn Sherrill, RN, MBA
Sr PI Program Director
Susie Cymbor, MD
In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-23-079-L04-P
Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Vizient, Inc. will award all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity a Certificate of Participation indicating the maximum credits available. Various state license boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re-certification. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their state licensing board and/or certifying body for verification on credit eligibility reciprocity.
- 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC
- 1.00 General CE – Attendance