Quality Leadership Series: Exploring strategies to reduce clinical variation and deliver high value care

November 5, 2020

This program will explore strategies employed at Memorial Hermann for managing clinical variation through the use of data and analytics with formalized structures and processes to sustain improvements.

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Quality leaders
  • Physicians

Learning Objectives

  1. Outline critical elements to consider in reducing clinical variation.
  2. Describe use of data, analytics and other tools to identify variation and guide development of structures and process to improve patient flow.
  3. Summarize how one organization successfully engaged an interprofessional team to decrease clinical variation and improve patient flow while ensuring high value care.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
  • 1.00 CPHQ – Certified Professional Healthcare Quality
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
10/21/2020
Course expires: 
12/20/2020
Event starts: 
11/05/2020 - 11:30am
Event ends: 
11/05/2020 - 12:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.
 
Planning committee members:
Cindy Abel, RN, MSN, CEN (nurse planner and reviewer)
Vice President, PI Collaboratives/Government Programs
Vizient
 
Jodi Eisenberg, MHA, CPHQ, CPMSM, CSHA
Senior Director, Network Services
Vizient
 
Will Dardani, MBA
Senior Networks Director
Vizient
 
Robert Dean, DO
Senior Vice President, Performance Management
Vizient
 
Reviewer:
Cindy Abel, RN, MSN, CEN (nurse planner and reviewer)
Vice President, PI Collaboratives/Government Programs
Vizient
 
Presenters:
Marly J. Christenson, PhD, MS, RN, NP, CPHQ
Senior Networks Director
Vizient

 

Will Dardani, MBA
Senior Networks Director
Vizient

Bela Patel, MD, CMQ, FCCP
Vice Dean of Health Quality
Regional CMO
University of Texas McGovern Medical School, and
Memorial Hermann Hospital Texas Medical Center
 

 
Joint Accreditation Statement:
 
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.
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Designation Statements:
 
NURSING
This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.
 
Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 1.20 contact hours.
 
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR HEALTHCARE QUALITY
This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for a maximum of 1.00 CPHQ continuing education credits for this event.
 
PHYSICIAN
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.
 
CEU
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
  • 1.00 CPHQ – Certified Professional Healthcare Quality
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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