Vizient Health Equity Network Annual Meeting

November 17, 2021 to November 19, 2021

This activity will provide members with insights from others who have tackled these issues with success. It will also provide specific examples of successful outcomes where appropriate. The Vizient Health Equity Network Annual Meeting will provide a forum for leaders who oversee health system health equity strategies to discuss successes and challenges and engage in discussion with peers who will bring evidence-based knowledge to the discussions.

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses

Learning Objectives

November 17, 2021 - Panel Presentation and Discussion on: Organizational Structure and Design – Darcey Cobbs-Lomax - .25 Contact Hours

Describe the Yale New Haven Health System Office of Health Equity foundational structure within the health System

Explain the rationale for OHE structure within our health system with an eye for continued for restructuring

November 17, 2021 - Panel Presentation and Discussion on: Partnerships – Theresa Jenner – 0.25 Contact Hours

Identify 2 strategies to improve outcomes for patients who are frequently utilizing the Emergency Department.

Analyze options available in your community to address housing instability for patients.

November 17, 2021 - Vizient’s Vulnerability Index – Heather Blonsky - .50 Contact Hours

Recognize the relationships among neighborhood-level vulnerability data and hospital-level or patient-level clinical outcomes.

Recognize the use of neighborhood vulnerability among all of the data sources available to a Vizient member, including internal patient data and peer member comparisons and benchmarks.

November 19, 2021 - Health Equity and the Government Policy Landscape – Jenna Stern - .50 Contact Hours

Describe actions Congress has taken in 2021 to address health equity.

Give examples of how government agencies are working to decrease health equity disparities.

Discuss potential federal strategies to address health equity.

November 19, 2021 - Hot Topic Discussion – Shaifali Ray - .50 Contact Hours

Identify 2 strategies to improve outcomes for patients who are frequently utilizing the Emergency Department.

Analyze options available in your community to address housing instability for patients.

November 19, 2021 - Relentlessly Pursuing Equitable and Accessible Community Health – Cheryl Lapriore and Monica Lowell - .50 Contact Hours

Outline the “what”, “why” and “how” behind our community health transformation and investment strategies

Provide examples of the work completed within these strategies

Categorize the components of the methodology utilized to develop the concept of an Anchor District

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.50 ANCC
  • 2.50 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
10/20/2021
Course expires: 
01/02/2022
Event starts: 
11/17/2021 - 12:30pm CST
Event ends: 
11/19/2021 - 12:00pm CST
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States

Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.

Planning committee members

Shaifali Ray, MHA
Senior Networks Director, Member Connections
Vizient, Inc.

Lindsay Mayer, RN
RN Planner/ Reviewer
Senior Director, Programs
Vizient, Inc.

Monica Lowell, BA
Vice President, Office of Community Health Transformation/ Community Benefits
UMass Memorial Health

Tomas Villanueva, DO

Physician Planner/Reviewer
Principal
Vizient, Inc.

Presenters

Heather Blonsky, BA, MAS
Data Scientist
Vizient, Inc.

Theresa E. Jenner, MSW, LICSW, CCM
Vice President, Care Coordination 
Lifespan

Jenna Stern, JD
Sr Regulatory Affairs & Public Policy Director
Vizient, Inc.

Darcey Cobbs-Lomax, MBA, MPH
Director Office of Health Equity
Yale New Haven Health System

Cheryl M. Lapriore, MBA
Senior Vice President & Chief of Staff
President, UMass Memorial Health Ventures    .
UMass Memorial Health, Inc

Monica Lowell, BA
Vice President, Office of Community Health Transformation/ Community Benefits
UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc.

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.


Designation Statements:

NURSING
This activity is designated for 2.50 contact hours.

PHYSICIAN
Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.50 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

  • 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.50 ANCC
  • 2.50 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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