Vizient New England Clinical Executives Network Meeting

Newport, RI US
November 14, 2019 to November 15, 2019

This program will focus on driving clinical improvement by addressing the following topics:  
1.    The correlation between improved patient outcomes and successful and pervasive patient-family engagement programs;
2.    Leading practice from an organization that is connecting patient experience to quality and safety initiatives;
3.    A regional model utilizing aggregate clinical data, actionable insights and expertise to drive improvement;
4.    Update on the final CMS rule for the MIPs performance categories and measures;
5.    Emerging models to integrate advanced practice providers into the provider team;
6.    Leading practice from a regional system that has a triad approach to integrating advanced practice providers; and
7.    Leading practices from organizations that have improved and sustained improvements;

Target Audience



Learning Objectives

1.    Discuss emerging trends and findings from Vizient’s Patient First 2.0 Study focused on the connection between Patient-Family Engagement (PFE) and patient outcomes
2.    Describe one organization’s journey to become a top performer in Patient-Family Engagement (PFE)
3.    Discuss recent updates to the 2020 MIPS program
4.    Discuss national trends to break down silos and integrate advanced practice providers into the provider team
5.    Describe one system’s triad approach to integrating advanced practice providers into the system-wide provider team

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.25 ANCC
  • 4.25 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/14/2019 - 1:15pm CST
Event ends: 
11/15/2019 - 11:15am CST
1 Goat Island
Newport, RI 02840
United States
+1 (401) 849-2600

Relevant financial relationships: None of the planning committee and/or presenters have anything to disclose.

Planning committee members
Jane McCarthy, MS, RN, CPHQ
Networks Director

John Langefeld, MD
VP, Clinical Integration & Quality

Mark Tino, MBA, RN
Networks Director

Course reviewer
Jane McCarthy, MS, RN, CPHQ
Vizient approved nurse planner
Networks Director

Kellie Goodson, MS, CPXP
Director, HIIN Delivery

Patricia Folcarelli, PhD, MS, RN
Vice President, Health Care Quality
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Barbara Sarnoff Lee, LICSW
Sr. Director, Social Work and Patient/Family Engagement
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Robert Dean, DO, MBA
SVP, Performance Management

Christen Hunt, DNP, NP-C, CPNP-AC
Director, Nursing Programs

Dorothy Mullaney, DNP, APRN
Director of Advanced Practice
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Maria Padin, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dartmouth-Hitchcock 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.

Designation Statements:

This program is designated for 4.25 hours.

Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 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 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

  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.25 ANCC
  • 4.25 General CE - Attendance
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