Vizient Spring 2021 Quality Executives Network Virtual Meeting - Leading and Managing Quality Across Health Systems

June 17, 2021
The Spring 2021 Chief Quality Officer Network Virtual Meeting will convene member quality executives for a series of presentations and roundtables to address key elements related to improving each of the strategic priorities described above. The contents of the presentations and discussions will be purely educational, providing case examples and best practices from Vizient member health systems.

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Quality leaders
  • Physicians

Learning Objectives

  1. Explore the current state of organizational capability to provide a consistent experience of care across the continuum.
  2. Describe how to create a system-wide approach to managing quality and safety.
  3. Implement quality and safety tools to measure and drive improvement across the system.
  4. Identify approaches to reduce variation within a large health system.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.25 ANCC
  • 2.70 CBRN
  • 2.25 CPHQ – Certified Professional Healthcare Quality
  • 2.25 General CE – Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/17/2021 - 10:30am CDT
Event ends: 
06/17/2021 - 1:00pm CDT
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.

Planning committee members
Tom Villanueva, DO, MBA, FACPE, SFHM
Associate Vice President, Clinical Resources (physician planner)

Jacob Seal, MS
Networks Manager

Will Dardani, MBA
Senior Networks Director

Donna McNutt, MS, RN (nurse planner)
Networks Director

Donna McNutt, MS, RN
Networks Director

Will Dardani, MBA (moderator)
Senior Networks Director
Nicole Spatafora, MS-HSM
Senior Director, Programs, PI Collaboratives
Elizabeth Mort, MD, MPH
Chief Quality Officer
Massachusetts General Hospital
Christopher Weaver, MD, MBA
SVP of Clinical Effectiveness
IU Health
Daphne Bryant, MSN, RN, CEN, CFRN
Director of Clinical Effectiveness
IU Health
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 activity is designated for 2.25 contact hours.
Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 2.70 contact hours.
This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for a maximum of 2.25 CPHQ continuing education credits for this event.
Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.25 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

  • 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.25 ANCC
  • 2.70 CBRN
  • 2.25 CPHQ – Certified Professional Healthcare Quality
  • 2.25 General CE – Attendance
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