2023 Together - PH362 - Journey to Improving on a National Quality Scorecard
This panel session will feature Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center describing their organizations’ efforts to improve their ranking in the Vizient Quality and Accountability Study. Using the score as their true north, these organizations implemented changes to eliminate variation in care and improve outcomes. This effort led to both organizations achieving significant increases in their 2022 rankings.
- Healthcare Quality Professionals
- Pharmacy Technicians
- Other Healthcare Professionals
Describe a targeted approach to improving performance in the Vizient Quality and Accountability Study.
Identify how a mortality review process and strategies to improve documentation and quality can positively affect scores.
Mangla S Gulati, MD, FACP, SFHM, Chief Quality and Safety Officer, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC (formerly at University of Maryland Medical Center)
Kristin Seidl, PhD, RN, Clinical Data Scientist, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Md.
Jennifer Murphy, RN CCDS, CDI Site Manager, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Md.
Megan Tripoli, Senior Manager, Clinical Decision Support, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Md.
Shawn Tittle, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer, Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital, Baytown, Texas
David Bernard, MBA/MHA, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer/Senior Vice President, Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital, Baytown, Texas
Katia Hinds, RN, JD, BSN, CPHQ, Director, Quality and Outcomes, Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital, Baytown, Texas
Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)
This activity was planned by, and for, the healthcare team, and learners will receive .75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.
- 0.75 ACPE Pharmacist
- 0.75 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.75 ANCC
- 0.75 CPHQ – Certified Professional Healthcare Quality
- 0.75 General CE – Attendance
- 0.75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)