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Feb. 22, 2018

Austin, Texas
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin Northwest Arboretum

Jointly provided by Axis Medical Education Texas Hospital Association

9-10 a.m.
Registration

10 a.m.
Welcome and Overview
Cyndy Dunlap, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, Vice President, Clinical Initiatives and Quality, Texas Hospital Association Foundation

  • Identify resources available for Critical Access Hospitals through the Texas Hospital Association Foundation and Texas A&M ARCHI with funding support from the State Office of Rural Health.
  • Explain concurrent data reporting processes and list two advantages of concurrent data.
  • Discuss Influenza, HCAHPS, EDTC, and Outpatient measures.
  • Outline the value of concurrent data and its relationship to performance improvement.
  • Outline steps for pulling and interpreting reports and graphs in the MBQIP database.
  • Discuss how data and performance improvement wins can be used to market the CAH within their region.
  • Describe the importance of quality and patient safety from a CEO’s perspective to engage Board members, leaders and staff in the work.
  • Describe how the CMO/Medical Staff Officer’s role engages other physicians, leaders and the staff to strive for improvement in quality and patient safety.

10:15 a.m.
Overview of PULSE 360 Program
Larry Harmon, Ph.D., Director, PULSE 360 Program / Physicians Development Program

10:30 a.m.
Quality Engagement: From Bedside to Boardroom – A CEO’s Perspective
Adam B. Willmann, FACHE, President/CEO, Goodall-Witcher Hospital Authority

11 a.m.
Partnering with Physicians for Quality – A CMO/Medical Staff Officer’s Perspective
Thomas W. Diller, M.D, M.M.M., Executive Director/Associate Professor, Institute for Patient Safety, University of North Texas Health Science Center

11:30 a.m.
It Takes a Team – A Panel Discussion with CEO, CMO/Medical Staff Officer and CNO
Adam B. Willmann, FACHE, President/CEO, Goodall-Witcher Hospital Authority; Thomas W. Diller, M.D., M.M.M., Executive Director/Associate Professor, Institute for Patient Safety, University of North Texas Health Science Center; Erin Clevenger, RN, Chief Nursing Officer/Director of Quality, Memorial Medical Center

12 p.m.
Lunch

12:30 p.m.
Beyond the Walls – How to Use Your Quality Successes in Community Image
Lance Lunsford, Senior Vice President, Communications & Marketing, Texas Hospital Association, and President/ CEO, HealthShare; Stephanie Limb,Vice President, Advocacy & Communications, Texas Hospital Association

1 p.m.
Taking the 4 Domains of EDTC, Flu, Outpatient Metrics and HCAHPs to the Next Level of Excellence Through Use of the Toolkit
Julie Thomas, DNP, RN, CPHQ, NEA-BC, JHT Consulting; Cyndy Dunlap, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, Vice President, Clinical Initiatives and Quality, Texas Hospital Association Foundation; Amy Morgan, BSN, RN, Project Improvement Manager, Texas Hospital Association Foundation; Sheila Dolbow, BSN, RN, CFN, Project Improvement Manager, Texas Hospital Association Foundation

2:30 p.m
Concurrent Data Reporting
Tammy Wagner, RN, CPHQ, IQCI, Director of Quality Assurance/Patient Safety, Rural and Community Health Institute, Texas A&M University Health Science Center; Bari Kotwal, Data Analyst, Rural and Community Health Institute, Texas A&M University Health Science Center

3 p.m.
Final Announcements, Evaluation, Adjournment
Cyndy Dunlap, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, Vice President, Clinical Initiatives and Quality, Texas Hospital Association Foundation

For those leaders attending the HIIN Roadshow the next day, we offer the following opportunity:

3:10-3:15 p.m.
Break with refreshments

3:15-4:15 p.m.
Preparing nurse leaders for service in quality and leadership roles within rural and critical access hospitals.

Credit Designation for Nursing

AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for 4.5 contact hours.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

Quality Professionals

This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for 4.5 CPHQ continuing education credits.

AXIS Contact Information

For information about the accreditation of this program please contact AXIS at 954/281-7524 or info@axismeded.org.

Requirements for credit:

  • Attend/participate in the educational activity and review all course materials.
  • Complete the CE Attestation form online by April 8, 2018.
  • Instructions will be provided. If you do not enter the online portal by the above date, you will not be able to retrieve your statement of participation.
  • Upon successful completion of the online form, your statement of completion will be presented to you to print.

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