Clinicians vary in the strategies they use to promote their patients’ behavior change and in the time spent with patients on such activities. This Webinar with Dr. Jessica Greene discusses new findings, published in the Annals of Family Medicine, about the key strategies used by clinicians whose patients had high increases in activation. These strategies include emphasizing patient ownership of their health, partnering with patients, and identifying small feasible steps.
The 65 and older group will account for 19 percent of the population in 2030, an over 50% increase since 2010. This demographic trend and the focus on reducing health care costs will continue to rapidly increase demand for home care. Our speaker, Dr. Steve Landers is the President and CEO of the Visiting Nurse Association Health Group, Inc.,the nation’s second largest not-for- profit home health care organization. Dr. Landers addresses the challenges and opportunities home care faces while exploring current payment models and major healthcare market trends.
Lean, an increasingly popular performance improvement system in healthcare, is often thought of as complicated and focused on large changes or a complete system overhaul. But there is a lot you can do with a few simple techniques derived from Lean. Our speaker, Dr. Jennifer Childs-Roshak, will share her experiences in deploying Lean techniques throughout a large group practice where she served as site medical director. This presentation highlights lessons learned from the front line with a practical results driven approach. Dr. Childs-Roshak, is the CEO of Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts(PPLM) and President of Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts.
You would never intentionally structure a physician leader position for failure. And if you were looking for your next position, of course you would assume success. But there are many ways that organizations can set up the structure and supports of a physician leadership position to undermine success. This Webinar focuses on what to avoid and how to spot issues before they explode.
At a recent ZurickDavis Webinar, our speakers, Jayne Oliva from the Croes-Oliva Group and John Schreiber MD from Baystate Health, polled the audience about the top easy to avoid organizational mistake that can torpedo medical leaders. The leading answer—from half of the healthcare leaders who were Webinar participants—was trying to squeeze a full-time job into a part-time position. As a society, we’ve become besotted with the concept of productivity, multi-tasking and doing more with less. Unfortunately, this concept can be contorted to justify unrealistic situations that lead to failure. The second most common mistake cited by the audience was to hire a soloist when you need a conductor.
We spend a lot of time with senior care leaders and have heard many stories about the difficulties of delivering the appropriate level of services in an increasing challenging environment. We designed a one-minute online survey to learn what was top of mind for senior leaders about strategic challenges facing their organizations now, in the near term (within two years), and longer term, up to ten years from now.
Successful quality improvement is not easy, especially with the everyday pressures of effective care delivery coupled with increasing requirements and often less staff. This Webinar covers how Urban Health Plan (UHP), a network of federally qualified health centers, sustained improvement in asthma management, HIV testing, diabetes control, and other clinical and non-clinical topics.
Achieving benchmark quality performance is now a strategic financial imperative for organizations and their boards. Because of their backgrounds, most board members are more versed in finance than quality. How do you provide the background, competencies and support for board members to effectively interpret quality measurement and initiatives? What is the board’s role? Our speaker, Esther Emard, covers how she has led this transformation.
Practice leaders, executives and physicians must work together to create service and clinical excellence. Our speaker, Meryl Moss, COO of Coastal Medical of Rhode Island, has helped lead Coastal from a traditional group practice, to an NCQA Level 3 recognized PCMH practice and, most recently, one of a handful of successful Primary Care Driven ACO’s in the country.
When the weather is clear, visibility is great. But the weather hasn’t been at all clear in healthcare within memory. At this Webinar, Applied Management Systems (AMS) announces the Top Ten Healthcare Trends for 2020. This savvy, big picture perspective is based on AMS’ extensive experience in the healthcare industry. Our speakers are Alan J. Goldberg, Principal and President, and Jennifer Owen Schuster, MS, RN, Principal and Chairman-Elect.