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8/28/2020 — Webinar: Problem Solving using A3 Thinking

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10/30/2019 — Webinar: Making improvements when you don’t think you can.

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Recorded webinar on YouTube

In this highly interactive webinar, Karyn Ross demonstrates ways that participants CAN make improvements themselves and have a significant and meaningful impact on the quality of the work of their organization, as well as their own satisfaction.

Presenter:Karyn Ross

Internationally acclaimed consultant, coach and lean practitioner

3/7/2019 — Webinar: Controlling Blood Pressure: How Do We Get There?

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Recorded webinar on YouTube

In this 60-minute IAHQ webinar on Thursday, March 7, 2019, Dr. Michael Rakotz from the American Medical Association (AMA), presented on how to help your organization improve blood pressure (BP) rates. He will discuss the national BP quality measures (NQF vs. HEDIS), the AMA’s Measure Accurately, ACT Rapidly and Partner with Patients (MAP) program and new AMA initiatives focused on home blood pressure monitoring. Learn about best practices to improve BPs along with simple, actionable steps you can take to bring BP Control rates into compliance for your patients with hypertension and learn about what the future holds for improving blood pressure.

Please listen to this recorded IAHQ webinar, which was held on March 7, 2019.

Presenter:
Michael K. Rakotz, MD
Director of Population Health and Virtual Medicine at
Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group

Vice President of Health Outcomes at the
American Medical Association (AMA)

Assistant Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University

Fellow for the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology (HIT)

10/11/2018 — Webinar: Managing the Opioid Crisis:  Reducing Opioid Prescribing at Hospital Discharge in General Surgery

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Recorded webinar on YouTube

The nation’s growing opioid crisis is a priority area of focus for the healthcare community. The number of opioid prescriptions written each year in the United States has quadrupled in less than two decades, without a resulting change in pain reported by patients. Nearly 2 million people suffer from a prescription opioid disorder, and in 2016, more than 46 Americans died every day from a prescription opioid-related overdose.

Please listen to this recorded IAHQ webinar, which was held on October 11, 2018.

Faculty:

Jonah J. Stulberg, MD PhD MPH FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Gastrointestinal & Endocrine Surgery
Surgical Outcomes & Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC)

Department of Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Julie K. Johnson, MSPH, PhD
Professor
Department of Surgery
Center for Healthcare Studies
Institute for Public Health and Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine

11/30/2017 — Leapfrog Group Hospital Survey Webinar

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Recorded webinar on YouTube

In this webinar, attendees learned about the measures on the Leapfrog Hospital Survey and how adult and pediatric hospitals have used the survey to improve patient safety and quality.

Presenters included:

Missy Danforth
Vice President, Health Care Ratings
The Leapfrog Group

Jeffrey DiLisi, MD, MBA
Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
Virginia Hospital Center

This webinar was presented on November 30, 2017.