National Learning & Action Network Series: May 2016

Topic: Advancing Effective Communication and Coordination of Care

Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET


Event Description:

This National Learning & Action Network (LAN) session topic aligned with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Strategy goal of promoting effective communication and coordination of care and focused on identifying and addressing needs for community and social supports.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify key elements to help you succeed in achieving effective communication and coordination of care
  • Describe best practices used to bridge community and social support gaps in care
  • Explain how you can leverage partnerships to help achieve desired change within your team or organization

Slides & Recorded Presentation:

  • To view the slides from this event, click here.
  • To view the recorded presentation, click here.

Meet the Speakers:

Traci Archibald, MBA, OTR/L
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

 

 


Jane Brock, MD, MSPH
Telligen

 

 

 

 


Angela Lucente-Prokop, MPM, PMP
Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging

 

 


Outcome Statement:

The purpose of this session was to prepare healthcare quality improvement professionals to implement effective communication and coordination of care strategies by exploring promising practices that address community and social support needs. This experience helped participants demonstrate and promote successful communication and coordination of care practices and identified opportunities for improvement, all of which promote advances in care that impact the Medicare beneficiaries served by the work of the QIO Program.

There was no commercial support for this activity.

Method of Participation:

You must participate in the entire activity to receive credit. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form. The link to the online evaluation will be provided after completion of the activity. If you have questions about this CME/CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at service@akhcme.com.

  CME/CE Credit Provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare


Physicians

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare, CRW & Associates, and Telligen. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants

NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Pharmacy

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare approves this knowledge-based activity for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU). UAN 0077-9999-16-032-L04-P; UAN 0077-9999-16-032-L04-T. Initial Release Date: 5/3/2016

Nursing

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is awarded 1.0 contact hour.

Nurse Practitioners

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider Number: 030803.

This program is accredited for 1.0 contact hour which includes 0 hours of pharmacology.  Program ID #21610-4.

This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standard.

Dietitians

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 1.0 continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this program/material. CDR Accredited Provider #AN008. The focus of this activity is rated Level 2. Learners may submit evaluations of program/materials quality to the CDR at www.cdrnet.org.

 


National Learning & Action Network (LAN) Follow-up Event Details:

Topic: Advancing Effective Communication and Coordination of Care

Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Time: 3:00-4:00 PM ET

Slides & Recorded Presentation:

  • To view the slides from this event, click here.
  • To watch the recorded presentation, click here.

Event Description:

This session was a follow-up event to the May 3rd National LAN Call: “Advancing Effective Communication and Coordination of Care.” It featured speakers from the Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Primaris, and Telligen. This call was open to QIN-QIOs, provider, partners, and beneficiaries.

The purpose of this call was to follow-up with how participants left the May 3rd session in action and to generate discussion between participants and speakers on communication and coordination of care strategies and tactics.