National Learning & Action Network Series: July 2019

Topic: Celebrating Impact, Focusing on Collaboration, & Looking Ahead

Date: Wednesday, July 102019


This event was open to patients, families, healthcare providers, practitioners, partners, and Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations. 

Event Description:

The final 11th Scope of Work (SOW) National Learning & Action Network (LAN) Event, titled Celebrating Impact, Focusing on Collaboration, & Looking Ahead,” highlighted significant outcomes, outstanding innovations, and sustainability efforts that will carry on after this SOW. We celebrated the QIO Program and QIN-QIO accomplishments across tasks and healthcare providers. This final National LAN Event featured CMS Leadership, QIN-QIOs, and a Patient Advisor and was intended to provide an opportunity for reflection and recognition of the progress made over the last five years.

Click here for the flyer for this event.

Learning Objectives:

After participating in the event, learner will be able to:

  • Recognize successes and lessons learned from the CMS 11th SOW QIO Program and how participants contributed to the overall progress.
  • Discuss data-driven and person-centered successes focused on innovative strategies across QIN-QIO task areas.
  • Identify sustainability strategies and interventions being applied across states and regions to take local action. 

Slides & Recorded Presentation:

Meet the Speakers:

Dennis Wagner, MPA
Director, Quality Improvement & Innovation Group
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Paul McGann, MD
CMS Chief Medical Officer for Quality Improvement

Anita Monteiro, MBA, MSHCA, MA, BSN
Deputy Director, Quality Improvement & Innovation Group
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Traci Archibald, OT, MBA
Director, Division of ESRD, Population and Community Health

Sophia Autrey, MPH, CHES
CMS/CCSQ/QIIG Deputy Division Director

Melissa Dorsey, MHA 

Shalon Quinn, PhD, MPH
Associate Regional Administrator, CMS

We also heard from the following QINs:

  • Comagine Health (formerly Qualis Health and HealthInsight)
  • Atlantic Quality Innovation Network
  • New England Quality Improvement Network
  • Telligen