August Newsletter

  CMS’ Opioid Safety Commitment Poster Program Please see attached letter welcoming you as a TCPI-enrolled clinician to CMS’ Opioid Safety Commitment Poster Program. As detailed in the letter, CMS will be sending you posters via US mail to hang in your practice to educate your patients regarding appropriate pain management.  We hope you find … More August Newsletter

Reducing Unnecessary Utilization: Understanding and facilitating the role of specialists and sub-specialists in reducing unnecessary hospital care

In this module in the Reducing Unnecessary Utilization series, Bruce Block from Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative will lead a discussion on the importance of collaborating with specialty and sub-specialty care services to reduce unnecessary hospital care. You will learn about: The different opportunities and challenges that sub-specialists face in their efforts to assure quality and control costs Successful … More Reducing Unnecessary Utilization: Understanding and facilitating the role of specialists and sub-specialists in reducing unnecessary hospital care

Improving Care, Outcomes and Your Bottom Line: A Case for Nutrition in Primary Care

The HCDI-SAN, in collaboration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, are pleased to invite you to this presentation outlining the growing case for more consideration to be given to nutrition in the primary care healthcare setting. Our presenter this session will be Krista Yoder Latortue MPH, RD, PMP, PBA, LDN, FAND, and she is … More Improving Care, Outcomes and Your Bottom Line: A Case for Nutrition in Primary Care

Patient-Centered Care Across the Community

Advanced primary care, such as Patient-Centered Medical Homes, transform the systems and culture of practice to meet the needs of patients. Leading innovators are taking the next step, by integrating care with important community-based services—such as behavioral health, social support services, and community health workers. These partnerships create additional tools to support patients, especially those … More Patient-Centered Care Across the Community

Building Partnerships with Patients in Adoption of Choosing Wisely Tools

Hosted by the PCPCC Support & Alignment Network, this webinar will: Explore Choosing Wisely as a strategy for improving care and enhancing patient and family engagement. Learn how implementation of Choosing Wisely effectively engages patients at the point of care and increases shared decision making. Discover how involving patient and family advisors positively impacts implementation … More Building Partnerships with Patients in Adoption of Choosing Wisely Tools

PFE: Choosing Wisely

The Vizient and MidSouth PTNs are partnering to host monthly webinars on TCPI Person and Family Engagement Metrics. Join us to hear about best practices and strategies other TCPI participants are using to engage patients and families in their care. These are informal opportunities for discussion with other practices, QIAs, and content experts. Date: April … More PFE: Choosing Wisely

Understanding and Maximizing the Use of QRUR (Quality and Resource Use Reports) Leveraging Your QRUR to Support MIPS Performance

In this module of the Understanding and Maximizing the Use of QRUR series, Ryan Brown and Sarah Woosley, MD from HealthInsight, will lead a discussion on the importance of leveraging your QRUR to support MIPS Performance. Discussion will cover: The nuts and bolts of the QRUR – which providers and patients are included Inflection points for cost including … More Understanding and Maximizing the Use of QRUR (Quality and Resource Use Reports) Leveraging Your QRUR to Support MIPS Performance

PFE: Health Equity

The Vizient and MidSouth PTNs are partnering to host monthly webinars on TCPI Person and Family Engagement Metrics. Join us to hear about best practices and strategies other TCPI  participants are using to engage patients and families in their care. These are informal opportunities for discussion with other practices, QIAs, and content experts. Date: March … More PFE: Health Equity

Overcoming Challenges to Ideal Primary Care

On this webinar, physicians in distinct practice settings will share their strategies to overcome challenges to practicing ideal primary care. These challenges include internal communications issues, care coordination, patient engagement, and supporting high-value outcomes. Participants will discuss where these strategies can be successful and where additional solutions are needed. Date:          Tuesday, February 27 Time:     … More Overcoming Challenges to Ideal Primary Care