Events: Quality

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Partnership HealthPlan of California offers a variety of Quality and Performance Improvement webinars, in-person trainings, and conferences. Review upcoming events and details below:


February - May 2024


ABCs of Quality Improvement (QI) - Redding

Introduction to Quality Improvement and the Model for Improvement.

  • Learn how to create an Aim statement (project goal)
  • Learn how to use data measure quality and drive improvement
  • Tips for developing change ideas for improvement
  • Testing changes via the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle

Who Should Attend: Clinicians, practice managers and quality improvement team who are new or need a refresher on the basic principles of quality improvement.

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The McConnell Foundation
800 Shasta View Dr, Redding CA

Registration: Click here
Flyer: Click here

*Light breakfast/lunch provided.

*The AAFP has reviewed ABCs of Quality Improvement (QI), and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 05/18/2022 to 05/18/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This session ABC's of Quality Improvement is approved for 5.50 In-person Live AAFP Prescribed credits

**Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16728, for 5.5 contact hours.


Improving Measure Outcomes Webinar Series 

Improving Measure Outcomes Webinar Series allows Quality Improvement teams to make knowledge actionable, improving quality service and clinical outcomes around specific measures of care.

These learning sessions will cover Partnership's Primary Care Provider Quality Incentive Program measures. Content will focus on direct application on best practices including eliminating health disparities with examples from quality improvement teams who are doing the work. CME/CEs available.

Who Should Attend: Clinicians, practice managers, quality improvement teams, and staff who are responsible for participating and leading quality improvement efforts within their organization.


Improving Measure Outcomes: Preventative Care for 3 - 17 Year Olds Webinar

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the clinical background, specifications, and performance threshold definitions of the 2024 Primary Care Provider Quality Improvement Program Specifications: Child and Adolescent Well-Care Visits and Immunizations for Adolescents measures.
  • Apply measure specification requirements to maximize measure performance adherence in the delivery of child and adolescent well-care visits, screenings, dental varnish and immunizations.
  • Identify best and promising practices that can be used to address clinical work flows, improve interpersonal communication, member and staff education, eliminate barriers to access, improve outreach for under-resourced communities, and technical tips to improve child and adolescent well-care visits, screenings, and immunizations for adolescents, especially for patients from groups that have been historically, economically, or socially marginalized.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Noon to 1 p.m. 
Registration: Click here
Flyer: Click here

Improving Measure Outcomes: Chronic Disease

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the clinical measure background, specifications, and performance threshold definitions for the 2024 Primary Care Provider Quality Improvement Program Specifications: Controlling High Blood Pressure and Colorectal Cancer Screening measures. 
  • Apply measure specification requirements, including those related to telehealth updates and remote blood pressure monitoring, to maximize adherence and measure performance. 
  • Evaluate the prevalence and risk factors for high blood pressure and colorectal cancer and associated health inequities prevalent in their diagnosis and treatment.
  • Apply documentation requirements to maximize adherence and measure performance in the delivery of colorectal screening.
  • Identify best and promising practices including, successful clinical workflows, member and staff education, outreach, and technical tips to improve high blood pressure rates and improve timely screening for colorectal cancer.
  • Examine disproportionate prevalence and/or rates of chronic disease and how culture and lifestyle factors (i.e., diet) of groups experiencing risk may contribute to ineffective management.
  • Understand Partnership HealthPlan of California's Medical Equipment Distribution Services and the Medi-Cal Rx blood pressure monitor program.

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Noon to 1 p.m. 
Registration: Click here
Flyer: Click here

Improving Measure Outcomes: Diabetes Management

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the clinical background, specifications, and performance threshold definitions for the 2024 Primary Care Provider Quality Improvement Program Specifications: Comprehensive Diabetes Management - HbA1c Good Control, Retinal Eye Exam, and Blood Pressure Control for Patients with Diabetes measures.
  • Apply measure specification requirements to maximize adherence and measure performance for the Comprehensive Diabetes Management – HbA1c Good Control, Retinal Eye Exams and Blood Pressure Control for Patients with Diabetes. 
  • Evaluate the prevalence and risk factors for diabetes mellitus and related diabetic conditions and associated health inequities prevalent in their diagnosis and treatment.
  • Identify best and promising practices including access to care, successful clinical workflows, member and staff education, outreach, addressing social context which influence treatment decisions, referrals to local community resources, disproportionate prevalence and/or rates for diabetes complications and technical tips to improve Diabetes Management HbA1c Good Control rates. 

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Noon to 1 p.m. 
Registration: Click here
Flyer: Click here

Improving Measure Outcomes: Women's Cancer Screenings

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the clinical background, specifications, and performance threshold definitions of the 2024 Primary Care Provider Quality Improvement Program Specifications:  Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening measures.
  • Apply measure specification requirements to improve measure performance in the delivery of cervical and breast cancer screening services.  
  • Evaluate the prevalence and risk factors for cervical and breast cancer including associated health inequities prevalent in diagnosis and treatment.
  • Identify best and promising practices that can be used to reduce barriers to accessing recommended cervical and breast cancer screening through addressing clinical work flows, improve interpersonal communication, member and staff education
  • Identify more effective outreach to patients from groups that have been historically economically, and socially marginalized.

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Noon to 1 p.m. 
Registration: Click here
Flyer: Click here

Improving Measure Outcomes: Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the clinical background, specifications, and performance threshold definitions of the 2024 Primary Care Provider Quality Improvement Program Specifications: Chlamydia screening measure and 2024 Perinatal Quality Incentive Program Specifications: Women and Timely Postpartum Care screening measure.
  • Apply measure specification requirements to maximize adherence and measure performance for Chlamydia Screening in Women and Postpartum Care.
  • Evaluate the prevalence and risk factors for chlamydia and associated health inequities prevalent in their diagnosis and treatment.
  • Identify barriers for timely postpartum care and discuss best practices for implementing effective care practices.
  • Identify best and promising practices including access to care, successful clinical workflows, member and staff education, outreach, addressing social context which influence treatment decisions, referrals to local community resources, disproportionate prevalence and/or rates for diabetes complications and technical tips to improve women's sexual and reproductive health.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Noon to 1 p.m. 
Registration: Click here
Flyer: Click here

*The AAFP has reviewed Improving Measure Outcomes, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from November 9, 2023 to November 8, 2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit approval includes the following session(s): 1.00 Improving Measure Outcomes: Preventative Care for Children Ages 0 – 2; Preventative Care for 3- to-17-Year-Olds; Chronic Disease; Diabetes Management; Women's Cancer Screenings; and Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health. 

**Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16728, for 1.00 contact hours.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency and Implicit Bias Standards:
Assembly Bill (AB) 1195 and AB 241


ABCs of Quality Improvement (QI) - Chico

By the end of the day, you can make lasting improvements at your organization! Learn concepts behind:

  • The model for improvement
  • What is Quality Improvement?
  • Setting project goals and measures
  • How to use data to measure quality and drive improvement
  • Methods for developing change ideas that lead to improvement
  • Testing changes with the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle

Who Should Attend: Clinicans, practice managers and quality improvement team who are new or need a refresher on the basic princicples of quality improvement.

Wednesday, May 1, 2024
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Enloe Conference Center
1528 Esplanade, Chico CA

Registration: Click here

*Light breakfast/lunch provided.

*The AAFP has reviewed ABCs of Quality Improvement (QI), and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 10/25/2023 to 10/25/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit approval includes the following session(s): 6.25, Live AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) - ABCs of Quality Improvement (QI).

**Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16728, for 6.25 contact hours.


Trainings and events are reserved for Partnership network providers and/or organizations serving our members. Please contact the Performance Improvement Team to request participation if you are out of our network area.


​HEDIS 
 

HEDIS 2017
Medical Record Retrieval and Review

An informational webinar on the process for Medical Record Retrieval and Review will be held on:

Monday, January 23
Noon - 1 p.m.

Stra​​tegic ​Initiatives

 

Managing Pain Safely

There are currently no Managing Pain Safely events scheduled at this time. Please check back for future events.​

 

​​​​​Social​ ​Determinants of Health

There are currently no Social Determinants of Health events scheduled at this time.  Please check back for future events.


 

 

Partnership Improvement Academy

 ADVANCE 2017

Essentials for Quality Improvement

ADVANCE is a free, Quality Improvement training program that prepares a team to lead and sustain quality improvement initiatives. Program applications available December 15, 2016 - January 31, 2017.

 

ABCs of Quality Improvement

An Introduction to Quality Improvement

The ABCs of Quality Improvement (QI) is a one-day in-person training designed to teach you the basic principles of Quality Improvement.
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Date: March 2, 2017

Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel and Spa
                 170 Railroad Street, Santa Rosa

​Qu​ali​ty​ Improvement Program


 

​2017 LTC Q​IP Kick-Off Webinar

An overview of the QIP program including eligibility requirements, program structure, and measures will be discussed during this webinar:  This informational webinar will be held on:

Wednesday, January 11
Noon to 1 p.m.  

PCP QIP Measurement Year

Transition Webinar

Beginning in 2018, the PCP QIP will transition from
the fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) to the calendar year (January 1 – December 31). The webinar will share
important information regarding the project plan and
timeline. Find out how your site may be affected by
attending this informational webinar:

Monday, January 30
Noon to 1 p.m.