Excellence in Clinical Care Series — Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Infection Prevention

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Seminar

Date:9/26/2017
Start Time:12:00 AM
End Time:12:00 AM
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Provided by MHA Health Institute
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Supported by Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders
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Sponsored by APS

Dates & Location

Tuesday, Sept. 26, to Friday, Sept. 29, 2017

Camden on the Lake
2359 Bittersweet Rd.
Lake Ozark, Mo.
573/365-5620


Register on or before Wednesday, Sept. 20.


Registration Fees

Tuesday, Sept. 26 – Patient Safety Only — $165 per person for MHA/VizientTM PSO hospital participants that have signed a PSO agreement
Wednesday, Sept. 27 – Quality Improvement Only — $225 per person
Thursday-Friday, Sept. 28-29 – Infection Prevention Only — $375 per person
Tuesday-Wednesday, Sept. 26-27 – Patient Safety and Quality Improvement — $390 per person
Wednesday-Friday, Sept. 27-29 – Quality Improvement & Infection Prevention — $425 per person
Entire Series – Tuesday-Friday, Sept. 26-29 — $475 per person

Registration includes continental breakfast, refreshments, lunch and program materials. This seminar is being offered at a reduced registration fee to MHA-member hospitals because of a contribution from MHA Management Services Corporation.

MHA mailed coupons to MHA-member hospital CEOs on Jan. 13. One coupon may be applied toward your registration fee.


Hotel Reservation

Request MHA Center for Education room rate:

  • deluxe studio $123 + tax
  • one bedroom grand suite with king $153 + tax
  • one bedroom grand suite with two double beds $173 + tax

Group code: MHAI0917
Hotel cut-off date: Monday, Aug. 28
Hotel cancellation policy: Must cancel room four days before program date.

Tuesday, Sept. 26 — Patient Safety


Purpose

This program will provide updates on key areas that affect patient safety outcomes and enable participants to be better equipped in a changing health care environment.


Objectives

Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the legal implications and protection offered by the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 and case law updates.
  • Identify how to collaborate and create leading practices for patient safety through working with a patient safety organization.
  • Identify commonly reported patient safety events to the PSO and determine safety project priorities for 2018.
  • Identify risks and potential solutions to reliable communication in a complex electronic environment.

Audience

patient safety officers, risk managers, legal counsel, quality directors, physicians, informatics, nursing leadership


Agenda

9 a.m. — Registration Opens

9:30 a.m. — Opening Remarks
Leslie Porth, Ph.D., MPH, R.N.
Senior Vice President of Strategic Quality Initiatives
Missouri Hospital Association
Jefferson City, Mo.

9:45 a.m. — Case Law Update
Wesley R. Butler, J.D.
Barnett Benvenuti & Butler, PLLC
Lexington, Ky.

10:45 a.m. — Break

11 a.m. — Breaking Silos – PSO Safety Huddle Pilot
Jessica Schoenthal, MSN, R.N., CPPS
PSO Collaborative Advisor
Vizient
Chicago

11:30 a.m. — Sustaining Patient-Centered Fall Reduction Program: Expert Fall Advisory Team Update
Megan Duckworth
Research Assistant
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston

12:15 p.m. — Lunch (provided)

1 p.m. — Multidisciplinary Direct Oral Anticoagulation Project Update: Expert Medication Advisory Team Update
Jessica Schoenthal, MSN, R.N., CPPS

1:30 p.m. — PSO Data and 2018 PSO Project Prioritization Feedback
Ellen Flynn, R.N., MBA, J.D., CPPS
Associate Vice President of Patient Safety and Accreditation Programs
Vizient
Chicago

2:15 p.m. — Break

2:30 p.m. — Safe Table: Reliable Communication in a Complex Electronic Environment
Jessica Schoenthal, MSN, R.N., CPPS
*An additional confidentiality and disclosure agreement will be required for each Safe Table attendee.

4:15 p.m. — Closing Remarks

4:30 p.m. — Adjournment


Faculty

Wesley Butler works on a variety of health care issues, with an emphasis on issues involving patient safety, reimbursement, and regulatory and licensure matters. He has been invited to present on a variety of health care topics to hospital associations, health systems, physician groups and government agencies.

Prior to founding BB&B, he served as counsel for Kentucky’s Cabinet for Health and Family Services by appointment of the Kentucky Governor. He served between 2004 and 2006 as Deputy General Counsel in charge of the Cabinet’s litigation responsibilities and managing the Cabinet’s staff attorneys. In 2006, Butler was appointed General Counsel of the Cabinet, which at the time had a staff of 40 attorneys, 13 departments, more than 10,000 employees, and a $6.7 billion budget. Throughout his time at the Cabinet he represented and advised Medicaid, Public Health, Certificate of Need, Behavioral Health, Department for Community Based Services and the Office of Inspector General.

Megan Duckworth is a Research Assistant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital with a passion for patient safety. She currently is working on an AHRO-funded Patient Safety Learning Lab study centered on the Fall Prevention Toolkit. The Fall Prevention Toolkit aims to engage all members of the care team, including patients and families, in the three- step fall prevention process. It integrates health information technology and a systems engineering approach to provide clinical decision support and engage patients in their personalized fall prevention plan. Through this work they have demonstrated a decrease in both fall and fall-related injuries.
Duckworth is currently in the premed program at Harvard Extension School and will apply for medical school in the 2018 cycle.

Ellen Flynn is the Associate Vice President of Patient Safety and Accreditation Programs for the Vizient PSO. Previously, she held the position of Patient Safety Officer at UHC. Flynn has more than 30 years of health care experience and has managed quality, safety and patient experience departments in large academic medical centers and health systems, including Rush System for Health, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Universal Health Services. Before returning to UHC, she was the Manager of Health Industries Advisory Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Flynn has a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University School of Law, an MBA in Management Information Systems from DePaul University and a B.S. in Nursing from Loyola University.

Jessica Schoenthal currently is a Collaborative Advisor for the Vizient PSO. She has nearly 20 years of experience in health care leadership. She is passionate about improving patient safety, quality outcomes and process improvement through team collaboration. Schoenthal uses an evidence- and research-based approach to facilitating patient safety projects. She conducts comprehensive analyses of safety data and facilitates monthly webinars highlighting safety concerns. She received her bachelor’s in nursing from Rasmussen College and her master’s in nursing from Benedictine University with emphasis in executive leadership. She is a Certified Professional in Patient Safety.


Continuing Education

Participants must attend the program in its entirety to receive a certificate of completion and continuing education contact hours.

Quality Professionals — This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for 5.25 CPHQ continuing education hours.

Registered Nurses — 5.25 nursing contact hours will be provided by the MHA Health Institute.

The MHA Health Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

All Other Participants — A certificate of attendance for 5.25 clock hours will be provided.


Wednesday, Sept. 27 – Quality Improvement

Purpose

This program will provide key updates regarding quality reporting, pay-for-performance programs, and legislative and regulatory changes critical for health care providers and staff to be successful in the rapidly evolving health care environment.


Objectives

Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the key components for developing an organization-wide approach to improving patient safety culture.
  • Discuss how quality reporting and improvement efforts will impact the Medicare pay-for-performance systems.
  • Discuss the importance of quality reporting, whether required, strongly encouraged or voluntary.
  • Discuss population health perspectives and activities.
  • Identify federal and state regulatory and legislative changes that will impact quality assurance and improvement in hospitals.

Audience

This seminar is aimed at individuals focused on health care quality improvement, including executive leaders, quality department staff, front-line patient care managers, front-line staff and process improvement team leaders.


Agenda

8:30 a.m. — Registration Opens/Continental Breakfast

9 a.m. — Opening Remarks
Alison Williams, MBA-HCM, BSN, R.N.
Vice President of Clinical Quality Improvement
Missouri Hospital Association
Jefferson City

9:15 a.m. — Safety Culture Strategy: Making Measurable and Meaningful Improvement
Daniel Baily, M.S.
Cofounder and CEO
Beterra Health, Inc.
Newnan Ga.

This session will focus on the key components for developing an organization-wide approach to improving patient safety culture. Far too frequently we measure safety culture through surveys simply to fulfill regulatory requirements. In this session we will cover how leading organizations are laying out strategies to accelerate improvement and integrate efforts with other organizational goals.

10:30 a.m. — Break

10:45 a.m. — Medicare Pay-for-Performance – Tying Quality to Finance
Andrew B. Wheeler
Vice President of Federal Finance
Missouri Hospital Association
Jefferson City

Understanding how quality reporting and improvement efforts impact the Medicare pay-for-performance systems is becoming more important as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services continues to implement and expand their pay-for-performance systems. This session will focus on the latest updates regarding the finance-quality link, innovative models being used in Missouri, and cast an eye to the future on what may come with a new government administration.

Noon — Lunch (provided)

1 p.m. — Population Health Update
Peter Rao, MHA, CMPE
Vice President of Quality Evaluation and Program Development
Missouri Hospital Association
Jefferson City

1:45 p.m. — Quality Reporting Update
Sherry Buschjost
Director of Performance Measurement
MHA Management Services Corporation
Jefferson City

Quality Reporting Process and Programs
Stephen Njenga, MPH, MHA, CPHQ
Director of Performance Measurement Compliance
MHA Management Services Corporation
Jefferson City

This presentation is aimed at teaching attendees the importance of quality reporting, whether required, strongly encouraged or voluntary. Several federal and state quality programs, applicable to acute care and critical access hospitals, will be reviewed, as well as a look into the future of quality reporting.

2:30 p.m. — Break

2:45 p.m. — Federal and State Legislative and Regulatory Update: Key Highlights
Sarah M. Willson, MBA, BSN, CHPCA
Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
Missouri Hospital Association
Jefferson City

Learn what federal and state regulatory and legislative activities will impact hospitals. The latest developments in policy impacting hospitals will be explored. Be part of the conversation around how local and statewide initiatives and collaborative efforts are shaping the health care landscape.

3:30 p.m. — MHA Programming Updates and Closing Remarks
Alison Williams, MBA-HCM, BSN, R.N.

4 p.m. — Adjournment


Faculty

Daniel Baily is a cofounder and the CEO of Beterra Health, a health care improvement company based in Atlanta, GA. In his current role, he leads the consulting team and the development of SafeCulture, Beterra’s analytics platform. Baily has focused most of his career on the measurement of quality and safety, and developing ways to simplify improvement for health care leaders.

Baily is an international speaker on the topic of patient safety culture measurement and improvement. He has worked with more than 250 organizations across the U.S., Africa, Asia and the Middle East to measure and improve performance. Before founding Beterra, Baily was the Director of Analytics for Synensys – a global consulting company focused on quality and safety improvement.


Continuing Education

Participants must attend the program in its entirety and participate in all group activities to receive a certificate of completion and continuing education contact hours.

Quality Professionals — This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for 4.75 CPHQ continuing education hours.

Registered Nurses — 4.75 nursing contact hours will be provided by the MHA Health Institute.

The MHA Health Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

All Other Participants — A certificate of attendance for 4.75 clock hours will be provided.

Thursday, Sept. 28 – Friday, Sept. 29 – Infection Prevention

Purpose

This conference will build on the knowledge and experience of managers who are responsible for the infection prevention program in their facility. It will emphasize evidence-based interventions aimed at decreasing hospital-associated infections. The program will include a review of current sterilization and disinfection practices, as well as developing strategies for product recalls, outbreak investigations and program implementation. Expert guidance in utilization of NHSN reports and reporting will be offered. This program will benefit acute, long-term, residential, ambulatory care, public health, rehabilitation, home health and mental health disciplines.

This conference allows participants to engage in hands-on case study group review activities and applications of user-friendly tools to enhance infection prevention programs and goals.


Objectives

Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the regulatory and legislative changes impacting infection control in hospitals.
  • Discuss how to create advanced analytic reports using NHSN to verify and troubleshoot CMS required HIA measures.
  • Discuss the value-based purchasing, hospital readmissions reduction program and hospital-acquired conditions.
  • Review and discuss the appropriate methods for sterile technique, environmental disinfection and equipment sterilization.
  • Discuss multidrug resistant organisms, prevention and control.
  • Discuss assessing for risk and setting infection prevention goals based on risks.
  • Review tools, protocols and interventions that can be implemented to achieve infection control goals.

Agenda

Thursday

8 a.m. — Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. — Opening Remarks
Alison Williams, MBA-HCM, BSN, R.N.
Vice President of Clinical Quality Improvement
Missouri Hospital Association
Jefferson City

Welcome and Objectives
Vicky Ferris, R.N., CIC
Consultant
p3 Healthcare Consulting
Lynn, Mo.

8:45 a.m. — Federal and State Legislative and Regulatory Update: Key Highlights
Sarah M. Willson, MBA, BSN, CHPCA
Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
Missouri Hospital Association
Jefferson City

9:45 a.m. — Quality Finance – VBP HAC – MACRA/MIPS
Andrew B. Wheeler
Vice President of Federal Finance
Missouri Hospital Association
Jefferson City

10:45 a.m. — Break

11 a.m. — National Healthcare Safety Network Training: Using Advanced Analysis Features to Meet Reporting Requirements and Identify Opportunities for Improvement
Robert L. Geist, MPH, CIC
Epidemiologist, KDHE Healthcare Associated Infections Program
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Topeka, Kan.

12:30 p.m. — Lunch (provided)

1:30 p.m. — Sterilization and Disinfection
Jo Micek, R.N., CIC
Infection Prevention and Control Department
Liberty Hospital

2:15 p.m. — Break

2:30 p.m. — Multi Drug Resistant Organisms
Vicky Ferris, R.N., CIC

3:30 p.m. — Risk Assessment and Goal Setting
Susan Soetaert, RN, BSN, CIC
Infection Preventionist Legacy Health Infection Prevention & Control
Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center
Vancouver, Wash.

4:30 p.m. — Adjournment


Friday

7:30 a.m. — Registration/Continental Breakfast

8 a.m. — Tools, Protocol and Intervention Implementation
Vicky Ferris, R.N., CIC
Jo Micek, R.N., CIC
Susan Soetaert, RN, BSN, CIC

10 a.m. — Break

10:15 a.m. — Tools, Protocol and Intervention Implementation (continued)

  • Review Risk Assessment
  • Product Recall Management
    • Case Study/Group Work
    • Tool Examples

  • Moving Results to the Bedside
    • CLABSI Example/Group Work
    • Outbreak Management

11:15 a.m. — Lunch (Box lunch provided)

11:45 a.m. — Using Daily Tools
Vicky Ferris, R.N., CIC
Jo Micek, R.N., CIC
Susan Soetaert, RN, BSN, CIC

  • Protocols
    • Team/Project Management
    • Communication, Facilitation and Structure

  • Tool Examples
    • How to Leadership
    • Reporting

1:15 p.m. — Closing Remarks
Toi D. Wilde, MBA, R.N.
Program Manager
Missouri Hospital Association
Jefferson City

1:30 p.m. — Adjournment


Faculty

Robert Geist is an advanced epidemiologist serving the health care-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance program, and the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Response Group at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Geist joined the state health department in 2010, during the initial implementation of the state’s HAI program. In 2012, he became board certified in infection control, and in 2016, was honored to become a Fellow of the Association of Professionals in Infection Control.

Vicky Ferris is a registered nurse, infection preventionist and consultant. She has diverse work experience in implementing infection control programs in community hospitals, academic medical centers and long-term care. Ferris is certified in infection control and is pursuing fellowship in infection prevention. She is active in her local APIC chapter and national infection prevention programs. Ferris is currently a partner in a health care consulting company.

Jo Micek is a registered nurse, infection preventionist and consultant. Her work experience includes oversight of acute care, home health, long-term care and clinics. Micek has maintained certification in infection control since 1988. She is active in APIC activities on a local, state and national level.

Susan Soetaert is a Missouri native who grew up in small town in south central Missouri. As a registered nurse, she’s worked in a variety of health care settings, including two acute care hospitals in Springfield. Her nursing experience includes orthopedic, medical-surgical, pediatric and home health patient care. In 1989, without a clue about what she was getting into, she took a job in employee health and infection control at CoxHealth in Springfield. She received initial training for infection control at the University of Iowa and became certified in 1991. Soetaert completed a BSN degree from Drury University in Springfield where she continued to work at CoxHealth until 2010 when she and her husband got a “wild hair” idea about living somewhere “exotic.” Soetaert and her husband then moved to Seattle and eventually Oregon, where she currently works as an infection preventionist for Legacy Health Systems at a hospital in Salmon Creek, WA.


Continuing Education

Participants must attend the program in its entirety and participate in all group activities to receive a certificate of completion and continuing education contact hours.

Registered Nurses — 6.25 nursing contact hours on Thursday, Sept. 28 and 4.5 nursing contact hours on Friday, Sept. 29 will be provided by the MHA Health Institute.

The MHA Health Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Quality Professionals — This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for 10.75 CPHQ continuing education hours.

All Other Participants — A certificate of completion for 10.75 clock hours will be provided.