The New England Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO), in collaboration with the New England Rural Health RoundTable, invites you to join us on Wednesday, March 14th - 11:30am -12:30pm
Learn about local efforts, including a Maine office-based Medication Assisted Treatment program and the Opioid ECHO Program hub based at Boston Medical Center. Upon completion of this session, you will be able to:
Explore the impact that the opioid epidemic is having across New England,
Describe a 3-pronged approach that providers can take to address the opioid epidemic in their own communities, and
Identify available tools and resources that can support Medication Assisted Treatment.
The Massachusetts Lung Cancer Screening Learning Collaborative -Kickoff Meeting -- Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 9:30am - 3:30pm - Sheraton Framingham
This is an opportunity for hospitals across Massachusetts to send staff members currently involved in a lung cancer screening program or looking to start a lung cancer screening program.
The Lung Cancer Screening Learning Collaborative is being run through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Massachusetts Comprehensive Cancer Prevention & Control Network. The aim of the program is to connect, learn and share challenges and best practices in implementation of lung cancer screening programs in the state.
NOTE: CMEs are available and the event is free.
Including but not limited to: change packages, checklists, best practice presentations and case studies. These tools and resources can be downloaded and used as part of your patent safety implementation strategy.
- In July 2017, Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) released this report on ED visits after inpatient discharge. The analysis provided a broad look at the patients who return to the ED, whether or not they are readmitted to the inpatient level of care. These “revisits” to the ED may represent an opportunity to prevent a hospital readmission or may be avoidable. Following the rel...» Full ArticleAugust 10, 2017, 2:00 PM ET Pat Folcarelli, RN, PhD, Interim Vice President, Silverman Institute for Health Care Quality and Safety, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) Marsha Mauer, RN, MS, Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President, BIDMC Christopher Casey, Director of Security Services, BIDMC Session Details Violence against medical staff is on the rise in the US....» Full ArticleThe Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA), Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association, Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors, and New England QIN QIO have partnered up to offer a webinar series on leveraging data reports to drive quality Improvement. CHIA’s and New England QIN-QIOs Readmission Reports Methodology is available here... Our 1st Session fo...» Full Article