April 11, 2017 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Denise Kolba, RN, MS, CNS

SDSMA Center for Physician Resources logo, Provider Perspectives on Patient-Centered Care a partnership webinar series


Overview and Purpose:

Key patient-centered care topics will be presented in 15-20 minute webinar segments highlighting provider and clinician perspectives while introducing corresponding resources and tools during the Provider Perspectives on Patient-Centered Care webinar series.

“Leading Quality Improvement as a Top Performer” is the third webinar in the series. Reaching a comfort level related to a change requires increased understanding and task repetition.  Top performers who provide guidance and support advance quality improvement efforts and enhance productivity for the entire health care team.


Featured Presenter:

Stephan Schroeder, MD
Chief Medical Officer, South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care

For over 35 years Dr. Stephan Schroeder was a family practice physician in Miller, South Dakota and retired from active practice in August 2015.  He currently serves as the medical director for the South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care and as a clinical professor in the Department of Family Practice and Community Health at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.  He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Medical Quality and is also certified as a medical director for post-acute and long-term care medicine.

Special interests include  quality of care measurement  as well as quality improvement programs. He had the opportunity to get involved in statewide programs and task forces involving a trauma system and the acute care of cardiac disease and stroke. He is a member of the South Dakota Diabetes Coalition and actively serves on a number of national and statewide quality initiatives and community advisory boards.

Target Audience:

All healthcare professionals are welcome and encouraged to attend.


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

1. Evaluate the provider role in quality improvement
2. Describe methods for engaging a health care team



Denise Kolba, RN, MS, CNS
Program Manager, Great Plains Quality Innovation Network
Phone: 605/444.4121


Brought to you in partnership with the South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care, a member of the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network serving as the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization for Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota; and the South Dakota Department of Health. For more information about SDFMC, visit www.sdfmc.org. All presentation times are Central time. SDSMA Center for Physician Resources webinars are free of charge for SDSMA and SDMGMA members.