February 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Kelly Haywood
785-273-2552 Ext 360
The Stanford Model: Integration Within a Physician Office @ La Vista | Nebraska | United States


WebEx Overview and Purpose:

For decades, Stanford University has developed, evaluated, and translated into practice self-management programs for English and Spanish-speakers with chronic health problems, as well as for cancer survivors and caregivers. All their programs are designed to help people gain self-confidence in their ability to control their symptoms, better manage their health problems, and lead fuller lives.

This webinar will detail the positive impact of Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) workshops and how these are integrated within a local Kansas physician office, as well as the success that has come from it.


Featured Presenters:

Patty Johnson, BS – Administrator at Associates in Family Medicine in Kansas City, KS. In this capacity, she will describe how she implemented a Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) into their primary care setting. She will share data that supports their project accomplishments, and provide feedback received from patients she has trained. Mrs. Johnson received her Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from Centre College of Kentucky.

Megan Skaggs, MLM – Quality Improvement Project Manager and Stanford University T-Trainer for Great Plains Quality Innovation Network.  In this role, she uses her knowledge and background to assist in the creation, enhancement and implementation of quality improvement projects, mainly pertaining to diabetes care and immunizations.  Mrs. Skaggs received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Benedictine College and holds a Master’s degree in Leadership and Management from Friends University.

Kaitlin Nolte, BA – Quality Improvement Project Manager and Group Leader, who also serves as the Regional Quality Payment Program Lead for Great Plains Quality Innovation Network. In this role, she assist physician practices with developing measurable strategies, analyzing data and selecting interventions for improvement. She will discuss how to boost your Quality Payment Program (QPP) overall performance score (CPS), with primary focus on the Clinical Practice Improvement Activities performance category. Ms. Nolte received her Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science, with emphasis in Community Health and Development, from the University of Kansas.


Target Audience:

Medical practices, practitioners and health services organizations



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

1. Learn about the Stanford University Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) model and the 30 years of research that supports the effectiveness of the program in regards to patient outcomes.
2. Hear from a family medicine office administrator on their success with utilizing the Stanford model to empower and engage patients while boosting MACRA reimbursement.


Kelly Haywood, BA
Communications Coordinator
(785) 273-2552 Ext 360 | Kelly.haywood@greatplainsqin.org

Kaitlin Nolte, BA
Quality Improvement Project Manager
(785) 273-2552 Ext 379 | Kaitlin.nolte@greatplainsqin.org

Megan Skaggs, MLM
Quality Improvement Project Manager
(785) 273-2552 Ext 345 | megan.skaggs@greatplainsqin.org