June 30, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Great 8+ Partnership

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Overview: This presentation is directed to healthcare professionals in the long-term care setting. You are invited to attend to learn more about Nursing Home Quality Data and ways to utilize in support of quality improvement efforts.

Presenters: Kelly O’Neill, RN, BSN, MPA, CPHQ and Marilyn Reierson, MS

As a result of this WebEx, participants will be better able to:

  • Recognize and explain data sources used to support quality improvement efforts
  • Describe the 5-Star Rating system and implications of the February 2015 updates
  • Explain CASPER reports
  • Understand Composite Score measure
  • Utilize the 5-Star Rating, CASPER reports and the Composite Score measure to support quality improvement efforts

Presenter Information: Kelly O’Neill and Marilyn Reierson are national leaders in healthcare performance improvement, with a focus on improving the quality of care and quality of life for people living and working in nursing homes. Together, they provide leadership for resident quality improvement and safety activities in nursing homes across the country as part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) National Coordinating Center (NCC). They were key developers of resources and tools for the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) national demonstration project to support implementation of QAPI at the nursing home level.

Brought to you by the Great 8+ Partners: including the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization serving Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota – in partnership with the QIN-QIOs serving Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.