2018 Quality Summit Schedule & Program of Events

Schedule

The 2018 Quality Summit will include a comprehensive program that highlights collaboration among quality contractors, value driven healthcare, patient and family engagement, care coordination, and reducing medical harm. Please check this site for updates on the program and schedule of events.  

Tentative Schedule of Events:

Sunday, July 8, 2018

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: AHQA Board of Directors Meeting - AHQA Board Members & Member Organization CEOs Only           

Monday, July 9, 2018

7:00 am - 6:00 pm: Registration Open (Key Ballroom South Foyer)

7:00 am - 8:00 am: Breakfast (Key Ballroom 5 & 6)   

8:00 am - 8:15 am: Welcome - President, AHQA (Key Ballroom 5 & 6)

8:15 am - 9:30 am:  Opening Plenary "Workforce Resiliency" speaker:  K. Carrie Adair, Duke University  (Key Ballroom 5 & 6)

9:30 am - 9:45 am: Break (Key Ballroom South Foyer) 

9:45 am - 10:45 am: Plenary "Health Policy, Post Acute Long-Term Care" speaker: Cheryl Philips, Special Needs Alliance,  (Key Ballroom 5 & 6)        

10:45 am - 11:00 am: Refreshment Break (Key Ballroom South Foyer)        

11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Plenary Medicaid speaker: Matt Salo, National Association of Medicaid Directors (Key Ballroom 5 & 6)      

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Networking Lunch (Key Ballroom 5 & 6)    

1:30 pm - 2:20 pm: Plenary "A Look Ahead for CMS" speakers: Paul McGann and Jeneen Iwugo, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, (Key Ballroom 5 & 6) 

2:20 pm - 2:30 pm: Break 

2:30 pm - 3:20 pm: Abstract Session 1

"Improve Patient Care and the Bottom Line with AHRQ Qis” Speaker: Diane Stollenwerk - StollenWerks (Key Ballroom 3)   

"QI Online! Adventures in Online Training for Nursing Home Professionals” Speaker: Lisa Bridwell – Telligen (Key Ballroom 4)

3:20 pm - 3:30 pm: Break 

3:30 pm - 4:20 pm: Abstract Session 2

"Building Patient Engagement Culture in Dialysis Facilities” Speaker: Renee Bova-Collis - Quality Insights (Key Ballroom 3)  

"A Collaborative to Improve the Care of Seriously Ill Patients with Kidney Disease” Speaker: Alvin Moss - West Virginia University (Key Ballroom 4)

4:20 pm - 4:30 pm: Break 

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: AHQA Membership Meeting - All AHQA members are welcome at this meeting (Key Ballroom 5 &6)    

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Reception (Paca Room 3rd Floor)  

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

7:30 am - 5:00 pm: Registration Open (Key Ballroom South Foyer)

7:30 am - 8:30 am: Breakfast and AHQA Committee/Network Meetings (Key Ballroom 5 & 6)     

8:30 am - 9:30 am: Collaborate & Solve! (Key Ballroom 5 & 6)     

9:30 am - 9:45 am: Break (Key Ballroom South Foyer) 

9:45 am - 10:45 am: Abstract Session 3

"Payer as Partner: How one Medicaid MCO brings a local, person-centered approach to its data driven population health program model” Speaker: Shannon Saksewski - Aetna Medicaid Innovations (Key Ballroom 3)

"Opioid Performance Improvement Project in Nursing Homes: Utilizing a Virtual Collaborative To Drive Results” Speaker: Amanda Ryan - atom Alliance (Key Ballroom 4)

10:45 am - 11:00 am: Refreshment Break        

11:00 am - 12:300 pm: Abstract Session 4

“Reducing Clinician Burden in Implementing Chronic Care Management” Speaker: Virginia Brooks - Health Quality Innovators (Key Ballroom 3) 

“Reducing Provider Burden with an Integrated Outpatient Services Approach” Speaker: Sharon Donnelly – HealthInsight (Key Ballroom 4)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Networking Lunch (Key Ballroom 5 & 6)    

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm: Abstract Session 5

“Closing the Referral Loop: Improving Ambulatory Referral Management and Communication” Speaker: Stephen L. Davidow – PCPI (Key Ballroom 3) 

"Reduction in Opioid Prescribing Through Evidence-Based Prescribing Guidelines” Speaker: Joceline Vu - Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network; Michigan Medicine Department of Surgery (Key Ballroom 4)

1:50 pm - 2:00 pm: Break 

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm: Abstract Session 6

"Rural/Frontier Super-utilizer Project” Speaker: Christy Fuller - Mountain-Pacific Quality Health (Key Ballroom 3)    

"A QIN-QIO Collaborates with Academia:  Engaging Small Practices in Blood Pressure Control” Speaker: Joanne Vanterpool - AQIN-NY (IPRO) (Key Ballroom 4)

2:50 pm - 3:00 pm: Break 

3:00 pm - 3:50 pm: Abstract Session 7

"Resident and Family Engagement:  A Successful Formula to Create a Dynamic Committee” Speaker: Julie Kueker - Quality Insights (Key Ballroom 3)     

"Opioid Guardianship: Combating the Opioid Crisis” Speaker: Sarah Derr - Iowa Healthcare Collaborative (Key Ballroom 4)

3:50 pm - 4:00 pm: Break 

4:00 pm -5:00 pm: Plenary "Can Cost Measures Measure Quality?" (Key Ballroom 5 & 6)       

Event Concludes