This course is designed as an introduction to the core principles of clinical quality improvement. Intermountain Healthcare's strategies for addressing the current health care delivery environment and opportunities for clinician participation in the development of these strategies are discussed.
It has been constructed to help build a common framework for coordinated clinical practice improvement within the Intermountain system. The content is focused on discussion about core principles of clinical quality improvement and tools physicians can use to improve patient outcomes. It also addresses the developing managed care marketplace and explores how quality improvement methods can build a foundation for integrated clinical research and ongoing professional learning.
This course is for Intermountain Healthcare clinical leaders. Registration is required.
- Discuss the core principles of clinical quality improvement based on clinical studies conducted within Intermountain Healthcare
- Share tools that clinicians can use to improve patient outcomes
- Describe Intermountain strategies for addressing the developing managed care, provider-at-financial-risk, competitive health care delivery environment
- Provide an opportunity for clinicians to participate in the formulation and implementation of Intermountain clinical strategies
- Develop team/group skills (clinical management methods) to help clinicians play a more direct and effective role in the development and implementation of Intermountain clinical systems
- Explore how quality improvement methods can build a foundation for integrated clinical research and ongoing professional learning
- To provide current and continually updated information to clinicians for the purpose of maintaining and expanding their cognitive and technical skills
- To improve the quality and efficiency of patient care
- To provide cost effective practice patterns with the appropriate utilization of facilities and resources
- To provide a framework for appropriate ethical and moral medical decision-making
Intermountain Healthcare Continuing Medical Education (CME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Intermountain Healthcare Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Intermountain Healthcare CME adheres to ACCME Standards regarding industry support of continuing medical education and disclosure of faculty and commercial sponsor relationships (if any) will be made known at the activity.
Intermountain Healthcare CME fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant of this program is in need of accommodation, please do not hesitate to call and/or write to the Institute office in order to receive service. A request for accommodation can be made by calling 801.442.2896. Reasonable prior notice is required.
Sponsored by Intermountain Healthcare Continuing Medical Education
The course is a two-day session which is held on Thursday & Friday and begins at 8:00 a.m. with a continental breakfast, followed by presentations at 8:30 a.m. Sessions conclude each day at 5:00 p.m. This course has been constructed to help build a common framework for coordinated clinical practice improvement within the Intermountain Healthcare System.
The following schedule indicates the dates the course is offered. Session dates are subject to change. Please call (801) 442-3030 for additional information.
- September 26 & 27, 2013 - CANCELLED (if you are already registered, contact Stefanie Bowen)
- November 7 & 8, 2013
Please contact Stefanie Bowen, email@example.com for more information.
Training sessions will be held at Intermountain Corporate Offices, 36 South State Street (Key Bank Tower, formerly Beneficial Life Tower), 16th Floor, in downtown Salt Lake City.
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