Tue, 28 July 2015
Improving Your Pediatric and Adolescent Behavioral Health Care: How to Apply for No-cost Technical Assistance
Listen to this webinar to learn how your practice or school-based health center can gain access to nine months of pediatric and adolescent behavioral health technical assistance at no cost from faculty at the Weitzman Institute through Project ECHO, an innovative video conferencing-based clinical learning platform. Time commitment will be approximately 4.5 hours per month and MOC credit will be available. This exciting quality improvement opportunity begins in September – learn content details and how to apply during this webinar with Maine Quality Counts and Weitzman Institute leaders.
Direct download: Project_ECHO_for_Pediatric_and_Adolescent_Behavioral_Health.mp3
Category:Health Care, Quality Improvement, Behavioral Health, Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine -- posted at: 1:17pm EDT
Thu, 23 July 2015
Dr. Ned Claxton and QI Specialist Deb Silberstein discussed best practices and strategies on decreasing readmissions.
Direct download: PCMH_HH_Webinar_July_22_2015.mp3
Category:Patient Centered Medical Home, Primary Care, Practice Tranformation, Care Transitions -- posted at: 12:45pm EDT
Tue, 21 July 2015
As integration of behavioral and physical health care picks up momentum, understanding behavioral health cost and quality measures becomes increasingly important. Learn about domains of quality in behavioral health, public reporting made available in January 2015, plans for additional public reporting, and the Behavioral Healthcare Cost Workgroup.
Direct download: Behavioral_Health_Care_Quality_and_Value_in_Maine.mp3
Category:Health Care, Behavioral Health, Health Care Quality -- posted at: 1:49pm EDT
Wed, 15 July 2015
The focus of the July 14, 2015 Behavioral Health Homes Learning Collaborative monthly webinar, Building a Successful Team for Quality Improvement, was forming the right QI team, develop leadership, and aligning teams to achieve QI goals.
Liz Miller, BHH Project Manager, and Mary Beyer, BHH Quality Improvement Specialist, welcomed Sue Butts-Dion, Quality Counts' Quality Improvement Consultant on the panel for this webinar. Sue Butts-Dion serves as Improvement Specialist/Advisor for Maine Quality Counts for Kids, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the National Institute for Children's Healthcare Quality.
Our presenters delved into the roles of a team, what is it that distinguishes a collection of people from a team, stages of team development, processes for successful changes, tools for Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing and Adjourning, and how the BHH Learning Collaborative can assist BHHO with core expectations and their QI projects.
Focus Area: Core Standard #1 Demonstrated Leadership, #2 Team Based Approach to Care and #9 Commitment to Waste Reduction.
Direct download: BHH_Webinar_714.mp3
Category:Behavioral Health, Health Homes, Health Care, Mental Health -- posted at: 9:35am EDT
Tue, 14 July 2015
When a legal problem gets in the way of a patient's health, there's not much a provider can do on his or her own. That's why more than 280 hospitals and health centers in 38 states are partnering with civil legal aid lawyers to help resolve patient's legal issues - and to reform policies that are having a negative impact on individual and community health.
Direct download: Integrating_Health_Care_and_Legal_Aid_to_Improve_H.mp3
Category:Health, Health Care, Medical-Legal Partnerships, Social Determinants of Health -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT
Thu, 9 July 2015
Please join us for the Chronic Pain Collaborative 2 (CPC2) webinar, "Implementing and Interpreting Urine Toxicology Screening in the Clinic." During the webinar, Dr. Alane O'Connor of Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine, will discuss the implementation of urine drug screening in the clinic; Dr. Kevin Cowell with DFD Russell Medical Center will discuss the incorporation of screening scores into treatment plans; and Noah Nesin, MD, FAAFP, Chief Quality Officer with Penobscot Community Health Center will discuss ways to talking with patients about chronic pain management.
Direct download: CPC2_Webinar_-_Interpreting_Urine_Tox_Screening_in_the_Clinic.mp3
Category:Health Care, Chronic Pain, Maine Chronic Pain Collaborative, Pain Management, Safe Prescribing -- posted at: 1:40pm EDT
Tue, 7 July 2015
Whether you’ve never sought recognition before or want to achieve re-recognition under the 2014 NCQA PCMH standards, this webinar is a great first step.
Direct download: Get_Recognized_Achieving_NCQA_PCMH_Recogniti.mp3
Category:Health Care, Patient-Centered Medical Home, PCMH, Primary Care, NCQA -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT