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Critical Vaccines in a Critical Time: Tools and Tips for Increasing Immunization Rates in Your Community

Join us and our guest speakers to learn about
crucial immunizations that are needed for your
communities during the time of COVID – 19.
Hosted by Alliant Quality, the quality improvement group of
Alliant Health Solutions (AHS), the Medicare Quality Innovation
Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina,
and Tennessee

Learning Objectives:
In this session, you will:
→ Learn what the most important vaccines are for
beneficiaries at this time
→ Hear from a beneficiary about the concerns that affected
her decision to get vaccinated
→ Learn how a community came together to improve their
vaccination rates

Featured Speakers:
Libby Massiah, MPA
Aim Lead: Chronic Conditions
Nikki Bryant, PharmD
Pharmacy Owner
Rhonda Allenson
BFAC Member

October 29, 2020
12:30 p.m. ET / 11:30 CT
Multi-state

Preventing and Managing C. difficile

November 17, 2020
2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT
Multi-state

How Medication Reconciliation can Reduce Hospital Utilization and Readmissions

November 19, 2020
12:30 p.m. ET / 11:30 a.m. CT
Multi-state

Preventing Healthcare Acquired Infections

December 15, 2020
2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT
Multi-state

The Final Rule for MIPS for 2021

QPP December 2020 Quickinar

December 15, 2020
12 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. CT
Multi-state

Gear up for the New Year! Positioning your Organization to Gather, Track, and Use Data in 2021

December 17, 2020
11:30 a.m. ET / 12;30 p.m. ET

Past

Multi-state

Community Coalition LAN: Essential Communication for Cross Continuum Infection Control: Lessons Learned

Join us on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. ET/ 11:30 a.m. CT for the Community Coalition Learning & Action webinar, Essential Communication for Cross Continuum Infection Control: Lessons Learned

This 30-minute session will provide an overview of lessons learned from the frontline by New York healthcare professionals in response to the COVID-19 pandemic including the importance of cross-setting communication and care coordination for infection control during care transitions.

This Learning & Action Network event is hosted by Alliant Quality, the quality improvement group of Alliant Health Solutions (AHS), the Medicare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, and Tennessee.

Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, you will be able to:
→ Discuss the importance of Best Practice Tools for Cross Continuum Communication and Care Management.
→ Identify tools and resources for effective Infection Control Communication across Care Settings.
→ Discuss lessons learned from the field for improved cross continuum care management of patients with Infections.

May 28, 2020
12:30 p.m. ET / 11:30 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Nursing Home LAN: COVID-19 in LTCF: Keeping it Out and Keeping it Together

Join us on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 2pm ET/ 1pm CT for the Nursing Home Learning & Action Network webinar, COVID-19 in LTCF: Keeping it out and keeping it together.

During this 30-minute webinar, we’ll receive guidance from two experts in the field:

  • Jeanne Negley, MBA, the state lead for the Healthcare Associated Infections program in Georgia
  • JoAnna M. Wagner, RN, BSN, BHSA, Nurse Epidemiologist/Lead Infection Preventionist for the Acute Disease and Epidemiology Section Healthcare Associated Infections Team at the Georgia Department of Public Health

This Learning & Action Network event is hosted by Alliant Quality, the quality improvement group of Alliant Health Solutions (AHS), the Medicare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, and Tennessee.

Learning Objectives:  By the end of this session, you will be able to:
→ Describe methods for Department of Public Health long term care facility outreach
→ Explain additional COVID-19 resources which can enhance infection prevention efforts.

May 19, 2020
2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Alliant Quality QPP April 2020 Quickinar: “Seeing” Your Patients Virtually with Telehealth- Workflows and Billing Consideration

Join us on Tuesday, April 28 at 12:00 pm ET for a 30-minute quickinar to learn about Telehealth-Workflows and Billing Considerations.

Learning Objectives
Following this session, learners will be able to:
– Explain the recent billing changes for telehealth services
– Recognize acceptable platforms to provide telehealth services
– Conceptualize workflows that can be used to implement telehealth services

April 28, 2020
12 p.m. EST / 11 a.m. CT
Multi-state

Telehealth Services in our Communities—Implementation and Billing Considerations

CMS recently announced a waiver for telehealth services –
what does this mean for Medicare beneficiaries and our
communities?

Alliant Quality’s Donna Cohen will explore this topic during
this 30-minute Learning & Action Network event on 4/23.
If you would like to submit questions ahead of the event,
email carecoordination@alliantquality.org

Learning Objectives:
→ Understand the 1135 waiver impact on billing for
telehealth services for Medicare-eligible patients
→ Understand multiple methods of providing telehealth
services
→ Implement various of telehealth services in the
community

April 23, 2020
12:30 p.m. ET / 11:30 a.m. CT
Multi-state

Providing Telehealth Services in Nursing Homes: Implementation and Billing Considerations

CMS recently announced a waiver for telehealth services, so
what does this mean for nursing homes?

Alliant Quality’s Donna Cohen will explore this topic during
this 30-minute Learning & Action Network event on 4/21.
If you would like to submit questions ahead of the event,
email nursinghome@alliantquality.org

Learning Objectives:
– Describe the 1135 waiver impact on billing for telehealth
services for Medicare-eligible patients
– List multiple methods of providing telehealth services to
Nursing Home residents
– Implement various types of telehealth services for
residents in Nursing Homes

April 21, 2020
2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Addressing Mental Health Disparities

April 20, 2020
2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Preserving Mental Health during the Global Coronavirus Pandemic

April 14, 2020
12 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. CT
Multi-state

N95, PAPRs, Surgical Masks, and Scarves; Updates from the Front Lines

Certified Safety Professional and Industrial Hygienist, Dr. Joseph A. Cocciardi, will give an overview of standard Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), status and availability, and discuss alternative tools for protection during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tim Wiegand, MD, FACMT will also provide a brief presentation on PPE in Addiction Treatment Settings. The webinar will also include Updates From the Front Lines featuring doctors from Tehran, Iran, New Orleans, and Newark, New Jersey.

April 8, 2020
3 p.m. EST / 2 p.m. CT
Multi-state

COVID-19 with Nursing Homes

Please join the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for a call on COVID-19 with Nursing Homes. CMS leadership will provide updates on the agency’s latest guidance, and leaders in the field interested in will share best practices with their peers. 

April 8, 2020
4:30 p.m. EST / 3:30 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Simulcast of CDC COVID-19 Update for Rural Partners

Dr. Jay Butler (CDC Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases) will share guidance with partners, public health practitioners, healthcare providers, and others working to protect the health of rural communities.  He will describe what CDC knows at this point and what CDC is doing in response to this outbreak. We will also have time for questions and answers.

This event was recorded. Questions not answered during it may be sent to ruralhealth@cdc.gov.

March 23, 2020
1 p.m. ET / Noon CT