Virtual Educational Events

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Virtual Educational Events

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Each month, Alliant Quality hosts an array of virtual educational events for Nursing Homes, Community Coalitions, Clinicians, Hospitals, and Medicare Beneficiaries in support of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors (NQIIC) and Quality Payment Program Small, Underserved, and Rural Support (QPP SURS) initiatives and goals.

Registration links and information for events occurring in the next month are listed below. Recordings of previous events and on-demand learning programs are on Alliant Quality’s YouTube channel.

To save the date for all events under these CMS programs on the 2021 calendar, please click here.

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Multi-state

A Deeper Dive into Opioid and Antipsychotic Medication Adverse Drug Events

The is Learning Action Network event will take you through the most common ADEs and their risk factors for opioid and antipsychotic medications. Case studies will be discussed to help hone your skills for identifying ADEs.

April 20, 2021
2 p.m. ET | 1 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Part 1: Morehouse & GRHA

COVID-19 Vaccines, Trials and the Path Forward in Georgia Communities Reducing Vaccine Hesitancy Link include –Zoom 1: Vaccines, Trials and Opportunities to Meet the Needs of the Community April 21, Noon -1:30PM Additional Information– GRHA is proud to partner with Morehouse School of Medicine , Georgia CEAL Should you have any questions, please contact: Charles Owens, 229-322-8290

April 21, 2021
12 p.m. ET
Multi-state

University of Alabama (UAB) Ticket to Ride: COVID Discharge Workflow and Communication Across Care Continuum

Join our conversation as we talk about one community coalition’s journey to create a care continuum structure to support congregate living facilities in developing prevention and mitigation plans in response to COVID-19.

April 22, 2021
12:30 p.m. ET | 11:30 a.m. CT
Multi-state

Digital Health Equity Breast Cancer Screening

Join this exciting presentation as a healthcare system describes a performance improvement project that focuses on reducing disparities in breast cancer screening. Based on race and ethnicity data, a program was designed to increase access, create demand and improve breast cancer screenings in geographic hot spots. Learn how your organization can commit to health equity and reduce health disparities in your patient population.

April 27, 2021
2 p.m. ET | 1 p.m. CT | 11 a.m. PT
Multi-state

Alliant Quality Special Event: QII Increasing Vaccinations Webinar Series Event 2

April 28, 2021
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Part 2: Morehouse & GRHA

Link includes, Zoom 2: Communicating & Connecting with patients and the community to increase vaccination rates May 5, Noon -130PM Additional information– GRHA is proud to partner with Morehouse School of Medicine , Georgia CEAL Should you have any questions, please contact: Charles Owens, 229-322-8290

May 5, 2021
12 p.m. ET
Multi-state

Alliant Quality Special Event: QII Increasing Vaccinations Webinar Series Event 3

May 26, 2021
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Alliant Quality Special Event: QII Increasing Vaccinations Webinar Series Event 4

June 23, 2021
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT

Past

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Using SBIRT for Effective Screening and Referral to Treatment

August 27, 2020
12:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Initiating an Effective Medication Reconciliation Program

August 18, 2020
2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT
Multi-state

The Power of Engaging Local Government in Community Coalitions: Chattanooga-Hamilton County COVID-19 Community Task Force Successes and Lessons Learned

July 30, 2020
12:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. CT
Multi-state

How to Create a Trauma Responsive Environment: Covid-19 Protective Factors and Responses

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

This Changes Everything: Grief in the Time of COVID-19

Join us on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 12:30pm ET/ 11:30am CT for the Community Coalition Learning & Action Network webinar, This Changes Everything Grief in the Time of COVID-19. Licensed Clinical Social Worker Janie Mardis will provide guidance about managing grief and loss in the wake of COVID-19. We’ll gain practical strategies that can be used to help our community.

June 25, 2020
12:30 p.m. ET / 11:30 a.m. CT
Multi-state

Infection Prevention “Surveillance, Tracking and Reporting” (STAR) Facilities Shop Talk

To help LTC facilities with the new CMS requirement, Alliant Quality will host a 30-minute webinar event on Wednesday, June 24th at 2pm ET/1PM CT to review the COVID-19 Module in NHSN and address frequently asked questions data submissions.


By the end of this session, you will be able to:
• Understand how to log in and submit COVID-19 data for your facility into the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).
• Understand how to add users, deactivate users, and change the NHSN administrators for your facility.
• Review frequently asked questions for the following but not limited to: data quality, reviewing your data on the CMS website, withdrawing duplicate facility IDs, and changing your CCN and facility type.

For more information or technical assistance, please contact Marilee Johnson, MBA, MT (ASCP), Technical Advisor, Infection Prevention at marilee.johnson@allianthealth.org or 919-695-83

This 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.

June 24, 2020
2 p.m. EST / 1 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Assessing and Reducing Opioid Prescribing in Long Term Care

Join us on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 2pm ET/ 1pm CT for the Nursing Home Learning & Action Network webinar, Assessing and Reducing Opioid Prescribing in Long Term Care. Together, we’ll learn from expert safety pharmacist, Dr. Tanya Vadala, about the current CMS regulations, guidelines and policies to assess and reduce Opioid prescribing in LTC.

June 16, 2020
2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT
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