Overview

We will discuss the impact Quality Improvement has had on the outcomes of Kentucky and overall across the nation. We will examine how Quality Improvement is crucial in today's healthcare landscape and how investing in adopting and continuing these efforts has a direct impact on patients outcomes and overall cost of healthcare. We will explore alternative payment models and how they align and support ongoing quality improvement in the Quality Payment Program and beyond. In addition we will examine how health information exchange is crucial in improving patient outcomes. And provide practices education and resources on how they can treat opioid use disorder.

This event will explore: Quality Payment Program Year 3, Implementing Quality Improvement in your Practice, Quality Measure Improvement, Improving Quality through Feedback Report Alignment, and Health Information Exchange.

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Speakers

Trudi Matthews, MA


Managing Director KY Regional Extension Center UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Jose Azar, MD


Chief Quality Officer Indiana University Health Indianapolis, Indiana
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Ann O'Hara, MPA


Outreach Coordinator, Region 3 KY Health Information Exchange Frankfort, Kentucky
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Gary Ozanich, PhD


Director, Health Informatics Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, Kentucky
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Dianna Cunningham, PMP


Associate Director, Provider Engagement East Region Senior Products Humana Louisville, Kentucky
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Val Slayton, MD, MPP, MBA, FACP


Regional Vice President, Health Services Humana Louisville, Kentucky
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Tierra Pinkins, MPH, CHES


Program Director- Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network Center for Health Innovation & Implementation Science Indiana University Indianapolis, Indiana
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Patricia Tucci, RN


Director of Specialty Substance Use Programs Bluegrass.Org Lexington, Kentucky
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Lisa Kerr


Provider Engagement Executive | Senior Products-East Region Humana Louisville, Kentucky
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Catherine Hines


Education and Outreach Coordinator for findhelpnowky.org Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center Lexington, Kentucky
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Robin Huffman, MHA, SSGB


Transformation Manager KY Regional Extension Center UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Accreditation

CME

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Practice-based learning and improvement

Acknowledgement

In collaboration with Kentucky Regional Extension Center.