Implementing QI Projects to Improve Staff Stability, Clinical Care and Organizational Success

2 hours of CEUs for: Nurses, Department Heads, N.F. Administrators, and Assisted Living Managers

Participants in the 2016-2017 IHCA Leadership Academy will be presenting their quality improvement projects that include remarkable stories on how their facilities have been able to dramatically improve staff engagement by implementing leadership practices that have led to reductions in staff turnover, increased regulatory compliance, and improved Five Star Ratings while improving patient care outcomes.  Attendees will hear first-hand accounts from Academy participants about how to implement QAPI practices and QI teams led by involved employees which created systematic performance improvement within their organizations.

Also included in this session: Medicaid/Payment Updates

This 30-minute session will include discussion on areas such as the Elimination of the 90 day Retroactive coverage benefit and ways for providers to prepare/best practices to ensure the care is covered. There will also be a review of the estimated rebase figures and impacts to providers as well as recent miscellaneous MCO news.

Learning objective: At the conclusive of the program attendees will be able to implement ideas learned from the speakers into their own quality improvement practices.

Please note that the DIETARY topic has been cancelled.