Upcoming Events

Quality Alliance 2014 Preparing to Assume Risk Through Performance Improvement

Please join Dr. Catherine Keating, Dr. Tarek Elsawy and Mr. Michael McMillan for a conversation about:
  • Current Trends in healthcare transformation
  • Performance Improvement
  • The importance of implementing a care coordination program
  • Payer contract discussions related to risk assumption
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QA Practice Managers & Office Staff Click Here for Event Details

Please RSVP 216.986.1277 or email TheQualityAlliance@ccf.org

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The Quality Alliance 2011-2012 Year in Review is a celebration of the many accomplishments that were achieved over the last year. The Quality Alliance has moved from a concept into reality as a result of efforts dedicated to educating, collecting data, building metrics, reporting and introducing physicians to a new way to manage patients. This is an overview of the work completed and of the goals set forth as the program moves into the next phase of improving compliance results, introducing care coordination techniques and beyond.

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2012 has been the year of fundamental accomplishments for the Quality Alliance (QA). Those activies have been related to network development, data collection, EMR implementation, metric adoption, compliance reporting, and implementation of an incentive plan. The aim has been creating the infrastructure for the program upon which we can build and move forward.

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What's all the buzz about?

Watch to learn about Quality Alliance membership and the benefit to improving efficiency and outcomes for your patients.

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Improving Adult Vaccination Practices – An Educational Grant

Improving Adult Vaccination Practices, is a performance improvement (PI) continuing medical education initiative aiming to increase pneumococcal and influenza vaccination rates, thereby reducing the risk of outbreaks, serious illness, hospitalization, and death, as well as reducing direct medical costs of adult patients.  It has been designed to support learning through a structured three-stage activity and is aligned with the QA goals of improving quality and consistency of care.

The activity has been designed to support learning through a structured three-stage activity:

 Participation Benefits:
  • Physicians earn 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • Will fulfill ABIM’s Approved Quality Improvement (AQI) Pathway requirements for MOC by providing practice-assessment points (application under review with ABIM!)
  • Access to a learner portal which will showcase targeted online webcasts by Dr. Susan Rehm, Vice Chair, Department of Infectious Disease at Cleveland Clinic and Dr. William Schaffner, Chairman, Department of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt University. Additionally the portal will provide access to a collection of supplemental strategies and resources
  • Best practices will be shared at the conclusion of the project and disseminated publicly. (Note: all data will be blinded throughout the activity)
This initiative is co-sponsored by Cleveland Clinic Community Physician Partnership Quality Alliance, Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education, Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning, and is supported by an educational grant.
Please contact the Quality Alliance to register for this activity at TheQualityAlliance@ccf.org or call 216-986-1277.