QIN/QIOs and Cardiac Rehabilitation: Data and Resources to Drive Improvement

Speakers Jessica McNeely, PHD. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Matthew Ritchey, PT, DPT, OCS, MPH, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Hilary K. Wall, MPH, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention If you are looking for expert recommendations to get started on Cardiac Rehab-related efforts, then get the advice you need in this instructive on-demand webinar. The speakers have identified striking differences across cardiac rehab quality event types and [...]

OP-5 Median Time to Electrocardiogram (ECG)

PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session Join Justin Young, a registered nurse and Quality Improvement Advisor for Qsource, for this fast-paced webinar. Every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a heart attack. That's about seven hundred and ninety thousand Americans each year. About fifteen percent of the people who have a heart attack will die from it. It is because of the high prevalence of heart attacks that heart disease remains one of the leading causes of death in the United [...]

Using Telehealth to Improve Quality Measures

What You'll Learn Guest speaker Becky Sanders shares telehealth use cases and learn from staff how they have helped meet quality goals. Sanders is the Director of Operations and Director for the Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center. Discussion topics include: telemedicine health information exchange distance education and training public health surveillance emergency preparedness trauma system development

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Saving Lives, Improving Health

PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) saves lives, helps restores health and helps prevents disease in the future. Unfortunately it is vastly underutilized. You can change that. This webinar features Dr. Janet Wright, the executive director of Million HeartsĀ®, a national initiative co-led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) with the goal of preventing one million acute cardiovascular events by 2022. Wright has worked with CR professionals to [...]

Using Quality Improvement to Address Disparities in Cardiovascular Health

PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session The presenters in this fast-paced webinar outline a health equity framework with strategies to address cardiovascular health at the community level. They share practical system changes that support health equity. Learn how to let the community know that you are listening and you care about their health and health outcomes. Topics include: Social Determinants of Health What Providers Can Do Partnering with the Community Championing QI Health Equity Tools Speakers Ariel Young Arthur is a Health Policy [...]

Support for Your Patients: Connecting People Living with Heart Disease and Stroke

PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session January 20, 2016 This one-hour webinar introduces a resource to facilitate connections between heart disease, stroke and congenital heart defect patients and caregivers. The Support Network offers providers, educators, patients and caregivers an opportunity to engage with one another and be part of an online community.

The Effects of Smoking on your Patients’ Heart Health

PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session Elizabeth Anderson-Hoagland, Youth Tobacco Prevention Coordinator for the Kentucky Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program discusses how smoking can damage the heart and cessation resources available for patient use. The session also focuses on the Million Hearts Initiative and the ABCs of Cardiac Care.

Tobacco Cessation in Primary Care

PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session This one-hour Webinar outlines resources available for helping people quit tobacco, training resources available to assist clinical personnel in discussing and motivating users to quit and the various quality reporting measures for tobacco use and cessation. Ā  What You Will Learn Acquire knowledge of the various quality reporting measures for tobacco use and cessation including strategies/recommendations for capturing data in electronic health record (EHR) systems Understand strategies for implementing efficient, evidence based tobacco cessation services (based on [...]

Consequences of High BP

PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session In this 1 hour presentation, Dr. Deanah Maxwell discusses the impact of hypertension on the overall health of the nation, the need for better blood pressure outcomes, and the role of early and accurate diagnosis of hypertension.

Cardiac Complications Caused by Polypharmacy

PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session In this 10 minute interview, Dr. Clyde Yancy, Chief of Cardiology and Professor Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, discusses cardiac complications caused by polypharmacy.

Heart Failure: An Overview

PLEASE NOTE: You must be REGISTERED to view this On-Demand Learning Session An Online Learning Opportunity for Your Patients Every minute at least one person in the U.S is diagnosed with heart failure. Give your patients the tools they need to understand their risk of heart failure and the steps to making small changes that can lead to big results. We invite your patients to view our 15-minute "Heart Failure: An Overview" video presented by Preeti Kolankari, Senior Manager for Patient Engagement at The American Heart Association's National Center. [...]