CQC Webinars

PBGH’s California Quality Collaborative regularly hosts webinars spotlighting successful practices and innovative trends. Webinars feature health care leaders speaking about a range of topics that include improving behavioral health care integration, maternity and primary care integration and improving pediatric immunizations.

Upcoming Events and Training

June 5, 2024

CQC Webinar: Behavioral Health Integration – Children and Youth Collaborative Learning Exchange Program

BHI-CYCLE is a nine-month learning collaborative beginning October 2024 that will bring together organizations experienced in integrating behavioral health services into primary care for children and youth. ​BHI-CYCLE aims to improve behavioral health integration for children and youth by showcasing, sprouting and sharing the practices and solutions used by leading provider organizations.

Past Events and Training

March 20, 2024

CQC Webinar: Addressing Disparities in Colorectal Cancer

In honor of March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the California Quality Collaborative (CQC), a quality improvement program of the Purchaser Group on Health, hosted a webinar on March 20th, 2024 where we addressed disparities in colorectal cancer screening and treatment and answered the question: what can patients, providers, health plans and purchasers do to advance equitable colorectal cancer care?  

December 7, 2023

Measuring Advanced Primary Care in California: Pilot Results and the Path Forward

Join this CQC webinar to hear results and stakeholder reactions to the California Advanced Primary Care Measurement Pilot and explore the best next steps for the California health care system.

September 8, 2023

Virtual Learning Series: A Birth Center Primer for Hospital Leaders

This free, six-part virtual Learning Series will help hospital leaders develop a strategy to strengthen their relationships with freestanding birth centers within their communities or establish a new birth center.

August 9, 2023

DxF Funding Opportunities and How to Apply

Rapid data exchange within the health care delivery system is integral to achieving equitable, patient-centered care for all Californians.

June 13, 2023

Behavioral Health Integration Fundamentals: Concepts & Models

Integrating behavioral health into primary care is essential for providers looking to deliver patient-centered, high-quality and whole-person care. Yet many health care organizations struggle with knowing where to begin.

November 30, 2022

CalHIVE Behavioral Health Integration Improvement Collaborative: Informational Webinar

The CalHIVE Behavioral Health Integration Improvement Collaborative is a three-year program launched in July 2023 and will focus on supporting California based provider organizations as they integrate behavioral health services into their primary care practices.

November 17, 2022

CQC Webinar – CalHIVE Network: Lessons for Achieving High-Quality Virtual Care

This webinar highlighted the outcomes of the CalHIVE Network, a two-year improvement collaborative focused on improving care for people with diabetes and asthma by maximizing the use of virtual care tools.

October 11, 2022

CQC Webinar – Improving the Collection and Use of Race, Ethnicity and Language Data

A panel of experts will discuss the importance of improving the collection and use of race, ethnicity and language (REaL) data and how that data can help address health disparities.

May 25, 2022

CQC Webinar – Behavioral Health Integration: Telehealth Promising Practices

Hear on-the-ground lessons around behavioral health integration, and understand opportunities around effective virtual care.

March 30, 2022

CQC Webinar – Advanced Primary Care: Piloting Practice Level Measurement

A webinar describing the next step in California’s journey to scale high quality, efficient and patient-centered primary care, also known as Advanced Primary Care (APC).

October 14, 2021

CQC Webinar: Increase Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Screening

Part of our ongoing Accelerated Integrated Care Series, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events that occur in childhood and have been linked to more than 40 negative health conditions.

September 29, 2021

CQC Webinar: Resilient Primary Care – Insights into Virtual Patient Engagement

Today, telehealth is more accepted by patients, providers and plans, but there may be disparities in how under-represented patients experience virtual care.

May 25, 2021

CQC Webinar: Back to School: Close the Gap on Pediatric Immunizations

During this California Quality Collaborative webinar, the California Department of Public Health will share statewide data trends regarding catch-up pediatric immunizations.

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March 31, 2021

CQC Webinar: Increase Depression Screening

In this meeting, attendees shared challenges and questions related to depression screening at their organizations, and identified a next step they could apply at their own organizations.

January 28, 2021

CalHIVE/Resilient Primary Care: Strengthening Your Telehealth Strategy

In this webinar, we were joined by David Ford of the California Medical Association as presenters shared a framework to strategically plan around telehealth and virtual care.

November 12, 2020

CMA & CQC Joint Webinar – Lessons from the Field: Post-Telehealth Implementation

Joint webinar with the California Medical Association (CMA) where attendees heard from clinician speakers who offered technology, workflow, and documentation improvements tested and adopted in virtual and hybrid care settings.

October 22, 2020

Primary & Maternity Care Integration

We learned what primary care practices can do to improve the health of pregnant individuals.

August 29, 2020

Measure Screening and Access for Behavioral Health

Results from a Patient Assessment Survey (PAS) from a study of 35,000 patients across California were shared and discussion about how organizations can use data to help identify populations that need additional mental health support.

August 6, 2020

Optimize Virtual Chronic Disease Care

Attendees discussed opportunities and identified challenges in sustaining virtual chronic disease care, and heard how participation in our CalHIVE Network can improve telehealth operations.

June 6, 2020

Align Payment

Melora Simon, Dr. Tiffany Nelson, and Julie Fortune discuss the findings highlighted in the CQC authored, CHCF Issue Brief, “Weaving Together Mental and Physical Health Care Outside the Safety Net.”

May 29, 2020

COVID-19: Peer Sharing

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, small practices and IPAs made remarkable progress implementing and expanding telehealth in a very short timeframe, providing critical care to their patients.

May 15, 2020

COVID-19 | Billing for Telehealth and Virtual Care

We were joined by Carol Yarbrough, Business Operations Manager at UCSF’s Telehealth Resource Center and Dr. Subash, Fellow at UCSF’s Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Informatics.Summary is also available to view.

April 30, 2020

Caring for Patients Virtually: Lessons from a Virtual Primary Care Practice

We were joined by Dr. Yumi Taylor, Linette Fung, and Robert Scrase of Tera by Sutter Health. Tera delivers high-quality, patient-centered care, 95% virtually.

April 15, 2020

COVID-19 | Telehealth for Small Practices

We heard from two IPA leaders how they are supporting small and independent physicians to adopt and spread telehealth.

April 2, 2020

COVID-19 | Telehealth for IPAs

Share and learn webinar for IPA leaders who support small and independent physicians.

December 10, 2019

Practice Transformation Initiative (PTI)

The Practice Transformation Initiative (PTI) was a four-year initiative that engaged 4,800 clinicians statewide contracted with provider organizations to improve measures of cost, quality and patient experience.

November 26, 2019

10 Building Blocks of High Performing Primary Care Series

In 2010-2011, the UCSF Center for Excellence in Primary Care (CEPC), an organization that identifies, develops, tests and disseminates innovations to improve primary care, conducted an intensive study on existing high performing practices and clinics to identify similarities in how they deliver primary care.

November 29, 2018

Best Practices in Oncology

In the second of CQC’s “Best Practices in Oncology” webinar series, guest speaker, Mark Pegram, MD, from the Standford School of Medicine, discusses how the availability of new molecular approaches allow us to identify vast numbers of different genetic alterations in each malignancy enabling oncologist to employ biomarkers for optimization of cancer patients’ treatment.

April 9, 2018

Last Acts of Kindness: Lessons on Palliative & End of Life Care

In the fourth of CQC’s “Medically Complex Care” webinar series, guest speaker Redwing Keyssar, RN, of Jewish Family & Children’s Services discusses the difference between hospice and palliative care and “normalizing” the conversation about serious illness.

April 4, 2018

Appropriate Use & Innovations in Interventional Cardiology

Sameer Amin, MD, of HealthCare Partners presents on appropriate use and innovations in interventional cardiology, particularly on the medical and interventional treatment of coronary artery and valvular disease.

March 22, 2018

Dementia Center Care: Supporting Cognition & Function in the Congnitively Impaired

In the third of CQC’s “Medically Complex Care” webinar series, guest speaker Nick Bott, PsyD, of Stanford Medicine’s Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC) discusses challenges of diagnosis, caregiving, and hospitalization for persons with dementia and how high quality care can reduce costs.

February 27, 2018

High-Value Treatment of Electrophysiology Disorders

Menacham Wakslak, MD, of The Heart Group presents on electrophysiology disorders and the medical and interventional treatment of atrial fibrillation, arrhythmia, and implanted cardiac devices.

February 1, 2018

The Case for Patient Activation: Research Findings & Real World Examples

In the second of CQC’s “Medically Complex Care” webinar series, guest speaker Judith Hibbard, PhD, MPH, Professor of Health Policy at the University of Oregon, discusses interventions that increase patient activation, improve clinical outcomes, and reduce health care costs.

January 31, 2018

High-Value Cardiology Best Practices: Congestive Heart Failure

Sameer Amin, MD, of HealthCare Partners presents on guideline-based management of congestive heart failure, recent advancements, and the development of programs for improved outcomes.

January 16, 2018

Trauma Informed Care: Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences

In the first of CQC’s “Medically Complex Care” webinar series, guest speaker Laurie Lockert, MS, LPC, discusses how to assist people impacted by adverse childhood experiences and avoid burnout and cynicism in clinical staff.

December 7, 2017

High Value Evaluation of Chest Pain

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November 2, 2017

Getting Real-Time Alerts on Hospital & ED Admissions for Your Patients

CQC partners with Manifest MedEx to present on utilizing direct notifications for patient encounters at hospitals to improve coordination of care and reduce unnecessary utilization.