CQC Webinars

Past Events and Training

January 28, 2021

Resilient Primary Care

The recent public health emergency confirmed that high quality, patient-centered primary care is the essential core of an effective, efficient health system.

June 24, 2020

Accelerating Integrated Care (AIC)

Focused on highlighting peer successes integrating behavioral health into primary care, this series is for provider organizations (typically medical groups and independent practice associations rather than practices) and payers who are interested in building the resiliency of communities and primary care teams by taking the next steps in integrating behavioral health into primary care.

May 29, 2020

Covid-19 Webinars

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.

April 30, 2020

COVID-19 | Caring for Patients Virtually: Lessons from a Successful 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.

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 28, 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

High Value Evaluation of Chest Pain pdf

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.