The recent public health emergency confirmed that high quality, patient-centered primary care is the essential core of an effective, efficient health system.
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.
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.
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.
We heard from two IPA leaders how they are supporting small and independent physicians to adopt and spread telehealth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
High Value Evaluation of Chest Pain pdf
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.