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HIIN Huddle

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." --Andrew Carnegie
Upcoming Office Hour Topics:

Engagement Series
January 18 - Physician Engagement
January 25 - Front Line Staff Engagement

Performance Improvement Series
February 1 - Quality Improvement and the Science of Process Management
February 8 - Managing Care Means Managing the Process of Care
February 15 - If You Cannot Measure It, You Cannot Improve It
February 22 - The Right Data, In the Right Format, At the Right Time
March 1 - Engaging the "Smart Cogs" of Healthcare

Sustainability and Community Integration Series
March 8 - Overview of Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)
March 15 - Meaning and Value of Community Collaboration
March 22 - Adding Value to Your Community Outside of Your Hospital Walls
Measure Set Education Series
Your Compass HIIN team will be holding a HIIN Measure Set Education Series on Thursday, January 26, and Thursday, February 2, from 11:00 to 12:30 a.m. The PowerPoint slides will be posted on HIINnovation prior to the webinars.

  • Provide an overview for Compass HIIN measures including numerator/denominator and data sources.
  • Provide recommended team members for each focus area.
  • Provide measure-specific tips and tricks.
  • Answer questions related to measures, data collection, etc. 
Part One: Thursday, January 26th  (11:00 AM to 12:30 PM)
Measures include: PFE, Readmissions, ADE, VTE, Falls and Pressure Ulcers

Register for Part One

Part Two: Thursday, February 2 (11:00 AM to 12:30 PM)
Measures include: C diff, CAUTI, CLABSI, SSI, VAE, Sepsis, MDRO, Worker Safety, Undue Exposure to Radiation, OB, MBQIP

Register for Part Two

We encourage you to invite your entire HIIN team to these meetings. Please contact your improvement advisors for more information.

These webinars will be recorded and posted on HIINnovation.

Community of Practices (CoPs)

Falls Prevention

3rd Tuesday of Every Month at 11:00 AM

These webinars engage collaborative efforts to share strategies on the implementation of best practices, provide information from hospitals and subject matter experts, and review falls measures

Next Webinar: February 21:

Jennifer Creekmur

Readmissions & Care Transitions

4th Tuesday of Every Month at 11:00 AM

These webinars will go over readmissions and care coordination measures, hear from hospitals and community partners, and collaborative to share best practices to improve care transitions.

Next Webinar: January 24 (Skiff Medical Center - Community Collaboration)

Kolton Hewlett

Hospital Acquired Infections

1st Tuesday of Every Month at 11:00 AM

In Collaboration with IDPH and Telligen, these webinars will work through the HAI HIIN measures, provide new information regarding HAIs, and review various tips and tricks.

Next Webinar: February 4

Erin Hansman

Person & Family Engagement

2nd Thursday of Every Other Month at 11:00 AM

This education series will focus on implementation of best practices to achieve PFE goals. Each webinar will focus on a specific PFE metric and share a success story.

Next Webinar: March 16

Kady Reese

Medication Safety

Current Focus: INR Greater than 5

The next INR QI Project, provided by our faculty Pharmacist Dr. Brian Isetts, will be Thursday, January 19, 2017. The webinars are 30 minutes followed by coaching for a limited amount of hospitals.

Next Webinar: January 19

Jennifer Creekmur

To register for a Community of Practice, visit the "Events" tab in HIINnovation!

HIIN Virtual Learning Community

Please save the date for the upcoming Compass HIIN Virtual Learning Community.

When: Feb 28, 2017 8:30 AM

Topics will include Readmissions and Care Coordination, Person and Family Engagement, Fall Prevention, HAI, and Medication Safety.

Please register and add the event to your calendar! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Register Here

*If you would like CEUs for this event, please provide your nursing license number upon registration.

IHA District Meetings

Here are the dates for the first round of IHA district meetings:

  • February 1—District E, IHA Board Room at 7:30 a.m.
  • February 3—District B, Mercy Medical Center in Mason City
  • February 23—District C, Waverly Health Center in Waverly
  • February 24—District A, Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee
  • March 1—District G, To be announced
  • March 2—District F, Jefferson County Health Center, Fairfield
  • March 3—District D, Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic

All meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. Hospital quality leaders are invited to attend these meetings. Please talk with your CEO about inviting members of the quality team to your respective district meeting.

Site Visits
Improvement Advisors will be contacting all hospitals throughout the next several weeks to set up site visits with your HIIN team. Please reach out to your Improvement Advisor for assistance with measure selection, NHSN access, and reporting, and for assistance completing your work plan and measure selection.
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