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Transforming Primary Care Delivery

The Peterson Center on Healthcare recently announced a new initiative to transform how primary care practices deliver care by replicating a proven, high-performance, lower-cost model. Three practice sites, including ICSI member Essentia Health - Moorhead Clinic, have begun implementing an operational and management change process with support from their health system leadership, the Center and a group of national experts in primary care, including ICSI.

“To be chosen as one of three participants in the entire country is a compliment to our system and quite an honor,” said Mark Waldera, vice president of primary care at Essentia Health-West. Read more.

A Conversation About Population Health

In August 2016, ICSI facilitated a third collaborative conversation with members and other stakeholders around population health activities and related measurement. The primary objectives were to learn about organizations’ current population health activities, share how organizations are thinking about population health measurement, and discuss and consider population health activities within the context of shifting from volume to value. Read more.

Upcoming Events

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Quality Improvement Basics

Thursday, November 10, 2016 | 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Bloomington, MN

Today more than ever, your staff must be grounded in the basics of quality improvement! Don't miss this chance to learn QI basics plus the adaptive, communications and change management tools needed to make it stick. Open to the public; ICSI members receive a discount. Learn more.

Rally Around Health Systems Change for Treating Tobacco Dependence

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Maple Grove, MN

Disparities in Minnesota's smoking prevalence and tobacco-related illness and death persist. Just 50 percent of smokers get a referral for assistance to quit. At this free action-oriented event, we'll plan how we can go from good to great, together!

The program is mainly focused for those in health care delivery systems; open to health care leaders, clinicians, tobacco cessation specialists, community organizations and associations, and others. Learn more and plan to join us.

Health Care Guidelines

ICSI offers guidelines on best practices to prevent, diagnose, treat and manage health care conditions and diseases. Get involved Learn more about our evidence-based guidelines Search for and view individual guidelines New or recently revised guidelines

Members & Sponsors

Collaboration among ICSI medical group members and nonprofit health plans, patients, employers and other stakeholders, helps ICSI accelerate improvements in health. Learn more.

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