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Improving Asthma Control
through Asthma Action Plans

A new article, Improving Asthma Control through Asthma Action Plans: A Quality Improvement Project at a Midwest Community Clinic, is now available in the Journal of Community Health Nursing. This is a detailed account of the work done by Hennepin County Medical Center's East Lake Clinic, and chronicles the quality improvement project to improve asthma control as part of the State Innovation Model (SIM) cooperative agreement. Want to learn more? The authors are presenting at the Many Faces Conference on October 26, 2017.

Healthy Partnerships: How Health Care Collaboration Can Improve Quality
and Cut Costs

Minnesota health care is nationally known for its history of collaboration. In an article in the September, 2017 issue of Twin Cities Business, ICSI President David Abelson, M.D. and the leaders of several member and sponsor organizations, including Allina Health, HealthPartners, Fairview Health Services and UCare, talk candidly about ongoing and emerging collaborative efforts in the Twin Cities. Read the article.

Upcoming Events

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Motivational Interviewing Basics

October 19 & November 2, 2017 | 8 a.m. - Noon | Bloomington

Learn this proven framework and set of skills to help people work through ambiguity and change. Get the details.

James L. Reinertsen Lecture

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | 6 - 7:30 p.m. | Bloomington, MN

Mary Brainerd, recently retired from HealthPartners, will reflect on her decades in Minnesota health care. Free and open to the public. Will also be livestreamed on Facebook! Register today.

Activate Your Team – Prime the Pump

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | 8 a.m. - Noon | Bloomington, MN

Improvement isn't just the work of the quality department – you need to engage every person on your team to get results! This workshop will revitalize your change efforts. Get the details.

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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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