Registration is Open!
Colloquium May 8-10, 2017
Registration is open for our 20th Annual Colloquium! Take a look at the program, and see the changes we've made to ensure the Colloquium is as affordable, convenient, and accessible for you as possible. Early bird savings through April 14. Learn more.
Take Your Skills to the Next Level
Have you learned foundational motivational interviewing (MI) skills and found them useful? Are you ready to further improve your patient and team interactions? If so, join us March 23rd for this advanced full-day workshop. Learn more.
What do You Need to Know?
In the future, care systems and various payers (including the government) will develop prospective and retrospective attribution methods to ensure that quality is not sacrificed for cost savings. One in a series. Learn more (members only).
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Quality Improvement Basics
Today more than ever, your staff must be grounded in the basics of quality improvement! Don't miss this opportunity to learn QI basics plus the adaptive, communications and change management tools needed to make it stick. Learn more.
Recent NewsAll News
Balancing Tensions: Improving Chronic Condition Management
The December 2016 issue of Minnesota Physician includes an article that outlines the tensions that often complicate clinics’ efforts to improve patient care, and what can be done to manage these tensions to ensure steady progress. The article reflects lessons learned from ICSI's work with clinics across the state to improve care for patients with chronic health conditions, and other recent efforts to help Minnesota health care organizations make the adaptive changes needed to survive and thrive. Read the article.
SIM Practice Facilitation Participants
Share Progress Snapshots
At a December 2016 webinar, the original eight participants in the first round of SIM Practice Facilitation work with ICSI and Stratis Health had the opportunity to share their progress with each other. While it was an opportunity to discuss lessons learned, it was primarily a celebration of successes, of which there were many. Several of the participants have opted to continue their work through June 2017, as part of a recent funding extension. Learn more.
Upcoming EventsAll Events
Advanced Motivational Interviewing Workshop
Thursday, March 23, 2017 | 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington, MN
This rigorous full-day workshop takes a deep dive into MI skills and offers you ample practice time with actors playing the part of patients to help you hone your skills while receiving real-time coaching. The small class size (limited to 15 participants) ensures personalized instruction and feedback. Open to members and non-members. Don't wait! Learn more and register.
Quality Improvement Basics
Thursday, March 30, 2017 | 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Bloomington, MN
Quality improvement is both foundational and essential. Learn the key elements of quality improvement the ICSI way! The workshop includes practical basics such as Aims and Measures and the Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) cycle, and we'll also cover the adaptive work, communications and change management considerations necessary to make it stick and remain embedded in your practice. Open to members and nonmembers. Learn more and register.