Reduce First Heart Attack/Stroke Risk
Ask About Aspirin Initiative
ICSI is part of an innovative new initiative to help lower the number of heart attacks and strokes, a leading cause of death in Minnesota. It includes a statewide public awareness campaign and a health system quality improvement initiative. Learn more.
September 25 and October 30
Foundations of Motivational Interviewing Workshop
Learn more and register by September 18, 2015. Special member rate!
Tuesday, July 21, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Quality Improvement Basics
This popular, members-only session includes practical basics plus the adaptive work, communications and change management considerations necessary to make it stick. Required for new ICSI members. Learn more and register by Tuesday, July 14.
Recent NewsAll News
Leadership Seminar Builds Knowledge
Around Total Cost of Care
“If you tell a physician they have to do something, it usually fails. If you ask for their help, you’ve got a chance.” - Jay Want, MD
In early June, physician leaders from around the state gathered at a seminar co-sponsored by ICSI, MN Community Measurement (MNCM) and the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) to learn more about Minnesota’s Total Cost of Care (TCOC) measure, along with the accelerating shift toward value-based care. Learn more.
Health Disparities Webinars:
Materials Now Available
In collaboration with MN Community Measurement (MNCM), ICSI recently presented two webinars to help medical groups and clinicians get up to speed on the 2014 MNCM Health Equity of Care Report, which presents quality data by race, ethnicity, preferred language, country of origin, and region of the state. The first webinar on April 23 provided an overview of the information included in the report. On the May 21 webinar, Allina Health and NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center shared how they are using this data to develop interventions to address disparities in asthma, diabetes, colorectal cancer, or vascular care. Access the webinar materials.
Upcoming EventsAll Events
Quality Improvement Basics Plus Workshop
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Not just for QI staff! This session includes practical basics such as Aims and Measures and the Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) cycle. We'll also cover the adaptive work, communications and change management considerations necessary to make it stick and remain embedded in your practice. Available only to current and prospective new members. Learn more.
You must be logged in to your ICSI member website account to view the page. If you are considering ICSI membership and would like to attend, please contact member relations or call 952-814-7060.
Foundations of Motivational
Friday, September 25 and Friday, October 30, 2015 | 8 a.m. - Noon
Patients are complex. What motivates one person doesn’t motivate another. And sometimes it seems like the right health choices are right in front of them, but they just can’t move forward. How can you help? Find out by attending our popular two-part workshop. ICSI members pay just $45; nonmembers pay $125. Learn more and register by September 18.