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Two Options: June 1 & June 2
Seminar: Implementing TCOC
ICSI, MNCM and NRHI are hosting a physician leadership seminar on Total Cost of Care and resource use. Dr. Arnold Milstein, Stanford University, leads a roster of national and local speakers. Location now set. Learn more and register by May 27.
Going Beyond Clinical Walls
New Tools to Transform Health
New resources are now available to help clinicians, clinical staff and administrators connect with community partners and resources to improve health through collaborative problem-solving. Access the materials.
May 4 - 6, 2015, St. Paul
18th Annual Colloquium
Online registration has closed, but if you want to join us in St. Paul, you can still register onsite at the Saint Paul RiverCentre. This year's program is sure to energize, inform and inspire! Learn more about the Colloquium.
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ICSI and Stratis Health Receive MN SIM Grant
ICSI and Stratis Health have received a Minnesota State Innovation Model (SIM) grant to collaboratively provide practice facilitation to 10 to 15 primary care and specialty clinics to expand the numbers of patients who are served by team-based integrated/coordinated care in Minnesota. Learn more.
ICSI Members Recognized at Minnesota Hospital Association Annual Award Ceremony
The Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) honored innovative programs and outstanding leaders in health care at its 31st annual awards ceremony on April 24. Awards were given for extraordinary achievement in categories ranging from advocacy on behalf of hospitals and volunteerism to innovation and improvement in patient care and patient safety, and numerous ICSI members were among the honorees. Learn more.
May is Mental Health Month
This is a time to remember that mental health is part of overall health. Mental health affects thought processes, relationships, productivity and the ability to adapt to changes in circumstances or cope with adversity. So does mental illness. Learn more about available resources.
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Total Cost of Care Seminar
Monday, June 1 or Tuesday, June 2, 2015 | 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
ICSI and MN Community Measurement are partnering with the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement to provide Minnesota physician leaders with information, skills and the support they need to lead health care cost reduction while still maintaining quality of care. Approved for 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Learn more and register.
MN 2014 Health Equity of Care Webinar II
Thursday, May 21, 2015 | Noon - 1 p.m.
In collaboration with MN Community Measurement (MNCM), ICSI is offering two hourlong webinars (the first was held on April 23) to help medical groups and clinicians get up to speed on this report. Learn more and sign up for the May 21 webinar.
Quality Improvement Basics Plus Workshop
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
This session will include 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. Members only. Learn more.