May 4 - 6, 2015, St. Paul
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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 March 31.
Tuesday, April 28, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Shared Decision-Making Training
AHRQ has developed the SHARE Approach curriculum, a five-step evidence-based approach to shared decision-making. Spots are filling quickly for this FREE train-the-trainer one-day workshop just for ICSI members. Learn more and register.
Achieving the Triple Aim Through Innovation and Collaboration
ICSI's new interactive brochure, similar to an annual report, highlights our current areas of focus, the results of some of this work, and demonstrates how we bring value to members and the broader health community. View the report.
Going Beyond the Clinic
The February 2015 issue of Minnesota Medicine explores ICSI's efforts, funded by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, to help clinicians more effectively care for their patients by looking beyond the walls of their clinics. Read the article.
Recent NewsAll News
RARE Mental Health Collaborative Wraps Up
Team members from the 11 participating hospitals part of the RARE Mental Health Collaborative came together on February 24, 2015 to share their results and lessons learned. As they delivered their final reports, participants talked about signs of progress, data that is just beginning to move in the right direction, successful efforts that will be expanded and others that didn't work quite as well. Read more in ICSI News.
More ICSI Members Join State's
Innovative Medicaid Reform Initiative
In February, six new provider groups, including two ICSI members, joined the Minnesota Department of Human Services' Integrated Health Partnerships (IHP) initiative. Read more
in ICSI News.
Want to Know More About the Colloquium Program?
In three short videos (less than two minutes each), Gary Oftedahl, MD, gives an overview of the sessions in each of our three program tracks: Population Health/Care Delivery, Patient Care/Community Engagement, and Cost & Leadership. An updated flyer is also available. Learn more and register soon; early registration savings end April 3.
Upcoming EventsAll Events
Quality Improvement Basics
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 | 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Plan now to attend this popular day-long workshop just for ICSI members. This session will include 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 remain embedded in your practice. Learn more about this members-only opportunity and don't delay! Registration closes March 31, 2015.
AHRQ's Shared Decision-Making Training
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Are you a clinician with a commitment to patient-centered care? To help health care professionals work with patients to make the best possible health care decisions together, AHRQ has developed the SHARE Approach curriculum, a five-step evidence-based approach to shared decision-making. ICSI is cosponsoring this FREE train-the-trainer workshop available just for ICSI members. Over six (6.25) hours of continuing medical education credits (CME)/continuing education units (CEUs) are available. Learn more and register.