Connections Quality Forum

The Quality Forum provides an opportunity to connect with peers, share/learn best practices, and receive technical assistance and training from HCCN staff and other experts.

Each bi-monthly meeting focuses on quality improvement. Meetings include the following activities:

  • Examining one or more measure definitions
  • Reviewing a recommended workflow and applicable documentation process
  • Hearing successful strategies from peers
  • Discussing barriers to success
  • Discussing the use of existing tools to assist with monitoring performance

All interested health center staff are encouraged to attend the Forum! This includes executive/operational leadership, clinical leadership, quality improvement coordinators, care managers, and HIT staff.

Quality Forum Meetings and Materials

DateMeeting FocusMaterials
5/20/24Pediatric Health 
3/25/24Behavioral Health CQMsSlides, Recording
1/22/24Heart Health CQMsAzara Slides, AHA Slides
11/27/23Cancer Screening CQMsSlides
10/4/23Closing Care Gaps with HIT ToolsSlides
7/24/23Health IT UsabilitySlides, Recording
5/22/23Screening for Diabetes DistressSlides, RecordingResources, SMART Goals Worksheet
3/27/23Social Drivers of Health in DRVSSlides, Recording
2/20/23Value-Based Care 101Slides, Recording
12/12/22Data Hygiene and MappingSlides, Recording
10/5/22The Future of Quality – Reconnecting to Drive ForwardReconnecting to Drive Forward Poster Slides22-23 HCCN PHC Work Plan One-PagerPoster Resources
7/18/22Getting Ready for 2022 UDSSlides, Recording
5/23/22Using Data to Respond to Social Risk FactorsSlides, Recording
4/18/22Using SDOH Data to Care for PopulationsSlides, Recording
2/21/22DiabetesSlides
10/18/212021 UDS Measure Changes and Data Deep DiveSlides, Recording
5/24/21The Magic of Cohorts and Outreach for Closing Care GapsSlides, Recording
3/22/21Diabetes Care Coordination and ManagementSlides, Recording
1/25/21Diabetes Action Planning and Performance Improvement StrategiesSlides, Recording
11/23/20PCMH Recognition and Annual ReportingSlides, Recording, Azara Prevalidation Content Details
9/28/20Getting Ready for UDS 2020 CQM UpdatesSlides, Recording, 2020 UDS Materials
7/27/20Optimizing Health Through Enabling ServicesSlides, Breakout Results, Recording (Password: qw0*430Y)
5/27/20SDOH Collection and Intervention In PracticeSlides, Recording
4/13/20Changing Operations for a Changing ParadigmSlides, Recording
1/27/20Data SpelunkingSlides, Recording
11/25/19Annual Planning SessionSlides
9/11/19Pediatric MeasuresSlides, Notes, Recording
7/29/19HypertensionSlides, Notes, Recording
5/2/19Depression Screening and Adult BMISlides, Notes, Recording
3/25/19Diabetes and Care ManagementSlides, Notes, Recording
1/28/19Well Women MeasuresSlides, Notes, Recording
11/26/18Depression Screening PDSA Review and Planning SessionSlides, Notes
9/24/18Depression Screening and Follow-upSlides, Notes
7/23/18Childhood Immunizations

Slides, Notes

5/21/18Diabetes HbA1c ControlSlides, Notes
3/26/18Controlling Hypertension

Slides, Notes

1/22/18Colorectal Cancer Screening

Slides, Notes

11/27/17Cervical Cancer ScreeningSlides, Notes

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