WHA Quality Forum Sessions Focus on Survey Readiness and Engaging Physicians for Quality Improvement

April 06, 2018

The WHA Quality Forum, a series of day-long education events addressing high-priority topics for hospital quality leaders, continues with two sessions in May 2018.

On May 17, WHA is offering a one-day session focused on state and federal hospital survey readiness, including discussion of the survey process, how to draft a plan of correction, practical strategies for managing survey activities, and ways to formulate a plan for continuous regulatory and/or accreditation readiness. This session will be presented by Robert Wilcox, FACHE, manager, accreditation and regulatory resources, quality management services for Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.

The session “Medical Staff Quality” will be offered May 18 and focus on key strategies for identifying, engaging and retaining physician champions for clinical quality improvement and performance management. Faculty includes Beth Dibbert, WHA chief quality officer; Bobby Redwood MD, WHA physician improvement advisor; and Shelly Egstad, director of quality, risk and compliance for Tomah Memorial Hospital.

Online registration and information for both of these WHA Quality Forum sessions can be found at www.cvent.com/d/f5qhb9. Registration for each session will be limited, so those interested should register as soon as possible.

For registration questions, contact Kayla Chatterton at kchatterton@wha.org. Contact Beth Dibbert at bdibbert@wha.org for questions about the content of these sessions.

This story originally appeared in the April 06, 2018 edition of WHA Newsletter