Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network presents the 2018 Readmissions Action Learning Day: “Working Together to Make Readmissions Rare.” Learn together with your community peers and develop collaborative approaches to improving quality of care and quality of life by keeping patients healthy and safe at home.
Hilton Airport/Mall of America
3800 American Blvd. E
Bloomington, MN 55425
Health care and community-based organization professionals from across the continuum of care (hospitals, home health, skilled nursing, clinics, etc.) who are interested in improving care transitions with the goal of reducing readmissions.
- Understand how interactions between multiple settings of care contribute to readmissions.
- Identify strategies to further reduce readmissions in partnership with others.
- Commit to shared goal for statewide readmission reduction.
- Break down silos and foster cross-setting collaboration to improving care that includes patients and families/caregivers.
Partial Speaker List
Susan Craft, RN, Director, Care Coordination Initiatives – Office of Clinical Quality & Safety, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan. Sue has held several leadership positions, and in her current role, has led many system-wide initiatives focusing on care transitions resulting in improvement in hospital readmissions. She has worked extensively with analytics to develop the system readmission dashboard. She is the co-creator of the Tri-County Skilled Nursing Collaborative that brings together three health systems, the state QIO, and 130 SNFs to standardize metrics and reporting, identify opportunities, and create and implement interventions. She has multiple achievements and awards, and most recently has been appointed to a state-wide clinical transformation committee.
Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the founder and director of the Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing at the University of Minnesota, where she also serves as a tenured professor in the School of Nursing. Within the School of Nursing, Dr. Kreitzer is the co-lead of the doctorate of nursing practice program in integrative health and healing. She is also a member of the Stratis Health board of directors.
Registration will be open at 7:15 a.m. with the conference starting promptly at 8:30 a.m.
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Lunch is included in the $50 registration fee.
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Sessions will highlight innovative and evidence-based strategies for collaborative approaches to improving coordination with care partners, designing a better care experience, engaging with patients and providers in new ways, and addressing root causes of hospital readmissions.
Continuing Education Credits and Contact Hours for Health Professionals
Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance following completion of a post-conference online evaluation survey. Attendees are responsible for determining if this program meets the criteria for licensure or recertification for their discipline.
Lake Superior QIN wants to ensure everyone can participate in its programs and events. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Ana Vergara, 952-853-8550, email@example.com, in advance of your participation.