Accreditation The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: The American Medical Directors Association designates thisInternet Enduring Material for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMDCP Credit Designation: This session has been approved for a total of management 3.5 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: This session will review the facilitators and barriers encountered in reducing unnecessary hospitalizations learned from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) Enhanced Care and Coordination Provider (ECCP) Projects. Four of the seven national project medical directors will discuss how their experience in implementing their projects strategies (including staff education, utilization of tools and systems, physician engagement, early change in condition identification, and technology) can be utilized by the practicing medical director and attending physician to improve the quality and transitions of care of residents. Medical directors and practitioners working with facilities to develop and implement the new Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) requirements should find “practical pearls” to use in their own practice.
Review the healthcare reform and the impact on traditional organization and level of care relationships.
Describe a model for partnering with a focus on quality outcomes, transparency and successful transition of clinical care.
Use facilitated breakout sessions to review the infrastructure guides and tools and begin to create your own Joint Quality Committee.
Share the “foundational” components that will generate meaningful dialog between the partnering organizations.
Speaker(s): Charles A. Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD; Clare I. Hays, MD, CMD; Arif Nazir, MD, CMD; Steven Phillips, MD
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Medical Director, Post Acute Care,
Barnes Jewish Christian Medical Group