WHA Leadership Academy 2022: April Virtual Class - WHA Quality Improvement

April 21, 2022

OVERVIEW

This intensive leadership academy provides healthcare professionals with the business, financial, and leadership acumen and skills needed to impact and influence the performance of their teams and organizations. 

Participants will gain in-depth knowledge of health care finance and cost management, reimbursement systems and potential future healthcare finance models, change management and influence skills, and insights into digital transformation, artificial intelligence, and technology trends. In addition, participants will explore and apply team leadership and management skills, including conflict management and prevention, and coaching for higher performance.

STATEMENT OF NEED AND PURPOSE

"Even before the advent of the SARS COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, there has been a tremendous increase over the last forty years in the complexity and costs of the US healthcare delivery system.” Amidst the care needs and population health challenges of the pandemic, these gaps and needs have only become more significant.

Senior and aspiring leaders in healthcare systems need to address the challenges of:

  • Organizational and process complexity
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Scientific knowledge and technological advancement
  • Population health and demographic changes
  • Identifying staff to lead employees
  • Working in teams
  • Financial and business acumen
  • Reducing silos and increasing collaboration across disciplines and areas of expertise
  • Ensuring application of ethical and equitable practices
  • Building critical and strategic thinking skills to retain and attract a high-quality workforce

TARGET AUDIENCE

This academy is open to clinician and non-clinician staff within hospitals and is targeted toward:

  • Leadership staff who aspire to promote into the C-Suite, and
  • New C-Suite leaders who want to continue to promote up within their hospital

ELEMENTS OF COMPETENCE

This educational activity is designed to change learner competence and focuses on the following competency areas:

  • The American Board of Medical Specialties: Interpersonal, and Communication Skills and Professionalism
  • Nursing and Interprofessional: Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice, Interprofessional Communication, and Teams and Teamwork

GLOBAL LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of this academy, participants will be able to:

  1. Measure and increase their personal and organizational influence through use of the X-Functional© 180° Assessment and speaking the language of healthcare as a business.
  2. Explain the distinctions between managing and leading, and gain skills and competency in both.
  3. Apply cost accounting principles related to health care, appraise cost allocation models, and construct refined cost allocation models
  4. Articulate the relationship between operating results and the financial health of the health care organization (i.e., the relationship between the Income Statement and the Balance Sheet) and use this knowledge to suggest changes to organizational strategy.
  5. Articulate the economics of managing the cost structure and revenue function of the operating budget in different payment environments (e.g., fee-for-service, bundled, and capitated), and make recommendations for changes in strategy within their own organizations.
  6. Outline two proven change management strategies and apply one to one of their own organization’s major initiatives.

Course Objectives

  1. Use process-oriented thinking as an improvement approach.
  2. Describe how data tells the quality story and where to locate the publicly reported data sources.
  3. Define the triple aim methodology and apply plan-do-study-act and small tests of change in improvement work.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 2.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 2.25 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 2.25 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Registration opens: 
02/01/2022
Course expires: 
08/08/2022
Event starts: 
04/21/2022 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
04/21/2022 - 10:30am CDT
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Agenda

April 21, 2022

TimeTopic/ActivityLearning Objectives
8:00 - 8:15 AM

Setting the stage: Why the Triple Aim and What is a High Reliability Culture?

~ Nadine Allen, MS, BS, Wisconsin Hospital Association

  1. Use process-oriented thinking as an improvement approach.
  2. Describe how data tells the quality story and where to locate the publicly reported data sources.
  3. Define the triple aim methodology and apply plan-do-study-act and small tests of change in improvement work.
8:15 - 9:15 AM

Quality Governance using Data

~ Nadine Allen, MS, BS, Wisconsin Hospital Association

9:15 - 9:25 AM

BREAK

9:25 - 10:05 AM

Science of Quality Improvement (PDSA, STOC)

~ Nadine Allen, MS, BS, Wisconsin Hospital Association

10:05 - 10:20 AM

What to expect of your Quality Leaders

~ Nadine Allen, MS, BS, Wisconsin Hospital Association

 
10:20 - 10:30 AM

Leaning Reflection & Discussion

~ Nadine Allen, MS, BS, Wisconsin Hospital Association

 

PROGRAM CHANGES

Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes. The University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP and the Wisconsin Hospital Association reserves the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification.

Virtual, Live Webcast
United States

WEBCAST LINK

A link and agenda will be sent to learners prior to the workshop.

REQUIRED HARDWARE/SOFTWARE

Free, current version of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Microsoft Edge with audio and video capabilities. Some older browsers and Microsoft Explorer could produce error messages or not display the content correctly. 

FACULTY

  • Nadine Allen, MS, BS, Wisconsin Hospital Association

PLANNING COMMITTEE

  • *Christopher Greene, MD
  • *Jane Jerzak, CPA, RN, Consulting Principal, PYA, PC
  • *Jeff Martin, MS

* Co-Chairs

POLICY ON DISCLOSURE

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE). In addition, speakers, presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. 

For this accredited continuing education activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.

* Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be ineligible companies.

The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact info@icep.wisc.edu.

Discloser List CME Internal Report

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP and the Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA). The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this virtual live activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this virtual live activity for a maximum of 2.25 ANCC contact hours.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUS)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .225 CEUs or 2.25 hours.

Available Credit

  • 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 2.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 2.25 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 2.25 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Price

Cost:
$0.00
Please login or register to take this course.

The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact info@icep.wisc.edu.

Required Hardware/software

Free, current version of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Microsoft Edge with audio and video capabilities. Some older browsers and Internet Explorer could produce error messages or not display the content correctly.