UT Dallas’ Alliance for Physician Leadership: Quality and Performance Improvement in Healthcare (JS2304D)
This intensive 4-day course develops the critical thinking, skills and understanding of quality related concepts in today’s value-based healthcare environment. The methods and content are specific for executive physicians who lead, create, evaluate, and oversee quality processes in various forms of healthcare. More specifically, this course will cover some very important areas in Quality and Performance Improvement in Healthcare including the historical basis and current state of quality and value in healthcare, performance improvement tools and how to apply them, the role of patient safety and creating a culture of safety and applying quality and value in the delivery of healthcare.
This course is appropriate for Physicians who have committed to healthcare leadership and management as an important element of their professional career and who have been accepted by the Admissions Committee of the Alliance for Physician Leadership program.
- Discuss the historical evolution of the US healthcare quality journey and identify the uses of CQI and be able to apply them in their organizations.
- Discuss and apply the basic tools of process improvement and LEAN to a problem or issue.
- Identify and discuss the key elements required for a safe, highly reliable organization
- Evaluate their organization and discuss the necessary steps for building a safety culture and high reliability organization.
- Apply the principles of value-based care and describe their use in current day healthcare.
Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and The University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 27.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The presentations and case discussions on Days 3 and 4 have been designated by The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for a maximum of 13.0 credit hour(s) in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
- 27.00 AMA
- 27.00 Attendance
- 13.00 Ethics
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