Blog posts tagged "QI"

Let's Talk About Change Management!

Blog - September 15, 2016
Jennifer Hendrickson

What do people really mean when they talk about Change Management?  If you search “change management,” you will come up with as many as 70,700,000 results, which is a lot to sort through! Let’s start by broadly defining Organizational and Individual Change Management. 

FYI: Improving Maternity Care in Oregon

Blog - March 4, 2016
Meghan Haggard

The OMDC was a vision of the Oregon Perinatal Collaborative (OPC), a group of - providers and organizations interested in improving maternity care in Oregon. The OPC began with the March of Dimes’ efforts in 2011 to stop Early Elective Deliveries (EED) in Oregon.

Northwest Primary Care: The Importance of Quality Data for Diabetes Screening

Blog - September 8, 2015
Michele Campbell

I believe that to improve you must have a way to track what you are (or are not) doing; it is essential to really know your strengths and weaknesses. Northwest Primary Care has worked hard to do this, and from my experience, it is really paying off. While I believe that having good data is a key component, there are many factors that contribute to our success.

EvidenceNow: Advancing Heart Health in Primary Care

Blog - September 3, 2015
Caitlin Dickinson

The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has made heart health a priority through the campaign EvidenceNOW: Advancing Heart Health in Primary Care. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States; on an annual basis, Americans suffer over 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes.

Know the Experts: Oregon Primary Care Association (OPCA)

Blog - August 31, 2015

The Oregon Primary Care Association (OPCA) is a nonprofit membership association for Oregon's community health centers, also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers, or FQHCs. OPCA shares the latest ideas, expert advice and proven techniques for keeping patients healthy, and educate policymakers about the need for accessible, high-quality primary care for low-income and other vulnerable Oregonians.

Know the Experts: CareOregon

Blog - July 22, 2015

CareOregon is a nonprofit organization that serves Medicaid and Medicare members, including through four Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) in Portland, southern Oregon and the Oregon Coast. For almost a decade CareOregon has convened medical home collaboratives for clinics interested in developing a medical home model of care in their practice. Combining experience and tools from their Primary Care Renewal collaborative with Lean Process Improvement tools and techniques, Primary Care Innovation specialists work with practices to implement key aspects of the medical home.

Supporting Quality Efforts with Maintenance of Certification

Blog - October 20, 2014
RJ Gillespie, MD, MHPE, OPIP

OPIP is committed to working directly with practices in their quality improvement efforts through partnership with PCPCI and other projects. As a Portfolio Sponsor, OPIP has the ability to determine which of our projects qualify for MOC credit for participating pediatricians.