Improving huddles: Benefits for patients and providers
Sherene Woolcock, MSHA explains how the daily use of huddles in a practice can help set prepare your team for the needs of the patients who will bee seen later in the day. Huddles can also proactively identify care gaps and improve the experience of care for patients.
Amanda Mixon, M.D., M.S., MSPH, FHM, speaks on taking medication histories, tools for medication management, and de-prescribing in a session that covers effective pharmacy management in a population health context.
SHARED DECISION MAKING
Lane Stiles, MA, of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, explains why Shared decision making (SDM) is an important part of any practice's strategy for engaging patients and their families.
Option Grids (Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice)
Alternative Payment Models
Anne Marie Rainey, MSN, RN explains the transition to alternative payment models (APMs), including MACRA, MIPS, and different APM options.
CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
Dr. Joel Reynolds of the Internal Medicine Clinic in Meridian discusses how to prevent CKD patients from "crashing" into dialysis via a hospital admission by using referral protocols and other tools.