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Meetings

PCPI Training: QI Models and Measure Development

The PCPI® will be hosting two training sessions: Introduction to Health Care Quality Improvement and Measure Development Boot-camp. Each 3 hour training session will provide attendees an opportunity to interact with PCPI staff and network with fellow experts. Both training sessions have been approved for CME credit.

Attendees to the Introduction to Health Care Quality Improvement session will receive a foundation in three health care quality improvement models, Lean, Six Sigma and the Model for Improvement.  In addition, attendees will learn about key tools used in moving from the current state to an improved future state and discover ways to stream line processes and strategies to sustain improvement over time.

During the Measure Development Boot-camp, attendees will gain in-depth knowledge of the PCPI measure development methodology and have the opportunity to learn from experts about the design and advancement of quality measures.  Attendees will also apply what is learned during a small group session where draft measures will be developed.
These training sessions are appropriate for anyone who is interested in the implementation and advancement of performance measurement and improvement.

The sessions will be held at the AMA Plaza located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611 on Oct. 27, 2015, one day prior to the PCPI Conference on Oct. 28-29, 2015. The Measure Development Boot-camp will take place from 8:30 - 11:45 a.m. and the Introduction to Health Care Quality Improvement session will take place from 1- 4:30 p.m.  Lunch will be on your own as there are several restaurants nearby.

Please click here to register for one or both of the Oct. 27, 2015 training session(s). 

PCPI Conference October 28-29, 2015

The PCPI® will be hosting the fall Committee and Bi-Annual Conference on Oct. 28-29, 2015 at the Chicago Marriott O'Hare located at 8535 West Higgins Road, Chicago, Illinois 60631. The Conference provides attendees an opportunity to interact with PCPI leadership and staff, network with fellow improvement experts, learn about the PCPI's future direction and hear about cutting edge projects in performance improvement. At this year's conference, attendees will hear from:

  • Susan Turney, MD, MS, Chief Executive Officer, Marshfield Clinic, who will speak about the Clinic's experience as an Accountable Care Organization including how physician compensation is structured and the measures that are used to ensure high quality patient outcomes.
  • Doug Fridsma, MD, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Medical Informatics Association, will speak about the current state of EHR adoption, early evidence of benefits in safety and quality, and the current changes in exchanging electronic information.

The conference is appropriate for anyone who is interested in implementing effective and relevant performance improvement activities, and advancing the science of performance measurement and improvement in an evolving health care environment.

Please click here to view the conference agenda.

Please click here to register for the October 28-29, 2015 conference.

Please click here to book your hotel room at a PCPI group rate.