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Louisiana Association for Healthcare Quality

Upcoming events

LAHQ is proud to offer educational events for our members.  Two all-day conferences are planned each year.  In addition, we are offering several "members only" webinars free to active members.  We offer CPHQ and CE’s for our attendees and strive to incorporate the feedback of our membership into the educational event planning.  Please take advantage of these educational opportunities and encourage your colleagues to attend open events or join LAHQ to attend "member only" events.

    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • East Jefferson General Hospital; Metairie, LA 70006
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    Population Health: The Outcome Connection

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    Conference Flyer: 10.17.19 LAHQ Fall Conference Brochure.pdf

    Non-members: Save $75 off attendance fee.  Join LAHQ for $40/year prior to registering for event to get member pricing.

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    Population health management is a systematic approach that enables all people in a defined population to maintain and improve their health, and is a practical application of population health within the medical delivery system. We all have a stake in population health. Join LAHQ for an exciting discussion on diverse perspectives and strategies—all with a common convergence on population health.

    Who should attend: RNs, LPNs, RRTs, Social Workers, Case Managers, Healthcare Leaders and anyone interested in quality healthcare.

    Objectives:
      • Understand how access to care and engagement impacts the healthcare of individuals and communities. 
      • Appreciate the difference between the role of access and engagement in healthcare delivery and financing systems.  
      • Understand how telehealth solves access issues for some populations. 
      • Understand the laws, range and benefits of telehealth. 
      • Describe the differences between telemonitoring, telehealth and facilitated virtual care.  
      • Identify ways telehealth improves health outcomes and quality of care.  
      • Describe the window into the future of personalized nutrition in the promotion of health and wellbeing through diet.  
      • Understand challenges that exist with adherence to provider recommendations as it relates to nutrition for kidney stone prevention and the invaluable role that technology & personalized nutrition can play.  
      • Understand and appreciate the distinction between the patient experience and patient satisfaction and how this impacts quality.  
      • Understanding quality from the patient’s perspective.  
      • Describe different strategies to improve the patient experience.  
      • Discuss how successful professionals channel passion into their careers.  
      • Learn how to tap into your passion and live a life of purpose.

      Nursing: 5.25 contact hours will be awarded for this offering by the Louisiana Hospital Association for complete attendance of the program. The Louisiana Hospital Association is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing- CE provider #39.

      CPHQ: 5.0 CPHQ credits will be awarded by the National Association of Healthcare Quality.


      Thanks to our co-sponsor, Louisiana Hospital Association


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      Location: East Jefferson General Hospital, Metairie, LA

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    About the association

    Since 1976, the Louisiana Association for Healthcare Quality has been a guidepost for healthcare quality professionals. We were founded in 1976, later incorporated in 1982, and officially named the Louisiana Association for Healthcare Quality in 1995. LAHQ enjoys a diverse membership that includes professionals from many quality-related disciplines such as utilization, risk, case management, patient safety and infection control.

    Contacts

    LAHQ
    PO Box 51410
    Lafayette, LA 70505
    LAHQboard@gmail.com


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