The TMA Council on Health Care Quality and the American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ) invite you to the Texas Quality Summit on Nov. 18-19, 2016. Join your colleagues for a powerful pre-conference workshop on Friday and full-day summit on Saturday. All physicians and health care team members interested in quality improvement and patient safety will learn how to improve performance, increase efficiency, and deliver high quality care.
Register now! The hands-on, interactive nature of this summit requires that attendance be limited to 50 for the Friday workshop and 150 for the Saturday session. These seats will fill quickly.
TMA Thompson Auditorium401 West 15th StreetAustin TX 78701
303 W. 15th St.Austin, TX 78701(512) 505-4067
Group rate: $189 plus taxReservations deadline: October 27, 2016
Reserve a hotel room online or call (800) 222-8733 and use group code TM1.
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5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 5.25 Ethics and/or professional responsibility
The summit will kick-off with a pre-conference workshop on the fundamentals of quality improvement and patient safety taught by expert faculty from ACMQ. The workshop will include interactive sessions focusing on the tools, practices, and theories of leadership and strategy necessary for implementing successful quality improvement and patient safety programs in your practice. A workbook and all other materials will be provided. Space is limited to 50 attendees, so register now!
9:00 – 10:00 am: Registration
Quality Improvement: Methods and Tools
10:00 – 10:10 am: Welcome and Introductions
10:10 – 10:30 am: Quality Improvement Overview
10:30 – 11:15 am: Quality Improvement Scenario – Group Exercise
11:15 am – 12:30 pm: A Step-Wise Improvement Model
12:30 – 1:00 pm: Discussion: Exercise Sharing
1:00 – 1:45 pm: Working Lunch Break
Patient Safety: Strategies for Implementing and Maintaining Quality as an Organization’s Core Value
1:45 – 2:30 pm: Patient Safety
2:30 – 3:00 pm: Implementing Quality Improvement Changes
3:15 – 4:30 pm: Leadership for Quality
4:30 – 5:00 pm: Q&A Discussion
7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 7.25 Ethics and/or professional responsibility
The conference portion of the summit will include a day of presentations and physician panels on quality strategies for a prosperous practice by distinguished state and national physician leaders and experts in the field of quality. Come join your colleagues to gain some insight, learn about quality strategies that will enhance your practice, and get answers to your questions. Space is limited to 150 attendees, so register now!
7:00 – 8:00 am: Registration and Breakfast
8:00 – 8:30 am: TMA & ACMQ Welcome and Program Overview
8:30 – 9:15 am: Population Health: Where is Texas Headed?
9:15 – 10:15 am: Transitioning to Value-Based Care
10:30 – 11:30 am: Perspectives on Quality, Value and Reimbursement
11:30 – 12:00 pm: Lunch and TMA Accountable Care Leadership Program Ceremony
12:00 – 1:00 pm: MACRA and Medicare’s New Quality Payment Program: MIPS and APMs – Implications for Your Practice
1:00 – 2:15 pm: Alternative Payment Models (ACOs, Medical Homes, Bundled Payment Models): What’s In It For You and How to Prepare Your Practice - Part I
2:30 – 3:45 pm: Alternative Payment Models (Bundled Payment Models): What’s In It For You and How to Prepare Your Practice - Part II
4:00 – 4:45 pm: Spotlight on Leading Edge Transformations in Physician Practice
4:45 – 5:00 pm: Closing Remarks
If you are unable to attend TMA's Quality Summit in Austin, don't miss the opportunity to attend our MACRA Seminar which will be held in numerous Texas cities from October 25 through November 30.
Join TMA's MACRA seminar
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Chair, TMA Council on Health Care Quality
Family Medicine Physician, North Hills Family Medicine
The TMA Council on Health Care Quality establishes policy on the topics of quality improvement, patient safety, performance-based measurement and value-based payment models. Advocates to both payers and policymakers for fairness, standardization and investment in quality improvement for clinical practice. Creates education, tools and resources for physicians to understand and evaluate potential revenue and/or penalties in performance measurement programs based on evidence-based medicine.
President, American College of Medical Quality
Chief Executive Officer, Yale Northeast Medical Group and Senior Vice President, Yale New Haven Health
The American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ) is the organization for health care professionals responsible for providing leadership in quality and safety outcomes, who want or need the tools, experience and expertise to improve the quality and safety of patient care. The mission of the ACMQ is to provide leadership and education in health care quality management.