Quality Institute

 

 

Blueprint for Change:
Defining and Promoting a Single, Effective System of Care for Patients with High Blood Pressure

Friday, April 12
1:00 - 5:00pm

For this year’s ACMQ Quality Institute session, participants will identify key elements of systems design for effective, guideline-based interventions to successful diagnosis and management for patients with high blood pressure. National quality experts, including lead authors of the 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guideline, will guide this special consensus-driven “Blueprint for Change”.

 

Our Expert Faculty Includes:

Jay Bhatt, DO, MPH
Chief medical officer of the American Hospital Association and president of the Health Research & Educational Trust
Robert M. Carey, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine and Dean Emeritus, School of Medicine, University of Virginia. Lead Co-Author of the 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guideline
Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, RN, FPCNA
Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and co-author member of the 2019 ACC/AHA Performance Measures Writing Committee
Alison Smith MPH, BA, BSN, RN
Program Director - American Heart Association-American Medical Association Initiative to Control Blood Pressure
Jackson T. Wright Jr., MD, PHD, FACP, FASH, FAHA
Professor of Medicine University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Director of the Clinical Hypertension Program in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension. Also Co-Author of the 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guideline.
Donna Daniel, PhD (Co-Moderator)
Senior Program Director, Practice Transformation at IBM Watson Health
Don Casey, MD, MPH, MBA, FACP, FAHA, FAAPL, DFACMQ (Co-Moderator)
Thomas Jefferson College of Population Health and ACMQ President; Lead Co-Author of the 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guideline and lead author of the 2019 ACC/AHA Performance Measures Writing Committee

 

Key Discussion Topics

  1. Accurate and consistent measurement of Blood Pressure

  2. Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk

  3. Promotion and use of effective patient engagement strategies for Blood Pressure Control:

    • Lifestyle Modification

    • Monitoring and Self Management

    • Assessment of Social Determinants of Health

    • Shared Decision Making

  4. Successful implementation of evidence-based systems of care via:

    • Team-based Care

    • Use of a comprehensive, single Plan of Care

  5. Effective deployment of Digital & Tele-Health Strategies with proven impact

 

 

Workshop Schedule

1:00pm
Welcome and Review of Blueprint Goals
1:15pm
Subject Matter Experts/Evidence Summaries
2:15pm
Table Exercise #1
Microsystem Implementation Challenges and Opportunities and Report Out
3:15pm
Break
3:30pm
Table Exercise #2
Macrosystem Implementation Challenges and Opportunities and Report out
4:30pm
Open Forum/What Did We Miss?
4:45pm
Summary and Next Steps

 

 

 

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