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Newsletter – Feb 2020

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Feb 2020 Newsletter

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2019 Winter Quarterly Meeting Summary

On Thursday, December 6, 2019, over 60 members of VCSQI gathered to attended the Winter 2019 Quarterly Meeting at the beautiful Boar’s Head Resort in Charlottesville. This quarter’s meeting was preceded by two separate breakout sessions for Data Managers (Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology).  During the Cardiac Surgery session, Tracey Sheehan (Bon Secours) informed the group […]

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A Team Approach to Patient Care – Joint Appointments

On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, members of VCSQI’s quality team had the opportunity to tour UVA’s Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Surgical programs. As we entered the halls of the facility, it was important to take in the sense of pride felt from all members of the organizations, as it resembled Cheers…a place where everyone knows […]

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VCSQI Summer 2019 Quarterly Meeting Summary

On Thursday, June 13, 2019. more than 60 VCSQI members and staff united at Boar’s Head Resort for the Summer Quarterly Meeting. Presentations from member programs shared best practices in areas such as prehabilitation, ERAS, and more.  Visit our website for meeting materials and resources. Find Out More Meeting Highlights Member programs highlighted best practices […]

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VCSQI Spring 2019 Quarterly Meeting Summary

The VCSQI Quarterly Meeting on March 28, 2019 provided a unique opportunity for members to define the organization’s mission, vision and goals. The Quality Committee meeting featured a nephrology Q&A session by Dr. Brendan Bowman of UVA, along with updated STS data views and FAQs. The evening meeting began with an overview of the Accreditation for […]

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VCSQI Welcomes Sherri White, New Quality Improvement Advisor

Sherri White joins VCSQI as the organization’s new Quality Improvement Advisor. She studied Business Administration at Notre Dame College. She later obtained her Masters in Science degree of Positive Organizational Development and Change from Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management. Sherri worked with the VCSQI SAN 2.0 grant program, helping enrolled practices achieve […]

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TCPI Update – Congratulations, Thank you & VCSQI SAN 2.0 TCPI Support to Conclude December 31st

Thank You – As VCSQI completes our work in TCPI, we are pleased that so many of you have completed or nearly completed all 5 phases of transformation! Thank you for the privilege of supporting your practice’s participation in the CMS Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI). We congratulate you and your staff for the accomplishments […]

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Presentations at the VCSQI Winter Quarterly Meeting – December 6, 2018, Richmond, Va.

VCSQI December 6 Winter Quarterly Meeting in Richmond was well-attended and featured informative presentations and the opportunity to exchange best practices and quality improvement resources.   In the order of presentation: Make Trash History – A VCSQI Special Presentation Freedom Fonner https://youtu.be/Bvb2QEVlqlI   Bundled Payments as an Alternative Payment Model — Implications of BPCI Advanced Jeff Rich, […]

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TCPI Update for Monday, December 17 – VCSQI SAN 2.0 TCPI Support to Conclude December 31st

Transition from VCSQI to Vizient must be done immediately or your practice will be disenrolled from the TCPI.  Most of you have already either had a transition call with Vizient staff, or have received an email from Debbie stating it is now up to you to arrange transitioning with Vizient.  VCSQI must now conclude our […]

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