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Category Archives: Person & Family Engagement

VCSQI SAN 2.0 Person & Family Engagement (PFE) Workgroup on Medication Management

Wednesday- April 11, 2018  Bakula Dave, from Heart Care Associates, PC in Hopewell, VA, presents their strategy for engaging patients in weight management. The handout describes the activities and how they gently approach patients to consider and use weight loss strategies. Mrs. Dave shared that family members and caregivers are also using the strategies presented […]

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Person & Family Engagement Workgroup Calls

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March 7 Workgroup – Practice Success Story; Medication Management; Use of eTools

  Dr. Bakula Dave, from one of our participating practices (Heart Care Associates, PA, Hopewell, VA), shares their patient and caregiver checklist and strategy for patient engagement.   Click here to view and listen to the PFE Workgroup discussion held on March 7. PFE workgroup minutes – 03-07-2018 Heart Care Associates – PFE education material […]

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February 7 Workgroup – Compendium of Resources; Discussion of Best Practices

PFE workgroup agenda – 02-07-2018 PFE workgroup minutes – 02-07-2018 Quick link directly to PFE Compendium of Resources: 

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VCSQI Sponsored Webinar on Health Activation Presented by Mary Minniti, BS, CPHQ, Senior Policy & Program Specialist from the Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care (IPFCC)

In this one-hour VCSQI Sponsored webinar, Mary Minniti, BS, CPHQ, Senior Policy & Program Specialist from the Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care (IPFCC) addresses patient activation through development of confidence, knowledge and skills, and shares care team processes for person and family engagement to achieve greater health activation in self-care and medication management. View […]

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Time to Submit MIPS Data, Health Activation Webinar Jan. 16, PFE & Opioid Survey Results

TCPI Goals:  Improve Quality, Reduce Costs, & Focus on Patient-Centered Care   This Week’s Key Messages: Are You Ready to Submit 2017 MIPS Data to CMS? Save the Date — VCSQI Sponsored Webinar: Health Activation on Jan. 16 VCSQI Person/Family Engagement & Opioid Survey Results & Next Steps Call for PFE and Opioid Workgroups Participants Watch […]

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VCSQI Person/Family Engagement Survey Results & Next Steps

For VCSQI TCPI Participants, Please note, this information was only sent to our administrative contacts, not clinical contacts (unless one in the same). We ask that you review this information with your clinical staff. Thank you to those who completed VCSQI’s survey on Person/Family Engagement (PFE). There was a total of 15 responses with clear […]

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VCSQI Survey Results on Opioid Prescribing Practices

VCSQI Survey Results on Opioid Prescribing Practices Please note, this information was sent to administrative AND clinical contacts of our participating practices. We ask that you discuss this information with your clinicians and consider making improvements to your prescribing practices where indicated. Thank you to those who completed VCSQI’s survey on Opioid Prescribing Practices. There […]

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Join the Effort to Reduce the Opioid Misuse Epidemic!

Our President has declared the opioid crisis in the United States a “national public health emergency” and announced initiatives to address the epidemic. Here are resources for your reference in reassessing your prescribing practices “to do no harm.”  Have conversations to alert patients to safely dispose of unused pain medication. It’s been reported that 55 […]

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Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely is an initiative of the ABIM Foundation in partnership with Consumer Reports that seeks to advance a national dialogue on avoiding wasteful or unnecessary medical tests, treatments, and procedures. Read more about the campaign.     Get the Choosing Wisely App! Download the new Choosing Wisely app to your iPhone and have over 500 […]

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