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NRHI and APCD Council Release Technical Resource for Measurement of Total Cost of Care (TCOC) Using Multi-Payer Data SetsExternal Link

Resource October 31, 2016
The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement
The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) and the APCD Council are pleased to announce the release of the Technical Resource for Measurement of Total Cost of Care (TCOC) using Multi-Payer Data Sets. The standardized technical specifications and lessons learned from the TCOC pilot regions have been translated into a more formal how-to guide for measuring and reporting total cost of care.

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  • Measurement and Reporting

Mindfulness Training for Clinician Vitality

Webinar December 13, 2016

This webinar is designed to help educate physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other healthcare clinicians about mindfulness skills and resources available to them to deal with professional and personal changes in the workplace, their changing clinical roles, and the potential for burnout. This is an experiential webinar offering participants first-hand practice with stress reduction strategies.

Clinician & Organizational Wellness

Webinar October 27, 2016

Join us for a webinar that is designed to help educate healthcare leadership, organizations and clinicians about coping skills and other resources available to deal with professional and personal changes in the workplace, changing clinical roles, and the potential for burnout.

Behavioral Health Integration Resource LibraryExternal Link

Resource September 29, 2016
In addition to the great resources the Patient-Centered Primary Care Institute already offers, the Behavioral Health Integration Resource Library was created, in partnership with the Oregon Health Authority’s Transformation Center, as a comprehensive repository for information, tools, and examples of integrated care solutions - including virtual clinic visits, expert interview videos, webinars, toolkits, screeners, checklists, and more.

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  • Other

Oregon’s Health Care Data: Mapping a Path ForwardExternal Link

Resource September 22, 2016
Q Corp
Senate Bill 440 directs the Oregon Health Policy Board (OHPB), in consultation with other state agencies, to deliver this plan for the collection and use of health care data to the legislature. Serving as a resource for both the OHPB and the Oregon State Legislature as they implement additional activities required by Senate Bill 440, this report provides a state data inventory and gap analysis, stakeholder input analysis and key findings, and gives recommendations based on the findings.

Filed In:

  • Measurement and Reporting

Ready, Set, Share! Tools for Implementing Shared Decision Making

Webinar September 22, 2016

Shared Decision Making (SDM) is a collaborative process that allows the patient and provider to make important health care decisions together. During this presentation you’ll learn some valuable lessons from the field, how to choose the most appropriate SDM topics for your clinic, how to integrate patient decision support tools and the process of SDM into routine workflows, learn about training resources for providers and staff, and where to go to get additional resources.

Patient Referrals to Self-Management Programs

Webinar October 26, 2016

When patients are diagnosed with a chronic disease, health professionals often provide initial health education and have little capacity for further support.  Ongoing support and reinforcement of self-care skills can be provided by community-based resources including evidence-based self-management workshops. This webinar will discuss the process of patient referral to self-management programs as an important element of care coordination which can improve patient satisfaction, engagement, and health outcomes, and will discuss ways to integrate referrals into clinic workflow.

What's New with PCPCH?

Webinar October 3, 2016

There are over 600 Oregon primary care clinics recognized as a Patient-Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH). Chances are you work in, or collaborate with, one of these clinics in some capacity. Get the inside scoop on what's changing in the PCPCH Program, including new standards for attestation in 2017.

Accelerating and Aligning Population-Based Payment Models: Data SharingExternal Link

Publication August 24, 2016
Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN)
This white paper offers guiding principles and recommendations that should be considered in data sharing arrangements in Population-Based Payment models. The paper outlines a series of “use cases” for data sharing that describe particular types of data sharing arrangements, in both their current and aspirational states. The goal is to create an environment where data follows the patient and is available to all stakeholders (patients, providers, purchasers, and payers) in a timely manner.

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  • Payment Reform

Institute Resource Orientation

Webinar August 30, 2016

 Please join Q Corp staff for a monthly orientation to the resources available to primary care practices and other stakeholders through the Patient-Centered Primary Care Institute. This 30 minute orientation is limited to up to 20 participants each session, and is an ideal welcome for people who are new to their positions within primary care transformation.

Identifying Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)

Webinar September 13, 2016

The concept of medical home was first introduced in 1967 by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) as a model specifically designed for children and youth with special healthcare needs (CYSHCN).

Given the need to control health care spending and to address social factors that impact the lifelong health of children and costs, there is a need to identify WHICH children would most benefit from complex care management. Secondly, there is a need to identify WHAT team will best meet the needs of child and family.