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This page includes all the most current announcements and follow-up resources for the program. Any late-breaking news will be posted here as well. Be sure to bookmark this page so that you don’t miss a thing!

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Upcoming Activities

Keep ahead of upcoming learning opportunities, reports, and data submissions.

July 23:
Self-measured Blood Pressure (SMBP) Monitoring (12:00-1:00 PM)

Please register here in advance for this session on Zoom.

We are pleased to host a panel of national experts in self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) monitoring from the American Medical Association (AMA) as they provide an overview of how clinical care teams can use SMBP with their patients. This presentation will also review recent changes regarding reimbursement for SMBP-related services, national quality metrics and a resource to assist in choosing a validated home blood pressure measurement device.

July 29:
Practicing Empathic Communication (12:00-1:00 PM)

Please register here in advance for this session on Zoom.

During this public health crisis, empathic communication has never been more important — virtually and in-person, in our homes and at work. In this interactive webinar, participants will learn more about the compelling research behind these skills, examine real-world examples, and practice two important and practical strategies.

This webinar builds upon the first Empathic Communication webinar, which you can find at here. It is not necessary to attend the first webinar to understand or benefit from this upcoming webinar.

August 12:
PHASE / TC3 Share & Learn session (12:00-1:00 PM)

Please register here in advance for this session on Zoom.

We will dive more deeply into our Health Equity pillar, while exploring how the other two PHASE pillars, Change Management / Leadership and Culture of Quality Improvement contribute to your progress.

Have suggestions? Your feedback is key to help us inform our planning for these  virtual learning sessions. Contact Wes to offer your thoughts! 

Early/Mid-August, date TBD:
Panel Discussion on Health Equity

Calendar invite and more details to follow.

“Caring for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease Against the Backdrop of COVID and Systemic Racism”

A conversation about how we provide equitable care for patients with chronic conditions, such as hypertension and diabetes, given the impact of systemic and institutional racism. Hear from health care leaders from Kaiser Permanente and California Safety Net organizations on how their work to eliminate disparities has evolved.

Week of August 24 & Week of August 31:
1st round of Group Coaching Calls

Calendar invites to follow.

Objective
Group Coaching Calls will be made up of 3-4 PHASE teams. It is intended to connect content to: <forthcoming> CCI Academy’s short course series on Quality Improvement and/or webinar content, and for teams to share their work/progress as well as get feedback from other teams. Group Coaching Calls in August will focus on:
– Measurement Plan
– Establishing Run Charts
– Identifying Health Equity Drivers

 

Key Resources

 

Change Package

 

 

Resource Library

Virtual Learning: Webinars

(PHASE 2020-2021)

Practicing Empathic Communication
Practicing Empathic Communication
July 29, 2020

Register now!
During this public health crisis, empathic communication has never been more important — virtually and in-person, in our homes and at work. In this interactive webinar, participants will learn more about the compelling research behind these skills, examine real-world examples, and practice two important and practical strategies.
Self-measured Blood Pressure (SMBP) Monitoring
Self-measured Blood Pressure (SMBP) Monitoring
July 23, 2020

Register now!
Join national experts in self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) monitoring from the American Medical Association (AMA) as they provide an overview of how clinical care teams can use SMBP with their patients. This presentation will also review recent changes regarding reimbursement for SMBP-related services, national quality metrics and a resource to assist in choosing a validated home blood pressure measurement device.
PHASE Share & Learn Session
PHASE Share & Learn Session
This is our 3rd monthly Share & Learn webinar since we pivoted our TA to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have a number of new resources and TA to announce and unveil, which will accelerate skill building and collaborative learning. PHASE grantees will share their completed charters and newly identified disparities goal.
Navigating the Shift Back to In-Person Care Amidst COVID-19 Fears
Navigating the Shift Back to In-Person Care Amidst COVID-19 Fears
Now several months into the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an evolving transition into the “new normal” of a hybrid care delivery model: balancing telehealth, in-person, and in-building care. This timely session sought to surface early efforts of designed solutions that incorporate and address patients’ needs and concerns at this time. Featuring interviews with: Dr. Laura Wong of UCSF Health, and Brandon Bettencourt and Meagan Mulligan of Chapa-De Indian Health.
PHASE / TC3 Share & Learn Session
PHASE / TC3 Share & Learn Session
Our first planned in a series of monthly Share & Learn webinars. Through small group breakouts, teams can learn from one another to share what is working or not working – having access to “just in time” content to support them in testing / operationalizing new approaches and workflows, particularly in this shift to the virtual space amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Population Care During COVID-19: Caring for Patients with Chronic Conditions
Population Care During COVID-19: Caring for Patients with Chronic Conditions
Dr. Timothy Ho and Dr. Jeffrey Brettler presented and answered audience questions about how the Southern California Permanente Medical Group is handling the challenge of continuing to care for patients with chronic conditions, while also managing COVID-19.
PHASE / TC3 - Virtual Kickoff Session
PHASE / TC3 - Virtual Kickoff Session
March 31, 2020

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In lieu of the in-person Learning Session #1, this virtual session addressed chronic disease management in the context of COVID-19. Dr. Eric Henley from LifeLong Medical Care and Dr. Michael Mulligan from Chapa-De Indian Health facilitated and presented content.
Kickoff Webinar PHASE 2020
Kickoff Webinar PHASE 2020
February 2, 2020

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This kickoff webinar to the new cycle of PHASE provides important information about the program goals, structure, expectations and support model. All core team members of PHASE grantees should watch the recording.

In-Person: Learning Sessions & Site Visits

(PHASE 2020-2021)

Learning Session #1 - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
Learning Session #1 - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
March 31, 2020
This in-person session was cancelled due to COVID-19. CCI is hosting a 2-hour virtual session instead. Click for more details about the virtual session.

Training Opportunities

PHASE participants may apply to various training opportunities offered below.

IHI 2020 Virtual Trainings & Summits
IHI 2020 Virtual Trainings & Summits
Scholarships are available for these trainings and meetings. Apply for your teams to attend using this form.
Motivating Change 2020 Trainings
Motivating Change 2020 Trainings
Learn to enhance your patients' internal motivation with the Brief Negotiation model. Brief Negotiation is designed to enhance patients’ motivation for change in a brief clinical encounter.

Past PHASE Resources

View past PHASE program resources that include past webinars, convenings, articles and more.

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