Optimize the Nurse Skill Set-Lower Labor Costs and Raise Quality
Presented on 1/24/2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. (ET)
Optimize the Nurse Skill Set—Lower Labor Costs and Raise Quality
As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services develop new programs and tools as a result of the Affordable Care Act healthcare providers need to focus on the care continuum model to ensure a smooth transition.
Join Huron Healthcare and Glide Health Services as they share the tools and implementation steps to manage nurse labor costs while still maintaining quality in the care continuum.
Register for Optimize the Nurse Skill Set—Lower Labor Costs and Raise Quality and participate in an interactive Q&A, plus a presentation offering lessons learned and best practices. You'll learn how to:
- Help nursing staff work to their optimal level of licensure to reduce costs.
- Maintain quality care while transitioning nurses into larger roles in the continuum of care.
- Establish Clinical and Financial Objectives
We will have 45 minutes of presentation followed by 45 minutes of open-forum Q&A. The audience may also pre-submit questions to help guide the information provided during this webcast.
- Expanding the Role of Nurse Staff
- Establish pathways for nurses to use full skill set and licensure
- Carve out leadership roles and responsibilities
- Strategically place nurses to manage chronic care and patient populations
- Work with physicians to address payment and territory concerns
- Define benefit to the hospital and community
- Establish Clinical and Financial Objectives
- Define financial and clinical objectives
- Determine which data to track
- Measure cost reductions and quality improvements
- Get all parties speaking the same language
- Understand clinical and financial goals and strategies
- Make the business case for episodic care vs. managed care
- Clarify effects of the changing reimbursement landscape on nurse labor
- Avoid Federal readmissions penalties and other disincentives
- Use Technology To Drive Program Success
- Case Study: Glide Health Services, a nationally recognized nurse-managed health center
- Tools and strategies for program implementation
- What to Expect from Your Nurse Labor in the Coming Years
- Shift from task-oriented care to population care
- Reimbursement changes
- Change in nurse responsibilities
- Live Q&A (Customize this webcast! Pre-submit your questions.)
Patricia Dennehy DNP RN NP-C FAAN
Patricia Dennehy is a Clinical Professor at the University of California San Francisco School of Nursing and the Director of the Nurse Managed Health Center (NMHC) at Glide Health Services (GHS). Dr. Dennehy is a healthcare leader and strong spokesperson for nursing's contribution to healthcare access and quality. She serves on the Board of Directors for the National Nursing Centers Consortium and the San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium. Currently she serves on multiple state and local task forces on primary care workforce development and access. Dr. Dennehy received her BSN and FNP from Sonoma State University, MSN from the University of California San Francisco and DNP from Rush University.
Judy A. Klauzer Stroot RN, BSN, MA, NEA-BC
Judy Klauzer Stroot is a nurse executive at Huron Healthcare with extensive experience in clinical practices and business operations. She specializes in leadership development, nursing practice, clinical operations and environment of care issues. She has held executive positions in the tertiary, community, not for profit, and acute care setting. Judy's specialized clinical experiences were gained in her work with cardiovascular and neuroscience service lines, intensive care nursing, medical surgical nursing, and organ transplant services. Her operational ancillary experiences include leadership of cardiovascular diagnostics, respiratory therapy, pharmacy and physical/occupational therapy.
WHO IS ATTENDING?
CFO, CMO, COO, CEO, CNO, nursing managers
WEBCAST SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
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