NQF Workshop - Using Shared Decision Making to Drive Population Health Strategy 

Monday, March 19, 2018 | 8:00am-12:00pm ET
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Join the National Quality Forum (NQF) for a special pre-conference workshop on Monday, March 19, 2018, 8:00am – 12:00pm ET, as part of Thomas Jefferson University’s 18th Population Health Colloquium in Philadelphia, PA. NQF’s workshop, Using Shared Decision Making to Drive Population Health Strategy, will focus on how shared decision making can strengthen an organization’s population health strategy and improve health outcomes.

During this workshop, delve into the fundamental principles of shared decision making and gain a practical overview of important resources, best practices, and strategies proven to facilitate the successful implementation of shared decision making across a range of care delivery settings. Explore how successful shared decision making implementation can achieve key health outcomes, including optimizing both the patient and provider experience, improving quality of care, and aligning care with what matters most to patients and their families.

Speakers include:

  • Peter Goldbach, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Health Dialog @PeterGoldbachMD @HealthDialog
  • Erik Hess, MD, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham @ErikHessMD
  • Alan Manning, MPA, Executive Vice President, Planetree International @Planetree
  • Paul Sherman, MD, MHA, Chief Operating Officer and Medical Director, Care Delivery, Kaiser Permanente Washington @kpwashington
  • Emily Transue, MD, MHA, FACP, Associate Medical Director, Clinical Quality and Care Transformation, Washington State Health Care Authority @WA_Health_Care
  • Leigh Simmons, MD, Medical Director, MGH Health Division Science Center, Internal Medicine, Partners HealthCare @PartnersNews  
  • Diana Stilwell, MPH, Director of Content Services, Health Dialog @HealthDialog

The workshop concludes with an insightful discussion about the key role of culture and leadership in effective shared decision making across a range of care delivery settings.

NQF’s National Quality Partners™ (NQP) Shared Decision Making Action Team has issued a call to action for all individuals and organizations that provide, receive, pay for, and make policies for healthcare to embrace and integrate shared decision making into clinical practice as a standard of person-centered care. This workshop builds on the NQP Playbook™: Shared Decision Making in Healthcare, which will be released March 12, 2018, during NQF’s Annual Conference. Download the NQP Shared Decision Making Action Brief, which highlights the fundamentals and contextual factors of shared decision making and lays the groundwork for the NQP Playbook.

NQF Members are eligible to save up to nearly 40% off registration for the TJU Population Health Colloquium, March 19-21. Use discount code “NQF” at this special registration site to sign up to attend events during Colloquium.

Sign up for email alerts to stay informed about NQP’s Shared Decision Making work. Learn more about the March 19 NQP Workshop and register now by selecting “Preconference I: Using Shared Decision Making to Drive Population Health Strategy (Content Partner: National Quality Forum)” from “Individual Registration.” Follow @NatQualityForum and share insights using #SDM.