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CE Webinar: Measuring Quality Performance: The CMS 5 Star Ratings - What They Are & Why They Matter
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CE Webinar: Measuring Quality Performance: The CMS 5 Star Ratings - What They Are & Why They Matter

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12/10/2015
When: Thursday, December 10, 2015
12 to 1 PM
Where: Webinar
Access instructions provided upon registration
Presenter: Amy B. Scott, BS Pharm, RPh
Contact: Sara Powers
(717) 234-6151 x. 2


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Title: Measuring Quality Performance: The CMS 5 Star Ratings - What They Are & Why They Matter

   

Star Ratings continue to change and impact the healthcare industry, including pharmacy. As the environment changes and evolves it is necessary for pharmacists to understand what the Star measures are, where they come from and why they matter. New and significant opportunities are arising as our country shifts its healthcare focus from a numbers model to a performance model. This session will provide detail regarding the Star measures, where they come from, how they are created, a review of up & coming changes and tools to measure performance. This presentation will focus on why they matter to you and what you can do to embrace the changes, impact your ratings as well as impact the quality of care you provide to your patients.

 
Speaker:


Amy B. Scott, BS Pharm, RPh
Pharmacy Quality Consultant
Pharmacy Quality Solutions

   

Target Audience: All pharmacists and all pharmacy technicians, community pharmacists, health system pharmacists, managed care pharmacists.
CE Credit: 1.0 Contact Hour (0.10 CEUs)

Program Objectives:
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe Value Driven Healthcare
2. Describe the CMS Star ratings process as it relates to medications
3. Explain the reasoning for measuring the quality of medication use
4. Discuss where plans are headed related to the quality of medication use
5. Evaluate new technology programs and dashboards which highlight metrics for Pharmacies, Health Plans, & PBMs

Schedule: 11:55 AM to 12:00 PM - Attendees log in
12:00 to 1:00 PM - CE Program
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
Cost: PPA Members - Free
Non-Members - $20
UAN:  0159-0000-15-045-L04-P & 0159-0000-15-045-L04-T
Requirements to receive credit: Participants must attend the entire program and complete an online evaluation survey within one week.  PPA must have your CPE Monitor ID and birthday on file to issue credit. Attendees who received CE credit for this program at the PPA 2015 Annual Conference may not receive credit a second time.

   

To Register:

Use the link above to register for this program. 


Software Requirements:
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Mac®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.6 or newer
Mobile attendees
Required: iPhone®*, iPad®*, Android™ phone or Android tablet
*iPad® and iPhone® users may not have access to all interactive capabilities but may still attend the webinar. 


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