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NYSPFP Health Care Disparities Initiative Kick-Off Webinar: Measuring for Improvement

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
On April 12, NYSPFP will host a webconference focused on strategies to improve Race, Ethnicity, and Language (REaL) data collection, measure improvement, and address potential disparities in patient care delivery.

The webinar will feature national expert, Aswita Tan-McGrory, MBA, MSPH, Deputy Director of the Disparities Solution Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. Ms. Tan-McGrory will provide guidance on best practices for collecting REaL and other social determinants of health data; explain why REaL data is important; and explain how hospitals can successfully improve self-reporting processes to increase data collection accuracy.

Additionally, NYSPFP staff will share tools and resources to support hospitals efforts with addressing disparities improving their REaL data collection practices and processes.

How to join the Webconference

(begin logging in 15 minutes prior to start time)

1. Copy and paste the following link to a browser: https://access.hanys.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=HANYS&WebKey=1d2455e1-88eb-48b2-a8f4-f6318f8d7343&evt_key=15abcb22-fdf1-4772-a666-f0af55caeaea

2. Complete the registration questions and click “Submit”.
3. Audio- Once you are logged in, a pop-up box will appear.

Select your audio connection preference from the three options.

1. If you would like to change audio preference after you have made your selection, please click the icon to bring up the dial in information.
Participating in the Audio Only:
• Dial: 1-800-832-0736
• Conference Room Number: *3933077#
2. Complete the registration questions and click “Submit”.
3. Audio- Once you are logged in, a pop-up box will appear.

Who Should Attend

NYSPFP Key Liaisons are encouraged to attend the webinar, in addition to staff responsible for developing, implementing, or overseeing patient demographic data collection and reporting processes. Hospital staff responsible for addressing health care disparities are also encouraged to attend.

Who To Contact

If you have questions about the webconference please contact your NYSPFP project manager. If you experience difficulty logging in on the day of the event, please contact HANYS registration Support at (518) 431-7867.

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