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Upcoming NYSPFP Events

Below is a listing of upcoming NYSPFP Events. For a full description, click "see details."
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NYSPFP Unit-Based Safety Webinar: Engaging the Frontline
Monday, July 23, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Note: This event was originally scheduled for June 5 and will now take place on July 23.

NYSPFP will host a July 23 webinar to help hospitals develop unit-based improvement initiatives and enhance their implementation through unit-based key strategies. The webinar will describe one multi-hospital health system’s innovative approach to building facility- and unit-level capacity for performance improvement through a dynamic, centralized quality collaborative structure.

Featured speakers include Peter Shamamian, MD, Vice President and Chief Quality Officer, and Vice Chairman for Quality Improvement and Performance at Montefiore Medical Center, and members of the Montefiore quality team.
NYSPFP Healthcare Disparities Webinar: A Roadmap to Reducing Disparities and Creating a Culture of Equity
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

On July 31, NYSPFP will kick off its newest healthcare disparities initiative with a webinar titled A Roadmap to Reducing Disparities and Creating a Culture of Equity. The Institute of Medicine’s 2002 report, Unequal Treatment, concluded that variations in quality and poor outcomes associated with health disparities are evidence of low-value healthcare. This webinar is the first in a series on building and sustaining an organizational response to healthcare disparities through the adoption of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health’s (OMH) Disparities Action Statement.

The OMH Disparities Action Statement is a four-stage quality improvement (QI) tool that provides a framework for identifying populations at risk for disparities and closing gaps in care
NYSPFP Falls Webinar: Introduction to the Fall TIPS Collaborative
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

On August 1, NYSPFP will host a webinar to review the Fall TIPS Toolkit, overview the Fall TIPS (Tailoring Interventions for Patient Safety) Collaborative, and discuss how to join. In addition to the webinar, NYSPFP plans to host two regional, in-person trainings followed by two coaching calls. All hospitals are welcomed to participate in the full range of NYSPFP Fall TIPS training and education, regardless of whether they enroll in the Collaborative.

The Collaborative provides ongoing access to the Fall TIPS Toolkit, training webinars, and the implementation guides. Participating hospitals are asked to submit deidentified data monthly via a web-based data portal related to engaging patients in the three-step fa
UPDATE: NYSPFP Culture of Safety Survey Webinar Rescheduled for 8/7, Hospital Reports Available
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Interpreting Results and Action Planning

NYSPFP will host an August 7 webinar to provide participating hospitals with analysis and action-planning tools for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture (HSOPS). The customized survey reports for hospitals that completed the HSOPS through NYSPFP this year are now available on the NYSPFP website and can be found on the Building Culture and Leadership section of the data page under the heading, “2018 Culture of Safety Survey.” NYSPFP staff will present strategies and resources to help hospitals interpret and apply facility- and unit-level survey results to drive improvements in patient safety culture.