C-13: Nuts and Bolts of Quality (Improvement) in Healthcare

Half-Day Course
Octavian Ioachimescu, MD, PhD, Chair

This session intends to introduce clinicians and managers in the field of sleep medicine to the concepts of quality improvement and how to implement best practices in healthcare. The session will cover the main milestones in the history of quality improvement processes as well as which quality metrics are important for common sleep conditions.

  • 1:00 PM – 1:15 PM
  • 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
    Pareto Principle, Variation, Standard Work, DMAIC Processes: Do They Apply in Healthcare?  |  George Easton
  • 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
    Developing Quality Metrics for Sleep Medicine  |  Harneet Walia, MD
  • 2:45 PM – 3:00 PM
  • 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
    Quality and Reimbursement in Healthcare  |  Nancy Collop, MD
  • 3:45 PM – 4:30 PM
    QI Deployment and Clinician Burnout: Friends or Foes?  |  Octavian Ioachimescu, MD, PhD
  • 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Q&A  |  Faculty



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