Antibiotic Stewardship Data, Flex Program Planning, and MAP Rural Health Workgroup Report

Event Details
Thursday, November 1, 2018
2:00pm to 3:30pm CST
Stratis Health

This Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) Virtual Knowledge Group (VKG) webinar recording provided a networking opportunity for state Flex Programs to learn about and discuss the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Annual Facility Survey, MBQIP planning for the Flex Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and hear about the MAP Rural Health Workgroup Report and a policy brief from the Flex Monitoring Team (FMT). Learning objectives include:

  • Explore ways of utilizing the antibiotic stewardship NHSN Annual Facility Survey data to inform your work with CAHs
  • Share and hear ideas around MBQIP planning for the NOFO application
  • Hear an overview of the MAP Rural Health Workgroup Report and Quality Peer Group Indicators for CAHs FMT brief

This recorded event is available in the Flex Program Forum (log-in required). Flex Program Forum access is limited to those indicated on the Flex Program Forum page.

MBQIP VKG webinars are intended to provide a forum for state Flex Program personnel and subcontractors to share MBQIP successes, discuss challenges and brainstorm strategies to assist hospitals toward reporting, participating, improving and excelling across the four quality domains of patient safety, outpatient care, patient engagement, and care transitions. Topics for discussion are determined based on MBQIP Data Reports, technical assistance trends and requests.

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,009,121 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.