TASC Events

This list includes upcoming and past Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC) events. Generally, the intended audience for live TASC events is State Office of Rural Health Directors and Flex Program Coordinators. Recordings posted in the past events list are available for anyone's use.

Virtual Knowledge Group recordings are available in the Flex Program Forum instead of the past events list below.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Virtual Knowledge Group

ED-1 and ED-2: Incorporating Inpatient ED Measures into MBQIP

December 21, 2017

Participate in discussion about the Inpatient ED measures (ED-1 and ED-2) new to MBQIP. Understand the basics, review currently available CAH data and discuss best practices for quality improvement. Also hear updates on antibiotic stewardship measures, National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) enrollment and upcoming changes to the MBQIP Data Reports.

Past Events

Past TASC 90 Webinar

Developing a Good State Flex Program Work Plan

February 13, 2013

Hear information on how to develop a good state Flex Program work plan. Learn about the value of a framework, how to document measurable outcomes and how to think beyond a one-year budget.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

HCAHPS 101

June 12, 2012

Hear an overview of research conducted about CAH use of HCAHPS and how HCAHPS relates to MBQIP. Learn about one Flex Program's approach to HCAHPS using their CAH quality network.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

Outputs Versus Outcomes

February 8, 2012

Learn about outputs and outcomes. Discover why it is important to show how Flex-funded initiatives move from identification of a problem to completion of interventions and measurement of improvement and impact.

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