CALTCM Best Practices Summit

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Pre-Conference Overview

This conference serves as a platform for sharing and disseminating best practices in long-term care. In collaboration with Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG), the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for California, five best practices on overcoming various long-term care challenges will be showcased to help spread innovation throughout the community. Attendees will have the opportunity to develop action plans supplemented with structured coaching to foster sustainable adoption of these practices.

Pre-Conference Learning Objectives

At the completion of this training participants will be able to: 

  1. Describe best practices on managing chronically ill patients;
  2. Utilize Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement (QAPI) techniques for creating, modifying and sustaining implementation plans;
  3. Identify barriers and develop contingency plans to overcome barriers for implementation;
  4. Disseminate resources and tools for facility-wide performance improvement project (PIP) implementation plans.

Pre-Conference Fee

Thanks to the generosity and support from SCAN Health Plan and Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG), the $125 Pre-Conference fee is WAIVED for annual meeting attendees; a $25 registration fee is required to cover food and beverage costs.  Seating is limited for this event, early registration is recommended.

Pre-Conference Program Schedule

Friday, April 28, 2017

7:00 A.M.
7:45 A.M.
Welcome and Introductions
Dan Osterweil, MD, FACP
CEO and Past President, CALTCM
7:55 A.M.
CA Quality Improvement Organization:  Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG)
Jennette Silao, MPH, MBA
Director, Nursing Home, Health Services Advisory Group
8:00 A.M.
Introduction of Best Practices Presentations
Introduction to the 2017 Best Practice Nominees
8:10 A.M.
Round-Robin Presentation Session
Top 5 Best Practices of 2017 and
Voting for the 2017 Best Practice Projects
  • 8:15 A.M. - Presentation 1
  • 8:40 A.M. - Presentation 2
  • 9:05 A.M. - Presentation 3
  • 9:30 A.M. - Presentation 4
  • 9:55 A.M. - Presentation 5
10:20 A.M.
Voting / Break
10:35 A.M.
QAPI In Action and Best Practice Resources
11:05 A.M.
Action Planning Activity
11:35 A.M.
Closing Remarks and Evaluations
11:45 A.M.
Poster Session (Second viewing opportunity at 6:00 P.M.)
12:45 P.M.