This 3-hour workshop will feature an overview of the Quality/Performance Improvement process, including a discussion of strategies that physiatrists can employ as they optimize the implementation of the QI process in clinical, research, academic, and administrative settings. Following the overview, participants will break into small groups to operationalize this knowledge by developing individual QI/PI Projects with the help of expert faculty. This workshop is limited to 25 participants.
Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Diane Mortimer MD, MSN is a physiatrist at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. Her clinical practice includes neurorehabilitation with a focus on traumatic brain injury. She and the other members of the AAP Education Committee's Quality Improvement/Performance Improvement Subcommittee have been working on ways to apply QI/PI principles to academic physiatry activities like education, research, and administration.
Seton Healthcare Family
Dr Christopher J. Garrison, MD, MBA received his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, and received his Masters in Business Administration at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville Tennessee. Dr. Garrison is the Program Director of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency at the University of Texas Southwestern, Austin Programs. Dr. Garrison has received a number of awards and honors throughout his career and is a member of various medical professional societies. He is also the founder and CEO of Intelligent Healthcare, Inc., an education and consulting corporation in Texas.
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Friday, February 16
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
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