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Thursday, March 22 • 8:00am - 11:30am
TH5 | The Practical Application of MDS (Minimum Data Set) and Other Available Data to Improve Site-Specific Quality Measure Performance

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This session will present novel approaches to using a skilled nursing facility's own quality measure data to engage its medical director, unify its healthcare team, and improve quality measure performance.

Learning Objectives:
(1) Determine how to use their Quality Measure data to engage the leadership and accountability of their Medical Director.
(2) Describe novel methods for creating high impact presentations of Quality Measure data.
(3) Use a SNF's Quality Measure data to unify their healthcare team and motivate improved performance.
(4) DIcuss the value of trending, tracking, and visualizing their Quality Measure data as a means to improve Quality Measure scores.

avatar for Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD

Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD

Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Clinical Director of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She serves as Medical Director of the Specialty Hospital Programs of the Johns Hopkins... Read More →
avatar for Ronald Crossno, MD, HMDC, CMD

Ronald Crossno, MD, HMDC, CMD

Ronald Crossno, MD, HMDC, CMD, is Vice President, Medical Affairs, and Chief Medical Officer for Kindred at Home (KAH), a division of Kindred Healthcare.  Dr. Crossno is board certified in Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine.  He is a Certified... Read More →
avatar for Emily Jaffe, MD

Emily Jaffe, MD

Emily Jaffe, MD, is the VP and Executive Medical Director for Highmark Home and Community Services with clinical expertise in nursing facilities, palliative and hospice care as well as the home.  She is a fellowship trained Geriatrician with board certification in Internal Medicine... Read More →
avatar for Richard Feifer, MD, MPH

Richard Feifer, MD, MPH

Richard Feifer, MD, MPH, FACP, is chief medical officer at Genesis HealthCare and leads a team of over 550 clinicians in helping Genesis to actively transition from volume-based fee-for-service, to value-based care and reimbursement. A graduate of Brown University and the University... Read More →
avatar for Steven Fuller, DO, PhD

Steven Fuller, DO, PhD

Steven Fuller, DO, PhD, MS, is the Vice President and Corporate Medical Director of Presbyterian Senior Living in Pennsylvania.  After practicing medicine as a triple board certified Pulmonary and Critical Care specialist for 25 years, he has redirected his professional focus towards... Read More →

Thursday March 22, 2018 8:00am - 11:30am EDT
Dallas 5-6
  Medical Direction  Practice Management