This course will describe the Triple Aim, an initiative by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, which focuses on improving population health, improving patient experience and care, and lowering costs. This is part of the evolving healthcare landscape which focuses on value vs. volume. We will also discuss how SLPs can advocate for their important role in this value-based world.
- After this course, participants will be able to define the 3 components of the "triple aim" for healthcare.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how the use of patient self-report, the ASHA NOMS, and other outcome measurements can contribute to the triple aim.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 2 areas of focus which enable speech-language pathologists to participate in improving the health of the overall population.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the connection between patient satisfaction and quality of care to reimbursement.
|5-10 Minutes||Defining and describing Triple Aim|
|10-30 Minutes||Outcome measures for quality and patient satisfaction|
|30-40 Minutes||Improving population health - thinking outside the box for speech-language pathology|
|40-55 Minutes||Closing the loop - Examine the connection between patient satisfaction and outcomes/quality to reimbursement|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Katie Holterman, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Katie Holterman, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, is Director of Clinical Education/Compliance for EnduraCare Acute Care Services. She is board certified in swallowing disorders and is a certified dementia care instructor through Dementia Care Specialists. She serves as a member of the Professional Development Committee for ASHA’s SIG 13, is a member of ASHA’s Healthcare Economics Committee (HCEC), and served as an advisor to American Medical Association’s CPT Health Care Professionals Advisory Committee (HCPAC). Having nearly 20 years of clinical experience, Ms. Holterman has both provided clinical care, and held leadership roles, in a variety of clinical care settings including acute care, hospital outpatient, subacute rehab, long term care, and private practice. Ms. Holterman has presented nationally on topics including dysphagia, health literacy and professional issues in rehabilitation.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.
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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
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