Course Overview & Target Audience

This course will review the evolution of MBSAQIP since its inception in 2013 as well as feature MBSAQIP surgeon committee leaders, MBSAQIP staff, & particular MBSAQIP-Accredited Centers & their associated quality improvement projects relative to MBSAQIP Standard 7, Continuous Quality Improvement. The target audience is any/all personnel involved in the MBSAQIP or those centers who may desire to become an MBSAQIP-accredited center.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review the history & current state of the MBSAQIP

  • Review best practices & QI projects from MBSAQIP Accredited Centers

  • Identify the best methods in interpreting MBSAQIP data as it relates to Standard 7, Continuous Quality Improvement

1:30pm Welcome & Introduction & Current State of MBSAQIP
Teresa Fraker, RN BSN MS
1:45pm 2014 vs. 2016 MBSAQIP Standards: Highlights, Changes & Updates
Wayne J. English, MD
2:15pm Quality Improvement Overview & Tools
Amy Robinson Gerace, ACS MBSAQIP
2:45pm From an MBSAQIP-Accredited Center #4: Standard 7: Continuous Quality Improvement Featured QI Project (RD education quality)
Dang Tuan Pham, MD FASMBS
3:00pm Break
3:45pm The Semiannual Report (SAR): Site Summary Report, Bar Plots, Case Occurrence Report, & Model Drill Down
Kristopher Huffman, ACS MBSAQIP
4:00pm From an MBSAQIP-Accredited Center #1: Standard 7: Continuous Quality Improvement Featured QI Project (Upper GI clearance and patient hospital discharge)
Heather Hunt, RN BSN CBN
4:15pm From an MBSAQIP-Accredited Center #2: Standard 7: Continuous Quality Improvement Featured QI Project (Anemia management)
Guillermo Gomez, MD
4:30pm From an MBSAQIP-Accredited Center #3: Standard 7: Continuous Quality Improvement Featured QI Project (Readmissions)
Lauren Ragans Evans, RN BSN
4:30pm From an MBSAQIP-Accredited Center #3: Standard 7: Continuous Quality Improvement Featured QI Project (Readmissions)
Laurie Deaton, MSN RN CNOR CBN
4:45pm From an MBSAQIP-Accredited Center #5: Standard 7: Continuous Quality Improvement Featured QI Project (Readmissions) Dr. Coirin and Aline Van, RN
Antonio Coirin, MD
4:45pm From an MBSAQIP-Accredited Center #5: Standard 7: Continuous Quality Improvement Featured QI Project (Readmissions)
Aline Van, RN CNL MSN CPHQ
5:00pm Question & Answer Session w/Panel
5:30pm Adjourn