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WY Quality Healthcare Conference

Quality of Care and Life Across All Settings

June 24th/25th, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn

Casper, WY

Topics include:

  • Nursing Home Quality

  • Palliative Care

  • Behavioral Health

  • Patient Advocacy and more!

Ask about sponsorship and vendor opportunities! 

Questions?  Contact kdfranke@mpqhf.org


Registration information:

  • fee is $30/day and includes lunch, refreshments and contact education hours
  • Registration is required by June 17, 2019.
  • NO REFUNDS after June 17th, 2019.
  • Hotel rooms available at the Hilton Garden Inn. To receive the conference hotel room rate, please reference “Wyoming Quality Conference.”


Continuing Education:

Contact Hours:  11.25 Hours,  Mountain-Pacific Quality Health is an approver of continuing nursing education by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Conference Schedule and Handouts for download:

MONDAY JUNE 24th, 2019

9:00 AM Registration
10:00 AM Welcome & Introduction — Pat Fritz, Mountain-Pacific Wyoming Director
PLENARY SESSION: 10:15 AM I’m OK, But YOU Need Professional Help — David Granirer, RPC, MPCC, MSM, Stand Up for Mental HealthTM
12:00 PM LUNCH AND LEARN: Who Is Driving the Patient Journey — Martha Hayward, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
1:00 PM Vendor Walk
Session A: Reduction of Opioids in Long-Term Care/Pain Management — Stevi Sy, PharmD, Mountain-Pacific
Session B: Borderline Personalities — David Martorano, MD, Assistant Medical Director, Director of Adult Psychiatric Services, Wyoming Behavioral Institute
Session C: Telehealth in Palliative Care — Corey Jenkins, MS, Wyoming Telehealth Network (WYTN)
Session D: The Conversation Project — Martha Hayward, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Reaching Your Peak Performance — Make the Climb with Us!
Session E: Getting the Laughs You Need! — David Granirer, RPC, MPCC, MSM, Stand Up for Mental HealthTM
Session F: 2019 Update: Crossover between Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (HVBP) and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) — Sharon Phelps, RN, BSN, CPHIMS, Mountain-Pacific
Session G: What Matters Most to You — Martha Hayward, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Session H: Getting the Laughs You Need! — David Granirer, RPC, MPCC, MSM, Stand Up for Mental HealthTM
Session I: MIPS-Areas of Concern — Sharon Phelps, RN, BSN, CPHIMS, Mountain-Pacific

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TUESDAY JUNE 25th, 2019

7:30 AM Registration
8:00 AM Welcome & Introduction — Pat Fritz, Mountain-Pacific Wyoming Director
PLENARY SESSION: 8:15 AM Mountains Beyond Mountains: Imagining Palliative Care Delivery in Wide Open Spaces — Christopher A. Jones, MD, MBA, HMDC, FAAHPM, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Session J: Whatever You Do, Don’t Tell My Family: Bringing Clinical Ethics to the Bedside — Christopher A. Jones, MD, MBA, HMDC, FAAHPM, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Session K: Senior High-Tech Event — Tom Lacock, Associate State Director for Communications and State Advocacy, AARP Wyoming
Session L: Recognizing the Wisdom of Elders: Residents as Decision Makers – Effective Resident Councils — Carmen Bowman, MHS, BSW, Edu-Catering
Session M: Talking with the Dying: Moving Beyond “It’s Bad. Want a Sandwich?” — Christopher A. Jones, MD, MBA, HMDC, FAAHPM, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Session N: Trauma-Informed Care — Carmen Bowman, MHS, BSW, Edu-Catering
Session O: Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) in Action — Crystal Morse, Mountain-Pacific
12:30 PM AWARD LUNCH

Session P: Engaging Patients and Their Families with Home and Community Based Services — Robin Barry, PhD. Assistant Professor, University of Wyoming Department of Psychology
Session Q: Geriatric Suicide — David Martorano, MD, Assistant Medical Director, Director of Adult Psychiatric Services, Wyoming Behavioral Institute
Session R: Person-Centered Care Planning, Meet and Go Beyond the New CMS Regulations — Carmen Bowman, MHS, BSW, Edu-Catering
PLENARY: 3:00 PM A Pep Rally for the Future of Aging in Wyoming — Carmen Bowman, MHS, BSW, Edu-Catering: 4:00 PM Wrap-up


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