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Live Webinars

FAHQ is pleased to participate in the national multi-state quality association webinar collaborative. FAHQ members and members of the Arizona (AzAHQ), Georgia (GAHQ), Michigan (MAHQ), North Carolina (NCAHQ), or Oregon (OrAHQ) associations, attend these webinars FREE!
For the collaborative webinars, please use the appropriate registration link based on your association membership.

COLLABORATIVE WEBINAR – FREE FOR FAHQ MEMBERS
Michigan Association for Healthcare Quality (MAHQ) Webinar
Topic to be announced soon
August, 2021 – more detail coming soon

COLLABORATIVE WEBINAR – FREE FOR FAHQ MEMBERS
North Carolina Association for Healthcare Quality (NCAHQ) Webinar
Understanding MACRA: An overview for quality professionals
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 – 12:00-1:00 PM Eastern Time
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REGISTER NOW Note: When registering, select your membership association. Membership will be verified before CE certificate issued. Only active state members receive CE.

This webinar provides an overview of the planned 2021 activity for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act  (MACRA), the resulting quality programs and discussion on how regulatory measures can be incorporated into quality improvement initiatives.
Speaker: Christine Van Dusen RHIA, CPHQ, Quality Measurement Program Manager, Premier Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

FAHQ WEBINAR – FREE TO FAHQ MEMBERS AND WEBINAR COLLABORATIVE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS
What is Emotional Intelligence, why do healthcare workers need it, and how can it be improved?

October 5, 2021 – 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern Time
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FAHQ Members – FREE!! Non-Members – $30.00 REGISTER HERE
Multi-State Coalition Members REGISTER HERE Note: When registering, select your membership association. Membership will be verified before CE certificate issued. Only active state members receive CE.

This webinar provides an overview of emotional intelligence. The defining characteristics and components for measurements will be discussed. Additionally, the impact emotional intelligence has on factors that affect healthcare quality and patient safety will be explored.

Speaker:  Sandy S. Weiss, DBA, MBA-HCM, RN, CPHQ, CPPS, CSM, PMP
Division Director of Quality, HCA Physician Services Group, St Petersburg, FLDr. Weiss earned her Doctor of Business Administration and Master of Business

Administration with a Concentration in Healthcare Management from Saint Leo University. Her dissertation focused on Registered Nurse emotional intelligence, turnover intension, and job performance. Recent research explored the relationship between pharmacist emotional intelligence, occupational stress, job performance, and psychological affective well-being. She is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and Project Management Professional (PMP). She also holds a graduate certificate in Innovation and Human Centered Design from The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.


Dr. Weiss has put her degrees, certifications, and skills to use working within healthcare quality, risk management, and patient safety. She currently serves HCA Physician Services Group as the Division Director of Quality for the West Florida Division, and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of South Florida, teaching Healthcare Management at the graduate and undergraduate levels. She worked across multiple CMS Center for Clinical Standards & Quality contracts as a consultant to a CMS contractor, prior to that, she was a Project Manager for the Pharmacy and Quality Measures Division at Health Services Advisory Group.
When she is not helping move the needle on patient safety and healthcare quality, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Larry, and their four dogs. Outside of her work and family, she is passionate about triathlons and plans to complete her 5th Ironman triathlon later this year (that’s a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and 26.2-mile run)!

 


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If you have suggestions for webinar topics or speakers, please contact the FAHQ Professional Development Team.

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