Podcasts & Webinars

Quality Insights Podcast Series for Health Care Professionals

Quality Insights is excited to launch our new podcast series focused on the topics that are most important to you! Check back each month to listen to the newest podcast release.

Episode 1: Social Determinants of Health and Utilizing the PRAPARE Tool


homedialysis-01.jpgEpisode 2: Telehealth at Home Program: Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers
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Join co-hosts Joe Pinto and Lamartz Brown, both Practice Transformation Specialists at Quality Insights, as they sit down with the folks at Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) to discuss it’s Telehealth at Home Program. This program is designed to address the clinical and social needs of patients who are experiencing socio-economic disparities that effect clinical outcomes.  The program focuses on managing patients with severe chronic conditions that require frequent assessment and management and is an extension of the outpatient office visit.

Our guest speakers from WMCHC include Norma Nocilla, BSHA, LPN, CPHQ – Director of Clinical Operations and Quality, James G. Cruse, MD – Chief Medical Officer of WMCHC and Medical Director of Wayne Memorial Hospice, and also Michelle Cook, RN – Telehealth Home Nurse.

Diverse-People_Branded-01.jpgEpisode 3: Social Determinants of Health and Utilizing the PRAPARE Tool
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Quality Insights Practice Transformation Specialists Joe Pinto and Lamartz Brown are joined by Amanda Vommaro and Walter Wanas from The Wright Center, located in Scranton, PA, to discuss how their practices use the PRAPARE screening tool to address social determinants of health with their patients.  They explain how the clinicians use this tool to assess each patient’s risks and experiences, and then how they use the responses to direct care.

Amanda Vommaro is the Director of Patient Centered Services and Outreach/Co-Director of Patient and Community Engagement, and Walter Wanas is the Director of Lifestyle Modification and Preventative Medicine.

BP-monitor_with-heart_2.jpgEpisode 4: Target:BP Recognition Program Interview with MHEDS
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Join host Joe Pinto, Quality Insights Practice Transformation Specialist, as he interviews Sue Chute, CEO of Multi-Cultural Health Evaluation Systems, Inc. (MHEDS) of Erie, PA. MHEDS is a Practice Champion in Quality Insights' hypertension and diabetes prevention and control program.

Joe and Sue discuss the Target:BP Recognition Program, which aims to improve blood pressure control rates across the country, and how practices are recognized for their efforts in effectively addressing hypertension within their patient populations. Sue also shares some of the strategies MHEDS employs to help patients better control hypertension, some of the barriers their team encountered, and lessons learned. 

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Fall into Healthy Habits: Learn Simple Tips and Tricks, held on October 21, 2022
  - Slide Deck
  - Recording

CME/CNE Opportunity

Improving Patient Outcomes with Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring (SMBP), held on Friday, January 28, 2022

This 60-minute interactive webinar provides a high-level, evidence-based review of self-measured blood pressure monitoring (SMBP) and health care practice workflow modifications designed to increase patient SMBP engagement. This webinar was developed through a joint partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Health and CDC-grant funding. The information presented is appropriate for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other clinical support staff.
The CAMC Health Education and Research Institute designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This course is approved for 1.0 hours of Continuing Education for Nursing. Quality Insights accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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  - Download the presentation slides
  - View the webinar recording (closed captioning is included)
  - Earn CME/CNE: Click here to complete the evaluation and
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