RWJF Webinar: Insights from Aligning Forces for Quality - Sept 24th 12:30-1:30pm ET

Monday Sep 24, 2012 12:30 pm EDT

September 24 Webinar to Feature National and Local Health Care Leaders Discussing Progress of RWJF Program to Improve Quality of Care in 16 Regions NationwideAligning Forces for Quality is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation designed to lift the overall quality of care in 16 targeted communities. For six years, Aligning Forces communities have worked with local health care stakeholders—the people who give, get and pay for care—to improve their health system. On a webinar on Monday, September 24, local leaders and national experts will explain how different communities are making fundamental changes to enhance care.Speakers will discuss how communities are using data to measure and report on the performance of local doctors; measurably improving the quality of care delivered; engaging patients in their health care; and exploring ways to pay health care providers based on quality of care.Aligning Forces for Quality is featured in the September issue of The American Journal of Managed Care.Speakers:Anne Weiss, MPP, director, Quality/Equality team; Robert Wood Johnson FoundationDennis P. Scanlon, PhD, professor; Pennsylvania State UniversityRandall Cebul, MD, director; Better Health Greater ClevelandLisa Letourneau, MD, MPH, executive director; Maine Quality CountsBetsy Stapleton, Aligning Forces Humboldt County, Calif.Karen Timberlake, JD, director; Partnership for Healthcare Payment Reform (Wis.)John R. Lumpkin, MD, MPH, senior vice president and director, Health Care Group; Robert Wood Johnson FoundationDate: Monday, September 24, 2012Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m. ET Register for the webinar by emailing Jennifer Arnold at [email protected] or calling 202-745-5113.Dial-in instructions for the tele-briefing will be distributed to registrants in advance of the call.

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