SPAHQ News & Announcements

Current issues and events concerning healthcare quality—updates and practice changes on both the local and national level including legislative issues and federal/state program changes.

Fall Conference – Insight into Opioids‎: From Prescriptions to Behavioral Health

Fall Conference – Insight into Opioids‎: From Prescriptions to Behavioral Health

Fall Conference – Insight into Opioids‎: From Prescriptions to Behavioral Health. Deaths from drug overdoses have risen steadily over the past two decades and have become the leading cause of injury death in the United States. Prescription drugs, especially opioids, have been increasingly implicated in drug overdose deaths over the last decade. We were fortunate to have two experts in the field Matthew Grissinger, RPH, FISMP, FASCP, Director of Error Reporting at the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, and Chris Mamrol, BSN, RN, CPPS, Behavioral Health Specialist at the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority present to SPAHQ. Read more.

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Registration Price Break – SPAHQ Spring Conference

Registration Price Break – SPAHQ Spring Conference

Teach-Back: a Powerful Strategy to Improve Health Literacy REDUCED Conference Fee: (Registration Due on or before, May 16, 2018) Cost for Members: $75.00 Cost for Non-Members: $100.00 (includes membership) Date: Friday, May 18, 2018 Time: 8:30 AM – 3:45 PM Speaker: Mary Powell, PhD, CRNP, […]

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REGISTRATION OPEN: The Quality Journey – SPAHQ Fall Conference

REGISTRATION OPEN: The Quality Journey – SPAHQ Fall Conference

TOPIC: The Quality Journey.
SPEAKER: Dr. Nancy Claflin.

Where are you on your quality journey? The field of healthcare quality and the healthcare quality professional’s role are expanding exponentially in today’s ever-changing healthcare climate. This course will present key milestones in the quality journey including information management, quality and performance improvement, leadership and management, healthcare and patient safety, regulation, and accreditation.

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