Building Community-Based Medical Homes for Children Program Learning Session 1

Posted on: April 29, 2010

Illinois Medical Home Project

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The Building Community-Based Medical Homes for Children (BCMHP) Learning Session 1 was sponsored by the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP), the Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC), University of Illinois at Chicago, & the national American Academy of Pediatrics. The learning session was supported by grants from the Michael Reese Health Trust, the Chicago Community Trust, and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Learning Session Overview

The learning session was attended by invited medical home quality improvement teams from all over Illinois. Speakers presented on a number of topics, with a keynote presentation by Dr. Jane Taylor entitled ”Model for Practice Improvement and Testing Change”.

Available on this site are videos of eight presentations, including a parent-provider discussion panel, and documents made available to attendees of the learning session.

Select from these links to skip to the section of your choice or scroll down the page to review all sections.

Learning Session DocumentsPresentation 1: Welcome/Introductions and Program OverviewPresentation 2: Importance of Family Partnership

Presentation 3: Model for Practice Improvement and Testing Change

Presentation 4: Overview of National Committee for Quality Assurance Medical Home Recognition Program

Presentation 5: AAP National Center for Medical Home Implementation

Presentation 6: Family to Family Health Information and Education Center

Presentation 7: Role of Practice Care Coordinator: QI Teams’ Experiences

BCMHP QI Discussion Panel

Learning Session Documents

The following documents were provided to learning session attendees and are available in .pdf format.

1. List of Participating Building Community-Based Medical Homes for Children Practices
2. Learning Session 1 Agenda
3. Learning Session 1 Learning Objectives
4. Learning Session 1 Presenter Biographies
5. BCMHP Learning Session 1 Pre-test
6. “My Life With a Brother With Autism”Illinois Medical Home Project Annual Newsletter; 2nd Ed.; April 2007; pp. 18-19
7. Dr Jane Taylor’s Aim Worksheet
8. Dr Jane Taylor’s PDSA Worksheet
9. Medical Home Visit Card (English)
10. Medical Home Visit Card (Spanish)
11.  Panel Discussion Questions
12. BCMHP Learning Session 1 Post-test

BCMHP Learning Session 1 Presentations

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Welcome/Introductions and Program Overview

Speaker: Ms. Kathy Sanabria

Ms. Kathy Sanabria of the Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics begins the learning session by introducing the day’s learning objectives and providing invited attendees an opportunity to introduce themselves. Newly formed quality improvements teams were welcomed to the Illinois Medical Home community.

View Welcome/Introductions and Program Overview

Duration: 00:12:47

Importance of Family Partnership

Speakers: Ms. Tobias & Ms. Pazdioch

Ms. Tobias and Ms. Padzioch are parent partners and parents of children with special needs who shared recollections of their experiences seeking medical care for their children both before and after medical home experiences.

View Importance of Family Partnership

Duration: 00:18:45

Model for Practice Improvement and Testing Change

Speaker: Dr. Jane Taylor

Dr Taylor’s presentation is divided into three parts.  Her discussion provides QI teams with diagnostic tools through which teams can identify, evaluate, and improve implementation of the medical home.

View Part 1: Model for Practice Improvement and Testing Change

Duration 00:16:24

View Part 2: Model for Practice Improvement and Testing Change

Duration 00:35:11

View Part 3: Model for Practice Improvement and Testing Change

Duration 00:13:39

Networking Overview of National Committee for Quality Assurance Medical Home Recognition Program

Speaker: Ms. Laura DeStigter

Ms. DeStigter describes the NCQA PPC-PCMH recognition program and explains the program’s recognition requirements.

View Overview of National Committee for Quality Assurance Medical Home Recognition Program

Duration 00:16:05

AAP National Center for Medical Home Implementation

Speaker: Ms. Suzi Montasir

Ms. Montasir introduces the AAP Center for Medical home Implementation website and demonstrates how the website may be used by QI teams.

View AAP National Center for Medical Home Implementation

Duration 00:20:50

Family to Family Health Information and Education Center

Speaker: Ms. Roseann Slaght

Ms. Slaght provides an overview of the resources and services provided by the Family to Family Health Information and Education Center.

View Family to Family Health Information and Education Center

Duration 00:07:29

Role of Practice Care Coordinator: QI Teams’ Experiences

Speakers: Ms. Kathy Sanabria, Ms. Laurie Vlcek, & Ms. Pam Northrop

Ms. Sanabria, Ms. Vlcek, and Ms. Northrop explain what care coordination is, who needs care coordination, and how to provide it.  The role of the care coordinator is explained in terms of the key characteristics of the role and through the experiences of professional care coordinators who implemented the medical home model in their practices.

View Part 1: Role of Practice Care Coordinator: QI Teams’ Experiences

Duration 00:15:23

View Part 2: Role of Practice Care Coordinator: QI Teams’ Experiences

Duration 00:22:59

BCMHP QI Discussion Panel and Closing Comments from Dr. Jane Taylor

Moderator: Donna Scherer, RN, MPH
Mentor Teams: North Arlington Pediatrics, Arlington Heights, IL; La Rabida Premier Kids Program, Chicago, IL

Document: Panel Discussion Questions (.pdf)

BCMHP Mentor Teams participate in a panel discussion during which they address questions about QI implementation, practice, and results.  The discussion highlights parent-defined improvements that result from medical home implementation.
Dr. Jane Taylor provides closing comments, bringing BCMHP Learning Session 1 to a close.

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Duration 00:36:45

Learning Session 1 took place on:
Saturday, April 10, 2010
10:00am to 3:00pm
Joliet Junior College
Building J, Ground Level J, Outside Main Dining Area
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, IL

For more information about Illinois Medical Home, please contact

Kathy Sanabria, MBA, PMP
Senior Director, Medical Home Initiatives
Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
1400 W Hubbard, Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60642
Phone: 312/733-1026 ext 208
Fax: 312/733-1791
ksanabria@illinoisaap.com