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Webinar - The Important Role of Nursing Leadership in valid and reliable Electronic Clinical Qualit
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 Export to Your Calendar 4/3/2018
When: Tuesday, April 3, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 pm CST
Where: United States
Contact: TONE

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  1. Discuss how Health IT and measurement is critical to national strategic goals to improve quality, safety and the health of the nation
  2. Help teams understand their important role within reporting of quality measures to align with national strategies
  3. Define and describe electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) and why they are different than "the old way of doing things" in terms of quality measures
  4. Prepare clinical teams to support quality improvement within their organizations with valid and accurate data reflecting care delivered
  5. Understand the value of workflow redesign as fundamental to success for valid, reliable eCQM data to drive quality
  6. Discuss next steps for preparedness with support from established organizations, such as TNA, TONE, AHA, ANA, AONE, HIMSS, ONC, CMS and others.

Susan McBride photoSusan McBride, PhD, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FAAN
Professor Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Program Director Masters Nursing Informatics Program
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Susan McBride, PhD, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FAAN is a nursing informaticist within the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center whose research focus is on methods development for implementing, evaluating and utilizing large healthcare datasets to examine patient safety, quality and population health. Dr. McBride is a Professor with teaching responsibilities supporting graduate courses in statistics, informatics, & epidemiology. She has developed and deployed software and services in the for-profit and not-for-profit arenas in the US; and has managed data repositories of clinical and administrative data in several positions over the past 15 years. She was co-investigator for the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Regional Extension Center grant that deployed Electronic Health Records across 108 counties of West Texas under an ONC award of approximately $7 million dollars. Currently, research efforts are focused in incorporating EHRs and other point of care technology into the Simulation Centers and evaluating informatics competencies of clinicians. She sits on multiple technical advisory committees at state and national efforts. She consults on various aspects of health information technology, as well as use of data to address patient safety, quality and population health.