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CEO & CMO Leadership Forum: Partners in Quality

Leading a Culture of Wellness: Strategies to Solve Overwhelm in the Workplace

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Conference Center at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
17801 International Boulevard
SeaTac, WA 98158

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8 a.m. Check-in and Networking Breakfast
9 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks - Jennifer Hanscom
9:15 a.m. Leading Care. Advancing Health. - Kim Moore, MD
9:30 a.m. Wellness in Washington - Mickey Trockel, MD, PhD
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Wellness in Washington  (continued) - Mickey Trockel, MD, PhD
12 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Call to Action Items: Choosing Wisely, Honoring Choices PNW, and Addressing the Opioid Epidemic - Mary Catlin, Jessica Martinson, Cat Mazzawy and Jeb Shepard
1:45 p.m. Legislative and Regulatory Updates 2019 - Ian Corbridge and Jeb Shepard
2:30 p.m. Adjourn

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the unique collaborative partnership that exists between the state medical and hospital associations and reinforce the importance of setting competition aside in the interest of improving on patient safety and healthcare quality in our state.
  • Outline the Collaborative’s history, goals and Calls to Action.
  • Recognize the imperative to address physician and advanced practitioner burnout in Washington state.
  • Review current research supported rationale for taking action to improve physician well-being, and review the results of the Washington State Physician and Advanced Practitioner Wellness Survey.
  • Examine correlations between degrees of burnout and drivers of burnout and outline specific interventions needed to reduce burnout that are opportune at each unique organization.
  • Leave with the first steps of a plan to make a meaningful change within your organization and a framework to iteratively identify, develop, implement and test new strategies.
  • Discuss the proposed statewide central repository for advance directives and POLST forms and promote a new online curriculum for physician communication skill-building.
  • Introduce the new “Drop the Pre-op” campaign and identify specific strategies CEOs and CMOs can use to reduce unnecessary pre-op testing for healthy adults undergoing a low-risk procedure.
  • Review the latest statewide opioid prescribing reports.
  • Discuss the anticipated impact of the election and expansive legislation to address the opioid crisis, insurance issues, wrongful death claims, whistleblower protections, balanced billing, and related rulemaking that could affect your practice and organization.

CME Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Washington State Medical Association (WSMA) and Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA). The WSMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The WSMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 4.25 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the re-licensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.