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Safe Table Learning Collaborative for Medical Officers

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Agenda for November 30, 2020

12:30 p.m. Optional Networking Session
1 p.m. Diagnostic Excellence
Christopher Dale, MD, MPH, Chief Quality Officer, Swedish
Randal Moseley, MD, FACP, FHM, Medical Director of Quality, Confluence Health
2 p.m. COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan for Washington State
SheAnne Allen, MPH, MCHES, COVID-19 Vaccine Director and Deputy PCH Response Director, Washington State Department of Health
Kathy Lofy, MD, State Health Officer and Chief Science Officer, Washington State Department of Health
2:30 p.m. Legislative Update
Sean Graham, Director of Government Affairs, Washington State Medical Association
Chelene Whiteaker, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Washington State Hospital Association
3 p.m. Adjourn

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the importance diagnostic improvement work and the impact of diagnostic errors not only for patients but also the physicians. Examine the Northwest Safety and Quality Partnership proposal on diagnostic improvement work and share feedback on the approach shared.
  • Describe the Washington State Department of Health’s work with the federal government and local partners to plan for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available.
  • Discuss the anticipated 2021 legislative session and outline proactive legislation that the associations are working on and bills that are expected to be back for debate.

CME Credit Statement

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. The WSMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The WSMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 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 2.0 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the re-licensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.