EDUCATION

ACMQ is proud to provide leadership and expertise in education of healthcare quality management.

Education Resources

ACMQ Quality Improvement Workshop

ACMQ’s Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QI/PS) Workshop is an educational program that trains all members of your team in the fundamentals of quality improvement and patient safety. Click here to find out more.

Upcoming Webinars

Title: From the National Quality Forum (NQF), “Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Health Care Performance Measurement: What It Means for the Future of Health Care Delivery”
Presenter: Andrew Anderson, Senior Director at the National Quality Forum (NQF) Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Registration Fee: $0
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Title: “Value-Based Drug Pricing”
Presenter: David B. Nash MD, MBA, Dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH) and Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Medical Quality
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Registration Fee: $0
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Title: “Safe Healthcare for All Patients – Pennsylvania’s Roadmap”
Presenter: Regina M. Hoffman, MBA, BSN, RN, CPPS, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority
Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Registration Fee: $0
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Past Webinars

Recordings of prior webinars are available at no charge; however, registration is required.

Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis and Pennsylvania's Response, August 28, 2017 (Video) (pdf)

Rachel L. Levine, MD, Acting Secretary and Physician General, Pennsylvania Department of Health

MACRA: An Overview, February 14, 2017 (Video) (pdf)

Arnold DoRosario, MD, Vice President, Chief Medical Officer & Chief Population Health Officer of Northeast Medical Group/Yale New Haven Health

Using Analytics to Identify and Strategically Manage Patient Opioid Abuse, December 6, 2016 (Video) (pdf)

Philip Finocchiaro, MD, FACP, Senior Medical Director, Quality and Clinical Outcomes, Verscend; Olivia Mapplethorpe, Senior Client Services Coordinator, Verscend

Population Health and the Quality Professional, October 19, 2016 (Video) (pdf)

David B. Nash MD, MBA, Dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH) and Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Medical Quality

Episodic Payment: Opportunities for Providers, August 24, 2016 (Video) (pdf)

Eric Olmstead, PhD, Principal, Olmsted Health Analytics

Using Analytics to Transform Your ACO: How to Develop Effective Cost Reduction Strategies, July 27, 2016 (Video) (pdf)

Juliana Hart, BSN, MPH, Director of Provider Solutions, Verisk Health

Care Transition Programs: Solution or Work-Around?, June 21, 2016 (Video) (pdf)

Robert Klugman, MD, FACP, FACMQ, Associate Professor of Medicine and Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts University Medical School

Integrating Learners into Quality Improvement & Patient Safety: Lessons from the C-Suite, May 12, 2016 (Video) (pdf)

Diane M. Hartmann, MS, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

ACMQ Virtual Journal Club: The Scholarship of Quality and Safety, May 2, 2016 (Video) (pdf)

David B. Nash MD, MBA – Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Medical Quality (AJMQ) and Dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health

ACMQ Virtual Journal Club, February 16, 2016 (Video)(pdf)

Henry Johnson MD, MPH – Principal, Henry Johnson Healthcare Consulting LLC

Translating Evidence into Practice: Clinical Practice Improvement, January 21, 2016 (Video)(pdf)

Sean Berenholtz, MD, MHS, FCCM, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality

Clinical Integration: The Triple AIM and Engaging Frontline Clinicians in Quality, December 15, 2015 (Video)(pdf)

Thomas Kloos, MD, President & CEO, and James Barr, MD, Medical Director, Optimus Healthcare Partners and Atlantic Health Systems Accountable Care Organizations

ACMQ Virtual Journal Club, November 17, 2015 (Video)(Powerpoint)

Pranavi Sreeramoju, MD - Assoc. Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern

Care Coordination of Dual Eligible Patients: Quality & Measurement Challenges, October 20, 2015 (Video)(Powerpoint)

Sarika Aggarwal MD, MBA - CMO and SVP of Population Health and XG Health Solutions Geisinger Health System

The Long-Term Care Conundrum: Quality, Cost & Demand, September 22 (Video)(pdf)

Robert Klugman, MD, FACP, FACMQ, Vice President, Medical Affairs, Eastern Region Kindred Healthcare Medical Director, Kindred at Home Boston Integrated Market

Patient Experience as the New Currency of Healthcare, August 18(Video)(pdf)

Kenneth Sands, MD, Chief Quality Officer, BIDMC, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Virtual Journal Club- “QI and Liability Claims: Does an Increase in Quality Decrease Liability Claims?” July 21, 2015
(Video)(pdf)

Pranavi Sreeramoju, MD, MPH, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Comparative Effectiveness Research - Going Beyond the Hype for Meaningful Use, June 12, 2014 (Video)(pdf)

Mary Beth Ritchey, Associate Director, Comparative and Outcomes Evidence for Merck

An Overview of the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange, May 8, 2014 (Video)(pdf)

Judi Consalvo, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Crucial Steps to a Quality Culture, February 13, 2014 (Video)(pdf)

Rebekah Wang-Cheng, MD, FACP, CPHQ, Kettering Medical Center System, Dayton, OH

Quality Assurance in an Emerging Economy, January 9, 2014 (Video)(pdf)

Nandakumar Jairam, MD, Chairman and Group Medical Director, Columbia Asia hospitals, India Pvt Ltd

Measure Up Pressure Down, October 10, 2013 (Video)(pdf)

Jerry Penso MD, MBA American Medical Group Foundation, Alexandria, VA

ACP Practice Advisor, October 10, 2013 (Video)(pdf)

Paula Woodward, MPH, American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA

NCQA Patient Centered Recognition: Expanding Quality Across the Medical Home Neighborhood September 12, 2013 (Video)(PDF)

Paige Cooke, National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington, D.C.

If I only remembered six things about Lean-Six Sigma August 8, 2013 (Video)(pdf)

Jerry Green, PhD, Phytel, Dallas

Population Health Management: Managing across the Continuum of Care July 11, 2013(video) (pdf)

Richard Hodach, PhD, MD, Phytel, Dallas, TX

Annual Conferences


Medical Quality 2018 returns to Washington, DC, tackling quality’s concerns with “Improving Population Health Through Health Equity and Patient Advocacy.” Visit the MQ 2018 homepage for details.




Thank you to all our MQ 2017 attendees! Visit the MQ 2017 homepage for post meeting information.




Thank you to all our Medical Quality 2016 attendees! Please visit the MQ 2016 homepage for post meeting information.




Thank you to everyone who attended Medical Quality 2015. We had over 180 people registered for the conference! Please visit the MQ 2015 home page for post meeting information.



Thank you to everyone who attended the ACMQ 2014. Please visit the MQ 2014 home page for post meeting information.