This webinar explores quality improvement efforts that resulted from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other health reform initiatives. It presents a high-level overview of the different improvements in healthcare delivery, public health, and other health sectors. Guest speakers from Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department and the Washington State Health Care Authority!
This webinar focuses on the different provisions of the ACA that incentivize workforce development for healthcare and public health, as well as how to prepare our workforce to be leaders in a transforming health system.
The ACA provided a significant amount of funding for local prevention efforts. Decision makers understood that upstream prevention activities that could have a broad impact were an important investment to make. We will review how public health and local community based organizations have been actively leading and participating in a number of these grant-funded programs.
Delivery System Reform
This webinar is a high level overview of different health care delivery system reforms that came out of the ACA, along with a deeper dive into how some of those reforms are being implemented in Washington state and impacting consumers and providers.
Data Technology Reform
Technology and data are primary catalysts for shifting and transforming our entire health system to achieve the Triple Aim. This webinar provides a high-level overview of the components of technology and data reforms, electronic medical records, and new innovative health tech that will lead us into the future.
Insurance and Coverage Reform
The ACA has revolutionized the ways US residents access health insurance. This webinar reviews the individual mandate that requires all US citizens to have insurance (or pay a fee), looks at the online insurance marketplaces that were created as a result of that mandate and touches on Qualified Health Plans and the free Essential Health Benefits that come with those plans.
Reducing costs and improving how we pay for care is one of the cornerstones of health systems transformation and innovation. Through this webinar, participants will learn how we’re restructuring the system to incentivize providing the right care at the right time by the right provider. This webinar provides a high-level overview of payment reform components including: