Here’s all the latest in Quality Improvement from the VQI with special focus on the VQI Annual Meeting!
VQI Quality Improvement Newsletter – July 2019
This month’s newsletter includes:
JOB OPENING at the SVS PSO
Dates to Remember
VQI Stats and New Members
Registration is OPEN for the 2019 VQI Annual Meeting
2019 VQI Annual Meeting (VQI@VAM)
Dates: Tuesday, June 11 – Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Place: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD (outside Washington, DC)
This year the program will be a half-day on Tuesday and a full day…Read More
VQI Educational Webinar: Long-Term Follow-Up Calculations
Feb 13, 2019 2:00 PM Eastern Time (EST)
Please join the PATHWAYS Support team and the SVS PSO for a VQI educational webinar to introduce new updates to the Procedures Requiring Follow-up Report as well as the Long-Term Follow-up Completion Rate Report.
“Starting a QI Project”
The purpose of the webinar is to provide VQI members with information needed to start and finish a QI project.
Date: Tue, Feb 19, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM EST/1:00 PM CST/Noon MST/11:00 AM PST
Click here to Register
There is wide variation in compliance with SVS AAA guidelines and room for improvement. VQI is a valuable tool for determining impact of guidelines and compliance and further work required to align CPG’s and VQI. Dr. Larry Kraiss and Dr. Thomas Forbes presented the SVS Clinical Practice Guidelines and how…Read More
Come visit the VQI at Booth 321 at the American Venous Forum on Feb. 19th – 22nd at the Westin Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage, CA.
For more information, please visit www.veinforum.
We have set the Agenda for the upcoming VQI Annual Meeting, and will be publishing the full speaker roster shortly.
This year, VQI@VAM starts on Wednesday, June 20th, with the morning sessions focused on how the care team can analyze VQI data to initiate QI projects. The afternoon sessions…Read More
Date: Wednesday, June 20th (full day) through Thursday, June 21st, 2018 (8:00a.m. – 12:00 noon)
Place: Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
The third annual VQI@VAM will once again be held in conjunction with the SVS Vascular Annual Meeting. VQI@VAM sessions will begin on Wednesday, June 20th and continue through noon Thursday,…Read More
Watch this webinar to find out the latest details on MIPS/MACRA and how it may impact reimbursement:
For those members interested in QI Projects and how to get started, see the webinar led by Cheryl Jackson, SVS PSO Quality Director.
Cheryl reviews the credits available in 2018 for QI Projects toward your center’s Participation Awards, as well as explanation of how to get started with your own project.