Quality Improvement for Institutions



"Design, Lead and Achieve"

Thanks for Participating in ACC Quality Summit Virtual 2020

The ACC Quality Summit Virtual 2020 Live Sessions have now concluded. The ACC Quality Summit Team wants to thank the over 3,200 registered cardiovascular professionals from 40+ countries who experienced the premiere registry and accreditation event! More than 20 educational sessions were reviewed on three channels, while 76 poster abstracts were shared with thousands of views. Additionally, 3,000 participants engaged in chatting with exhibitors in the virtual XPO360 Exhibit Hall!  
A heartfelt "Thank You" to the ACC Quality Summit Virtual Planning Workgroups for their exceptional work and dedicated time for leading and developing the ACC Quality Summit Virtual 2020!
We hope you continue to make the most of the ACC Quality Summit Virtual 2020 experience over the next few months and we look forward to seeing you in person at ACC Quality Summit 2021, September 29 – October 1 in Dallas, TX!


Statement of Need
The ACC Quality Summit Virtual provides attendees with NCDR registry-specific and hospital industry knowledge, plus a deeper understanding of the value of accreditation and ways patient data can drive process improvement initiatives. Attendees will take away best practices through networking, workshops, ePosters, and on demand content and discover tools and techniques to improve health care quality within their organizations. 

At ACC’s Quality Summit Virtual attendees will gain insights and inspiration from foremost cardiovascular leaders and experts, and you will be part of a network committed to providing optimized cardiovascular patient care.

This year's ACC Quality Summit Virtual channels will focus on:
• Diversity, equity, and inclusion in the healthcare environment 
• Providing leadership tactics to improve patient outcomes and cost savings
• Achieving advanced quality efforts to enhance patient outcomes 
• Evaluating quality care in the COVID-19 era

Overall Goal
The overall goal of the Quality Summit is to enhance the knowledge and competency of NCDR/Accreditation professionals to enable them to effectively translate data and quality programs into achieving quality care. The theme for this year’s Quality Summit is “Design, Lead, and Achieve.”

Learner Objectives
Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to:
1. Define and describe the various issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the healthcare environment. 
2. Establish leadership tactics that build collaboration, teamwork, and trust to improve patient outcomes and cost savings. 
3. Optimize improvement strategies to advance quality efforts and enhance patient outcomes.
4. Identify and evaluate quality care in the COVID-19 era.

Target Audience
This course is intended for: 
• Cardiovascular Administrators and leaders seeking innovating solutions to improve service line processes of care. 
• Quality improvement professionals who lead organizational performance improvement efforts. 
• Hospital administrators who want to learn how the NCDR Registry/Accreditation can support their strategic goals.
• NCDR Registry/Accreditation sites managers and data coordinators interested in data integrity and quality.

Learner Bill of Rights
The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) recognizes that  you are a life-long learner who has chosen to engage  in  continuing medical education to identify or fill a gap in knowledge or skill; and to attain or enhance a desired competency. As part of ACCF’s duty to you  as a learner, you have the right to expect that your continuing medical education experience with ACCF includes the following.
Content that:
• Promotes improvements or quality in healthcare
• Is current, valid, reliable, accurate and evidence-based
• Addresses the stated objectives or purpose
• Is driven and based on independent survey and analysis of learner needs, not commercial interests
• Has been reviewed for bias and scientific rigor
• Offers balanced presentations that are free of commercial bias
• Is vetted through a process that resolves any conflicts of interest of planners and faculty
• Is evaluated for its effectiveness in meeting the identified educational need 

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