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Call, Newsletter & Event Archive

Bimonthly Calls

The bimonthly learning collaborative call is designed to help promote shared learning across the region through open discussion. The call provides a forum for UC and DSRIP providers to discuss raising performance, challenges and issues faced, as well as to share best practices. Calls are held bimonthly on the third Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. during Demonstration Year 6.

RHP 17 - DY5 Program Evaluation Series:

  • 01/14/16 - January Call (Evaluative Methods): Minutes
  • 02/11/16 - February Call (Program Results Stories): Minutes
  • 03/10/16 - March Call (Evaluation Findings ): Minutes
  • 04/14/16 - April Call (Evaluation Improvement): Minutes
  • 06/09/16 - June Call (Sustainability Planning): Minutes
  • 07/14/16 - July Call (Program Design and Implementation): Minutes
  • 08/11/16 - August Call (Program Evaluation Series Recap): Minutes

RHP 17 - DY6 Bimonthly Calls:

  • 02/16/17 - February Call (DY6 Reporting and Understanding DY7-8): Minutes
  • 04/20/17 - April Call (Health Information Exchange): Minutes
  • 06/15/17 - June Call (Sustainability Planning and the Grant Process): Minutes
  • 08/08/17 - August Call (DY7-8 Draft Measure Bundle Protocol and Proposal Process): Minutes

RHP 17 - DY7 Bimonthly Calls:

  • 10/17/17 - October Call (DY6 October Reporting and Considerations for DY7-8 Transition): Minutes
  • 11/16/17 - November Call (DY7-8 DSRIP Refresher/Plan Update Primer): Agenda
  • 01/25/18 - January Call (Value-Based Payment funding avenues): Minutes
  • 06/05/18 - June Call (RHP Plan Feedback): Minutes

RHP 17 - DY8 Bimonthly Calls:

  • 10/11/18 - October Call (DY7 October Reporting): Minutes
  • 11/15/18 - November Call (Cost and Savings Analysis and Transition Proposals): Minutes
  • 01/23/19 - January Call (DY9-10 PFM Protocol Overview): Minutes
  • 04/25/19 - April Call (Plan-Do-Study-Act) PDSA Cycles): Minutes

Quarterly Newsletters

Each quarter RHP 17 sends out a newsletter to share updates on recent and upcoming learning collaborative activities and information. The newsletter includes project spotlights, achievements in the region to be celebrated, learning opportunities for participation in other regions and through online resources, upcoming event dates and information, and other features related to health care and continuous quality improvement methods.

RHPs 8 & 17 Newsletters

RHP 17 Newsletters

Past Learning Collaborative Events

  • 07/19/17 - Regional Opportunity: RHP 8 and 17 hosted the second biannual face-to-face event of DY6 at Baylor Scott and White in College Station. The event started with an update on health care activities related to the most recent Texas legislative session from Jenny Jones, associate vice president of governmental and public affairs with the Texas A&M University Health Science Center. In addition, Dr. Shao-Chee Sim, vice president of applied research and Jo Carcedo, vice president for grants with Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF), shared information about EHF and their grant process. Stakeholders also had the opportunity to hear from Pat Schoenemann, director of Brazos Health Resource Center, who shared an overview of Charity Tracker — an online resource. During lunch, Jennifer LoGalbo, RHP 8 program director with the Texas A&M University Health Science Center, presented on strategy maps. After lunch, attendees heard from Cindy Quinn, program manager for Center on Population Health and Aging with the Texas A&M University Health Science Center, who provided information on market analysis of DSRIP services. The event ended with Kimberly Tucker, senior policy analyst with HHSC, offering attendees an update on waiver activities. Interested individuals can contact the Anchor Team for meeting materials.
Last edited by: jiles 06/21/2019