CLER Care Transitions Issue Brief:
Themes in Care Transitions from the CLER National Report

March 22, 2017 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Central

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Kevin B. Weiss, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President for Institutional Accreditation
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Ana Pujols McKee, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, The Joint Commission

Webinar Information:

In collaboration with the Dr. Ana McKee, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at The Joint Commission, Dr. Kevin Weiss will share the data specific to care transitions from the recent CLER National Report of Findings 2016 and engage the collaborator and the community in a robust discussion about the challenges and opportunities presented in the findings.
The speakers will discuss key themes and data from the National Report of Findings 2016 relating to care transitions. He will highlight findings in four major areas: alignment of priorities; inpatient transition processes; change-of-duty transitions; and resident and fellow engagement in developing and implementing strategies to improve care transitions. He will also expand upon these areas by including challenges and opportunities for improvement.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify key CLER findings related to care transitions
  • Discuss the four major areas of care transitions
  • Consider what actions healthcare and physician leaders can take to impact care transitions

  • Founded in 1951,The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission at www.jointcommission.org

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