January 2022 | Issue 10
IHS PARTNER SPOTLIGHT:
Readily Available Training Eases Accreditation Prep
An Indian Health Service (IHS) hospital partner was facing a tight turnaround to prepare for an accreditation visit from The Joint Commission (TJC). How did the health information specialist and the rest of the hospital's team get the support and training they needed to get ready in time?

UPCOMING EVENTS
PATH Events for 2022
We are excited to offer a variety of topics, learning formats and guest speakers in 2022! Keep an eye out in February for our PATH syllabus, which will include more information on each offering and registration links.

Below is a snapshot of topics covered. As always, we welcome you to reach out to your local quality improvement advisor if you have a request or recommendation for us!
  • Clinical practices that reduce harm
  • Emergency department triage, transitions and utilization
  • Naloxone administration best practices
  • Patient screening and response strategies for potential substance abuse
  • Sustaining compliance on accreditation and certification
  • On-demand training videos for safety and quality improvement

CMS Virtual Tribal Leaders Training SeriesRegister
January 20-April 21 | Thursdays | 2 p.m. Eastern
  • Presented by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and National Indian Health Board
  • Covers programs and benefits available through Medicare, Medicaid, the Marketplace and more
  • Intended audience: Tribal leaders, health directors, health care administrators
  • Learn more about the series.

´╗┐SAVE THE DATE: 2022 CMS Quality Conference | Learn more
April 12 and 13 | This will be a virtual conference. More information coming soon!
This material was prepared by Comagine Health for the American Indian Alaska Native Healthcare Quality Initiative under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Views expressed in this material do not necessarily reflect the official views or policy of CMS or HHS, and any reference to a specific product or entity herein does not constitute endorsement of that product or entity by CMS or HHS. NQIIC-AIHQI-168-01/06/2022