Recorded on December 7, 2017
Duration: 55 mins
Maintenance Credits: NONE
This one-hour session will provide an overview of the School-Based Medical Home program. The webinar presentation will cover the background, structure, scoring and process for the program.
At the conclusion of the live webinar, participants will have the knowledge they need to:
• Identify the core attributes of a School-Based Medical Home.
• Describe the processes and procedures that demonstrate transformation into a School-Based Medical Home.
• Apply their knowledge of the program to determine next steps.
This program is for organizations and individuals interested in learning more about the School-Based Medical Home program, structure and process.
• School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs).
• Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs).
• PCMH Content Certified Experts (PCMH CCEs).
Patricia Barrett, MHSA, PCMH CCE
Tricia Marine Barrett joined NCQA in 2008. As the Vice President for Product Design & Support she is responsible for exploring new product concepts and evolving existing products to meet the needs of a changing health care environment. She also ensures proper development, communication and interpretation of NCQA Accreditation standards, HEDIS measures and Clinician Recognition programs.
Prior to joining NCQA, worked with Health Alliance Plan (HAP) in Detroit Michigan where she began as a quality analyst in 1993. During her 14 years with HAP she served in a variety of roles including Manager of Research, Analysis and Program Development, Acting Director of Managed Care Information and Director of Quality Management. As Director of QM, she had responsibility for all clinical quality improvement and disease management programs as well as HEDIS production and NCQA accreditation for the organization as a whole. In addition, Ms. Barrett was a member of the NCQA HEDIS Policy Panel and served as the Chairperson for the Measurement Committee of the Michigan Quality Improvement Consortium (MQIC). In her final four years with HPA she served as lead consultant to General Motors on managed care performing evaluations of the quality and efficiency of GM’s HMO offerings nationally and establishing supplier development activities to drive improved performance. In this role she participated on the NCQA Purchaser Advisory Council, The National Business Coalition on Health eValue8 Steering Committee and served as an author and scorer for the eValue8 RFI.
Ms. Barrett attended the University of Michigan receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration from the School of Public Health.
Mina L. Harkins, MBA, BSMT, PCMH CCE
Mina L. Harkins has been with the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for 10 years as Assistant Vice President, Recognition Programs Policy and Resources, in Washington DC. In this position, she is responsible for the content of and resources to support all Recognition Programs. The Recognition programs are focused on evaluating quality management of chronic conditions, such as Diabetes and Ischemic Vascular Disease, and the systems and processes utilized in clinical practices including the Patient-Centered Medical Home, the Patient-Centered Specialty Practice program, Patient-Centered Connected Care in the neighborhood and Accountable Care Organization Accreditation.
Before joining NCQA, she directed a medical laboratory accreditation program, administered a large anatomic pathology operation, managed several units in a multi-specialty group practice and a multi-site laboratory operation for a staff model HMO.
Ms. Harkins earned her BA in Medical Technology at the University of Pittsburgh and her MBA at Johns Hopkins University’s Carey School of Business.
Rita Lewis, MPH, PCMH CCE
Rita Lewis is a manager in NCQA’s Product Development department. In this role, Rita leads the development of the standards and guidelines for NCQA’s clinician and practice level recognition programs, which include PCMH, PCSP, DRP and HSRP. In addition to researching current industry practices, she works with internal staff and external stakeholders to identify the key components of practice care that are evidence-based and relevant to the practice setting. Before joining the Product Development team, she worked as an analyst in NCQA’s Performance Measurement department. In this role, she supported government contracts to research and develop clinical quality measures for patients with serious mental illness and substance use disorders. She also assisted in the maintenance and analysis of the HEDIS behavioral health and maternal care measures.Prior to joining NCQA, Rita worked as a graduate research assistant with NORC where she supported a research project to determine the impact of co-located and coordinated behavioral health and primary care services for patients with diagnosed behavioral health conditions. Rita holds a B.A. in Sociology with a concentration in Health and Aging from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and MPH in Health Policy from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
This is a non CME/CNE/CPE activity.
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