Team Based Care in Practice Transformation

Healthy Hearts in the Heartland (H3) and the Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network (GLPTN) are pleased to welcome Kirsten Meisinger, MD, MHCDS, for a webinar entitled “Team Based Care in Practice Transformation.”

Dr. Meisinger will share the benefits of transitioning to team-based, patient centered primary care. She will explore how each care team member, at the practice level and beyond, plays an important role in ensuring quality patient care. She will also discuss obstacles to achieving this important organizational shift, and the role leadership can play in optimizing a team’s efficiency and productivity. A Q&A session will take place following the presentation.

Target Audience: This webinar is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the vision of team based care in the ambulatory setting
2. Understand the essential elements of high functioning teams
3. Acquire practical tips on how to move your system towards team based care

About the Speaker

Kirsten Meisinger, MD is the Medical Staff President for the Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) as well as a Regional Medical Director in Primary Care and the CHA Site Visit Liaison.

Dr. Meisinger has an active panel as a Family Doctor at the Union Square Family Health Center, a CHA practice, and has been Medical Director of the site since 2008. She has served as the National Faculty Co-Chair for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) initiative “Transforming Clinical Practices Initiative” (TCPi), 2016/17 as well as the co-chair of the CMS ICOAG Affinity Group. She continues on the project as faculty through 2018.

Dr. Meisinger has done extensive consulting both nationally and internationally on Patient Centered Medical Home development and health care system transformation. She has faculty appointments at Tufts University and Harvard Medical School, and is the faculty lead at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Latin American team.

Dr. Meisinger earned a BA from Brown University, her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University and completed a Family Medicine Residency at the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center in Lawrence, Massachusetts. She is currently enrolled in the Master of Health Care Delivery Science at Dartmouth University (’18).

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