Welcome to the The QI Chat Room podcast. This podcast is all about quality improvement, or QI, in healthcare. We’ll bring you speakers from our member health centers, outside health centers, county and federal agencies, healthcare plans, and more. Those speakers will discuss promising practices they’ve identified at health centers, the latest data on specific health topics, and engage in conversation with our live audience. We’ve been hosting these chat rooms since late 2018. In the fall of 2019 we made the transition to podcasts to reach a greater range of listeners, including our health centers’ providers and staff that cannot make regular meeting times. We hope you’ll join us, as we share the latest in quality improvement.

All episodes of the podcast are listed individually below and also available on popular streaming services. Resources and documents related to the episodes can be found in The QI Chat Room Dropbox Folder. Promising Practice documents can be found on our Promising Practices web page.

The QI Chat Room

If you have a topic you’d like to present or a topic you’d like to request, contact Kelly Bond. While the focus is on QI, topics can include anything related to your health center’s work. The schedule of topics for The QI Chat Room podcast can be found here.

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Episode 3: How to Huddle

This episode features Tiffany Jimenez from Petaluma Health Center who will talk about how to huddle as a care team.

Episode 2: Vaping 101

This episode features Ariel Thomas-Urlik from Sonoma County’s Department of Health Services, Impact Sonoma Tobacco and Nicotine Prevention Team who will talk about the vaping epidemic and resources available for health centers to help patients.

Episode 1: FIT Test Lab Packaging

This first podcast episode features health center Santa Rosa Community Health presenting their new promising practice titled “FIT Test Lab Packaging”. This promising practice aimed to increase colorectal cancer screening among patients.

PROGRAM

Funder

This project is funded by the California Improvement Network, which is a project of the California Health Care Foundation and is administered by the Healthforce Center at UCSF.

Project Timeline

August 2019 – October 2019

PARTNERS

Project Partners:

  • Alexander Valley Healthcare
  • Alliance Medical Center
  • Anderson Valley Health Center
  • Coastal Health Alliance
  • CommuniCare Health Centers
  • Jewish Community Free Clinic
  • Long Valley Health Center
  • Marin City Health and Wellness
  • Marin Community Clinics
  • Northern California Center for Well-Being
  • OLE Health
  • Petaluma Health Center
  • Ritter Center
  • Santa Rosa Community Health
  • Sonoma County Indian Health Project
  • Sonoma Valley Community Health Centers
  • St. Joseph Mobile Health Clinic
  • West County Health Centers
  • Western Sierra Medical Clinic
  • Winters Healthcare Foundation

PROJECT CONTACT

For more information, please contact Kelly Bond.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND COMPANION DOCUMENTS