Improving Quality & Patient Experience

Enspire Quality Partners is committed to improving quality and patient experience and reducing the cost of healthcare by building a partnership of providers that is patient focused, value based and physician led.

Quality Improvement and Accountability
Enspire Quality Partners has established its Quality Program through a collaborative effort led by Dr. Hugh Sims, Medical Director, and members of the Quality Committee. The Quality Program identifies specific evidence-based measures covering all specialties in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings. Enspire physicians have agreed to submit practice data for this ongoing improvement effort and to participate in efforts to improve the best outcomes for our patients. 

Hospital Quality & Efficiency Program
The Hospital Quality and Efficiency Program (HQEP) is a partnership between The Medical Center and Enspire Quality Partners to achieve quality improvements and care efficiencies within the Hospital setting and the Med Center Health medical plan. Together, Enspire physicians and the Hospital are working to support:

    • Quality and Safety Across the Continuum of Care
    • An Enhanced Patient Experience
    • Increased Efficiency

Participating physicians are eligible to receive financial rewards when specific project objectives are achieved.

Projects and Workgroups: Enspire physician members are constantly seeking to identify and implement best practices across the continuum of care.  Other recent areas of focus are noted below:

PROJECT PROJECT YEAR CHAMPION
Antimicrobial Stewardship Year 1 (Complete) Dr. Don Brown
Blood Product Usage Year 1 (Complete) Dr. Juli McCay
Implementation and Stewardship of the Electronic Medical Record

Year 1
(In Process)

Dr. Aneisha Crossbourne
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Asthma Year 1 (Complete) Dr. Farooq Cheema
Diagnosis and Treatment of Sepsis Year 2
(In Process)
Dr. William Moss
Prevention of Pressure Ulcers Year 2
(In Process)
Dr. Shane O’Keeffe
Reduction of Hospital Readmissions Year 2
(In Process)
Dr. Arshad Banday
Achieving Designation as Heart Failure Center of Excellence Year 2
(In Process)

Dr. Jacqueline Dawson Dowe

Palliative Care Program Year 2
(In Process)

Dr. Michael Byrne

Bundled Payment Programs
The Medical Center is a Model 2 Participant in the Center for Medicare Services’ Bundled Payment for Care Improvement Initiative. Enspire physicians are working with the Hospital to deliver better patient outcomes and efficiencies for patients with these conditions from the acute care stay through 90 days post discharge:

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction (heart attack)
  • Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)
  • Simple Pneumonia and Other Respiratory Infections

We invite you to learn more about the difference our work is making for our patients.