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