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Quality Improvement and PASRR

Webinar
Tuesday, December 8, 2015

The December 2015 PASRR webinar "Quality Improvement and PASRR" occurred on Tuesday, December 8th, at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST). 

The webinar was presented by Andrea Womack, Director of Quality and Independent Contractor Services for Ascend Management Innovations.

A PDF copy of the slides is available here and at the bottom of this page.

Synopsis of the Topic:

This presentation provides an overview of quality improvement frameworks, principles, and tools that PASRR program authorities can use to monitor and assess their programs. Discussion includes keys to implementing quality improvement activities and mapping quality improvement activities to state initiatives and goals.

 

Speaker:

Andrea Womack

Andrea Womack, M.A, is Director of Quality and Independent Contractor Services for Ascend Management Innovations. In this role, she oversees quality monitoring and reporting for Ascend’s PASRR and Utilization Review services as well as technical and quality support services for over 400 PASRR and specialty assessment independent contractors. Ms. Womack has designed and implemented quality protocols for multiple states to ensure compliance with state and federal PASRR requirements, clinical integrity, and person-centered assessments. Ms. Womack has also developed and delivered PASRR training for assessors, providers, clinical and quality reviewers. During her tenure at Ascend she has also overseen implementation and operations for multiple PASRR state projects. Previously, Ms. Womack worked in community mental health case management for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. Ms. Womack holds a master’s degree in Social Science from the University of Chicago. Ms. Womack also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of PASRR Professionals.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

There was no commercial support received for this CME activity.

Bibliographic Sources: Please see presentation slides

Copyright: All faculties in this activity have given their permission for publication.

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