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e-News | May 2015

  2015-may-surveyQuality Forum, DHH Launch Consumer Health Care Survey

The Quality Forum and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has launched a web-based survey to gauge Louisiana residents' awareness of health information technology (IT) tools and patients' rights to access personal health information. The 10-question survey takes less than two minutes to complete and will be available through the month of May. To view and complete the survey, click here. To learn more about the survey launch, click here.

Living Will and Advance Care Planning: Leading the Effort: Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (April 15)

Health Care Consumer Survey for La. Residents:
Mt. Hermon Broadcast Network (May 4)

Quality Forum, DHH Launch Online Consumer Survey:
Pointe Coupee Reporter (May 6)

Health Technology Tools Awareness Survey Starts:
The Advocate (May 10)
2015-may-lhcqf-logoQuality Forum Establishes Advisory Committee

The Quality Forum has formed a new Advisory Committee to support the organization. Members consist of Michael O. Fleming, MD, FAAFP/Past President, American Academy of Family Physicians; Raymond Peters, SPHR/RoyOMartin; Vindell Washington, MD, MHCM, FACEP/Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System; and Elizabeth Mitchell/Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI). The committee will work to help build relationships, increase visibility and advocate for the Quality Forum. To learn more about the Advisory Committee, click here.
2015-may-webinarLaPOST Webinar

Susan Nelson, MD, LaPOST Coalition Chair, served as the featured speaker during an instructional webinar May 20 for health care professionals interested in learning more about advance care planning and the LaPOST document. For more information about LaPOST, click here.