A Systems Approach to QAPI in Hospice

Includes a Live Event on 07/11/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

Using a systems approach,  take QAPI from a basic data reporting mechanism to an operational process for meaningful, patient centered improvement. Discussion of incorporating effective Performance Improvement Project (PIPs), CAHPs/HIS data into QAPI processes and operationalizing QAPI included.

Topics covered in this webinar include:

  • Effective PIP teams
  • CAHPS/HIS incorporated into QAPI
  • Raising the QAPI meeting bar

Lynn Stange, RN, BSN, MA, CHC (Moderator)

President, Weatherbee Resources, Inc.

Lynn Stange re-joined Weatherbee Resources, Inc. in 2017 as the Chief Compliance & Consulting Integrity Officer. Lynn first joined the Weatherbee team as an Associate Consultant in 2006, and was promoted to Director of Consulting in 2007. 

In her new role, Lynn is responsible for strategic growth initiatives in the areas of compliance, quality, and education. Lynn works with consulting clients in the areas of Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI), mock surveys and compliance audits, Joint Commission accreditation, State Licensure preparation, plans of correction, pursuit of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, hospice acquisitions/sales, and program development. Lynn will also oversee all aspects of Weatherbee’s Hospice Compliance Network (HCN). Lynn’s breadth of experience with a variety of regulations and standards allows her to connect with clients quickly to aid them in identifying their most critical needs thereby assuring excellent outcomes. 

Lynn is a nationally recognized speaker in both the hospice and compliance arenas, having spoken at both the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) annual Management and Leadership Conference and at the annual Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) national conference. Lynn is a member of the NHPCO Regulatory Committee since 2014. As a member of Weatherbee’s Speaker’s Bureau, Lynn teaches on a variety of regulatory, compliance, and leadership-related topics and is a permanent faculty member of Weatherbee’s renowned Hospice Regulatory Boot Camp.

Lynn has been a registered nurse for 26 years with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from Carroll College in Helena, Montana and a Master’s degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix, Las Vegas. Lynn has been a State surveyor in both Montana and Nevada, and earned her Certification in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) in 2014.


A Systems Approach to QAPI in Hospice
​Using a systems approach to take QAPI from a basic data reporting mechanism to a process for meaningful and lasting improvement​ Live event: 07/11/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT) You must register to access.