The Courses/Curriculum

IHA and HealthStream have identified an extensive library of content to meet the training needs of the PPSs in the project areas of:

DSRIP Requirement Focused Training

DSRIP 101 Curriculum Name

  • Behavioral Health/Primary Care
  • Care Coordination
  • Collaborative Care
  • Cultural Competency
  • Patient Navigator
  • Population Health Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Transitional Care
  • Business Skills
  • Compliance
  • Health Literacy
  • Duke University
  • Leadership Development
  • Clinical Readmissions

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Each PPS can select individual courses from the DSRIP library of courses that are appropriate for their specific project training objectives and appropriate to each individual. Courses can be added throughout the DSRIP project.

Want to learn more? 

As part of this program, we will be hosting a series of webinars that will give you more information about the courses/curricum included in this program and the HealthStream Learning Center. Click here to attend a webinar or a group presentation. 

If you would like to request a presentation at your PPS office, click here.


Milestones

Workforce Strategy

Key Issue - this section is not linked to the specific workforce achievement value

Workforce Impact Analysis

Target Completion Date by DSRIP

Supporting Documentation

Milestone: Define target workforce state (in line with DSRIP program's goals)

DY1,Q3

Finalized PPS target workforce state, signed off by PPS workforce governance body.

Subsequent quarterly reports will require an update on the implementation of your workforce transition roadmap, including any change to your target state.

Milestone: Create a workforce transition roadmap for achieving your defined target workforce state

DY1, Q4

Completed workforce transition roadmap, signed off by PPS workforce governance body.

Subsequent quarterly reports will require an update on the implementation of your workforce transition roadmap.

Milestone: Perform detailed gap analysis between current state assessment of workforce and projected future state.

DY1, Q4

Current state assessment report & gap analysis, signed off by PPS workforce governance body.

Subsequent quarterly reports will require an update on the implementation of your workforce transition roadmap.

Milestone: Produce a compensation and benefit analysis, cavering impacts on both retrained and redeployed staff, as well as new hires, particularly focusing on full and partial placements.

DY1, Q3

Compensation and benefit analysis report, signed off by PPS workforce governance body.

Subsequent quarterly reports will require an update on the implementation of your workforce transition roadmap, including updates on compensation and benefits.

Milestone: Develop training strategy

DY1, Q4

Finalized training strategy, signed off by PPS workforce governance body.

Quarterly reports will require evidence of up‐take of training programs, including both individual training and training for new, multi‐disciplinary teams. PPSs will need to provide: a description of training programs delivered and participant‐level data, including training outcomes.

 

Governance

Governance Milestones are linked to a specific achievement value in the implementation plan & quarterly report process

Milestone: Finalize workforce communication & engagement plan

DY2, Q1

Workforce communication & engagement plan, including plans for two-way communication with all levels of the workforce, signed off by PPS workforce governance body (e.g. workforce transformation committee). Subsequent quarterly reports to require updates on implementation of workforce communication & engagement plan.

 

Financial Sustainability

Financial Sustainability Milestones are linked to a specific achievement value in the implementation plan & quarterly report process

Milestone: Develop education and communication strategy for PPS network.

DY2,Q2

 

 

Cultural Competency and Health Library

Cultural Competency Milestones are linked to a specific achievement value in the implementation plan & quarterly process

Milestone: Finalize cultural competency / health literacy strategy

DY1, Q3

Cultural competency / health literacy strategy signed off by PPS Board.

The strategy should:

‐‐ Identify priority groups experiencing health disparities (based on your CNA and other analyses)
‐‐ Identify key factors to improve access to quality primary, behavioral health, and preventive health care
‐‐ Define plans for two‐way communication with the population and community groups through specific community forums
‐‐ Identify assessments and tools to assist
patients with self‐management of conditions (considering cultural, linguistic and literacy factors)
‐‐ Identify community‐based interventions to reduce health disparities and improve outcomes.

Milestone: Develop a training strategy focused on addressing the drivers of health disparities (beyond the availability of language-appropriate material).

DY1, Q4

Cultural competency training strategy, signed off by PPS Board. The strategy should include:

‐‐ Training plans for clinicians, focused on available evidence‐based research addressing health disparities for particular groups identified in your cultural competency strategy

‐‐ Training plans for other segments of your workforce (and others as appropriate) regarding specific population needs and effective patient engagement approaches

Subsequent quarterly reports will require evidence of training programs

delivered. PPSs will need to provide: a description of training programs delivered and participant‐level data, including training outcomes.

 

IT Systems and Processes

Milestone: Develop an IT Change Management Strategy

DY1, Q4

IT change management strategy, signed off by PPS Board. The strategy should include:

‐‐ Your approach to governance of the change process
‐‐ A communication plan to manage communication and involvement of all stakeholders, including users
‐‐ An education and training plan
‐‐ An impact / risk assessment for the entire IT change process
‐‐ Defined workflows for authorizing and implementing IT changes

Subsequent quarterly reports will require an update on the implementation of this IT change management strategy.

 

Performance Reporting

Milestone: Develop training program for organizations and individuals throughout the network, focused on clinical quality and performance reporting

DY1, Q3

Finalized performance reporting training program.

Subsequent quarterly reports will need to demonstrate up‐take of training. PPSs will need to provide: a description of training programs delivered and participant‐level data, including training outcomes.

 

Practitioner Engagement

Milestone: Develop training / education plan targeting practitioners and other professional groups, designed to educate them about the DSRIP program and your PPS-specific quality improvement agenda

DY1, Q4

Practitioner training / education plan.

Subsequent quarterly reports will require evidence of training. PPSs will need to provide: a description of training programs delivered and participant‐level data, including training outcomes.

 

Clinical Integration

Milestone: Develop a Clinical Integration Strategy

DY1, Q4

Clinical Integration Strategy, signed off by Clinical Quality Committee, including:

‐‐ Clinical and other info for sharing
‐‐ Data sharing systems and interoperability
‐‐ A specific Care Transitions Strategy, including: hospital admission and discharge coordination; and care transitions and coordination and communication among primary care, mental health and substance use providers
‐‐ Training for providers across settings (inc. ED, inpatient, outpatient) regarding clinical integration, tools and communication for coordination
‐‐ Training for operations staff on care coordination and communication tools

Subsequent quarterly reports will require an update on the implementation of this strategy.