Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI): The Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Quality

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Verna Sellers, MD, MPH, CMD Kimberly S. Woodley

Regulations require each nursing facility to have a Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI)Program. Successful programs include the involvement of every member of the interdisciplinary team (IDT). The medical director is responsible for the design and implementation of the program. This session will address the key components of a QAPI program, tools to analyze data, performance improvement projects, and strategies to engage the commitment of IDT members to quality. The presenters are a medical director and quality coordinator with experience in acute, post-acute and long-term care.

1 Management