Make sure to mark your calendar for:

Data Collection Period:
ASCA Benchmarking Q2

July 1–31, 2017

Health Law Webinar Series – We’re pleased to offer our complimentary Health Law Webinar Series addressing key legal concerns for health care entities.

Proactively Implementing, Evaluating, and Improving Your Compliance Plan
Thursday, July 20, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 PM MT

Qualis Health invites you to attend this webinar, an offering of the ASC EQuIP series.  We will record the webinar, but if you attend in person, you can ask Jeannette Harris questions via web-ex chat or live on the telephone!

Here is the link to register for the next EQuIP for ASC webinar “Medical Micro for ASC Infection Prevention”  presented by Jeanette Harris MS, MSM, MT(ASCP), CIC, FAPIC – Infection Preventionist-Surgical Services Specialist Infection Prevention – MultiCare Health System.

Learning Objectives:

  • Achieve basic understanding of medical microbiology as it relates to ambulatory surgery
  • Describe the significance of  terms “pathogens”, “pathogenicity”, “virulence”, and “colonization”
  • Explain the importance and key aspects of correctly collecting cultures for microbiological assessment

Date: July 21
Time: 1-2 PM Pacific Daylight time (2-1 PM Mountain Daylight time) 

Martha Jaworski, MS, RN, CIC
Quality Improvement Consultant
Qualis Health
T (208)383-5944
F (208)343-4705

Submission Deadline:
ASCA 2018 Topics & Speakers

July 31, 2017

National ASC Week
August 7–11, 2017

2018 Winter Seminars
January 11–13, 2018

CMS Surveys
August 8, 2017