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Promise Partnership Learning Health System Collaborative in Oncology

The Promise is a collaborative and intentional pursuit to bring together the full power of our collective expertise to provide the best possible care to our patients, our people and our communities. To achieve The Promise, we are creating a collaborative learning network in partnership with D-HH Oncology to improve outcomes for care teams, patients and families, as well as support better science and scholarship.

Please note: The virtual conference meeting access link will be emailed to registered participants 24-48 hours prior to the start of the activity.

Activity Details
Start Date: October 28, 2020
End Date: October 28, 2020
Time: 12:00 - 4:05 pm
Location: Online Virtual Event

Registration is online only. There is no registration fee, but advance registration is required for planning purposes. Register Now

Preregistration required. The registration deadline is 3 days prior to the activity date. For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Speakers & Topics
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm Welcome and Call to Action to Deliver on The Promise 
~ Steve Leach & Joanne Conroy
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Keynote: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities in Deploying a Learning Health System in Oncology 
Joseph Jacobson
12:45 pm - 1:00 pm Participant Questions/ Comments
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Our Learning Health System: Connecting the Dots

Preference Aligned Care in the Future
~ Madge Buus-Frank & Eugene Nelson 

Data, Measurement & Scholarship
~ Aricca Van Citters 

Serious Illness Conversation Improvement Story
~ Amelia Cullinan & Garret Wasp

Patient Wisdom
~ Carol Majewski

Testing Peer-to-Peer Facilitated Networks
 ~ Elizabeth O’Donnell

Point-of-Care Dashboards for Serious Illness
~ Megan Holthoff
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Stretch Break / Transition to Virtual Breakout Room
2:15 pm - 3:35 pm Special Interest Working Groups Team Time: 
Planning for Success – Learn, Measure, Share & Improve

Working Group 1.  Implementing a Serious Illness Conversation Model of Care Across NCCC
Session Leaders: Amelia Cullinan & Garrett Wasp

Our aim is to increase the frequency and documentation of Serious Illness Conversations in patients with advanced cancer by frontline oncology clinicians.

Working Group 2. Patient Wisdom: Implementing a Novel Tool 
Session Leaders:  Carol Majewski & Larry Dacey

This tool provides the care team with a 20-second meaningful snapshot of what matter most to patients. Relationship-centered care supports improved delivery, engagement and experience of care for both patients and clinicians.

Working Group 3. Data, Measurement & Scholarship
Session Leaders: Aricca Van Citters, Anna Tosteson, Eugene  Nelson, Madge Buus-Frank

Developing a set of measures to evaluate the impact of the Learning Health System on patients and families, care teams, and the health system. 

Working Group 4. Peer-to-Peer Facilitated Support Networks: Supporting care partners of serious illness patients and those in bereavement
Session Leaders: Beth O’Donnell & Colleen Young

Testing the deployment of a technology tool used in the Mayo Clinic and beyond, co-designed by patients, families, care partners, providers and community liaisons to connect care partners to peer support and resources. 

Working Group 5. Point-of-Care Dashboards: Using Patient Reported Outcomes to Support the Visit
Session Leaders: Megan Holthoff, Carolyn Kerrigan, Lisa Weiss

A visual display in Epic of key indicators of an individual’s well-being that are meaningful to the patient, family, and healthcare professionals to enable stronger partnerships; decide on care plans; and coproduce care that contributes to positive health outcomes and experiences.
3:35 pm - 3:50 pm LHS Action Periods & Next Steps 
~ Madge Buus-Frank & Megan Holthoff
3:50 pm - 4:05 pm Leaving in Action! 
~ Sue Reeves
Learning Outcome(s)

At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to describe how the Promise Partnership Learning Health System provides a framework for the delivery of D-HH’s strategic plan to support patients, families and care teams.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 3.5 contact hours.

Receiving Credit

The follow steps must be completed in order to receive credit for this event:

  • Register for the event online
  • Attend the event or session(s). A credit tracking sheet will be provided.
  • Complete the online evaluation - Must be submitted within 30 days after the activity

    Accessing the Online Evaluation (The evaluation is available the day after the event)

  • Log onto https://ce.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/login.aspx
  • Click on the My Activities link in the left side menu. Then click on the name of the activity you attended.
  • Click on the Resume button.
  • Click the Continue button until the Evaluation tab is active, and then click the Launch button.
  • Fill out the evaluation and then click submit. Credits will then be applied to your transcript. You can view your updated transcript by clicking on the "View Transcript" button.

View the Completing an Evaluation and Claiming Credit tutorial.

For questions or technical support, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Additional Information

For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org.

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