The Kansas Family Medicine Pneumococcal Immunization Office Champions (KFMPIOC) program is a QI Initiative designed to improve the rate of pneumococcal immunizations for the Medicare population. KFMPIOC will utilize an office-based champion model framework based upon ACIP recommendations and NVAC Standards for Adult Immunization Practices. Practices selected to participate will have expert technical assistance to complete the initiative and will earn a stipend of up to $4,800 for participation and completion. Interested in learning more about how to apply for this QI Initiative? Join us for a free webinar that will answer all of your questions.
KFMPIOC Program Webinar
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Kansas Family Physicians and immunization staff interested in participating in a QI initiative to increase pneumococcal immunization rates in seniors.
Upon completion of the webinar, participants will have a greater awareness of:
- How this program incorporates the Office Champion model to improve pneumococcal immunization rates in seniors
- How practices will perform PDSA cycles and make systems changes to improve pneumococcal immunization rates in seniors
- How to apply for the KFMPIOC program
Carolyn Gaughan, MSE, CAE, Executive Vice President, Kansas Academy of Family Physicians
Erin McGuire, BS, Quality Improvement Consultant, Great Plains Quality Innovation Network
This program is funded by a grant from Pfizer and AAFP, who selected KAFP in a competitive grant proposal process, as one of three chapters participating in the grant. KAFP is working with the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network (GPQIN) which includes Kansas Foundation for Medical Care (KFMC) on this program.