|9:15-10:30 a.m.||Engaging the Community to Own and Design the Health System |
Health care organizations built around and tailored to the communities they serve are incredibly successful at addressing the needs of their customer-owners. This approach is foundational to everything we do at SCF and is a core value of leadership at the organization. In this session, you will learn how SCF listens to and incorporates the feedback of our 65,000 customer-owner voices.
|Advanced Behavioral Health Care Implementation and Applications |
Melissa Merrick, Allison Herman, Roger Fox
Preparing primary care providers and behaviorists to work collaboratively requires new roles, steps and screening tools. A consulting psychiatrist in a primary care team can increase access, address complicated visits, and play an integral role in collaboration with behavioral health consultants. In this session, learn the steps for fully integrating behavioral health, including reorientation for primary care teams and new roles and processes.
|Rural Health Care and Telemedicine Best Practices |
Donna Galbreath, Martha Cotten, Michelle Baker, Heather Goecke
How does a rural health care organization meet the needs of a community with limited resources? SCF operates several federally qualified health centers and provides care in more than 55 rural villages. In this session, discover solutions for providing high quality care in remote locations. Learn how to scale best practices to fit the unique challenges of a small community.
|10:45-Noon||Effective Data Management for Improvement|
Steve Tierney, David Fenn, Mike Hirst
The widespread implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) has resulted in an increased need for staffing solutions. You don’t want your high performing clinicians working on IT solutions. And you also don’t want your IT working in a silo, separate from the “on the ground” clinic employees. In this session, discover the high level of data support and infrastructure that allowed SCF’s primary care clinics to focus on medicine, not IT.
|Advanced Behavioral Health Care Implementation and Applications CONTINUED|
Melissa Merrick, Allison Herman, Roger Fox
|Culturally Appropriate Alternatives: Traditional Healing in Primary Care |
Frances Wallis, Angela Michaud, Jessie Takak
SCF provides a range of services that help customers address acute pain, manage chronic pain, and cope with stress and grief. In this session, discover how SCF offers culturally appropriate alternatives through traditional healing and integrates spirituality into the healing process.
|Noon-1:30 p.m.||Lunch Tours Available at the Anchorage Native Primary Care Center | CEO Lunch (KKG Building)|
|1:30-2:45 p.m.||Population Based Case Management Chelsea Ryan, Danelle Stein|
Traditional case management is usually diagnosis or cost based, often posing obstacles to the provider/customer relationship and fragmenting care. SCF’s whole-person case management model fosters relationships, integrates chronic and preventative care and emphasizes shared responsibility. In this session, learn the roles, processes and best practices for whole-person case management.
|Medication Assisted Treatment and Integrated Psychiatry in Primary Care|
Melissa Shein, Catherine Arnatt
According to the NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse, an estimated 1.2 million people in the United States aged 12 and older had an opioid use disorder in 2018. Medicated Assisted Treatment delivery in primary care, in conjunction with opioid treatment programs and behavioral therapy, can increase access to valuable treatments. In this session, learn SCF’s approach to integrated psychiatry in primary care, and the challenges and successes of providing medicated assisted treatment
|Learning Circles and Family Wellness Warriors Initiative: Root Issues|
Bobbi Outten, Kyle Newman,
Trauma-informed care is becoming more prevalent, with organizations seeking to provide safe, empowering, and healing services. SCF’s Family Wellness Warriors Initiative is a culturally appropriate model that addresses root issues through learning circles. In this session, discover FWWI and the learning circle model that facilitates opportunities for people to connect and build relationships through a variety of wellness activities.
|3-3:30 p.m.||Closing |
|ICT Panel and Roundtables|
Georgia Kubic, Stephanie Janke, Roni Phillips, Samantha Painter, Emily Wood, Dana Toohey
(Delta and Fjord)
In this session, an SCF integrated care team panel will share real-world examples for optimizing team dynamics, navigating change, and overcoming common challenges. Join small learning circles specific to each discipline to learn how each role supports patient-centered care and contributes to quality of life and health care outcomes.
|Continuing the Journey: 1-on-1 Conversations on Next Steps|
Feedback from previous Nuka conferences show that SCF subject matter experts have an opportunity to help bridge the gap in helping your organization discuss next steps on your improvement journey. In this one-on-one session, discuss what you’ve learned, what you’d like to take away, and how SCF can assist with tools such as data and information management assessments, integrated care team assessments, and more.
|Virtual Reality Demo: Increasing Empathy|
SCF uses virtual simulations that allow providers to experience medical challenges firsthand, providing a deeper understanding of the physical and emotional issues a patient is facing. Virtual reality experiences increase empathy for patients. In this session, you will experience a virtual simulation and debrief.