Health care professionals from all over the world have visited Southcentral Foundation’s Nuka System of Care (Nuka) in Anchorage, Alaska. Many have sought opportunities to learn best practices from afar. Nuka is now offering webinars.
Nuka is recognized as one of the world’s leading examples of health care redesign and is a 2011 recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. SCF provides consulting and solutions for data and information management, integrated care, behavioral health, workforce development, improvement and innovation, and more. Nuka is an Alaska Native word used for strong, giant structures and living things.
The role of the provider and physician has evolved with team-based, population health management systems. Old practices place providers in a hierarchy that relies heavily on their expertise and fast-paced decision-making. The relationship-based approach requires a different expectations, roles, and responsibilities. Effective provider and physician engagement can support shared decision-making, foster a culture of improvement, and positively impact the quality of health care delivery. In this webinar, discover provider engagement best practices developed in Southcentral Foundation’s Nuka System of Care.