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Congratulations! & Welcome to the ACC Board of Governors! . Congratulations! You’re an ACC Governor! Now what?. 2009 Board of Governors Leadership Forum. Jane E. Schauer, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.C., Chair John G. Harold, M.D., F.A.C.C., Chair-Elect. 2009 ACC Leadership Institute.
2009 Board of Governors Leadership Forum
Jane E. Schauer, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.C., Chair
John G. Harold, M.D., F.A.C.C., Chair-Elect
Focusing the ACC
Universe of Potential ACC Impact
ACC Mission and 2012 Vision
Strategic Planning Process
New Initiative Development
Balanced Scorecard Monitoring and Operational Implementation
BOT Initiative Approval
The mission of the American College of Cardiology is to advocate for quality cardiovascular care through education, research promotion, development and application of standards and guidelines, and to influence health care policy.
By 2012, the ACC/ACCF will be the premier professional society in cardiovascular medicine, dedicated to the highest quality care that is patient-centered, evidence-based and cost effective.
SCIENCE & QUALITY
MEMBERSHIP & ENGAGEMENTInterfacing Heart House with the Outside World
External Stakeholders: Policy Makers, Federal Agencies, Commercial Payers, Quality Institutions, Hospitals, Health Systems, Patients, Public
Internal Stakeholders: ACC Members, Trustees, Governors, Committee Chairs, Committee Members
The Balanced Scorecard: Embracing Data-Driven Strategic Management
(Late July, Colorado Springs, CO)
EC & BOT Mtgs.
(Late March, Orlando)
(Early May, Washington, DC)
Go / No-Go Decision Point
Resource Allocation Analysis
Budgeting & Ops Planning
Leadership plays a pivotal role in strategic planning, with responsibilities as follows:
“The mission of the American College of Cardiology is to advocate for quality cardiovascular care—through education, research promotion, development and application of standards and guidelines—and to influence health care policy.”
1949 – College Founded
1951 – College chartered BOG & 22 Chapters
1954 – BOG and Chapters abolished
1957 – BOG reactivated with 35 US and 3 Canadian Governors
Mid 60’s – BOG grew to current 66 members
1986 – Chapters reintroduced
2006 – CCA Liaison appointed to BOG
2007 – CCA’s, FIT’s, MA’s and AA’s approved to vote in the BOG elections, FIT representative appointed to BOG
2009 – Chapters grow to 48 strong
- Elected leaders of College
- Representatives of membership
- Diverse with unique perspectives
- Majority are in private practice
- Responsible for decision making, policy setting
- Guardians of College resources
- Many members are former BOG
WHAT THEY DO
George P. Rodgers, Immediate Past Chair, Texas
Jane E. Schauer, Chair, New Mexico
John G. Harold, Chair-elect, California
Richard Kovacs, Incoming Chair-elect, Indiana
Michael Widmer, Oregon
Jose Rivera Del Rio, Puerto Rico
Blair D. Erb, Jr., Montana
Ganpat G. Thakker, West Virginia
Margo Minissian CCA, Georgia
“The Mission of the Board of Governors shall be to ensure bi-directional communication between the members of the College and its Leadership, while promoting the core missions of the College through actions at the Chapter, non-Chapter, and member level”.
In the U.S., 48 chapters represent 47 states and Puerto Rico.
To improve cardiovascular patient care
John G. Harold, M.D., F.A.C.C., Chair-elect, BOG
comprised of ACC members (+ outsiders) appointed by the President
identify/respond to relevant topics within Education, Quality, Advocacy, Membership, Governance etc
empowered to make recommendations, carry out work or special projects, to research, to work with staff to implement programs, to develop strategies to meet the mission of the committee and the College
can be sunsettedACC Committees
A group of members who align themselves around an area of clinical or professional interest
Sections are governed by their respective governing Council
Councils work across various committees in the College to advance professional interests and priorities of College member Sections
Benefits to Members
Increased member involvement and leadership opportunities
Better meets members’ needs for education, advocacy, clinical tools
Enhances collaboration and partnership opportunities with existing societies
Benefits to the College
Increased opportunities for grant supportACC Member Councils & Sections
The Council is the initial POC for collaborations and/or strategic partnerships with the College on Section initiatives.
Overview - Member Section Governance
American College of Cardiology
Board of Trustees
In 2008 over 7,000 members
The focus of the Council is on identifying the vision and strategies for section related initiatives of the College. The Board maintains its oversight role, and relationships, with internal committees and external organizations.
More interactive and unstructured BOG dialogue for creative brainstorming and idea swaps to
Goal: Supporting Chapter Resources
No Member Left Behind
Goal: Supporting Individual Members, in BOG and Chapters
Strengthening your voice and purpose
Enhanced bi-directional communicationNext Step along the Journey...From “No Chapter Left Behind to “No Member Left Behind”
George P. Rodgers, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Immediate Past-Chair, BOG
Janet Wright, M.D., F.A.C.C., Senior Vice President, Quality
ACC Quality 2009
Transitions in Care-Heart Failure
Patient Centered Care
The IC3 Program
Help clinicians thrive in a performance-based reimbursement system through thesystematic practice,timely reporting,and continuous improvement of quality
CAD, Afib, HTN,
Office-based quality improvement program that enables participants to select, based on practice characteristics, the most appropriate level of engagement
What is it?
The IC3 national network of practices dedicated to high quality CV care.
Clinical guideline updates.
Selection of EHR vendors.
Billing and coding.
Collect and use patient care data more effectively.
Demonstrate quality of care.
New insights on care delivery.
Impact of program.
Practice-Based Research Network.
Afib Performance Measures
Heart failure or EF
Warfarin use in High-risk pts
Monthly INR in pts on warfarin
2009: prepare practices to succeed 2010: make quality business case 2011: link learning, performance, $ 2012: Quality First Network
Quality Vision, near and far
Christina Chadwick, RN, MSN
Associate Director, CE Accreditation and Compliance
Friday, January 30, 2009
(Sources: ACCME and AMA)
VIEW ACCF ONLINE LESSONS
1. Log onto www.acc.org.
2. Place cursor on “Education” on left column.
3. Scroll down to “CME/CE Training & Resources”
4. Click on “Training Lessons”
5. Complete Lessons 1, 5, 6, 3A (if applying for CME),
and 3B (if applying for CE)
6. Click on Joint Sponsorship Toolkit
7. Complete the Certification Request Form (CRF)
**Applications must be received no later than four (4)
months prior to the activity**
For questions please contact any of the following College staff at
Christina Chadwick, CE (Nursing) Accreditation, ext.6375, email@example.com
Karen Thompson, CME Accreditation, ext.6650, firstname.lastname@example.org
Maria Ortiz, Chapter CME/CE, ext.6388, email@example.com
DEADLINES for CME/CE Certification Form (CRF):
Jan 09 ►Proposal Deadline for May 09 Activities
Feb 09 ►Proposal Deadline for June 09 Activities
American College of CardiologyMembership Types & Selected DemographicsFellow, Associate Fellow, MemberFellow-in-TrainingInternational AssociateCardiac Care AssociatePractice Administrator
Membership Strategy & Services
Kathleen Hewitt, MSN, RN, CPHQ, AVP
Barb Christensen, MS, RN, Senior Director, Registry Services
Kristi Mitchell, MPH, Senior Director, Research, Development, and Quality Products
More Registry QI Tools
(ACTION, IC3, etc)
Field Base Consultant potential partnership with AHA
NCDR Management Board
Scientific Oversight Committee
Analytics and Reporting Services
Secondary Uses of Data
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)
Cathy Gates, Sr. Vice President, Membership, Human Resources & Operations
Thomas E. Arend, Jr., Esq.
American College of Cardiology
*Full list in Chapter Operations Checklist Sample Contract
Board of Trustees
You maintain it, have it at the ready, and hope that you never have to use it.
Most Trusted Occupations in the U.S.
The Harris Poll® #61, August 8, 2006
“Would you generally trust each of the following types of people to tell the truth?”
Police Officers – 76%
Clergymen – 75%
Judges – 70%
Members of Congress – 35%*
Lawyers – 27%
* In a July 13, 2008 Gallup Poll, the congressional approval rating was 14%.
The Maryland chapter provided blood pressure tests, BMI analyses, and EKGs to more than 50 participants elected officials and staff.
Two Colorado practices provided Rep. Doug Lamborn as well as staff from the offices of Reps. Diana DeGette, Mark Udall, and Ed Perlmutter with a tour of their facilities.
From L-R:Claire Duvernoy, MD, Sanjay Bhojraj, MD, Alan Silverman, DO, David Lanfear, MD, and Frank Pelosi, MD
Jayne P. Jordan
Associate Director, New & Emerging Chapters
January 30, 2009
National Focus: College
State Focus: Chapter
Governors elected in states with Chapters automatically become the Chapter Presidents because of ACC bylaws.
Chapter Executive Workshop
Between ACC & Chapter
Internally within ACC
Chapter Awards Program
Chapter Executive search
ACC One Stop Resource
ACC Institutional knowledge
Staff Points of Contact
BOG Updates weekly
Chapter Operations manual
Financial management software
Initiative Tool Kits
Support for Chapter Programs
Quality Improvement Initiatives
Education & CME/CEU
Member InvolvementWhat Do Chapters Staff Do for You?
BOG & Chapters:
Taryn Gold, firstname.lastname@example.org, Ext. 6248Jayne Purcell Jordan, email@example.com, Ext. 6609Helen C. Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org, Ext. 6269Kristin L. Try, email@example.com, Ext. 6696
Committee Appointments, Disclosures:
MartheaWilson, firstname.lastname@example.org, Ext. 6230
Member Leadership and Development Programs:
Shannon Hughes, email@example.com, Ext. 6243