Clinical Performance Improvement Network (CPIN)

The WSMA Foundation for Health Care Improvement has joined with the Washington Health Alliance and the Washington Academy of Family Physicians to create the Clinical Performance Improvement Network, an educational program designed to assist physician practices focus efforts on quality improvement.

The goal of CPIN is to offer opportunities for medical practices to collaborate with one another, sharing best practices, proven innovations, and resources to stimulate accelerated and efficient implementation of quality improvements into practice settings.


For archived CPIN sessions, click here.


Upcoming CPIN webinars

Choosing Wisely
Wednesday, April 26, 12–1 p.m.

Translating Data to Action: Variation in Opioid Prescribing
Wednesday, May 24, 12–1 p.m.

Honoring Choices Pacific Northwest
Wednesday, June 28, 12–1 p.m.


For more information

Registration: Angela Moore at (206) 956-3625 or angela@wsma.org
Content or CPIN: Jessica Martinson at (206) 956-3628 or jessica@wsma.org.


Choosing Wisely: Statewide Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiatives

Wednesday, April 26, 12–1 p.m. PT

Marisa D'Angeli, MD, MPH
Medical Epidemiologist Preparedness/Healthcare Associated Infections
Washington Department of Health

Sharon Eloranta, MD

Medical Director, Quality and Safety Initiatives
Qualis Health

Learning Objectives

  • Outline two current initiatives regarding outpatient antimicrobial stewardship in Washington state.
  • Review the state-endorsed clinical practice guidelines for five antimicrobial stewardship-related infectious syndromes in the outpatient setting.
  • Describe how Choosing Wisely and antimicrobial stewardship priorities align and identify strategies to leverage the multiple efforts to improve your practice.

Register online or email Angela Moore.


Translating Data to Action: Variation in Opioid Prescribing

Wednesday, May 24, 12–1 p.m. PT

John Gallagher
Director, Communication and Development
Washington Health Alliance

Kathy Lofy, MD

State Health Officer
Washington State Department of Health

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the various ways in which users can view data on the new Community Checkup website.
  • Identify variation in opioid prescribing across Washington state.
  • Describe opportunities for health systems to engage in action.

Register online or email Angela Moore.