Grace Jenq, MD
Michigan Medicine
Dr. Jenq serves as the Program Director for the Integrated Michigan Patient-centered Alliance for Care Transitions, a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Collaborative Quality Improvement. She is also an Associate Professor in the Division of Geriatric and Palliative Care Medicine at University of Michigan. Her interests lie in how we can improve transitions of care out of the hospital and how we can develop better models of providing care within the patient's own home.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Re-admissions continue to plague our healthcare systems, and confusing discharge processes can be a factor in unintentional errors and increased ED/hospital utilization. To address these issues, I-MPACT, a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan collaborative quality initiative, assembles hospitals and physician organizations to work as local “clusters” with patient participants to develop viable interventions. To aid in forming these new cross-institutional and interdisciplinary teams for quality improvement, I-MPACT provides experiential education through an interactive board game called "Get…