Lynda Heinig, BSN, RN
ACO/CIN Southeast Michigan Saint Joseph Mercy Health Systems/St. Mary Mercy Livonia Trinity Health
Lynda Heinig is a creative writer who is also a bachelor prepared registered nurse having now worked for Trinity Health for 38 years. She has worked in areas of Med-Surgery, Home care, Surgery General team, and currently is a Care Manager for the SEMI ACO/CIN. Lyndas current job focuses on educating patient population regarding chronic health problems, managing those with mutliple co-morbidities to decrease exacerbations and readmissions.
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 Me…