Primary Stroke Service Technical Support

State: Massachusetts

Client(s): Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH)

Services: Health Care & Public Health Planning, Training & Technical Assistance, Health Systems Transformation

Technical Expertise: Patient Safety, Chronic Disease Management

JSI is working with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality to implement data validation, technical assistance, and quality improvement coaching at Primary Stroke Service facilities in Massachusetts. JSI will perform on-site visits to validate PSS data elements and regulatory requirements. JSI will also provide quality improvement coaching for stroke systems of care for 8 facilities and will make follow up telephone calls. JSI will provide a final report to MDPH summarizing validation findings, technical assistance provided, and quality improvement support.