KC QVIC: Managing Opioid Use Disorder During COVID-19: Updates on KC EPICC

Thursday Jul 9 / 3:00 PM (CDT) - Thursday Jul 9 / 4:30 PM (CDT)

Register Now

Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Rd
Kansas City, MO

KC QVIC: Managing Opioid Use Disorder During COVID-19: Updates on KC EPICC

3:00-3:05pm: Welcome & Overview of Quality & Value Innovation Consortium (QVIC) Activities

Stacy Farr, PhD, MPH; University of Missouri – Kansas City

3:05-3:15pm: State Perspective: Navigating OUD Care Coordination During COVID-19

– Shawn Billings, Director of Substance Use Programming, Missouri Hospital Association

3:15-3:30pm: Community Healthcare Treatment Perspective: Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Kansas City (Missouri) with KC EPICC

-Casey Spartz, Program Manager, Heartland Center for Behavioral Change

3:30-3:45pm: Community Treatment Perspective: Peer Recovery Coaching during COVID-19

-Tommy McGee, KC EPICC Peer Recovery Coach

3:45-4:00pm: Research Perspective: Determining Implementation Variation and Outcome Measures for a Peer Recovery Coach Program  

– Danielle Olds, MPH, PhD, RN, CIC, Research Assistant Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center; and Tracey LaPierre, PhD, MA, MSc, Associate Professor; University of Kansas

4:00-4:15pm: Research Perspective: Proposals Submitted, Process Mapping Updates, and Measuring Quantitative Outcomes

-Holly Hagle, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Health Studies; and Yifei Liu, BS Pharm, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy; University of Missouri- Kansas City

– David Jarmolocwiz, PhD, MS, MA, Associate Professor; University of Kansas

4:15-4:30pm Questions & Discussion – Panel

4:30pm: Wrap-up

John Spertus, MD, MPH; and Stacy Farr, PhD, MPH


Interested in Getting more involved with BioNexus KC and our events?