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Learning and Action Network Call Series


Welcome to the Learning and Action (LAN) Network Series 

A LAN is an improvement initiative that brings together healthcare professionals and clinicians, patients, and community stakeholders to achieve rapid, widescale improvement. The LAN model includes collaborative projects, online events, and peer-to-peer education to facilitate shared commitment, energy, and knowledge that allows participants to learn from each other.

LANs focus on a shared idea, opportunity, or challenge to offer and request information and experiences between participants to improve quality. They are mechanisms by which large-scale improvement around a common goal is fostered, studied, adapted, rapidly spread, and sustained regardless of the change methodology, tools, or time-bounded initiative that is used to achieve the goal. 

Below, you will find seven LAN topics. Each topic will host a quarterly event that focuses on best and emerging practices taking place in each topic focus. Professionals and clinicians will share strategies and tactics that have contributed to improving the quality of care and quality of life for people with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). 

The change packages are intended to support dialysis facilities and End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Networks in improving the performance outcomes set forth by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The change packages were developed from change ideas shared by high-performing facilities. This learning and action network call (LAN) focuses on change ideas to increase the number of patients referred to transplant centers, evaluated, and placed on the transplant waitlist.
Title: Improving Clinical Outcomes: Utilizing the Transplant Change Package


  • Meagan Prock, LCSW- Social Work Manager Fresenius Medical Care- Tulsa, OK
  • Rachel Simpson, LCSW- Facility Social Worker (Claremore) Fresenius Medical Care- Claremore, OK


  • Provide an overview of the change packages.
  • Discuss strategies to improve key performance outcomes by utilizing the change package.
  • Identify primary and secondary drivers from the transplant change package to improve waitlist outcomes