Blog from January, 2023

The beginning of the new year offers a fresh start and opportunity to kickstart good habits. This year, we're focusing on Confluence space standardization. Keep reading for new space templates, tips, and best practices for an organized Confluence space. Join us in this effort to improve manual navigation and search capability, increase the usability of your space, help your team function more efficiently, and help make QualityNet Confluence a better place for all users!

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Welcome to the Winter 2023 edition of embedded, an online publication packed with timely content about all things human-centered design!

In this issue, you’ll find articles recapping health-related sessions from the virtual World Usability Day event held by CMS' Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) Information Systems Group (ISG) in November, 2022. 

Start reading the World Usability Day 2022 Recap issue now!

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Attendees will gain an introductory understanding of HCD and some basic HCD methods/activities that can be applied to their role at CCSQ.

Class Date and Time:

February 14-15, 2023; 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST on both days

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QualityNet Slack beginners and more advanced users!  Register now for upcoming Essentials and Slack 201 Workflows training classes.

Slack 101 Essentials

If you’re new to Slack or just feeling like you could use a little more instruction on how to navigate easily and knowledgeably, then Slack 101 Essentials Training is for you!

Some of the many topics coming up: 

Setting up your profile and Slack notifications

Composing and reading in Slack


Using emojis, gifs

Audio Calls and Huddles

Organizing your space

Channel creation


You must have CCSQ QualityNet Slack downloaded and available on your computer as well as your QualityNet Slack User Role approved.  Please refer to the QualityNet Slack Confluence Getting Started page for instructions.

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Register Now.  Don’t hesitate!  Sessions limited to 15 persons to allow for more hands-on guidance and classes fill quickly.

DayDateTimeRegistration Info & Link
WednesdayJanuary 2512 pmRegistration Info & Link
MondayFebruary 131 pmRegistration Info & Link
FridayFebruary 249:30 amRegistration Info & Link