Improving patient outcomes is a focus area for many Home Health Agencies - but HOW does one actually do that? Understanding reports, such as CASPER and Star Ratings, are key to improving patient outcome measures along with OASIS accuracy and consistency among clinicians. This session will assist in analyzing and interpreting your agency reports and provide clinicians with OASIS item-specific guidance such as item intent and response instructions.
A debate has been brewing over the past few years surrounding the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) mandatory and voluntary bundled payment programs. The eventual goal is to shift healthcare providers from fee-for-service payment models to those that are value-based, the most popular being mandatory and voluntary bundled payments. Click to read it all!
In healthcare, especially Hospice, dealing with death and dying is a part of the job. Yet Social Workers are left to explain what the hospital or physician did not - that hospice has been called because there is nothing else that can be done for the patient. These are difficult conversations to have with both the patient and their family. Just because Social Workers are used to having these conversations, that does not mean it is easy. This webinar will teach you some techniques to discuss the delicate subject of death and dying.
A nursing home that educated its sub-acute staff using Kenyon HomeCare Consulting courses on chronic disease dramatically reduced hospital readmissions and improved the quality of care. Consequently, the facility was asked to participate in two ACOs and was included in a prestigious grant award.
This is a case study on this amazing turnaround.
If you need clarity on the QAPI CoP and assistance using the right data to manage the new CoP - this is a webinar for you. The seventh session in this series, led by Kristi Bajer, RN, MSN and Michael McGowan of OperaCare, provides education on how to ensure that your agency has the correct knowledge and processes in place to ensure compliance with the new Conditions of Participation.
Care Coordination, Time Management, Resource Allocation, Episodic and Regulatory Compliance, Teaching Skills and Documentation Best Practices are just some of what are required of Case Managers. It is hard to be good at some of this – much less all of it! With outcomes-based reimbursement becoming more and more of the norm, Case Managers are the key lynch-pin in driving the clinical and financial health of an agency. This education will enable these individuals to not just be good at what they do, but to truly achieve Greatness in how they manage their patients’ care.