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Chronic Disease Education - A Case Study

  •   Article
  •   7/27/2018
  •   Ginny Kenyon, RN, MN

Providing quality and regular Chronic Disease Education to your clinicians can feel like something that you have to do, rather than an initiative for Healthcare providers to improve Outcomes and increase reimbursement.  However, this Case Study demonstrates just the opposite! 

Education is key to assuring quality care for patients. The better educated the staff, the lower the costs for the entire health care system.

 

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Recognizing the Dying Process

  •   Webinar
  •   7/19/2018
  •   Lisa Chapman, BSW

Because our society has been anesthetized and isolated from death and dying for as long as any of us can remember, it has become a taboo subject and a “medical” situation.  The greatest gift that Hospice agencies can give their patients and families is the knowledge of what the future holds and discuss it in such a manner that they are able to be “participants” in the very natural process rather than “victims” of “failed medical interventions” to keep the patient alive indefinitely/forever.  This webinar will help Hospice clinicians give this gift.

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Social Determinants: The Impact on Patient Care

  •   Webinar
  •   7/13/2018
  •   Christina Nuqui, MSW

Addressing the Social Determinants of health will be the most important factor of health care reform. This webinar will discuss what Social Determinants are, and how they can help you better understand your patient. In addition, we will discuss how Social Determinants affect access to health services, Re-Hospitalizations, & Individual Behaviors.  An excellent and timely learning experience!

 

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Managing Change and Maintaining Your Competitive Advantage

  •   Article
  •   6/28/2018
  •   Darcey Trescone

Solid internal change management processes are critical in maintaining your Competitive Advantage in the market. After all, it is your internal employees that deliver your services and have face time with your referral sources and patients. Employee dissatisfaction due to a poorly executed EMR implementation can have a direct impact on your competitive advantage due to staff turn-over and resulting service failures.

This 3rd article in this series from Darcey Trescone will enable your agency to manage change and maintain your competitive advantage.

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Developing a Mentor Program

  •   Webinar
  •   6/26/2018
  •   Heather Calhoun, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H

Clinician Retention is still one of the most significant issues with which Healthcare organizations are facing.  One reason for this is that most organizations do NOT have a formal Mentoring Program in place to ensure the happiness and tenure of their staff.  This educational webinar will teach you how to build and implement a Mentor Program in your organization.

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Personal and Environmental Safety Education

  •   Webinar
  •   6/19/2018
  •   Heather Calhoun, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H

At the heart of most individuals that provide care for a patient in their home is the well being and improved condition of the patient.  However, the safety of those persons is just as important and critical.  These clinicians and caregivers face an array of safety risks - overexertion, falls, car accidents, and hostile pets to name a few - that make their jobs more treacherous than those of their hospital counterparts.  This webinar educates organizations how to ensure the safety of their clinicians and patients.

 

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