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.
Effective care coordination and case management are dependent upon the interdisciplinary team working together towards collaborative goals and coordinating patient care in a proactive manner. Effective case management can enhance patient outcomes by planning a course of interventions and developing a plan to achieve the goal. This webinar will provide an understanding of what an effective case management model looks like and how you can ensure its success within your agency to ensure compliance with the CoP’s.
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.
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!
COP. QAPI. PIP. CMS. The new and revised Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoP’s) have been in effect for six months now, and it can all feel a bit like acronym salad. How is your agency doing with the new CoP's? Before you and your agency go six months further into this new world order in Home Health - the time to evaluate your agency’s compliance with these CoP’s is now!
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.