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With QAPIs, Home Health Providers Should Opt For Tailored Approaches

Home Health Care

Curating a specific plan based on a home health provider’s needs, deficiencies and vulnerabilities is key to having successful Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) programs. The performance improvement aspect, or second part, refers to the actions taken by providers.

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CMS Action to Expand Access to Emergency Care Services in Rural Communities  

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. Rural Emergency Hospitals (REHs) are a new provider type established by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 to address the growing concern over closures of rural hospitals.

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The Resiliency of High Reliability Organizations

Readiness Rounds

A Performance Improvement Solution is just one piece of the high reliability healthcare puzzle, along with: Teamwork. Financial Burden : employing a system that improves the quality, efficiency and overall value of the care provided qualifies facilities for financial incentives.

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The Resiliency of High Reliability Organizations

Readiness Rounds

A Performance Improvement Solution is just one piece of the high reliability healthcare puzzle, along with: Teamwork. Financial Burden : employing a system that improves the quality, efficiency and overall value of the care provided qualifies facilities for financial incentives.

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It’s Time to Give Patients “Admin Access” to Manage Their Healthcare

HIT Consultant

Routine, preventive care is one example of this concept in action. Consider all the rich patient data—information about overdue annual visits recommended diagnostic procedures or preventive care, and even language and communication preferences—contained in the electronic health record (EHR).

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Improving Oral Health Access through Managed Care Quality Initiatives in Pennsylvania

NASHP

Improving Oral Health Access through Managed Care Quality Initiatives in Pennsylvania By Allie Atkeson. States are engaged in a variety of efforts to improve oral health access as part of improving overall health outcomes for Medicaid members. CMS 416 preventative services.

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BREAKING NEWS: Update to COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Specific Providers

Briggs Healthcare

We also recommend that providers continue to follow CDC guidance for preventing the spread of COVID-19 especially during activities that may increase patient or resident contact. Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) – 42 CFR §483.75(b)–(d)

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[Press Release] White Plains Hospital Pioneers First High Reliability Approach

Readiness Rounds

The program will provide the hospital with a technology-based system for tracking, trending, and responding to its internal performance in key areas, in real time. White Plains Hospital performs lifesaving emergency and elective angioplasty in its Joan and Alan Herfort, M.D.

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[Press Release] White Plains Hospital Pioneers First High Reliability Approach

Readiness Rounds

The program will provide the hospital with a technology-based system for tracking, trending, and responding to its internal performance in key areas, in real time. White Plains Hospital performs lifesaving emergency and elective angioplasty in its Joan and Alan Herfort, M.D.

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States Advancing Equitable Maternal Health Policy Highlighted at #NASHPCONF22

NASHP

Last month the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report analyzing pregnancy-related deaths from 36 state maternal mortality review committees from 2017-2019. Covering Doula and Midwifery Services for Medicaid Members to Improve Outcomes.

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The 5 Essential Traits of High Reliability in Healthcare

Readiness Rounds

We’ve all heard of high reliability and have read about other industries that accomplish exceptional safety performance. In most instances, the five traits are significantly supported by Readiness Rounds methodology and performance improvement (PI) platform.

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The 5 Essential Traits of High Reliability in Healthcare

Readiness Rounds

We’ve all heard of high reliability and have read about other industries that accomplish exceptional safety performance. In most instances, the five traits are significantly supported by Readiness Rounds methodology and performance improvement (PI) platform.

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Hellman & Friedman and Bain Capital Acquires athenahealth for $17B

HIT Consultant

athenahealth’s solutions and services enable its customers to increase clinical efficiency, optimize financial performance, improve patient care outcomes, and support providers in accelerating their shift toward value-based care.

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Lemon Oils of Australia: Lemon-scented Eucalyptus, Lemon Myrtle, and Lemongrass

American College of Healthcare Sciences

Cognitive performance improved in a small study with 30 women who inhaled lemongrass aroma. It is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, or prevent disease. Effects of Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) Essential Oil Inhalation on Cognitive Performance and Mood in Healthy Women.

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Administration Strengthens Oversight of Nation’s Poorest-Performing Nursing Homes

Briggs Healthcare

Today’s announcement is part of a series of new actions the Biden-Harris Administration is taking to increase accountability of bad actors in the nursing home industry, improve the quality of nursing homes and make them safer. Let us be clear: we are cracking down on enforcement of our nation’s poorest-performing nursing homes,” said HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra. “As These changes to the SFF Program will help drive improvements to resident care in affected facilities.

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2022 Healthcare Cost Savings Year In Review | E. 59

Vie Healthcare

How can I improve my business, how can I improve my profitability? 08:33 Huge cost savings are still available for hospitals Lisa Miller shared a ‘’wow experience’ of how digging deep into cost saving prevented job losses at one hospital. ‘’I

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CMS Loosens Restrictions on Co-Located Healthcare Providers; Enforcement Interpretation Still to Be Determined

Sheppard Health Law

CMS advises that areas of such consideration may relate to “patient rights, infection prevention and control, governing body, and/or physical environment.”.

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How Nurse Coaches Can Support Healthcare Professionals & Their Health Systems with Alexcie Sanchez | Episode 57

Vie Healthcare

In this episode, Jim Cagliostro, VIE Healthcare’s Clinical Operations Performance Improvement Expert, interviewed Alexcie Sanchez to learn more about nurse coaches. Alexcie explained that a nurse coach works with any individual who wants to improve their health and wellbeing.

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Expanding the Perinatal Workforce through Medicaid Coverage of Doula and Midwifery Services

NASHP

Community-based models of care , including care delivered by doulas and midwives, is shown to improve health outcomes, patient experience, and potentially reduce costs. Monitor and evaluate quality improvement and outcomes and address barriers to care. Introduction.

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State Actions to Promote an Equitable Perinatal System of Care for Parents and Infants

NASHP

Community-based models of care , including care delivered by doulas and midwives, is shown to improve health outcomes, patient experience, and potentially reduce costs. Monitor and evaluate quality improvement and outcomes and address barriers to care. Introduction.

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The Reality & Challenges of Nursing With Jim Cagliostro (Part 1)| Episode 47

Vie Healthcare

In Episode 47 of The Healthcare Leadership Experience, Lisa is joined by Jim Cagliostro, a Registered Nurse and VIE’s Clinical Operations Performance Improvement Expert. But I think initially when people talk about burnout, they’ll say, “Well, how can we prevent that?

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Supporting the Continuum of Care for Serious Illness in Medicaid Managed Care

NASHP

This finding confirms major takeaways from the 2015 Institute of Medicine landmark work Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life. Quality and performance measures.

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Innovative Cost Savings Ideas For Hospitals In 2023| E. 60

Vie Healthcare

” And that is just a really high performing way to look at your budget. ” The need to be aware of price creep in every contract – and how a monthly or quarterly review can prevent that. VIE can perform a cost savings opportunity assessment.

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HIMSS22 Day 2 Roundup: Google Partners with MEDITECH, Microsoft’s Health Cloud Strategy Expansions

HIT Consultant

The acquisition includes the full Market Access Management Platform supporting pharma manufacturers, hub providers and pharmacies to improve patient access, speed to therapy and activation of affordability programs. Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Activity.

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Serving Adults With Autism With Nathan Myers RN, BSN, CDDN | Episode 56

Vie Healthcare

In this episode, Jim Cagliostro, VIE Healthcare’s Clinical Operations Performance Improvement Expert, interviewed Nate Myers to discuss his experience serving adults with autism. Al gave an example of one high performing hospital at risk of a $1.5million to $2 million fine.

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The Recruitment and Retention of Healthcare Workers with Creston Tate | Episode 53 Copy

Vie Healthcare

In this episode, Jim Cagliostro, VIE’s Clinical Operations Performance Improvement Expert, interviewed Creston Tate to explore the impact of the pandemic, the growing demand for urgent care facilities, the reasons behind the ‘’Great Resignation’’, and the need to adapt to a shrinking talent pool.

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The Recruitment and Retention of Healthcare Workers with Creston Tate | Episode 53

Vie Healthcare

In this episode, Jim Cagliostro, VIE’s Clinical Operations Performance Improvement Expert, interviewed Creston Tate to explore the impact of the pandemic, the growing demand for urgent care facilities, the reasons behind the ‘’Great Resignation’’, and the need to adapt to a shrinking talent pool.

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Nursing Burnout With Jim Cagliostro (Part Two)|Episode 48

Vie Healthcare

In Episode 48 of The Healthcare Leadership Experience, Lisa is joined by Jim Cagliostro, a Registered Nurse and VIE’s Clinical Operations Performance Improvement Expert. Jim said improving nurse-to-patient ratios was just one way of better managing resources.

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Life as a Nurse Practitioner With Walter “Buddy” Elliott | Episode 51

Vie Healthcare

If you are interested in learning more, the quickest way to get your questions answered is to speak with one of our margin improvement experts.

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How State Medicaid Programs Serve Children and Youth in Foster Care

NASHP

5] , [6] , [7] Even before these reforms, there have been longstanding actions made at the state level to improve the health and well-being of CYFC. www.nashp.org/implementing-the-family-first-prevention-services-act-what-to-watch-in-2021. [6]

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The Growing Importance of Healthcare Informatics With Joe Cagliostro | Episode 50

Vie Healthcare

In this episode, Jim Cagliostro, VIE’s Clinical Operations Performance Improvement Expert, interviewed Joe Cagliostro to discuss the benefits technology offers healthcare. But the nurse, and infection prevention is another factor, going in one time with everything that you need.

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Promoting Community Health Through School Nursing with Lisa Cagliostro | Episode 52

Vie Healthcare

In this episode, Jim Cagliostro, VIE’s Clinical Operations Performance Improvement Expert, interviewed Lisa Cagliostro to discuss the multiple demands on school nurses in the public school system, especially in communities where access to healthcare may be limited.

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Promoting Community Health Through School Nursing with Lisa Cagliostro | Episode 52

Vie Healthcare

In this episode, Jim Cagliostro, VIE’s Clinical Operations Performance Improvement Expert, interviewed Lisa Cagliostro to discuss the multiple demands on school nurses in the public school system, especially in communities where access to healthcare may be limited.

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Promoting Community Health Through School Nursing with Lisa Cagliostro | Episode 52

Vie Healthcare

In this episode, Jim Cagliostro, VIE’s Clinical Operations Performance Improvement Expert, interviewed Lisa Cagliostro to discuss the multiple demands on school nurses in the public school system, especially in communities where access to healthcare may be limited. .

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Primary Care Case Management in Medicaid: A Strategy for Supporting Primary Care in Rural Areas

NASHP

NASHP identified five states (Alabama, Colorado, Maine, Idaho, and Oklahoma) leveraging their PCCM programs to encourage and support PCPs to improve the delivery of care to Medicaid participants and interviewed representatives of three of these states. Payment to improve capabilities.