Partnerships for Community Health
The Superior Health Quality Alliance (Superior Health) Partnerships for Community Health initiative supports entities that contribute in various ways to improving the health of their community members. Together, with the common goal of improving health and health care available for all in your community, you will collaborate, share best practices and network with peers in your community.
Community organizations in Superior Health are provided:
Superior Health offers a special program that helps teach Medicare beneficiaries and communities about the importance of recommended vaccines including: COVID-19, RSV, pneumonia and influenza. This program is free of cost to your organization, underwritten by Superior Health under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
What Is It?
The Interactive Combined Vaccine Program is a dynamic education program designed to educate Medicare beneficiaries and communities about recommended vaccinations in a fun and engaging way. The program is being adopted at your organization as part of a statewide effort to help safeguard residents and reduce the incidence of infections in communities.
Superior Health’s Chronic Disease Management team focuses on assisting participants to effectively manage chronic health conditions.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated 2022 Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain is grouped into four areas of consideration. This toolkit contains resource materials and recommendations supporting these four considerations and their 12 recommended prescribing best practices to help community prescribers reduce opioid addiction, overdose and death.
People with substance use disorder (SUD) have a medical condition and need medical care. Yet the language often used to describe people with SUD tends to blame or demean them, creating a stigma that interferes with their opportunity to seek treatment. The Superior Health Shine a Light on Stigma campaign aims to increase respect for and dignity of persons with substance use disorder by asking individuals and organizations to learn about and commit to eliminating the stigma surrounding SUD by changing the language they use.
Front Line Forces training modules and resources cover topics developed with the direct care staff in mind, created for those working in long-term care and other health care settings.
Current offerings include:
This compendium identifies external care transitions resources by care setting(s), key points and estimated time commitment for implementation if applicable. Use the guide’s care setting comparison table to jump to a resource, or scroll through resource descriptions identified by care settings in which the resource was implemented and/or researched.
This training will help you mobilize new stakeholders, deepen relationships with existing stakeholders and accelerate progress with your current initiatives.
The assessment provides a quick evaluation of your organization’s alignment with supporting a safety culture.
This assessment identifies opportunities to improve implementing best practices and sustaining change within your organization.
Make sure patients move to home health care the right way! Use this helpful tool for Start of Care.
This package was developed to help you promote your decision to participate with Superior Health Quality Alliance. You may use the tools to announce your participation to the public, your staff, clients/patients/residents, stakeholders and more.
Sharing your participation internally can help build excitement, participation and buy-in. Sharing your participation externally lets the public know your organization cares about them and is willing to dedicate resources to be at the forefront of improving care and their health care experience.
All the materials have been created to allow for fast and easy localization for self-promotion. You may choose to use any of the materials that fit your needs. Simply localize the materials with the appropriate information about your organization in the marked spaces.
The Promotional Media Toolkit is password-protected – you can find the password in the October 2020 issue of our Collaborator e-newsletter.
Resources on our Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) page are available for Community Coalitions for Improving Care (including many types of organizations include hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, independent providers, home health agencies, etc.), Nursing Home Quality Improvement Collaborative and Hospitals.
Superior Health is powered by eight organizations with proven success driving achievement of Medicare quality improvement program goals. Superior Health will work to improve the quality of health and health care for health care consumers, patients, clinicians, health care organizations and communities by supporting these five areas: