In partnership with the Minnesota HomeCare and Minnesota Hospital Associations, Lake Superior QIN's Home Health Gap Collaborative will be highlighting the tools and strategies they developed to tackle the issues and barriers to increasing the acceptance and use of home health services following a hospitalization or other referral. The tools developed include a reader-friendly education tool about home health services for patients and caregivers and a discharge planning process tool to be used by referring organizations and home health agencies.
The Quarterly Hospital Readmissions Report webinar will provide attendees with timely updates on deadlines and resources relevant to acute care hospitals (ACHs) and critical access hospitals (CAHs). Additionally, attendees will have an opportunity to learn from their peers about how they utilize the reports to identify trends in readmissions and prioritize areas of focus.
Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network presents the 2018 Readmissions Action Learning Day: "Working Together to Make Readmissions Rare." Learn together with your community peers and develop collaborative approaches to improving quality of care and quality of life by keeping patients healthy and safe at home.
Learn from an interdisciplinary panel of experts who will discuss the challenges and strategies for transitions between dialysis facilities and other care settings, including emergency departments, nursing homes, and hospitals. Participants also have the opportunity to be part of a workgroup focused on one of four key issues: infection control, medication reconciliation, exchange of medical records/health information, and reducing hospitalizations.
The Core Elements of Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship are to be published on Friday, November 11. This webinar will discuss the Core Elements.
Learn to deliver serious health care news, understand the patient's emotional response to the news, and help the recipient to make decisions based on the information you've provided.
Emergency physician, Dr. Rahul Mehta, M.D., will address Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) emergency department (ED) throughput measures in this webinar.
Join the Quality Innovation Network National Coordinating Center (QIN NCC) as we host Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for a Ventilator-Associated Events (VAE) - Part Two educational webinar.
Talking with your staff about the importance of environmental cleaning will be easier after attending this webinar. Board certified infectious disease specialist Dr. Becky Smith will share information about the effects of environment on disease acquisition and transmission and will discuss the latest tools and strategies to assess and improve cleaning practices.