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Monthly Briefing

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Excerpts of the Monthly Briefing are archived here.
 

2017

January 2017
Screening for ADEs

February 2017
Two new reports available now

 

2016

January 2016
Alternate payment models take center stage in improving care transitions

February 2016
Med Wreck, or Med Rec?

March 2016
How many people in your community have advance care directives?

April 2016
During patient transfers:
How often do these key points get communicated??

May 2016
Do you have the right people in the room?

June 2016
Data analysis spurs Coalition into action

July 2016
Specific "assignment" mobilizes workgroup

August 2016
Get tools to integrate behavioral health concerns into care transitions

September 2016
Follow this community's lead in using a structured process to create change

October 2016
What is your community doing about sepsis?

November 2016
Rural community developed a united front regarding medication safety

December 2016
Get your new Community Performance Report; Qualis Health is working with the HIINs



2015

January 2015
A focus on ADEs can help reduce rehospitalizations

February 2015
Help for assessing your current situation and planning future efforts

March 2015
Are paramedics part of your community's care transition coalition?

April 2015
Use these interventions to prevent adverse drug events

May 2015
How do we know which of our patients are at risk for rehospitalization?

June 2015
Care plan options for patients at risk for rehospitalization

July 2015
Engage patients in medication safety

August 2015
Has your community considered the impact of race on readmission risk?

September 2015
Who is most at risk of rehospitalization in your community?

October 2015
Is your community tackling the "Big 6"?

November 2015
Are dementia patients in your community at risk from off-label antipsychotic medication use?

December 2015
Scheduling follow-up visits prior to discharge significantly reduces readmissions



2014

October 2014
We’re ready to take the next step in improving care transitions—and we’ll help you get there, too

(There was no Monthly Briefing for November 2014)

December 2014
The latest Community Performance Reports are now available