Cardiac Health – Resources

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The Year of Cessation

To bring attention to the critical role of cessation as part of a comprehensive tobacco prevention and control approach, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) has declared 2019 the Year of Cessation. The Year of Cessation emphasizes the importance of quitting tobacco and highlights resources and initiatives that …

Team-based Care in the Real World

The team-based care delivery models offer opportunities to improve quality of care and outcomes for patients, providers and communities. As part of the Quality Payment Program (QPP), Alternative Payment Models (APMs) have been catalysts in fostering the use of team-based care. In this Telligen webinar recorded in January 2019, learn more about team-based care from …

Cardiac Rehabilitation Change Package: Success Stories and Strategies

Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) can be a game-changer to aid patient recovery and get them on the path to better health. In this Telligen webinar recorded in February 2019, we walk through the Million Hearts® Cardiac Rehabilitation Change Package and discuss success stories from Duke and Dartmouth that illustrate how implementation of program-specific tools support improvement. …

Managing Heart Health in the Communities We Serve – Exploring Strategies and Interventions in Keeping Patients Healthy

American Heart Month is recognized in February, an ideal time to remind everyone to focus on their hearts and encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved. During this Telligen webinar recorded in February 2019, we review revised heart failure guidelines and hear how one community is working to educate nurses about heart …

Conditions of Participation FAQs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services provides a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the Home Health Agency (HHA) Conditions of Participation (CoPs) that became effective on January 13, 2018. Each question includes a response to further clarify the Medicare requirements.

State Maps of Hypertension Rate by County

These maps provide a visual representation of each state’s county-level hypertension diagnosis rates among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries, based on Medicare fee-for-service Part A and B claims – 10/1/16 to 9/30/17 and 2017 Medicare enrollment database.      

American Heart Month 2019: Let’s Talk About Cholesterol

Did you know that nearly one in three adults in the United States has high blood cholesterol, a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke? High blood cholesterol can be hard to detect, as it often shows no signs or symptoms. This year, the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) will focus …

Putting HHA Casper Reports to Use – For Agency Success

Join Telligen and Betty Metz, BS, c-SSBB, MDS-CCP to take a deeper dive into utilization of your agency Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS)-generated information and more. Learn how to access and customize other useful reports, such as the Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Report (CASPER) and how to best apply them to your quality …

Motivational Interviewing: Strategies for Tobacco Cessation and Management of Cardiovascular Health

It can be difficult for patients to change their behavior, even if they know a behavior isn’t healthy. In this webinar presented in December 2018 by Telligen and Health Quality Innovators, clinical health psychologist Dr. Angela Pfammatter presents a motivational interviewing approach to patient care when dealing with tobacco use and managing cardiovascular health. She …

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Saving Lives, Improving Health

Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) saves lives, helps restores health and helps prevents disease in the future. Unfortunately it is vastly underutilized. You can change that. This two-part course features Dr. Janet Wright, the executive director of Million Hearts®, a national initiative co-led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare …