Cardiac Health – Resources

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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 …

Quit Yes! – Illinois Tobacco Quitline

In partnership between Illinois Department of Public Health and the American Lung Association, this webinar is designed for participants to learn more about the Illinois Tobacco Quitline. Participants will learn about the referral process and how to utilize the resources and tools available to patients. Watch this presentation to become a Quitline Referral Partner today!

Post-Stroke Checklist: Improving Life After Stroke

The Post-Stroke Checklist (PSC) created by the World Stroke Campaign was developed to help healthcare professionals identify post-stroke problems that can be addressed with treatment or referral. The PSC is a brief and easy-to-use tool that patients can complete with the help of a caregiver, if necessary. PSC administration provides a standardized approach to identify …

Post-Training Materials for Home Health Webinars Related to Implementation of the OASIS-D

CMS’ Home Health Quality Reporting Training Website NOW AVAILABLE! Post-Training Materials for Home Health Webinars (August 28 and September 5, 2018) Related to Changes Associated with the January 1, 2019, Implementation of the OASIS-D. Click the title above for post-training materials (includes answers to knowledge checks) for the Introduction to the OASIS-D and Section GG: …

OASIS-Tips & Best Practices for Home Health Agencies

Learn tips and best practices for the home health Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) in this Telligen webinar recorded in September 2018 with OASIS Coordinator Siji Varghese, RN, PhD. Varghese defines the OASIS regulation, its uses and data items used in various report types.

Million Hearts® Community-Clinical Linkages Toolkit

The Community-Clinical Linkages Practitioner’s Guide posted in July 2018 by Million Hearts® presents strategies that involve practitioners from the public health sector who are leading efforts to link community and clinical sectors. Community-Clinical Linkages (CCL) are defined as connections between community and clinical sectors to improve population health. Creating community-clinical linkages is an effective approach …

What’s Brand New in Million Hearts 2022

Janet Wright MD, Executive Director of Million Hearts®, will share what is new in Million Hearts® 2022 and provide a deeper dive into the topics of Self-Measured Blood Pressure (SMBP) monitoring and Cardiac Rehabilitation. Million Hearts® 2022 is a national initiative co-led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Centers for Medicare …

Congestive Heart Failure – Cardiac Rehab

In this Telligen webinar recorded in July 2018, Telligen biostatistician Lance Roberts and Community Health Partners executive vice president Trina Radske-Suchan offer a brief history of cardiac rehabilitation services and the evidence-based criteria the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) use for coverage and payment of cardiac rehab services for people with Medicare with …

Reducing Avoidable Hospitalizations – Free Home Health Aide Course

The Reducing Avoidable Hospitalizations Home Health Aide course from the Home Health Quality Improvement (HHQI) National Campaign released in July 2018 focuses on integrating aides into your home health agency’s efforts to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations. The free one-hour online course is applicable for home health or hospice aides and community health workers and includes videos, …

Million Hearts Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring (SMBP) Forum

Self-measured blood pressure monitoring (SMBP), also known as home BP monitoring, plus clinical support helps people with hypertension control their blood pressure. The Million Hearts® SMBP Forum will gather SMBP implementers, facilitators, and others quarterly to exchange knowledge, identify obstacles, and surface solutions in order to advance the practice of SMBP nationwide. Active participants from …