Cardiac Health – Resources

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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 …

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 …

Medicare Chronic Care Management Resources

The Connected Care initiative from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services includes tools that can help healthcare professionals implement chronic care management (CCM) and receive payment for providing these services.

CDC E-Cigarette Infographic

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) e-cigarette infographic illustrates the health effects of e-cigarettes and usage trends among youth and adults.

Million Hearts Action Guides for Clinicians, Employers & Public Health Practitioners

This July 2018 Telligen QIN shares the Million Hearts® Action Guide series which provides clinicians, employers, and public health practitioners with evidence-based strategies for improving cardiovascular health. Each guide offers action steps and features proven tactics to help more Americans live heart-healthy, stroke-free lives. Guides covering the following topics appear here: For Clinicians Cardiac Rehabilitation: Change …

A Physician’s Guide for Implementing a Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring Program

This Target:BP guide posted in July 2018 instructs physician practices seeking to implement a self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) monitoring program with their patients. The guide walks physicians through steps such as preparation, staffing, budgeting and scheduling in order to help physicians achieve a successful SMBP program.

Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement Toolkit Helps Clinics Address Tobacco Use

The Tobacco Health Systems Change Starter Toolkit for Clinics developed in March 2018 by the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement provides a wealth of practical resources and tools to help clinics and health systems improve how they address tobacco use among patients.