Cardiac Health – Resources

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Home Health Agency Quarterly Sharing Call: Medication Safety, Resources and Your Star Ratings: Hot Topics for Home Health Agencies

HHQI and Telligen presentation regarding utilization of the HHQI website, specific to medication safety and education. In addition to a demonstration of HHQI and Million Hearts tools and resources. Recording: Presentation: Transcript: Handout:

Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack

This tool uses information from the Framingham Heart Study to predict a person’s chance of having a heart attack in the next 10 years. It is designed for adults aged 20 and older who do not have heart disease or diabetes. To find your risk score, click on the link, and enter your information in …

Realizing “What Matters” (to Patients and Families)

What would we learn if every clinician and staff member routinely asked “What matters to you?”—and listened attentively to their patients’ answers? The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) believes that “What Matters”.    

The Roadmap to Reduce Disparities

Due to the recent call by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for healthcare organizations to focus on disparities in cardiac health, diabetes and immunizations, we focus this one-hour webinar on pragmatic to-do items with an emphasis on payment reform and disparities. We discuss the direction that CMS is headed over the next …

Million Hearts: Getting to a Million from Here

Dr. Janet Wright, executive director of  Million Hearts®, provides an overview of the national Million Hearts initiative. In this webinar, she highlights the 2016 priorities around aspirin and antithrombotic use, blood pressure control, cholesterol management and smoking cessation (the ABCS) as well as additional components such as self-measured blood pressure monitoring (SMBP), identifying hypertensive patients …

Home Health Cardiac Kick-Off: Let’s Get Started with Cardiac Data!

This recorded informational webinar is for new home health agencies that have just registered with Telligen for the Cardiac Learning Network. Cindy Sun, MSN, RN, COS-C, is the lead cardiovascular project coordinator for CMS’ Home Health Quality Improvement campaign. She outlines what home health agencies must do next to register for the Home Health Quality …

Home Health Agency Quarterly Sharing Call: Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) Tools, Star Ratings and Immunizations

Listen to Telligen and Home Health Quality Improvement (HHQI) staff discuss various Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) tools and how performance improvement plans can  affect your Star Ratings. Also, the immunizations team will discuss how they will work with home health agencies in Illinois to improve immunization rates, which are a component of the Star …

Chronic Care Self-Management – How it Can Help Your Patients and Your Practice

Chronic Care Self Management Classes. Three providers explain how the program helped their patients and their practice. This resource requires registration

Cardiac Data Registry and Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI)

This resource requires registration. Home health agencies will have the opportunity to learn about the cardiac data registry and using that data for development of a Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) plan.  Learn how patients qualify for the cardiovascular registry.  Learn how to interpret the cardiac data registry feedback reports. Develop a cardiovascular QAPI plan …

A M.A.P for Improving Blood Pressure

This webinar outlines a program developed by the American Medical Association and Johns Hopkins Medicine (AMA-JHM) that supports the achievement of optimal blood pressure control. It assists healthcare providers in identifying opportunities for improvement while implementing the M.A.P. framework.