QI Connect Resources

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National Nursing Home Training Sessions on Infection Control Processes

Through the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has developed a multi-part series to provide training on infection control processes in nursing homes. This series is open to anyone interested in nursing home infection control. Sign up here if you’d like to know about future webinars, tools and …

The Six Building Blocks Program

The Six Building Blocks program provides an evidence-based quality improvement roadmap to help primary care teams implement effective, guideline-driven care for their chronic pain and long-term opioid therapy patients.

Guidance to State Medicaid Agencies on Dually Eligible Beneficiaries Receiving Medicare Opioid Treatment Services Effective January 1, 2020

Medicare and Methadone Effective January 1, 2020, Medicare began covering methadone through opioid treatment programs (OTPs). For OTPs to be reimbursed by Medicare, these programs will need to be registered as a Medicare provider. This change is especially important to dually eligible enrollees. Read the Informational Bulletin (PDF) from the Center for Medicaid and CHIP …

Six Building Blocks: A Team-Based Approach to Improving Opioid Management in Primary Care

This AHRQ guide is a step-by-step approach, designed to support clinics as they independently implement effective, guideline-driven care for their patients with chronic pain who are using opioid therapy. While anyone can use these materials to implement improvements in opioid management, it is specifically written for quality improvement personnel and project managers to use in …

Affinity Group TEST Resource

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RFA for Harm Reduction Grant Funding Opportunity for Colorado

The CDPHE Overdose Prevention Unit is excited to announce the release of a Request for Applications for the Harm Reduction Grant funding opportunity.  Eligible entities that can apply for funding under this opportunity include local law enforcement agencies, local public health agencies, and nonprofit community-based organizations.

New Tool Empowers Local Leaders to Take Action Against Rural Drug Addiction

The Trump Administration released a new tool to assist rural community leaders in building an effective local response to the crisis of addiction.

13 Questions Doctors Wish Their Patients Would Ask

When you go to the doctor it’s typically for a specific problem, such as a cold, stomach pain or other issue that you want to get better. But often in their haste to be cured, patients fail to ask doctors questions about their health and take advantage of the short amount of time with the …

Sepsis Prevention: A Three Part Series

Sepsis Prevention: This three part series is designed to give you and your team the tools you need to improve the overall care and safety of your clients and your facility’s readmission rates. Sepsis is preventable, but continues to be a major cause for readmissions to hospitals and can have devastating effects on your clients. …

Telligen QI-Connect Kick Off Presentation

In this 30-minute webinar, Telligen staff introduces Telligen QI Connect™, a comprehensive healthcare quality improvement program that places healthcare providers and consumer at its center. Learn about our Affinity Groups that are forming now and are designed to make an impact on the most challenging healthcare issues facing our communities today. This presentation is for …