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Early Identification of Sepsis in Nursing Facilities: Opportunities and Hurdles

Sepsis is a leading cause of hospital readmissions for nursing home residents transferred to the hospital, yet the early identification of sepsis in nursing homes is fraught with challenges and has not been well-studied. Until further research is available, how might we begin to tackle this problem? Join Telligen Medical Director Dr. Christine LaRocca, MD, …

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Sepsis Among the Elderly Toolkit

This Telligen toolkit includes links to sepsis prevention, screening and treatment resources tailored to older patients and their families.

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Seeing Sepsis: Skilled Nursing Facility Sepsis Algorithm for Adults

This one-page quick reference from the Minnesota Hospital Association will help your clinical staff identify the signs and symptoms of sepsis.

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Act Fast! Early Detection of Sepsis Requires Fast Action

This sepsis screening tool from the Minnesota Hospital Association is tailored to long-term care settings.

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Addiction Medicine: Program Implementation and Impacting Hospital Culture (Behavioral Health Series – 3 of 5)

Overcoming substance use and addiction is a significant challenge for patients. Learn how Rush University Medical Center in Chicago tackles this problem by providing services for patients in an outpatient setting in this Telligen webinar recorded in February 2019.

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Overview of New All-Cause Harm Prevention in Nursing Homes Change Package

The Office of Inspector General report for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services indicates that 33 percent of all residents of skilled nursing facilities experience an adverse event or a temporary harm event. This Telligen webinar recorded in February 2019 will introduce you to valuable resources for nursing home staff and healthcare providers …

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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.

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A Prescriber’s Guide to the New Medicare Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies for 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized new policies for Medicare drug plans to follow starting on January 1, 2019. These policies involve further partnership with providers and prescription drug plans. Providers are in the best position to identify and manage potential opioid overutilization in the Medicare Part D population. Medicare prescription drug …

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Colorado Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Waiver Training & Resources

What is Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)? Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of FDA-approved medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. Who is MAT Waiver Training For? Physicians Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants What is the Primary Purpose of MAT Waivers? …

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Illinois Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Waiver Training and Resources

What is Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)? Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of FDA-approved medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. Who is MAT Waiver Training For? Physicians Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants What is the Primary Purpose of MAT Waivers? …