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The Magic of PsychPharm in Long-term Care

Reducing unnecessary medication use in long-term care is a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) priority and a best practice. In this Telligen webinar recorded in June 2019, the Colorado Dementia Partnership presents new tools and resources to help nursing homes maximize the ever- important psychopharmacology meetings.

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Telligen Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence (SQUIRE) Reports

Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence (SQUIRE) Reports share new knowledge about healthcare quality improvement and describe systems-level work that improves quality, safety and value of healthcare. 2019 Make Your Health Care Decisions Known – A Community Approach The Telligen QIN-QIO team shares how they partnered with one community to educate older adults about advance …

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Psychopharmacology Meeting for Long Term Care Communities with Tracking Tool

The Psychopharmacology (“PsychPharm”) Meeting is an opportunity for the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) to review psychotropic medication usage in the nursing home to ensure that: Medications are being prescribed for appropriate indications. Dose reductions are attempted at the required interval, unless contraindicated. Documentation justifies the continued use of medication. Non-pharmacological, person-centered approaches to treat symptoms have …

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Checklist for Medicare and Medicaid Programs Reform of Requirements for Long-term Care Facilities

This checklist, created by Telligen in May 2019, is designed to help nursing homes self-monitor ongoing compliance with Medicare and Medicaid Programs Reform of Requirements for Long-term Care Facilities. It is intended to guide regular review of the regulations and support nursing home efforts to always be survey-ready.

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Nursing Home Compare Five-Star Rating System: Resetting Your Course

The April 2019 changes to the Nursing Home Compare Five-Star Quality Rating System will significantly affect nursing homes nationwide. These changes will impact your overall score and all three Five-Star domains: the Health Inspection domain, the Staffing domain, and the Quality Measures (QM) domain. This includes the unfreezing of the Health Inspection domain, new and …

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May 2019 Coffee Talk: Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI)

The Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI) is designed to help clinicians achieve large-scale health transformation. In this Telligen Coffee Talk recorded in May 2019, Telligen advisors share resources and discuss the work of TCPI.    

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Using Telephonic E&M Codes to Improve Cardiac Rehab Outcomes

This webinar recorded in April 2019 will help primary care physicians use new Evaluation and Management (E&M) codes to improve cardiac rehabilitation outcomes by ensuring that patients are being referred for appropriate care and that the clinician is being paid for providing the services. You’ll also learn how these activities can count as an improvement …

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Partnering with Patients and Families: Strategies to Enhance Quality and Safety

The greatest compliment to a practice or organization is a happy and healthy patient. Have you heard the buzz about patient and family engagement (PFE) and wondered what it is and if it’s something you should be doing in your healthcare setting? This Telligen webinar recorded in May 2019 is the ideal place for you …

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To Join or Not to Join an ACO

This resource looks at the pros, cons and key questions for practices to ask before committing to join an Accountable Care Organization (ACO).  ACOs provide a novel payment delivery model that is intended to improve patient outcomes by holding providers to certain quality standards.  Practices interested in joining one of these organizations must be aware …

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Leveraging Outside Resources and Addressing Patient and Family Stigma (Behavioral Health Series – 5 of 5)

This Telligen webinar recorded in May 2019 covers the guiding principles of behavioral health recovery. Concepts and practices to address mental disorders and substance abuse disorders are explored, including social determinants of health, the importance of partnerships and reducing stigma through the use of a universal screening for behavioral health in medical settings.