Innovative partnerships drive new business, length of stay, and promotable outcomes. How to Plan and Package Care Transitions: A Provider's Perspective This session will review the elements in developing a care transitions program in partnership with hospitals to improve outcomes and reduce hospitalization rates. Agencies must be sure that staff members have the knowledge, education, skills, and experience necessary to perform their jobs. How to Grow Through Innovative Partnerships in Care Evolving regulatory and payment landscapes encourage partnerships among physicians, home health, hospice, and home care. How to Make Your Decisions Stand Up to Government Scrutiny: The Non-Clinical Side of Hospice Relatedness Determinations The regulatory arena for hospice is constantly evolving, making it difficult for hospices to stay ahead of the curve.
Understand what motivates people, strategies to foster motivation and how increased motivation can deliver higher performance. Medicare Advantage enrollment has increased along with a growing shift to managed Medicaid, particularly Managed Long Term Services and supports. How is 'research' different from a school project? How to Enhance Care and Reduce Costs through Telehealth Programs This session reviews a care model that uses home telemonitoring on patients with certain acute or chronic conditions. How to Secure mHealth: Protecting the Integrity of Patient Data Securing mHealth technology and patient data requires more than simple encryption. This session covers the basics to get your team ready to react and respond in an emergency situation.
How to Use Community-Based Connected Care for Chronic Disease Management: A Nontraditional Approach A three-year grant was awarded to show how chronic disease self-management can lower costs and improve quality of life for high-cost patients. Yet almost every single therapist in home health is providing it in clinical practice. For detailed guidance on course planning, see and. Understand and implement processes for regular reflection and feedback and increase retention through employee satisfaction. The insights are endless, all the advice is free and the experience is priceless.
Convert sales prospects into loyal customers with strategies for developing high-return relationships. The importance of clarity of presentation is emphasised and different ways of presenting findings explored including imaginative ways to display qualitative data using graphs, flow charts etc. Even if you have already had full course responsibility as an assistant to instructor, you will be taking on a new role of authority in the eyes of the students. Each class period should have a clear beginning, middle, and end. How to Reduce Costs per Episode by Going Paperless: Case Study Rebasing has forced agencies to evaluate how their back-office infrastructure and employee productivity affect the bottom line. How to Meet the Challenge: Preventing and Controlling Infections in Home Care and Hospice Providing care in the home environment presents unique challenges in terms of infection prevention and control.
How to Decrease Rehospitalizations in Older Adults with Multiple Co-morbidities About a quarter of seniors discharged from the hospital are rehospitalized in 30 days. This work is licensed under a. Consider handing out a list of questions or topics to prompt a discussion. This session describes common compensation models, their pros and cons, and the impact on an agency. You'll also be able to prepare for points that people might find difficult to understand.
By doing so, you'll produce a paradigm shift in work flow and retain margins in an ever-decreasing reimbursement environment. How to Improve Population Health through an Electronic Wound Management Program Learn how three wound specialists at UnityPoint at Home manage the care of more than 750 post-surgical and diabetic wound patients every month. How to Manage Non-Medicare Patients to Maintain Profitability Sta-Home, a home health and hospice provider that offers services across the state of Mississippi, found that it was spending too much time dealing with payors without contracts, unacceptable payment rates, uncollectable deductibles, and co-pays. During Each Class Session Arrive early, start on time, and end on time. Rebalancing incentives included in the Affordable Care Act have allowed states to develop programs to foster growth in home based care. How to Measure Your Finanical Success in Private Duty Home Care Here is an effective approach to take the pulse on the financial health of your private duty business: This presentation will review the Private Duty Benchmarks in key performance areas that will assist you in determining the financial performance of your agency. Unfortunately, it didn't go as well as you'd hoped.
The program will provide training and observational tools to assist with training of in home professional staff and caregivers. In 2004, only eight states had managed long term service and support programs. Make any necessary adjustments to your plan for the next class session. To ensure fairness for all students, you should make exceptions only when circumstances warrant, and not in order to end a conflict with an individual student. Different types of research: Research is frequently divided into 'positivist' and 'interpretive' paradigms a paradigm is a standard 'model' or 'example'. This is essential as home health rate rebasing continues, and hospice is threatened with rate reductions.
How to Manage Provider Impact in 2014: Hospice Billing Changes — Strategies for Managing Provider Impact Medicare hospice billing requirement changed extensively in 2014 and substantially increased providers reporting requirements. How to Identify Home Care and Hospice's Triggers and Indicators: Crisis Standards of Care As disasters of large scale, whether natural or man-made, continue to escalate, home care and hospice providers must be able to keep providing essential services. Give yourself time to check last-minute arrangements and get yourself mentally geared up for the session. They speak well, express their thoughts clearly, and have an engaging presentation style. Tidewell Hospice has the answer to improving patient satisfaction, timely response to triage calls, and decreased rehospitalizations.
Use the to link information to trainees' existing skills and knowledge. Establishing what you want your students to learn including both knowledge and skills will help you determine the appropriate content, teaching methods, assignments, and exams. Take time to prepare for the first day. Expect that your students will bring into the course different learning preferences. Tell the students that you will find an answer, and then get back to them. How to Have a Happy Marriage or Ugly Divorce: Affiliations In the rapidly changing home care environment, home health and hospice organizations are considering who their strategic partners should be and how to make affiliations with them.
In this dynamic program, the presenters will discuss palliative care and successful program models, including reviewing a successful hospital-based hospice and palliative care program and the implementation and use of a research-based palliative care decision tool. How to Recruit and Hire the Best, the Never-ending Challenge for Home Care Home health and home care agencies all deal with the never-ending search for the best field employees. How to Engage Patients: Tools and Competencies for Home Health and Hospice Providers There is mounting evidence that a focus on patient engagement helps realize the triple aim of health care reform: better health, better care, and lower cost. You may want to use a guest speaker if the topic is highly specialized. Therefore, you may need to adjust your own language and approach when teaching undergraduates. Simple coding of qualitative and quantitative data and some basic level statistics are covered. The taught programme is divided into four parts: Research design; Data Collection tools; Data Analysis and Dissemination.