Home Health and Care Transitions

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Presenter: Jane Brock, MD, MSPH, Chief Medical Officer, Colorado Foundation for Medical Care. The Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) is the Quality Improvement Organization Support Center (QIOSC) leading 14-QIOs across the nation in Care Transitions, a theme focused on improving coordination across the continuum of care. To learn more about Care Transitions, click here: http://www.cfmc.org/caretransitions/Default.htm  

Who Should Watch: Home Health Quality Improvement National Campaign participants and supporters, including home health executives, medical directors, therapists, medical social workers, home health aides, skilled nursing and hospital stakeholders; Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs).

Objectives:

  • To give an overview of CMS’s Care Transitions Theme
    • What we are learning about hospital readmissions
    • What we are learning about coordinating care
  • To show early results of efforts to reduce hospital readmissions through community-based transitional care improvement
  • To describe the role of home health in the Care Transitions Communities

This FREE webinar was sponsored by the Colorado Foundation for Medical Care and the Home Health Quality Improvement (HHQI) National Campaign, a grassroots movement designed to unite home health agencies, stakeholders and multiple health care settings under the shared vision of improving the quality of care home health patients receive.