By Anne Montgomery Around the country, people at more than 600 “watch parties” gathered to tune into a livestream of the White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) [http://www.whitehouseconferenceonaging.gov] on Monday, July 13. Hosted by the White House in the East Wing and the Eisenhower Executive Office Building with an invited audience
The State Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Scorecard is a multidimensional approach to measure state-level performance of LTSS systems that assist older people, adults with disabilities, and their family caregivers. The State LTSS Scorecard measures LTSS system performance across five key dimensions: Affordability and access Choice of setting and provider Quality of life
Nursing Home Compare allows consumers to compare information about nursing homes. It contains quality of care information on every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country, including over 15,000 nationwide. The data comes from the CMS Health Inspection database and the National database known as the Minimum Data
CalQualityCare.org provides information on California hospitals, medical groups, nursing homes, and other long-term care facilities, along with tips and checklists about how to choose a health care provider, questions to ask, how to pay for care, and what to do if something goes wrong. CalQualityCare has its own rating
Download Excel Spreadsheet - Performance Management Plan Template The Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) IPRO has shared their Performance Management Plan Template after it was requested on the November 19, 2012 conference call by other QIOs looking at the Long Term Care Hospitals in their communities.
Download: Using Medicare Data to Drive Improvement [PDF file] This is a PDF version of a Powerpoint presentation by Kim Irby, presented at Shreveport and Houston LTCH community meetings, November 2012. Using Medicare Data to Drive Improvement: Place, Value and Change. Kim Irby, MPH & Lindsay Kirsch, MPH Colorado Foundation for Medical