Download PDF: Clinically Appropriate and Cost Effective Placement Report October 2012 Chris Gatlin from EQHS, the Louisiana QIO, shared this document after an LTCH call between the Houston, Santa Cruz, Albany, and Shreveport QIO teams.
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: Discharge-Planning-Booklet-ICN908184 This booklet presents the Discharge Planning guidelines provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services published in September of 2012. ICN 908184
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
Download: Generic Workplan Template [workplantemplate.doc, Microsoft Word document] This is a generic workplan template. It is a matrix showing Key Action Steps, Timeline, Expected Outcome, Data Source and Evaluation Methodology, Person/Area Responsible, and Comments for each Goal.
Check out this brief talk on system theory by Joanne Lynn, M.D., as a demo of how YouTube videos can be embedded. If QIOs have YouTube videos they can be be promoted using this method.