Thursday, April 28, 2016

CMS Releases New Resource Guide for Quality Improvement Tools

Holly Harmon, RN, MBA, LNHA
AHCA Senior Director of Clinical Services


CMS has posted a new Resource Guide for Quality Improvement Tools related to new April 2016 Nursing Home Compare Quality Measures. This guide includes a description and link to multiple tools and resources that are available to centers, including some resources from AHCA. The tools in this guide are sorted into the following five categories:
  • Resources for Systems Approaches to Quality Improvement
  • Resources for Antianxiety or Hypnotic Medication Measure
  • Resources for Mobility Measure (Short Stay or and Long Stay)
  • Resources for Emergency Department Visits and Rehospitalization Measures
  • Resources for Community Discharge Measure
Check out the Resource Guide for Quality Improvement Tools to review and consider using resources that already exist to help centers with quality improvement.

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