Post-Acute Care providers, especially Homecare, Hospice, and Long-Term Care, are scrambling to form meaningful and beneficial partnerships with physicians, health systems, and ACO & Payer networks. One way to ensure that your organization is considered in this process, is to focus on advanced education for their caregivers, including health care aides.
Very few healthcare providers, especially in Homecare and LTC, provide adequate chronic disease education. If your clinicians do not master the basics, how can your agency possibly drive positive outcomes and be seen as a viable partner in this changing landscape?
Addressing the Social Determinants of health will be the most important factor of health care reform. This webinar will discuss what Social Determinants are, and how they can help you better understand your patient. In addition, we will discuss how Social Determinants affect access to health services, Re-Hospitalizations, & Individual Behaviors. Delivering care for your patients without the full understanding of the social and societal factors which impact their condition is insufficient and inhibit the improvement of outcomes. This education will enable your clinicians to provide fulsome care.
Clinician Retention is still one of the most significant issues with which Healthcare organizations are facing. One reason for this is that most organizations do NOT have a formal Mentoring Program in place to ensure the happiness and tenure of their staff. This educational webinar will teach you how to build and implement a Mentor Program in your organization.
Healing is not simply treating a clinical problem of a patient. It is truly reaching the hearts and minds of human beings. If you don’t know how your patients are going to receive the clinical, mental and spiritual care that is being delivered – how can you truly impact their lives? In this webinar, you will learn to identify various cultural signs that may increase a clinician’s and support staff’s awareness about concepts and preferences of patients of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Come learn how to provide true care in a manner that can be appreciated by all people!
Post-acute healthcare providers are fighting battles on all fronts these days: decreased reimbursement, increased regulatory complexity, and clinician retention. Aspects of all this are out of their control – but one thing that every healthcare provider CAN control is how they treat their patients and customers. Having a structured and effective Customer Service program is not only the “right” thing to do, but it also has an impact on a provider’s ability to improve their Quality of Care.
Since an Electronic Medical Record system in the home care and hospice space is not "shrink wrapped" software bought off the shelf at your local Best Buy, it is critical that its deployment be done well, that it be configured to each customer's business needs. In part two of Darcey's series on software implementation, she offers a broad stroke outline for team structure, with a list of specific roles and responsibilities, that has been the foundation of successful software selections and implementations for many organizations she has worked with over the years.