Category Archives: Education

World Heart Day is September 29, 2017

By Cynthia A. Keely, BA, RRT, LRTR, Director, Quality and Systems Improvement, Get With The Guidelines, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference This World Heart Day, we’re asking you to share how you power … Continue reading

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HHQI’s New Easy-to-Use Online Resource Library is Now LIVE

by Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator Since this is the first blog for 2017, the Home Health Quality Improvement National Campaign (HHQI) would like to wish you a Happy New Year! We hope that this is a successful year … Continue reading

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Fall: Not Just a Season on Your Calendar

What OhioHealth is Doing to Prevent Falls and Educate Our Patients on Home Safety  by Jean Howard P.T., M.S., WCC, Manager of Clinical Services, OhioHealth Home Health Leading experts from around the country are calling falls in the home an … Continue reading

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Self-Management Plays a Key Role in Controlling Diabetes

by Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator November is American Diabetes Month and World Diabetes Day is November 14, 2016. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, 2016) reports there are over 29 million Americans living with diabetes and 86 … Continue reading

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September is Cholesterol Education Month – Learn About Cholesterol: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

by: Chelsea E. Leonard, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist, and Frances V. Cohenour, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist and Co-Owner, Chad’s Payless  Pharmacy, Florence, AL According to Quaker Oats, “Cheerios can help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease!” If there has been a commercial about something … Continue reading

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Improving Your Work-Life Balance – Make it a Goal

By Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator Are you asking yourself the question, “Where did the summer go?” It seems like just yesterday when you were making plans for this summer to relax and get some quality downtime. I know, … Continue reading

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Score a Vaccination Touchdown with Pneumococcal Vaccines

by Crystal Welch, MSN, HHQI RN Project Coordinator We may be a few weeks away from the kickoff of football season, but now is the time to get your vaccination game started since August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). … Continue reading

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