Tag Archives: home health quality improvement

Summer is Finally Here! Let’s Talk Sun Safety

Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator Summer is officially here according to the calendar, schools are out, and the weather is heating up! Time to spend time catching some sun and enjoying the outdoors for many people and their families, … Continue reading

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Sexual Abuse of Elderly Women Is an Ongoing Issue

Guest blogger: Nursing Home Abuse Center Sexual abuse of the elderly is one of the most unfathomable crimes and it’s critical to shed light on it. Women over the age of 70 who suffer from Alzheimer’s or dementia are more likely … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapy and Data Collection in Home Health

by Karen Vance, BSOT, Senior Managing Consultant | Clinical Operations Specialist, BKD Health Care Group The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) portends significant changes to the way Medicare currently pays home health agencies (HHA) under Prospective Payment System (PPS). PDGM is … Continue reading

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Safety First: Winter Driving Tips

by Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator There have already been several major snow and ice storms across the country this year. Now that the heart of winter is upon us, HHQI would like to provide some driving tips to … Continue reading

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During National Women’s Health Week, Honor Your Own Health

10 Tips for Good Health in Later Life by HealthinAging.org National Women’s Health Week (May 13-19, 2018) is a perfect reminder to female healthcare providers to practice what we preach. As caregivers and as women who serve our communities’ health, … Continue reading

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Patient Safety – It’s what we do!

by Tina Hilmas, RN, BSN, Project Manager, Center for Patient Safety Patient Safety Awareness Week is coming up March 12-18 and I’m always excited during this time of the year. You see, patient safety seems so simple yet is so complex and … 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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