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It’s Time to Think About Your Kidneys this Month

by Crystal Welch, MSN, HHQI RN Project Coordinator March is finally here, and with it comes many wonderful things, St. Patrick’s Day, the first day of Spring, Easter, and National Kidney Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and … Continue reading

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Using Technology to Support Seniors

By Crystal Welch, MSN, RN Project Coordinator with HHQI Recently, I was asked to assist an aged person with lifting and storing her walker.  I was amazed at the lightweight construction of the frame and improved design from years past. … Continue reading

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Roasted Turkey, Corn Bread and a Trip to the Hospital?

Guest post by Natalia Elsebai, MSN, RN, CNL, Community Liaison for National Association of Hispanic Nurses-Garden State Chapter The holiday season is quickly approaching. During this time of year most of us are enjoying many dinners, luncheons and gatherings with … Continue reading

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November is Home Care & Hospice Month So Let’s Give Thanks!

By Crystal Welch, MSN, RN Project Coordinator with HHQI November is National Home Care and Hospice Month and the HHQI National Campaign would like to recognize the hard work of nurses, aides, social workers, therapists, administrators, family caregivers, counselors and … Continue reading

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Know the Risk Factors for a Stroke

By Crystal Welch, HHQI RN Project Coordinator World Stroke Day is observed on October 29th as an effort to bring public awareness to the seriousness and incidence of stoke worldwide. In 2013, HHQI was tasked by the Centers for Medicare … Continue reading

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Embracing your Therapy Team with Interdisciplinary Team Management

Guest post by Cindy Krafft, PT, MS, CEO, Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions Interdisciplinary care management of the home health patient is a complex activity. Clinicians are mobile to the point of not seeing each other regularly which can impact communication and … Continue reading

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

By Crystal Welch, HHQI RN Project Coordinator You eat a healthy diet, you exercise, but is something missing?  Do you realize that adults need at least four immunizations after the age of 65?  These immunizations are for common illnesses that … Continue reading

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