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Occupational Therapy in Home Health: The Value of Sustainable Change

Guest Post by Nancy Dubuar, MOT, OTR/L, CPAM, Occupational Therapist at Allegheny Health Network Healthcare @ Home As an occupational therapist, when I call my clients to set up my first visit in their home, I am often told, “Honey, I … Continue reading

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Have a Happy Heart Health Month!

by Crystal Welch, MSN, HHQI RN Project Coordinator Have you ever heard people discuss what it felt like when they experienced a heart attack? We’ve often heard of people describing the feeling of an elephant sitting on their chest. For … 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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Three Cheers to All Nurses

By Misty Kevech, RN Project Coordinator and Crystal Welch, RN Project Coordinator National Nurses Week is May 6 – 12. HHQI would like to say thank you to all the nurses providing care to the patients in the community. Home … Continue reading

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HHQI and the Proposed Conditions of Participation

by: Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed changes of the Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoP) on October 6, 2014. These are the first proposed changes since 1989 and … Continue reading

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Always Striving for Continuous Healthcare Improvement

As National Quality Care Week 2013 draws to a close, we thought this would be a great opportunity to share a few quality improvement-related blog posts from our friends at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). For more than 25 … Continue reading

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