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9 03, 2017

The 6:18 Initiative: Accelerating Evidence into Action

2017-03-14T10:37:14+00:00 March 9th, 2017|

The 6:18 initiative targets 6 common and costly health conditions using 18 proven interventions.  6:18 is a national initiative of the CDC that can be implemented in every community and practice setting.  From the 6:18 website:

CDC is partnering with health care purchasers, payers, and providers to improve health and control health care costs. CDC provides these partners with rigorous evidence about high-burden health conditions and associated interventions to inform their decisions to have the greatest health and cost impact. This initiative offers proven interventions that prevent chronic and infectious diseases by increasing their coverage, access, utilization and quality. Additionally, it aligns evidence-based preventive practices with emerging value-based payment […]

5 01, 2017

Community Collaboration and Hypertension Management

2017-01-09T10:11:14+00:00 January 5th, 2017|

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8 11, 2016

Community Hypertension Program Ideas from the AHRQ Innovations Exchange

2016-12-15T12:20:00+00:00 November 8th, 2016|

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15 09, 2016

Mobile Integrated Healthcare and Community Paramedicine

2016-10-31T08:29:33+00:00 September 15th, 2016|

Get an inside look at mobile integrated healthcare and community paramedicine, an emerging healthcare trend that’s improving the lives of patients and transforming the role of the nation’s emergency medical services, paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs). (Source: National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians as posted on Youtube)

14 10, 2015

Care Transitions

2016-11-11T10:52:25+00:00 October 14th, 2015|

Care transitions occur when a patient moves from one health care provider or setting to another, or from a health care provider to home.  Effective care transitions are important for optimizing patient health and for avoiding unnecessary utilization of hospital services and related services.   As CMS has noted:

Nearly one in five Medicare patients discharged from a hospital—approximately 2.6 million seniors—is readmitted within 30 days, at a cost of over $26 billion every year. Hospitals have traditionally served as the focal point of efforts to reduce readmissions by focusing on those components that they are directly responsible for, including the quality of care during the hospitalization and […]