Value-Based Payment: As the World TurnsIncludes a Live Event on 10/09/2018 at 2:15 PM (EDT)
At-risk payors and providers are increasingly adopting value-based payment approaches. These include the SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program, another round of voluntary bundling (Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced), and accountable care organizations. These, and other market-driven changes, will place continued emphasis on improving quality and lowering costs. In this session, you will hear about the changes scheduled for October 1, 2018; other market-driven changes taking place across the country; why you need to prepare ahead of time; and how to position your organization to succeed in this increasingly challenging environment.
Compassion, Comfort and Compliance in Long-Term Care Webinar Series
Attend all the webinars of our long-term care conference on October 8-9, 2018. This year the conference will focus on topics in palliative care and compliance, and offers 11.0 continuing education hours for healthcare professionals. Register for all 10 webinars or register for each webinar separately.
Impact of the IMPACT ActIncludes a Live Event on 10/09/2018 at 1:15 PM (EDT)
Post-acute care will continue to see major changes in 2018 driven by implementation of another wave of publicly reported quality and resource measures as a result of the IMPACT Act of 2014. In addition, the IMPACT Act calls for standardization of assessment instruments across post-acute settings and is designed to facilitate interoperable health information technology. This session offers insight about the changes that will impact post-acute care providers and the transformation necessary to succeed in the changing environment.
Washington UpdateIncludes a Live Event on 10/09/2018 at 11:15 AM (EDT)
This session will describe how the federal government and others are working to reform the continuum of long term care services and supports and strategies for long term care in the face of these efforts.
Pathway to Quality: Legal and Regulatory UpdatesIncludes a Live Event on 10/09/2018 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
This session will provide information and potential action items regarding survey and certification protocol and requirements, including recent changes and proposed changes. CMS and state agencies frequently re-adjust their focus regarding procedures and processes for surveys. The Office of Inspector General annual work plan provides information on current focuses and understanding the importance of compliance with requirements is imperative for good leaders. Also, discussion will include other areas such as emergency preparedness, HIPAA and other hot topics for nursing facilities.
Compassion, Comfort and Compliance in Long-Term CareContains 2 Product(s)
Join us in Germantown, New York for our long-term care conference on October 8-9, 2018. This year the conference will focus on topics in palliative care and compliance, and offers 11.0 continuing education hours for healthcare professionals. Register for one day or both.
Maximizing Strength and Balance at Any AgeContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/15/2018
In this webinar, Dr. Sasha will explain how our bodies and minds work and how we can use what we know to maximize the function of those we serve, regardless of their age or disability. She will also work with the audience to provide real-time examples of how they can best approach issues they are dealing with concerning themselves and their residents.
Palliative Care: What It Is and How It Embodies Church TeachingContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/13/2018
Palliative care is a holistic and person-centered approach to compassionate care. In this webinar, we will discuss palliative care, what it is and what it isn’t, how it is initiated, and how it is different from end-of-life preparation. We will explore healthcare decision-making and the importance of understanding your wishes.
Medication Safety for Older Adults: Communication is the KeyContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 11/14/2017
This webinar will provide viewers an opportunity to understand the complex nature of therapeutic use of medications including OTC, RX, and dietary supplements. General guidelines for when medications should, and should not be prescribed in the elderly will be presented. Methods and systems designed to safeguard the use of medications in the elderly across a range of health challenges including those conditions necessitating increased vigilance due to the use of high or moderate risk medications will be discussed. Additionally, a few non-pharmaceutical interventions as alternative therapies lessening the need for medications will be included.