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NCQA health plan ratings 2018

NCQA Releases 2018 Health Plan Ratings

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) released its 2018 Health Plan Ratings. See the top ten states with the highest-rated health plans.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

2019 Star Ratings Refresh – What to Expect and How to Improve

HHC allows consumers to search through Medicare-certified HHAs to view their star ratings for Quality of Patient Care and Patient Survey Summary.

Sarah Herrera

Be Prepared for OASIS-D: Effective January 2019

OASIS is a set of data points used to evaulate HHAs and improve quality of care. Find out how Shield Healthcare can help improve your scores.

Sarah Herrera
Advice for Ostomy Nurses

Advice for Ostomy Nurses from Ostomates

This article about how advice for ostomy nurses is one in a series that make up the transcript of our OstomyLife Roundtable Discussion Panel from WOCN 2018.

Aimee Sharp
Treatment Modalities

Wound Care Part 4: Treatment Modalities (w/ CE credit)

When it comes to chronic wound management, there are many modalities available ranging from simple dressings to specialized equipment.

Sarah Herrera
Star Rating

Recorded Webinar: Strategies to Improve Your 2018/2019 Star Ratings

Watch this recorded webinar. Learn how the Star Rating System is affecting your agency and how to improve your rating in 2018 and beyond.

Danny Nguyen
wound care part 3

Wound Care Part 3: Types of Wounds (w/ CE credit)

There are two types of wounds- acute and chronic. Acute wounds heal uneventfully in time, whereas chronic wounds fail to heal in time despite intervention.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin
Ostomy Care

Recorded Webinar: Ostomy Buzz – The Latest in Ostomy Management

Watch this recorded webinar: Join us for the latest breaking Ostomy care news: what’s new since last year, what’s hot, and what new tools are out there.

Danny Nguyen
wound care assessment documentation

Wound Care Part 2: Assessment and Documentation (w/ CE credit)

Assessing a wound is more than just observing the lesion. In this free course, you will learn about the importance of performing a medical and psychosocial history, learn how to perform a complete physical exam and wound evaluation, and assess and monitor wound complications.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin
Hospital Star Ratings

CMS will postpone July hospital star ratings with no word on release date of new ratings

Star ratings released in Dec. 2017 will remain on Hospital Compare until the next update. CMS is postponing the overall hospital quality star ratings for July.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Clinical and Lifestyle Concerns with an Ostomyh Webinar: March 26
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