Quality Updates from Acumentra Health

Q-News, Acumentra Health's electronic newsletter, brings you current news about our partnerships with healthcare providers, Medicare beneficiaries, and the public to foster an environment in which every person gets the right care every time.

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March 2013

End-of-life care conversations; Oregon prescription drug abuse and Prescription Drug Monitoring Program; care transitions program videos; Patient Safety Commission honors; Non-Traditional Health Worker conference

January 2013

Nursing home primary care reduces readmissions; physician leadership needed; call for flu vaccination; Acumentra Health contract with Patient-Centered Primary Care Institute; Washington immunization disparities; hospital 100% Medicare validation; Oregon hospital readmissions scorecard webinar

October 2012

Oregon No Place Like Home Campaign and website; CEO commentary on the Institute of Medicine report and continuous learning in health care; Acumentra Health work on Oregon Medicaid home- and community-based services program; Oregon hospitals achieving full Medicare validation; Oregon hospitals recognized as top performers by Joint Commission; Oregon clinics named for Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative; National Healthcare Quality Week, October 14–20

June 2012

Oregon teams in Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative; CEO commentary on the future of Medicaid; PQRS reporting via EHR for incentives; Oregon hospitals achieving full Medicare validation; long-term care Resident Safety Review Council; Oregon Adverse Event Disclosure Guide

March 2012

Oregon HAI Prevention Coalition kicks off, focused on reducing catheter-associated urinary tract infections; CEO commentary on the value of leadership in enhancing the patient satisfaction component of Value-Based Purchasing; March 21 webinar for medical practices and community organizations on preventive care, Million Hearts, and other EHR-focused initiatives; report on AHRQ Hospital Survey of Patient Safety Culture; Oregon patient safety awards; QI Specialist employment listing

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Last updated March 22, 2013