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This portion of our website connects providers with resources for quality improvement across healthcare settings, and with resources related to external quality review of Medicaid programs in Oregon and Washington.

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Advancing Excellence resources for nursing homes

The national-level Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes campaign provides resources to support process and outcome improvement goals.

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Antipsychotic reduction and medication management

Tools and resources to assist nursing homes in reducing the use of antipsychotic medications and improving medication management.

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Choosing Wisely

How can physicians and patients have the important conversations necessary to ensure the right care is delivered at the right time? Choosing Wisely aims to answer that question.
An initiative of the ABIM Foundation, Choosing Wisely is fo… Read more Learn more or register

CPS clinical resources and education

Information for clinicians on the Clinical Pharmacy Services Model, Medication Safety Database Clinical Definitions, sample workflows, and more.

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CPS data collection and reporting

Medication Safety Database user guides and data collection tools for clinical pharmacy services.

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CPS support for administrators and policy makers

Articles, Oregon Health Authority endorsement, and other materials that support the business case for clinical pharmacy services.

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Health literacy resources

Tools to help providers communicate more clearly with their patients.

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Home health agency quality improvement resources

Resources to support home health agencies in improving the quality of home health care and reducing avoidable hospital readmissions.

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Hospice and palliative care

Resources related to end-of-life care and care decisions, as well as palliative care aimed at improving quality of life for people with serious conditions.

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Nursing home quality resources

Resources for nursing homes related to reducing use of antipsychotic medications and improving healthcare-acquired conditions.

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Oregon Medicaid resources

Acumentra Health reports on Oregon Medicaid services, including external quality review of managed care, mental health services surveys, and quality of adult residential mental health care.

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Patient portal implementation

Resources for planning and implementing a patient portal, which can help hospitals and medical practices meet Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements.

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Prescription Drug Monitoring Program project resources

Resources associated with Acumentra Health’s federally funded study of the use of prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) data as a tool for clinical decision making.

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Quality data reporting for Medicare hospitals

As of August 1, 2014, Acumentra Health will no longer provide reporting and validation technical assistance to Oregon hospitals. Please see the sidebar for support resources.
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