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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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30-day hospital mortality measures

Information on hospital reporting of risk-adjusted 30-day mortality rates, which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services displays on the Hospital Compare website.

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Adult immunization provider resources

Tools and web pages related to adult immunizations, particularly influenza (flu) and pneumococcal vaccination.

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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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Care transitions resources

Links to care transitions resources from No Place Like Home Campaign (Oregon), Colorado Foundation for Medical Care, Home Health Quality Improvement National Campaign, and Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

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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

Colorectal Cancer Screening Toolkit

Developed for the Oregon Partnership for Cancer Control in support of national colorectal cancer screening goals, the toolkit assists clinical teams in communicating with their patients about colorectal cancer risks and motivating them to complete potentially life-saving screening.

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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 content that support the business case for clinical pharmacy services.

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HAI Resource Library

Acumentra Health provides an online compendium of tools, guidelines, and articles related to hospital infection prevention.

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Health literacy resources

Tools to help providers communicate more clearly with their patients.

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Healthcare-associated infections

Materials to support hospitals in preventing healthcare-associated infections such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Klebsiella, and Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE).

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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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Hospital liaison resources

These links are intended to assist hospital staff liaisons who interact with Acumentra Health staff regarding Medicare case review.

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Lane County Million Hearts Population Health Campaign

Acumentra Health and Trillium Community Health Plan held a kickoff for the Lane County Million Hearts Population Health Campaign on July 17, 2013.
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Medicare coding and documentation

Reference information for hospital physicians and coding professionals on coding and documentation to support Medicare reimbursement.

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Medicare Documentation Guide

Guidance on documentation in hospital records to support Medicare payment decisions.

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Medicare observation status guidelines

Guidelines for hospitals to document Medicare observations status in medical records and discharge summaries.

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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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Nursing Home Resource Library

Acumentra Health provides an online compendium of tools, guidelines, and articles related to nursing home quality improvement topics.

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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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Physician reviewer application packet

Application materials for practitioners interested in serving as physician case reviewers for the Medicare Beneficiary Protection Program or other Acumentra Health review activities.

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Physician reviewer resources

Tools and information to support physician review of medical records as required under the Medicare Beneficiary Protection Program.

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PQRS resources

Materials to assist eligible medical professionals in improving delivery of preventive care services through participation in the CMS Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS).

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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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Preventive Care & HIT Network resources

Materials developed or distributed during a 2011–2014 Quality Improvement Organization project to improve preventive care services and integrated use of electronic health records to support quality improvement.
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Transitional Care & Pressure Ulcers Project Toolkit

Cross-setting interventions and setting-specific best practices for transitional care to prevent and/or treat pressure ulcers. Developed by an expert panel convened by a Joint Committee of the Oregon IHI Network and Oregon leadership of the Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes Campaign.

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Washington Medicaid organization meeting and training materials

Content from recent and archived Medicaid Quality Management meetings and trainings for Washington Medicaid Managed Care Organizations and Regional Support Networks.

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Washington Medicaid organization resources

Information to support ongoing quality improvement and reporting activities for Washington Medicaid managed care plans and providers.

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