Presenter(s): Kenneth Steinweg, MD, CMD;Leonard Gelman, MD, CMD Disclosure(s): All presenters reported they had no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Session Description: This session presents an overview of how a new medical director can obtain and understand quality care data on his/her facility from multiple sources, and helps all medical directors navigate the vast and valuable resource of CMS.gov. Learning Objectives:
Discuss the grading system used in nursing facility surveys and beable to describe the grid system
Describe quality indicators
List 10 quality indicators
Describe what are quality measures are and how they differ fromquality indicators
Use the CMS website 'Nursing Home Compare' and find quality data on anursing facility
References: All of the information discussed with come from current CMS publications and regulations.