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AMDA Long Term Care Medicine - 2012


C19 - Operational Success Through Partnership with Acute Care Providers: A Guide on Initiating Joint Quality Committees


Mar 10, 2012 4:00pm ‐ Mar 10, 2012 5:30pm

Standard: $24.00

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Accreditation
The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:
The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMDCP Credit Designation:
This session has been approved for a total of management 1.5 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).

Session Description:
This session will present the process for developing a formalized relationship between skilled nursing facilities and acute care hospitals, insurers or other key referral sources. With a focus on patient outcomes and enhanced communication, a joint quality committee model can have positive effects on transitions of care, readmission rates and confidence between organizations. Presenters will also discuss the keys to successful relationship development.

Learning Objectives(s):

  • Review the healthcare reform and the impact on traditional organization and level of care relationships
  • Describe a model for partnering between the SNF and key referral sources focusing on quality outcomes, transparency and successful transition of clinical care.
  • Provide the guide to create your own Joint Quality Committee.
  • Share the "foundational" components that will generate meaningful dialog between the partnering organizations.


Speakers(s):
Michael E. Felver, MD; Leslie J. Vajner, RN, MB; Seth Vilensky, MBA

Disclosure(s):
Michael E. Felver, MD has no financial disclosures to report. Leslie J. Vajner, RN, MB has no financial disclosures to report.

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