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.
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.