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 3.5 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 3.5 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: This presentation will share 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 this Joint Quality Committee model can have positive effects on transitions of care, readmission rates and confidence between organizations. The session will provide step-by-step facilitated guides on how to plan for and implement a Joint Quality Committee in partnering organizations.
Review the healthcare reform and the impact on traditional organization and level of care relationships.
Describe a model for partnering with a focus on quality outcomes, transparency and successful transition of clinical care.
Use facilitated breakout sessions to review the infrastructure guides and tools and begin to create your own Joint Quality Committee.
Share the “foundational” components that will generate meaningful dialogue between the partnering organizations.
Speaker(s): Michael E. Felver, MD; Leslie J. Vajner, RN, BSN, MHA; Seth Vilensky, MBA; Daniel Blechschmid, LNHA, MHA; Marc Rothman, MD
Disclosure(s): Marc Rothman, MD - Kindred Healthcare, Inc. – Employee, Stockholder