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Current Advantage events deliver the information healthcare professionals are looking for to advance their services. We strive to coordinate compelling and relevant case studies that will guide you towards your best possible outcomes.

 

Today more than ever the healthcare environment is facing unprecedented changes. Rising hospital costs are forcing facilities to incorporate better check and balance systems approach to care. These are interesting times in healthcare, a time in which the continuum of care must be led by a multidisciplinary care model in order to reduce costs, exceed in patient satisfaction while remaining compliant.

 

Our events bring together senior level healthcare executives, administrators, and healthcare consultants sharing their knowledge on proven strategies to add, update, expand hospital services in today's healthcare world.



 Current Project



READMISSION PENALTY ZONE:

BEST PRACTICES IN TREATING  THE HF/COPD  PATIENT II

 

May 28-29, 2015

Tampa, FL 

 

Key Issues To Be Discussed

 

  • Evidence-based practice guideline for COPD along with collaborative practice models to include physician and support-service providers
  • Inpatient disease management programs on quality of care, cost of care and readmissions
  • Factors associated with COPD readmission among Medicare and non-Medicare patients with COPD
  • Impact of multidisciplinary approach on decreasing readmission among patients with COPD.
  • Develop a high-risk case management assessment specific to heart failure and COPD patients
  • Implement a 30-day transition program that will reduce emergency department visits and readmissions
  • Review how research is applied to the practice of heart failure nurses while identifying gaps in care with a co-morbidity of COPD.
  • How home monitoring in conjunction with organized disease management program meets the Triple Aim
  • Reduce variation in care across an integrated system for heart failure patients.
  • Establish a post-hospitalization clinic, either with hospitalists or other providers.
  • Development of a prediction tool to identify high risk patients that may be at risk for readmission from SNF.

 

 

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