CDC’s LTC Mini-Webinars

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) long-term care (LTC) mini-webinars are now live! These mini-webinars are all published on the Key Strategies to Prepare for COVID-19 in Long-term Care Facilities (LTCFs) web page at the bottom under a “Webinar Series” section. These new webinars will be a great training tool/resource for frontline long-term […]

CDC’s COVID-19 Module for Long Term Care Facilities

CDC’s NHSN provides healthcare facilities, such as long term care facilities (LTCF) with a customized system to track infections and prevention process measures in a systematic way. Tracking this information allows facilities to identify problems, improve care, and determine progress toward facility and national healthcare-associated infection goals. The NHSN Long-term Care Facility Component is supporting […]

Coronavirus: Sharing the latest news & resources

As cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to spread, we are working with national and local agencies to ensure you receive the most up-to-date guidance. View the latest guidance from CMS, CDC, and others. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) View CDC’s preventative actions to help stop the spread. Latest CDC News: Sign up for […]

Enhancing the Health of Communities across New England

The IPRO QIN-QIO and its members – Healthcentric Advisors, IPRO, and Qlarant – are working with 82 community coalitions across 11 states and the District of Columbia, including 23 right here in New England. We support coalition building. We bring together local health care providers and community-based organizations to collaborate to enhance the health of […]

Webinar: 6 Steps to Implement Trauma-Informed Care

Traumatic experiences are linked to behavioral and chronic physical health conditions. They impact not just your clients, patients, or residents’ health and well-being but staff, and family members as well. Trauma-informed care is an evidence-based approach to delivering health care that recognizes the long-term health effects of trauma. It is also an requirement (Phase 3) […]

Massachusetts Long Term Care Facilities – Track Your Antibiotic Start Data

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), in partnership with Healthcentric Advisors, would like to encourage you to take advantage of an important opportunity to receive assistance and feedback on a core element of your facility antibiotic stewardship program: Tracking your Antibiotic Start Data. The MDPH has developed an online tool in which to enter […]

Navigating Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Webinar Series

Educational Webinars for long-term care facilities on Infection Control Here you will find on-demand webinars that cover infection control in long-term care facilities including content specific to multi-drug resistant organisms (MDROs). The webinars were part of the Navigating Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Series, which began in 2018. They were hosted by […]

A Collaborative Approach to Reducing Readmissions: Harnessing the Patient Voice to Improve Care Transitions

Hosted by Healthcentric Advisors, in partnership with the Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors Thank you for interest in “A Collaborative Approach to Reducing Readmissions: Harnessing the Patient Voice to Improve Care Transitions” held in June 2019. During the session, our speakers and panelists shared their approaches to enhance safe care transitions, highlighting […]