One in ten people aged 65 and older in the United States has Alzheimer’s or a related dementia illness. Being a caregiver of someone with dementia can be tough. Our Dementia Overview mobile app contains information and advice to help family and professional caregivers understand and respond to behaviors seen in those with dementia. Download […]
Continuing Education Credits Available – See Below This unique gathering will offer providers, clinicians, and community service workers an opportunity to learn, discuss, network, and find solutions to a challenging statewide issue. To support a collaborative approach to patient care, medical and behavioral providers will make important connections to better serve this vulnerable population. Our […]
Patient safety is a cornerstone of the work we do at Healthcentric Advisors. Which is why we’re honored to receive the 2018 Rising Tide Award for our patient safety work in Maine from the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine. From left to right: Amy Bennett, Danielle Hersey, John Keimig, […]
Woburn, MA – Healthcentric Advisors is excited to announce selection as a Technical Assistance Vendor as a part of the MassHealth Delivery System Reform Incentive Payments (DSRIP) Technical Assistance (TA) Program and the MA DSRIP TA Marketplace.
Over the years, Hopkins Manor has prioritized quality improvement efforts in a variety of ways. With technical support from the New England QIN-QIO, they have completed a Root Cause Analysis, acquired leadership buy-in, including the medical director and most importantly, have embraced change.
Providence, RI (November 13, 2017) — Healthcentric Advisors was awarded a Rhode Island State Innovation Model Grant from The Executive Office of Health and Human Services to increase patient engagement in advance care planning conversations in healthcare.
Providence, RI (November 6, 2017) — Healthcentric Advisors, a Rhode Island based nonprofit specializing in healthcare quality improvement and technical assistance, was awarded a two-year, $390,000 Special Innovation Project under their Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services contract to improve the ability of Rhode Island nursing homes to serve residents with behavioral health needs.
R.I. leads antibiotic prescription decline in national effort curbing microbial resistance Providence, RI (October 2, 2017) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that total inappropriate antibiotic use may approach 50 percent of all outpatient antibiotic use. On a local level, Rhode Island is leading in the effort to curb unnecessary use of […]
Providence, RI (July 20, 2017) – Kara H. Butler, MBA, MHSA, Director of Administrative Services, was recently named one of the 2017 40 Under Forty Award winners by the Providence Business News (PBN). This year’s sponsors include Marsh & McLennan Agency, Cox Business, and Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island.
Providence, RI (July 6, 2017) – According to the COPD Education Pilot Program developed by the Greater Providence Community Coalition, standardized education for patients across different healthcare settings is feasible.