HRiA releases new MassHealth provider funding opportunity

We’re sharing a MassHealth funding opportunity with you! As part of the Provider Access Improvement Grant Program (PAIGP), Health Resources in Action (HRiA) has released the request for proposals aimed at helping eligible MassHealth providers purchase medical diagnostic equipment, communication devices, and other resources. This opportunity increases access to healthcare and improves outcomes for patients […]

Launching The Learning Center

We are excited to announce that our new Learning Center has launched! If you already have an account, you can log in. Otherwise, you can create a new account. Once you are in, you can explore all available courses or filter by healthcare setting. You can also view completed and in-progress courses. Our courses cover […]

How Trauma Informed Approach Can Help Treat Substance Use Disorder

Jenn McCarthy, our Trauma Informed Care expert is conducting a free webinar through the New England Region of National Network of Libraries of Medicine on June 26, 2019, from 1-2 pm EST. We’re excited that someone from our team is able to speak about this important topic. Sign up now, and learn about how to […]

Solutions Tour Series 4: Trauma-Informed Care

This blog post is the fourth in a four-part series on the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) Solutions Tour. Read part one, part two, and part three of this series on our blog. In this fourth post, we talk about how trauma-informed care should intersect with all of the work done in SNFs. Part of the […]

Solutions Tour Series 3: Real Solutions to Real Problems

This blog post is the third in a four-part series on the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) Solutions Tour. Read part one and part two of this series on our blog. In this third post, we talk about how our work’s concrete, real-world approach helps SNFs work towards their goals. A lot of workshops are mostly […]

Solutions Tour Series 2: Changing Demographics of Nursing Homes

This blog post is the second in a four-part series on the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) Solutions Tour. Read the first part of this series on our blog. In this second post, we talk about how the demographics of nursing homes have changed, and its implications for providing the best care to all the residents. […]

Advance Care Planning Event Round-Up

End-of-life conversations with loved ones can be some of the hardest we have. And because they’re so hard they often happen when it’s stressful or worse—too late. Yet communication with family members and healthcare providers about these preferences is a cornerstone of patient-directed end-of-life care. To address this gap, Healthcentric Advisors, the Improving End of […]

Solutions Tour Series 1: What is your quality improvement program?

This blog post is the first in a four-part series on the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) Solutions Tour. In this first post, we talk about how important it is to have an actionable quality improvement plan, as well as how when Healthcentric staff go into many nursing homes, this is often not the case. When […]

Need help training & retaining staff in your nursing home? Our New Project ECHO® can help.

Recruiting and retaining staff in long-term care is an ongoing issue – which is why Healthcentric Advisors is launching a tele-mentoring series to help facilities tackle staffing needs. The new series, called Project ECHO®: How to Operate with Meaningful Engagement for Staff Stability (HOMESS), allows facilities to gain insights from experts, review success stories and […]