Sepsis Survivor: Misdiagnoses and Post-Sepsis Syndrome – Part 3

What follows is the story of a sepsis survivor, as told to Healthcentric Advisors. We have changed her name for anonymity. Part 3: Recovery and Post-Sepsis Syndrome After being discharged from the hospital Ellen was still very sick for a month. She was on prednisone and felt like her head was fuzzy. Now, whenever she […]

Sepsis Survivor: Misdiagnoses and Post-Sepsis Syndrome – Part 2

What follows is the story of a sepsis survivor, as told to Healthcentric Advisors. We have changed her name for anonymity. Part 2: Hospital Stay and Treatment Eight hours after being admitted, Ellen was still in the hospital. The doctors now wouldn’t send her home, because her pain continued and they couldn’t figure out why. […]

Sepsis Survivor: Misdiagnoses and Post-Sepsis Syndrome – Part 1

What follows is the story of a sepsis survivor, as told to Healthcentric Advisors. We have changed her name for anonymity. Part 1: How it Started Ellen started her day like any other. She was active and fit, and went to meet her sister-in-law for a spinning class. But something wasn’t right. She didn’t feel […]

Join us in RI for the 7th Annual Medical Director and Leadership Learning Session

Continuing Education Credits Available – See Below This unique gathering is designed especially for Rhode Island nursing home leadership – Nursing Home Medical Directors, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nursing Home Leadership Teams, and their Strategic Partners – to explore opportunities to empower Nursing Home teams and improve transitions of care. Our Presenters Stefan Gravenstein, MD, […]

Thank you: Thousands Impacted by PFAC Contributions

We’re nearing the end of a five-year contract as the New England QIN-QIO, which means we’re doing a lot of reflection about all of the hard work we’ve been doing to make our communities healthier. One of the projects we’re most proud of is our robust Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC), which was central […]

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 […]