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2014-15 CardioLAN Webinar Archive

December 2015:
Transition of Care: Coach Program

Please join the HHQI team as we welcome the Inspira Health System coaching team from Vineland, New Jersey. See how their innovative strategies help patients with heart failure and COPD remain in the community and out of the hospital. Is your community integrating some of the same strategies?

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September 2015:
Cardiovascular Quality Improvement Program Integration

Please join the HHQI team as we welcome Brenda Smith, Administrator of Southland Home Health in Phoenix, Arizona. Brenda will describe the cardiovascular quality improvement program her agency has implemented as well as lessons learned along the way.

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Guest Speaker:
Brenda Smith
Administrator, Southland Home Health

June & July 2015:
Next Steps in Progressive Cardiovascular Care (2-part webinar)

Join the HHQI team as we review next steps in progressive cardiovascular care after the Home Health Cardiovascular Data Registry (HHCDR) report is in your hand. 

May 2015: Panel Discussion on Lessons Learned

Home health agency leaders share their lessons learned while implementing progressive cardiovascular care interventions into their quality improvement strategies. Topics include:

  • Best Practice Intervention Packages (BPIPs)
  • Organizational Culture
  • Home Health Cardiovascular Data Registry (HHCDR) - initiating abstraction process, alignment with community providers, and changes implemented
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April 2015: The Role of Therapists in Cardiovascular Care


Learn more about the roles of PTs, OTs, and SLPs when caring for home health patients with cardiovascular disease and the expectations of each discipline within their Scope of Practice to improve patient care and outcomes. The presenters also provide insight on how to change practice expectations, engaging therapists, as well as resources for home health leaders.

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Guest Speakers:  
Bud Langham, PT, MBA, COS-C Ken Miller, PT, DPT, CEESS
Chief Clinical Officer Clinical Educator
Encompass Home Health and Hospice Catholic Home Care

March 2015: Recognizing Women at Risk for Developing CHD

Guest Speaker:
Jean McSweeney, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
Interim Dean, Associate Dean for Research
College of Nursing
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences February 2015: The Health Impact of Tobacco Use & Cessation

Guest Speaker:
Karen S. Hudmon, DrPH, MS, RPh
Professor of Public Health Pharmacy
Purdue University College of Pharmacy
January 2015: Influenza & the Cardiovascular Population

Guest Speaker:
Mary McGoldrick, MS, RN, CRNI®
Home Care and Hospice Consultant
Saint Simons Island, GA December 2014: HHCAHPS & Cardiovascular Care in the Home

Guest Speaker:
Rita Grimes, MSN, ICCST, HCS-D, BCHH-C, COS-C
Project Manager, Qualidigm
November 2014: CardioLAN Kick-Off