Improving retention among employees is a desire on the minds of many long-term care administrators.
Hear how Riverside Lodge met the challenge of achieving true person-centered care at McKnight's Dec. 4 free webcast. With the right technological help, Riverside leveraged an e-call system to improve resident safety, increase staff efficiency and better learn the needs of each resident. Featured speaker Deb Friend, Riverside's administrator, will give frontline information on how others can do it too. The event begins at 1 p.m. Eastern.
Attendees at McKnight's Nov. 21 free webcast will learn valuable information about taking Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) programs from the merely theoretical to actual practice. When staff members participate in a QAPI Committee or are assigned to a Performance Improvement Project (PIP) team, they need to learn different skills for generating ideas, prioritizing problems, making decisions, working in teams and working with data and numbers. This webinar, which begins at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, will help do that. Barbara Baylis, MSN, RN, Accreditation Program Director for Providigm, will be the featured speaker.
Post-acute providers have to learn how to demonstrate the outcomes of therapy. By understanding and using specific data components, providers can learn how to provide the best rehabilitation services through the continuum of care.
Successful senior living providers have upped their games to meet the high expectations of today's consumers, who have more choices now than ever before. Hear at a Nov. 6 free McKnight's webcast how Watermark Retirement Communities leads the market with a creative approach to care and service by prioritizing staffing and labor management, evolving services to manage increasing resident acuity, and driving efficiencies throughout their operations.
Computerized Physician Order Entry systems may sound complex, but long-term care staff is increasingly being called upon to send electronic orders to their pharmacy. Attendees at the Oct. 17 webinar, held at 1 p.m. ET, will find out how CPOE can help administrators and nurses improve cost and quality, and learn about the best practices for implementation.
Creating a seamless flow of demographic and clinical patient information between acute and post-acute facilities will be critical for future long-term care success. McKnight's will host a webcast Oct. 1 to help bring providers the latest on achieving quality through electronic medical records interoperability. The free event will begin at 2 p.m. Eastern. The title of the session is, "Driving Care Coordination: Efficiencies & Quality Through LTPAC EMR Interoperability with Referral Partners."
Although the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has not finalized the rules for the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement initiative, it has released a set of materials to help providers start implementing programs for it. McKnight's will provide an extensive update on it during a free webcast Sept. 18 that will also offer free CE credit. The event starts at 1 p.m. Eastern and will suggest practical approaches for provider success.
Participants in the webinar will learn about how technology can help providers achieve better financial health.
A McKnight's webcast on Sept. 4 will focus on how providers can optimize resident protections and quality of care using Wi-Fi enabled technologies. Brendalee Piironen, the executive director of The Wales Home, in Cleveland, Quebec, will be the featured speaker. This free webcast begins at 1 p.m. Eastern and will last one hour.