The Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) program mandated by the Affordable Care Act will soon require providers to strengthen their ability to collect and analyze data in order to lead to the development of better ways to improve and attack problems. Two leading experts, Tamar Abel and Theresa Schmidt, demystify the QAPI process and provide functional strategies during a free McKnight's webcast at 12 p.m. (Eastern) on March 13.
Care2Learn has announced the availability of 14 online courses that help reduce rehospitalizations. The modules address health issues most likely to trigger rehospitalizations.
An Accountable Care Act quality assurance program has the power to be transformative, a training expert said at the LeadingAge annual meeting Tuesday.
Two major online training companies — Upstairs Solutions and Care2Learn — have announced their merger. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Nor has a name for the united firm been determined. The transaction will affect 4,000 facilities nationwide. Upstairs Solutions co-founder Tamar Abell will be president of the merged organization. She will answer to Tom Wallace, CEO of VectorLearning, the parent company of the new entity. Also joining the leadership team are Care2Learn's Vice President of Sales Ryan Sparks and Ken Berger, the former COO of Upstairs Solutions, who is now the vice president of operations. Customers of both firms will not see a service interruption. However, they will soon gain access to additional features and options, according to the merged firm.