Cardiac Rehab Roundtable Webinar

Cardiac Rehab Roundtable Webinar

  WebEx Opportunity: Cardiac Rehab Roundtable February 27, 2018 | 1:00 – 2:30 PM CT Hosted by The Home Health Quality Improvement National Campaign (HHQI) Evidence suggests hospital readmissions and all-cause mortality rates are reduced when patients who...
CDC Influenza and Antiviral Treatment Advisory

CDC Influenza and Antiviral Treatment Advisory

  Based on the December 2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Health Alert Network, influenza activity has increased significantly with influenza A(H3N2) viruses predominating so far this season. Now, more than ever, it is very important to...
Anticoagulants: A Quality Improvement Opportunity

Anticoagulants: A Quality Improvement Opportunity

Anticoagulant drugs maintain a high potential for Adverse Drug Events (ADEs). Every hospital and health system should have a plan for the safe and effective use of antithrombotic medications in their facility. The ASHP Foundation’s assessment tool, “Optimizing...
National Cholesterol Education Month

National Cholesterol Education Month

  September is National Cholesterol Education Month, this is a great time to remind your patient’s to check their blood cholesterol and take the necessary steps to lower it if it is high. This is also a good time to educate about lipid profiles and food and...
Educational Opportunity: Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit

Get Ahead of Sepsis. Time Matters.

September is Sepsis Awareness Month On August 31, the CDC launched Get Ahead of Sepsis, an educational initiative that emphasizes the importance of sepsis early recognition and timely treatment, as well as the importance of preventing infections that could lead to...
September is Healthy Aging® Month

September is Healthy Aging® Month

  Healthy Aging® Month is an annual observance designed to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older. The mission is to encourage local level Healthy Aging® events that promote taking personal responsibility for one’s health…physically,...
Prevent Opioid Misuse among Females

Prevent Opioid Misuse among Females

In 2015, 33,091 Americans died as a result of opioid overdoses; a 15.6 percent increase from the previous year. This opioid crisis is having an impact on communities across the country, as deaths have increased across all races and almost all ages. However, the...
Can you Identify the 13 Prediabetes Risk Factors?

Can you Identify the 13 Prediabetes Risk Factors?

According to a recent study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. only 6 percent of Primary Care Practitioners (PCPs) were able to identify 11 prediabetes risk factors (there are actually 13) that would prompt them to screen patients under the American Diabetes...