Heart failure is one of the top diagnoses involved with readmissions throughout the Great Plains and Lake Superior Quality Innovation Networks. Providing targeted assistance to Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) patients in the home setting after discharge can lead to better patient outcomes and reductions in readmissions. This webinar is the fourth in a series of webinars to assist communities in this seven-state region improve heart failure care.
Healthcare professionals interested in improving heart failure care including, but not limited to: nurses, heart failure program coordinators, cardiologists, program medical directors, and quality improvement personnel
Upon completion of the WebEx, participants will be able to:
- Explain the challenges of addressing complex CHF patient needs in the home setting
- Identify the benefits of forming strong community partnerships to support CHF patients
- Review key points of one organization’s three-part strategy; home health, meals on wheels and patient education
Diane Schuh, RN, BSN
Manager of Case Management/Social Services Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center