Post-Acute Thought Leadership Series

CarePort explores how providers across the continuum are working together to manage shared patients and improve post-acute outcomes in a series of webinars and other media featuring thought leaders and innovators in healthcare.

Discharge Planning and the IMPACT Act: What’s Final and How to Provide Choice Using CarePort

View CarePort’s Thought Leadership webinar to learn about the finalized discharge planning requirements of the IMPACT Act. The one hour session will cover what’s included in the final requirements and how to implement the changes within your organization. Our hosts, Ross Margulies, Associate at Foley Hoag and Dr. Lissy Hu, Chief Executive Officer at CarePort will cover the ins and outs of the final rule and how CarePort can help provider organizations comply.

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Using Data to Drive Conversations

Data comes from numerous points across the continuum making it crucial to identify the right data and make it actionable. Esther Moas, MS, RN, Senior Director of Care Continuum, Christophe Hunt, Data Analyst, and Mahathi Nagarur, Project Coordinator at Mount Sinai Health System share how they use data to create metrics and establish accountability with post-acute partners in order to optimize patient outcomes beyond the health system walls.

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CMS Five-Star Program Analysis

In April of 2019, CMS implemented significant changes to the way in which Five-Star ratings are calculated across all 3 domains – Survey, Staffing and Quality. These ratings are posted monthly on Nursing Home Compare to help consumers select and compare skilled nursing facilities.

Download CarePort’s analysis of the 2019 changes to the CMS SNF Five-Star Program to see graphs, charts and tables that characterize the impact of these changes across the industry.

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Moving the Needle on SNF Quality Measures

Succeeding under the Quality Reporting Program and Value-Based Purchasing Program, and maintaining a five-star rating, are top priorities for skilled nursing facilities. In this webinar, our Director of Post-Acute Care Analytics, Tom Martin, explains the significance of the quality measures published for all three programs on CMS’ Nursing Home Compare website.

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Healthcare Solutions Without Walls

Nick Stupakis, Vice President of Highmark Home and Community Services, discusses how the shift in post-acute care delivery impacts the healthcare market and shares methods to manage quality and cost for a standardized approach to value-based care. In this one-hour session, Nick addresses key ingredients for building successful partnerships between payers and PACs

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Building the Continuum in Case Management: Unique for Each Patient, Standardized for Best Practice

Bonnie Geld, MSW, President of The Center for Case Management discusses how to establish care management processes to connect the dots between all settings of care for patients, so they have smooth transitions and don’t feel fragmentation.

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Care Management Spotlight: CharterCARE Health Partners

Mary McClintock, RN, MSN, CCM, National Director of Case Management Informatics at Alta Hospital Systems takes a deep dive into how CharterCARE Health Partners uses CarePort Care Management to streamline workflows to enable better collaboration between departments.

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It’s All About the Relationships: Building a Post-Acute Network to Facilitate Patient Throughput

Molly Shane, Assistant Director of Case Management and Meher Singh, Assistant Director of Social Work at UCSF offer insights on how to identify and quantify the gaps in post-acute discharge and how an Accountable Care Collaborative can aid patient throughput and expand an organization’s network and options for care.

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Standardizing Industry Framework: The Necessity and Methodology of Aligning Care Coordination Models

Susan C. Westgate, MBA, MSW, LCSW-C, Director of Community Care Coordination at LifeBridge Health discusses care coordination challenges, successes and outcomes in this whitepaper preview.

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Top Trends & Take-Aways for PACs in 2018

Jeff Merselis, Vice President of Business Development at CarePort Health, discusses the key trends impacting post-acute care facilities in 2018 and what they mean for you.

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Redesigning Care for Better Outcomes

The Care Coordination team from NYU Langone Health discusses care redesign, adapting care coordination services for bundled payment programs, and outcomes for one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers.

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Partnering for Improved Length of Stay: How to Manage LOS Inside and Outside of the Hospital

Guest host Sally Bailey RN, MSN, CCM, Director, System Care Management, Trinity Health, discusses how organizations can tackle managing length of stay across the care continuum.

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Preferred Providers in the Era of Patient Choice and the IMPACT Act

How care coordination and case management leaders can operationalize preferred provider programs while taking the intricacies of patient choice and the IMPACT Act into account.

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Building and Maintaining Comprehensive Programs for Complex Populations

Michael T. Ipekdjian shares how he established best practices for managing complex and value based patient populations and implemented a technology infrastructure at Holyoke Medical Center.

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The Development of a Preferred Post-Acute Provider Network

CarePort invited two senior post-acute care executives from NYC Health + Hospitals – the nation’s largest public health system – to talk to us about how they’ve managed networks in the past – and how they’re planning for the future.

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Care Coordination: Putting Patient-Centered Practice into Action

The rise of care coordination has prompted healthcare systems to look for better ways to not only establish care coordination teams, but how to make them successful. CarePort invited Julie Mirkin, Vice President of Care Coordination at NewYork-Presbyterian Health, to lead a discussion on how to build care coordination teams, and how to make those teams effective.

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How Sharing Data Benefits Hospitals, Post-Acute Care Providers and Patients

Real-time data sharing – made possible through interoperability – helps improve care coordination as providers of all types transition to value-based payment models.

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Working with Home Health Providers to Improve Post-Acute Outcomes

Best practices from Michigan Pioneer ACO & Christiana Care Health System.

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An ACO’s Perspective on Preferred Providers: Beyond SNF

Best practices on why and how to develop a post-acute network (PACN).

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Critical Tools to Support Your Post-Acute Network

Strategies and tactics to improve post-acute utilization and reduce readmissions.

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Health System Primer for Post-Acute Management: A Discussion with Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Cleveland Clinic

Best practices for the most pressing post-acute issues facing health systems.

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Tracking Post-Acute Patient Outcomes in Your Preferred Provider Network: Best Practices from Montefiore Medical Center

Best practices for better patient care and better cost containment results.

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Sustaining Preferred SNF Networks: Lessons from the Cleveland Clinic and Baystate Health

How to maintain and engage preferred SNF networks post-implementation.

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Best Practices for Creating Preferred SNF Networks from the Cleveland Clinic and Baystate Health

Best practices and criteria to develop preferred SNF networks.

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