2012: "Pursuing Excellence in Care Transitions: Enhancing Safety in Kidney Patient Care"
This conference is a collaboration among numerous stakeholders from the renal community including the Forum of ESRD Networks, the Renal Physicians Association, Fresenius, DaVita and Dialysis Clinic, Inc. The topic of this year’s conference is “Pursuing Excellence in Care Transitions; Enhancing Safety in Kidney Patient Care” and will include sessions presented by nationally known quality and patient safety experts with the goal of improving kidney patient safety and care. The keynote presentation was given by Patrick Conway, MD, MSc, Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Office of Clinical Standards and Quality at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
This conference was convened at the BWI Airport Marriott Hotel, Baltimore, MD on September 11-12, 2012.
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This toolkit for health providers and practitioners is a reference tool that gives information about overcoming barriers to starting or growing a home dialysis program.
Updated to include:
- New sections to address AAKH and CfC updates
- Emergency management of home dialysis patients
- Impact of ESCOs, ETC Model, Voluntary Models on home therapies
- Enhanced modality education: transitional care and self care
- Emerging Technology and the impact and benefits to home therapies
- Addressing Disparities and Access to Care
- Home therapy options in the LTC/nursing home setting
- KPAC Section: Empowering patients and care partners to be successful at home
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This Toolkit for health providers and practitioners is a reference tool that gives information about challenges in transitions of care and suggestions to help create solutions.
MAC Transitions of Care Toolkit (March 2022)
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This 12-minute video provides an overview of the Toolkit