Approved Highly Effective Practices

Monthly Chairside IDT Meetings - Patient Engagement [01/16/2020]

Monthly Chairside IDT Meetings.pdf

COVID-19 Communication Between SNF/PCH & Dialysis Facilities - Communication [06/19/2020, Updated 07/30/2020]

** Update 03/22/2021 ** Version 2.0.3 below has been updated to include COVID-19 Vaccination Status and to the new CDC guidelines regarding when to discontinue transmission-based isolation.

[Update 07/30/2020] The 3 original forms referenced in this project have been replaced with an updated version which has been endorsed by several Nursing Home organizations.

COVID-19 Communication Between SNF-PCH & Dialysis Facilities V2.pdf

LTCF-Dialysis COVID-19 Communication Form v2.0.9.pdf

Second Chance: A 90-Day Trial Basis Program - Involuntary Discharge & Access to Care [06/16/2020]

Second Chance - A 90-Day Trial Basis Program.pdf

No Fault Letter Trial Basis Generic.pdf

Expectations of Treatment Agreement.docx

Policy - Trial Basis Placement for IVD Patients FINAL.pdf

Kidney Transplant Checklist [06/02/2023]

Kidney Transplant Checklist Overview

Kidney Transplant Checklist (English)

Kidney Transplant Checklist (Spanish)

Network Emergency Public Portal [06/15/2023]

Network Emergency Public Portal

Full-Scale Emergency Preparedness Community Drill [11/21/2023]

Emergency Preparedness Community Drill

IPRO Learn Quality Improvement Platform [1/25/2024]

IPRO Learn QI Platform

IPRO Home Dialysis Task Force [6/24/2024]

IPRO Home Dialysis Task Force


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MAC Releases Updated Home Dialysis Toolkit

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.

NEW: Home Dialysis Toolkit [2023]

Updated to include:

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  • Emergency management of home dialysis patients
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Read the press release here.

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The latest Forum Matters Newsletter is now available on the website!

Review current and past issues of Forum Matters here.

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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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