The CY 2019 PPS Rule makes a number of significant changes to the Value-Based Purchasing demonstration. SHP's Chris Attaya, will be shedding light on this at the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts Financial Management & VBP conference on December 12th. The VBP session will outline lessons learned so far, discuss the dramatic changes to the clinical measures and scoring for 2019, and outline strategies to succeed under VBP.
The entire industry is working hard to prepare for the OASIS-D implementation on January 1st, 2019, and SHP is no exception. Over the second half of this year, our team has worked tirelessly to design and implement hundreds of updates and additions to the SHP for Agencies reporting suite, and we are happy to say that we plan on being 100% ready for the OASIS-D go-live in January. Please join us for a free webinar on Wednesday, December 5th, where we take you on a tour of the new and updated functionality that we will be implementing by the end of the year.
National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF) is offering home infusion providers the opportunity to participate in industry-wide benchmarking. To learn more about the program and answer any questions, Connie Sullivan, BSPharm, Vice President of Research and Innovation at NHIA, is conducting a webinar where that will provide an overview of the new Patient Satisfaction Benchmarking Program to begin in 2019. At the end of the program participants should be able to describe the participation criteria and procedures for enrolling in the program.
Free webinar on November 6, 2018, hosted by Elevating Home. SHP's Zeb Clayton and Chris Attaya will dive in and demystify how home health risk adjustments are calculated, provide insights on how your patient population and clinical practices can impact your scores, and provide helpful guidance on what you need to consider in managing your outcomes.
Join Netsmart and SHP on October 25th for a free webinar where we share the latest updates from CMS and review components of the proposed Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) program. You will learn the expected winners and losers of the new model, insights to help your agency prepare for a PDGM-like model, and how to work with your EHR partner to prepare for new requirements.
SHP is excited to attend the 2018 NAHC Home Care and Hospice Conference and Expo, in Grapevine, TX. Visit SHP at booth #527, and we'll show you how our real-time reports and benchmarks can help you improve performance. SHP's Chris Attaya will also be co-presenting a two-part series on using data to drive performance and operations, don't miss it! 10/7 at 4 pm and 10/8 at 11:30 am.
Mark your calendar for: "PDGM is Alive and Kicking - Now What?" at the 2018 CareVoyant User Group Conference. The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) is the latest proposal to dramatically change the way Home Health Agencies will be paid starting in CY 2020. Join Chris Attaya to learn the latest updates from CMS along with a review of the proposed PDGM components, expected winners and losers of the new payment model, and how agencies can be successful.
On August 21st 2018, SHP released significant enhancements to the hospice portion of the Dashboard. These updates included the release of a new widget that can be configured to display quality measures for all of the same data types as the Hospice Scorecard. Join us for an educational webinar to help you understand how to configure, and utilize these new features. We are confident that you will find these new tools to be powerful additions to your performance improvement arsenal!
In this SHP webinar, Mark Sharp from BKD will present findings of the first annual SHP and BKD joint benchmarking project to study the financial indicators of the hospices consistently in the top 25% for quality and financial performance. Please join us in this presentation as we combine financial, Hospice Item Set (HIS) and CAHPS Hospice data to identify the characteristics of top performing hospices.
BKD’s Mark Sharp and Strategic Healthcare Programs’ (SHP) Chris Attaya will present findings of the annual SHP and BKD joint benchmarking project as they study the financial indicators of the agencies consistently in the top 25 percent for quality and financial performance. Join us as we combine financial, clinical, operational and Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems data to identify the characteristics of top-performing agencies. We’ll also consider how these benchmark leaders are positioned for anticipated payment reforms.
SHP will be attending the Home Care Association of Florida's 2018 Annual Conference & Trade Show - HomeCareCon. Come say hello to SHP reps at booth #210. Also be sure to check out Chris Attaya of SHP and Sue Payne of Corridor's session on the Home Health Grouping Model (HHGM), Wednesday, August 1st at 8 am.
If you are attending the NAHC Financial Management Conference and Expo this year don't miss session 102: HHVBP and Star Ratings – Updates and Keys to Success. SHP's Chris Attaya, Carolyn Flietstra of Christian Living Services, and Pat Laff of Laff Associates will be sharing insights on how to optimize operations for success given the recent changes to the star rating and HHVBP criteria. Monday, July 16th at 11am.
HealthEast Hospice had over 50% of their patients pass away within 7 days of admission to their hospice program and an average length of stay well below the state and national benchmarks. The number of referrals from their home care were also lower than what they expected. Join guest lecturers Autumn Zehren and Micki Ranallo Schaefer as they describe how they used the Lean methodology to identify the root causes and process improvements that helped turn their situation around.
If you are attending the 2018 HCHB Users Conference this year, stop by booth #15 to visit with SHP. Representatives are looking forward to connecting with HCHB users.
In this SHP webinar, Mark Sharp from BKD will present findings of the annual SHP and BKD joint benchmarking project as they study the financial indicators of the agencies consistently in the top 25% for quality and financial performance. Please join us in this presentation as we combine financial, clinical, operational, and HHCAHPS data to identify the characteristics of top performing agencies. We’ll also consider how these benchmark leaders are positioned for anticipated payment reforms.
SHP's Chris Attaya and Sue Payne of Corridor are presenting on the Home Health Grouping Model (HHGM) at AHHC of NC's 46th Annual Conference. If you are attending you don't want to miss it. They will share expected winners and losers of the new model, and identify clinical operations changes necessary with its implementation.
SHP's Chris Attaya will be presenting alongside Sue Payne of Corridor at the 2018 New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show. They will identify the clinical operational approaches needed to comply with the new Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM) and share expected winners and losers of the new payment model.
SHP reps will be at the 2018 Annual Case Management and Transitions of Care Conference and ACMA Meeting in Houston, TX this year. Get the scoop on our new CareStat solution which connects acute care providers and ACOs with home health agencies to better manage patient outcomes, operations, clinical protocols and utilization.
We're looking forward to the 2018 National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) Annual Conference this year in Phoenix, Arizona. Stop by booth #226 to learn how our data analytics and benchmarking tools can help improve your home infusion pharmacy's performance and patient satisfaction.
SHP will be in Washington DC this April at NHPCO's 2018 Management and Leadership Conference and Advocacy Intensive. If you are attending come visit SHP at booth #300/301. Representatives will be ready to show you how our analytics and benchmarking tools can help your hospice manage and improve quality performance.
The Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM) was proposed, then withdrawn, but is now again front and center after components were included in the Continuing Resolution recently signed into law. Join us for a free webinar to learn the latest updates from CMS, a review of the proposed HHGM components, expected winners and losers of the new payment model, and how agencies can be successful.
Join us for the "Demystifying Home Health Risk Adjustment" webinar to better understand the impact of risk adjustment on your outcomes.
SHP will be facilitating a session "HHGM: Preparing for What's Next" at the National Leadership Conference, the home health care industry’s premier annual conference and web event. The NLC is co-sponsored by ElevatingHOME, VNAA, and the Alliance for Home Health Quality & Innovation and features expert panelists and crucial conversations on the future of home-based care.
We hope to see you in Las Vegas at the annual MHA Business Summit, where long-term care, infusion, and specialty pharmacies come together to learn, share and network. Stop by SHP booth 432 to learn how SHP's data analytics, benchmarking and patient satisfaction survey solution helps your infusion pharmacy improve quality and streamline your data needs.
Over 120 home infusion pharmacies already use SHP’s real-time data solution to improve quality and patient satisfaction. We invite you to find out more about how the SHP for Home Infusion solution can help you improve your performance. In this webinar we'll explore how the SHP for Home Infusion product can help your pharmacy stay competitive and support your patients.
CMS recently announced a change to the Home Health Quality of Patient Care (QoPC) Star ratings, the first since its inception. Join SHP at our upcoming webinar to look at the most recent change, its impact on your scores, how you can identify which QoPC quality measures to target to improve your star rating, and specific training needs for your staff that will lead to improved scores.