Connecting people with data

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On January 15, 2021, CMS released a monthly update of data that provides a snapshot of the impact of COVID-19 on the Medicare population. The updated data show over 1.9 million COVID-19 cases among the Medicare population and over 493,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations.  The updated snapshot covers the period from January … Read More

Conversation and action guide to support staff well-being and joy in work during and after the COVID-19 pandemic

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“During the COVID-19 pandemic, health care leaders are working to support staff who are experiencing anxiety, stress, and intense demands. This guide — which builds on the IHI Framework for Improving Joy in Work — includes actionable ideas that leaders can quickly test during the coronavirus response, and which can build the longer-term … Read More

Treating long COVID: Clinician experience with post-acute COVID-19 care (webinar)

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Here’s a webinar that may be of interest to you. Free Continuing Education (CE) will be offered for this COCA Call (see beneath Accreditation Statement). Treating Long COVID: Clinician Experience with Post-Acute COVID-19 Care Overview For some people, the effects of COVID-19 can last well beyond the immediate illness. Patients and … Read More

NHSN data reporting updates

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NHSN Long Term Care Facility Component FAQs has been updated in January 2021.  This 15-page document covers a range of NHSN reporting topics from general to NHSN LTCF Annual Survey, enrollment, SAMS, UTI Event Protocol and Lab ID Event. The Surveillance for Weekly HCP & Resident COVID-19 Vaccination website has training slides, … Read More