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Webinar: Winona Health Community Care Network Program - April 30
In this challenging time of health care reform, we need innovative and collaborative strategies to meet the health care needs of our communities. Winona Health has developed the Community Care Network, a community-based program that targets individuals with chronic health conditions who are at high risk for frequent emergency room visits and hospital readmissions. The program also provides a health coach in the home through a collaboration with Winona State University.
Register by April 25. More >
Webinar: A Perfect Partnership: Ensuring a Safe Patient Transition
With a Post-Discharge Firefighter Visit - May 20
Transition support occurs in that critical time after hospital discharge. How do you follow up quickly with patients to
make sure they are doing well and will continue to do so? In this program we will learn about a joint effort between
the St. Louis Park Fire Department and Park Nicollet Health Services, who are collaborating to help people make this
transition from hospital to home safely and prevent further problems and avoidable readmissions.
Register by May 15. More >
Don't Miss the Final Action Learning Day and Celebration - June 17
Save the date for the final RARE Action Day on June 17 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Plymouth. The event will include remarks by Eric Coleman, MD, MPH, professor of medicine and director of the Care Transitions Program at the University of Colorado.
Webinar: The Role of Health Information Exchange in Reducing Avoidable Hospital Readmissions
Stratis Health has been facilitating a CMS Special Innovation Project called Health Information Technology for Post
Acute Care Providers (HITPAC). In this project hospitals and skilled nursing facilities have been working to improve
transitions of care and medication management between hospitals and skilled nursing facilities through the use of their
electronic health record (EHR) and to achieve health information exchange. Recorded March 28.
RARE Campaign Wins Prestigious Eisenberg Award
Congratulations to all hospitals and Community Partners participating in the RARE Campaign. Read release