Web Conference: On-Time Quality Improvement for Long-term Care

Slide Presentation

On June 12, 2007, Susan Horn made a presentation in a Web conference entitled "On-Time Quality Improvement for Long-Term Care." This is the text version of Dr. Horn's slide presentation.

Slide 1

What is Different About This Approach?

  • Implemented as part of daily workflow—not as an add-on
  • Translates CNA documentation data into timely clinical reports
  • Involves front-line staff as key team members and valuable contributors

Slide 2

What Drives Staff Buy-In?

  • Front-line staff actively participate
  • Eliminates duplicate documentation and multiple logbooks
  • Direct link between CNA documentation and care delivery

Slide 3

Example: Priority Report

Identifies Residents at Risk
  • Decreased meal intake
  • Weight loss
  • Increased incontinence episodes
  • Increased behavior problems
  • Existing red areas on skin
  • History of pressure ulcer in last 90 days
Page last reviewed June 2007
Internet Citation: Web Conference: On-Time Quality Improvement for Long-term Care: Slide Presentation. June 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/ontime/puwebcast/horntxt.html