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These new standardized instructions to improve patients' understanding of when to take medications, reduce errors and improve adherence are available in six languages.


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Date Added: 02/01/2015
Date Last Modified: Feb 1 2015 7:00AM

This health literacy toolkit from Ohio KePRO, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Ohio, provides a full array of patient and health literacy resources, including links to teach-back methods.


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Date Added: 10/09/2013
Date Last Modified: Jan 8 2020 1:08PM

This package includes a postcard in both English and Spanish to give to patients after hospitalization to schedule future appointments. The package also includes instructions for providers to effectively use the postcard.


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Date Added: 11/09/2016
Date Last Modified: Nov 9 2016 11:33AM

This guide from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Partnership for Patients program offers resources, tools and suggestions for implementing a readmission reduction program in your facility.


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Date Added: 05/04/2014
Date Last Modified: Jan 8 2020 12:54PM

One in four Americans experiences a behavioral health illness or substance abuse disorder annually, and the majority of these people have comorbid physical health conditions. This guide explains the value of integrating physician and behavioral health services and the importance of measuring these efforts.


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Date Added: 03/20/2014
Date Last Modified: Mar 20 2014 7:00AM

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement has developed trigger tools for health care professionals to use to help identify adverse events that could cause harm to patients.


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Date Added: 05/13/2015
Date Last Modified: May 13 2015 7:00AM

*2017 update now available with two new drug groups: COPD medications and antipsychotics. Clinicians in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, pharmacies and physician offices will find this tool useful for teaching their Medicare and elderly patients about their medications. Included in the tool are a cover reminder card, and eleven medication cards, including: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) -inhibitors, Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs), beta blockers, antiarrhythmic agents, aldosterone blockers, diuretics, nitrates (vasodilators), potassium, blood thinners (anticoagulants), antidiabetic agents, opioid medications, COPD medications and antipsychotics. Each medication card includes: 1) How the class of drug works, 2) What problems to report to the clinician, and 3) The brand or generic drug names by class.


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Date Added: 06/20/2017
Date Last Modified: Jun 20 2017 12:00AM

*2017 update now available with two new drug groups: COPD medications and antipsychotics. Clinicians in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, pharmacies and physician offices will find this tool useful for teaching their Medicare and elderly patients about their medications. Included in the tool are a cover reminder card, and eleven medication cards, including: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) -inhibitors, Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs), beta blockers, antiarrhythmic agents, aldosterone blockers, diuretics, nitrates (vasodilators), potassium, blood thinners (anticoagulants), antidiabetic agents and opioid medications. Each medication card includes: 1) How the class of drug works, 2) What problems to report to the clinician, and 3) The brand or generic drug names by class.


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Date Added: 03/31/2016
Date Last Modified: Mar 31 2016 2:45AM

Clinicians in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, pharmacies and physician offices will find this tool useful for teaching their Medicare and elderly patients about their medications. Included in the tool are a cover reminder card, and eleven medication cards, including: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) -inhibitors, Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs), beta blockers, antiarrhythmic agents, aldosterone blockers, diuretics, nitrates (vasodilators), potassium, blood thinners (anticoagulants), antidiabetic agents and opioid medications. Each medication card includes: 1) How the class of drug works, 2) What problems to report to the clinician, and 3) The brand or generic drug names by class.


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Date Added: 09/26/2017
Date Last Modified: Sep 26 2017 10:00AM

The Medications at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) toolkit was developed to help facilities improve their medication reconciliation process. This toolkit provides a step-by-step guide to help health care providers ensure patients are properly educated about the medications they have been prescribed to help avoid medication errors and patient harm.


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Date Added: 05/12/2015
Date Last Modified: Jun 23 2015 11:55AM

Internists/primary care physicians and nurses: Provide this document to your patients, which includes more information to help them ascertain when to call your office for help or when to go to the emergency room for a range of conditions, including shortness of breath, heart failure, complications with diabetes and more. Patients: Use this document to help determine when to call your physician for help or when to go to the emergency department for assistance.


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Date Added: 02/03/2015
Date Last Modified: Feb 3 2015 5:53PM

Internists/primary care physicians and nurses: Provide this document to your patients, which includes more information to help them ascertain when to call your office for help or when to go to the emergency room for a range of conditions, including shortness of breath, heart failure, complications with diabetes and more. Patients: Use this document to help determine when to call your physician for help or when to go to the emergency department for assistance.


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Date Added: 02/03/2015
Date Last Modified: Feb 3 2015 5:50PM

When transferring a patient, this checklist can be used between a patient’s current and receiving caregiver.


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Date Added: 02/24/2020
Date Last Modified: Feb 24 2020 12:17PM

When transferring a patient, this checklist can be used between a patient’s current and receiving caregiver.


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Date Added: 02/24/2020
Date Last Modified: Feb 24 2020 12:24PM

Physicians and nurses at hospitals can use this document to help ensure patients being discharged from the hospital are appropriately led through the discharge process. Hospital staff can also use this survey to help document their own internal patient discharge processes to ensure all of the proper steps were followed.


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Date Added: 02/03/2016
Date Last Modified: Apr 12 2016 11:38AM

This workbook is designed to help patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease better manage their condition. Patients can take this workbook with them to their doctor's appointments and use it to help guide a conversation with their physician(s) to learn how to better manage their condition and over health.


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Date Added: 01/23/2015
Date Last Modified: Jan 23 2015 10:36AM

This workbook is designed to help patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease better manage their condition. Patients can take this workbook with them to their doctor's appointments and use it to help guide a conversation with their physician(s) to learn how to better manage their condition and over health.


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Date Added: 02/13/2015
Date Last Modified: Apr 17 2015 5:49PM

This workbook is designed to help patients with diabetes better manage their condition. Patients can take this workbook with them to their doctor's appointments and use it to help guide a conversation with their physician(s) to learn how to better manage their condition and over health.


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Date Added: 01/23/2015
Date Last Modified: Jan 23 2015 10:42AM

This workbook is designed to help patients with diabetes better manage their condition. Patients can take this workbook with them to their doctor's appointments and use it to help guide a conversation with their physician(s) to learn how to better manage their condition and over health.


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Date Added: 02/13/2015
Date Last Modified: Apr 17 2015 5:51PM

This workbook is designed to help patients with heart failure better manage their condition. Patients can take this workbook with them to their doctor's appointments and use it to help guide a conversation with their physician(s) to learn how to better manage their condition and over health.


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Date Added: 01/23/2015
Date Last Modified: Jan 23 2015 12:48PM

This workbook is designed to help patients with heart failure better manage their condition. Patients can take this workbook with them to their doctor's appointments and use it to help guide a conversation with their physician(s) to learn how to better manage their condition and over health.


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Date Added: 02/13/2015
Date Last Modified: Apr 17 2015 5:53PM

Use this workbook to begin identifying an area for improvement and developing a team to address the improvement.


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Date Added: 10/06/2016
Date Last Modified: Oct 6 2016 2:09PM

This handout provides nurses a step-by-step guide on how to teach congestive heart failure patients to take certain medications. This document is in Spanish suitable for a Puerto Rican audience.


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Date Added: 05/24/2016
Date Last Modified: Feb 24 2020 12:06PM