Featured Success Stories

The TMF Quality Innovation Network is proud to work with facilities across our region to improve quality of care. Click on the links below to learn about best practices these facilities have implemented to improve patient care. Does your facility have a success story to share? Submit this success story guidelines form (MS Word) to your TMF quality improvement specialist. You can submit questions online via our Contact Us form.

COVID-19
Vaccine Blitz Provides Roadmap to Up-to-Date Vaccination Rates
Vaccine Champions and Education Keep Residents Safe
How to Overcome Vaccine Resistance in Long-Term Care
How to Increase COVID-19 Vaccination Rates in a Nursing Home
Staying COVID-19 Free After an Outbreak
Making Room for Infection Prevention During COVID-19
Education Is Key to Resident Safety During COVID-19
Mission Possible: 100% Nursing Home Vaccination Rate

Improve Infection Prevention and Staff Resiliency
Infection Prevention: Getting Back to the Basics
Infection Prevention Education Generates Significant Results
Limestone Medical Improves Hand Hygiene Rates with Electronic Monitoring System
It Takes a Neighborhood to Build Retention
Nursing Home Secrets to Reduce Staff Turnover

Improve Antibiotic Stewardship
Community Health Center of Lubbock Dramatically Decreases Antibiotic Use

Improve Bowel and Bladder Incontinence
Improving Resident Dignity Through Unspoken Communication

Improve Composite Scores
The Renaissance at Kessler Park’s Action Plan for Quality Improvement Success

Prevent Pressure Ulcers
Madisonville Nursing Home Engaged Best Resources to Attack Pressure Ulcers

Reduce Antipsychotic Medication Use
Alternative Dementia Treatment Gives Houston Nursing Home Residents a Reason to Smile Again
Skilled Nursing Facility Finds Alternative Treatment Brings Lasting Benefits for Patients with Dementia

Readmissions
Matagorda Regional Medical Combats High Heart Failure Readmission Rates
Hereford Regional Medical Center Reduces Readmission Rate to Zero
Coryell Health: Reducing 30-Day All-Cause Readmission Rates by Enhancing Care Transitions
Investing in education for better health, reduced readmissions