Monthly Collaborative Calls

We are excited to announce that the Collaborative will be offering Monthly Collaborative Calls, which will occur on the second Wednesday of each month, from 2-3 p.m. ET. These calls are for participating hospitals only, and are intended to allow members of the Collaborative to discuss challenges, Q & A, and sharing effective practices. (Participation is not mandatory.)


March 10, 2010 - Readmission Reviews Recording
Handouts: Review Process; Worksheet; Transition Home How-to-Guide

April 14, 2010 - Project RED, the Re-Engineered Discharge Recording; Slides

May 12, 2010 - Scheduling Follow-up Visits with Physicians Recording; Physician Follow-up Status

June 9, 2010 - Revising the Discharge Process to Reduce Readmissions, "Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Care Coordination Program for Heart Failure" Recording; Slides

July 14, 2010 - Health Reform and Readmissions Recording; Slides

August 11, 2010 - Working with SNFs on improving transitions/transfers, Health First Recording

September 8, 2010 - HEART: Hospital Eldercare Advocacy and education for Robust Discharge Transitions, a partnership between Shands Jacksonville Case Management and United Way of Northeast Florida Recording

October 12, 2010 - Shands at the University of Florida collaboration with the Alachua County Health Department to assist residents in accessing a medical home Recording; Slides

November 10, 2010 - Palliative Care Programs - Collaborative members shared information on how their program was implemented, and how it works: St. Joseph's Hospital Slides, Lee Memorial Health System, Kindred Hospital Melbourne, NCH Healthcare Sytsem, Jackson Memorial Hospital
Recording; Report To Hospitalize or Not to Hospitalize?

December 8, 2010 - Overview of UnitedHealthcare's predictive model for identifying patients with a high likelihood of readmission, Dr. Cathy Palmier, Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealthcare, Southeast Region, Health Services Slides; Recording

February 9, 2011 - Topic: Meeting the Care Transitions Challenge: Projects from the Miami Community; Overview: Susan Stone, the Care Transitions Project Director for FMQAI, Florida’s Medicare QIO, will be joined by four hospitals from the Miami Community Care Transitions Project. Baptist Hospital of Miami, Coral Gables Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Larkin Community Hospital will discuss their findings, best practices, and lessons learned while implementing care transitions interventions. Project RED, Hospital to Home (H2H), Care Transition Intervention (CTI), and a redesigned heart failure patient education model will be highlighted. Recording

** All information pertaining to these Calls (RSVP confirmation, instructions, handouts) will be e-mailed prior to each call. If you do not currently receive the e-mail reminders, please contact Luanne MacNeill.

For MORE information, please contact Luanne MacNeill.

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