NTOCC WebinarDemonstration of NTOCC's New Transitions of Care Evaluation Software

originally presented on
Friday, April 13, 2012 (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT)

Watch the recent demonstration of the new web-based Transitions of Care Evaluation Software. Ed Davidson, PharmD, MPH, creator of the program and long standing NTOCC Advisors Council member, walks through the program, provides tips for individuals and organizations, and answers attendee questions regarding this tool.

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WEBINAR: Long-Term Care: A Crucial Piece of the Readmissions Puzzle

Presented by NTOCC Advisors Council Member, AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine
November 5, 11a CST 
Register - $35

The Long-Term Care Continuum (LTC) is actively utilized to permit earlier discharges from the acute care setting. The consequence is a transition of patients who enter this environment "quicker and sicker," thus, more fragile and susceptible to hospital returns, which encompasses emergency department visits without hospital admission, hospital re-admissions and observation stays. Prior to the institution of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), such returns to the acute environment were considered an acceptable consequence of the increased patient acuity entering LTC. Penalties now accompany excessive returns. This presentation will address some key portions of the ACA driving current behavior to diminish readmissions. Additionally, actions which the LTC facility can embrace to reduce hospital returns will be discussed.
By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  1. Determine the frequency of readmissions to the hospital for Medicare patients generally & in the LTC continuum.
  2. Understand current programs to reduce 30 day readmissions to the hospital.
  3. Be aware of provisions of the Accountable Care Act (ACA) created to reduce 30-day hospital readmissions.
  4. Learn techniques which can reduce 30-day hospital readmissions from the nursing facility

Speaker: James E. Lett II, M.D., C.M.D.

Dr. Lett is certified by the American Board of Family Practice with a Certificate in Added Qualifications in Geriatrics and is a Certified Medical Director (CMD).

Dr. Lett is a member of the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA), a 5,000-member long-term care physician group and is a past president in 2003-2004. He has held multiple positions and memberships in local, state and national medical organizations. He served as a member of the CMS workgroup to revise F-Tag 329: Unnecessary Drugs chaired a joint national effort that created a long-term care medication toolkit for patient safety, and chaired a national workgroup to create a Clinical Practice Guideline for Care Transitions in the Long-Term Care Continuum.

A special interest is Care Transitions. He serves on the National Board for the National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC) and on their Advisory Task Force, and been a part of Care Transitions efforts for the American Medical Association, the Society for Hospital Medicine and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services among other entities.

He was Senior Medical Director for Quality for Lumetra, the Quality Improvement Organization for California until assuming the role of Chief Medical Officer of Long-Term Care for the California Prison Health Care Services in October 2008. From June 2011 until June 2013 he was Medical Director/Vice President of Medical Services at a multi-level service provider for more than 1,000 elders located in Rockville, MD.

Dr. Lett now works on special projects regarding care transitions and nursing home quality subjects for both private and governmental entities.


WEBINAR: Helping Customers with Transitions of Care -- An Overview of a New Interactive Data-Driven Tool
Presented by NTOCC Partners Council Member  Boehringer-Ingelheim
November 19, 11a CST

Register - Complimentary

Boehringer-Ingelheim will provide an overview of a new interactive solution they have developed in partnership with Avalere Health utilizing the NTOCC seven essential bundle categories for transitions of care.

By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

    1. Review Transition of Care Burden on Healthcare Systems 
    2. Overview of BI’s Transitions of Care Imperative Platform 
    3. Identify resources available matched to NTOCC Seven Essential Bundles

    WEBINAR: Care Transitions for the Most Vulnerable: One Patient’s Experience
    Presented by NTOCC Partners Council Member, Curaspan Health Group
    December 10, 11a CST
    Register - Complimentary

    Speakers: Eric Chetwynd, Cheri Bankston

    The post-acute care community is often overlooked in improving care transitions, but is a critical component for the most costly and vulnerable patients in the U.S. healthcare population.  Follow a patient from the hospital through several different care settings to gain a holistic view of how technology, combined with strong clinical workflows can improve patient outcomes. Using the NTOCC seven essential intervention categories as a model and technology to support them, we’ll demonstrate how providers can move a patient between care settings efficiently. The results: shorter length of stay, improved patient satisfaction, reduced readmissions, and strengthened collaboration between post-acute providers and hospitals. 

    By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

    1. Understand how care transitions impact the most vulnerable patients

    2. See how the seven essential intervention categories of care transitions can be applied to improve transitions

    3. Take away practical advice for how technology impacts hospitals, providers and patients as they transition between care settings

    4. Learn how clinicians are adapting their workflows to improve transitions and outcomes 

    NTOCC's 3rd Annual National Transitions of Care Summit

    Care Transitions & The Future: Shaping Policy and Innovation
    December 3, 2014
    National Press Club
    Washington, DC

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