Research and Markets: Managing Hospice Quality Improvement Through Best Practices, Benchmarks, Measures and Compliance

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Managing Hospice Quality Improvement Through Best Practices, Benchmarks, Measures and Compliance" report to their offering.

Success, growth, improved performance, patient care, and even healthcare reform, all demand quality reporting measures to take place in hospices and palliative care programs nationwide.

But the challenge of such a seemingly simple request lies in basic but daunting elements such as: What to measure, How to measure it, Who are we evaluating, and When is a good time to start?

The answer to that last question is as soon as possible. It is never too early (or late) to begin evaluating your hospice's performance.

Once this practice has become routine, your hospice program will have the advantage of being able to compare and contrast data from previous years.

There is no better advice than from the hospice professionals and experts in the field who are out there putting these performances evaluations and best practices to the test when it comes to determining what aspects should be covered in an evaluation, and what methods of measurement may be best.

This new special report gathers and connects the insight and experience of hospice leaders and programs that have garnered attention and made notable dents in the benchmarking and compliance arenas of their own institutions, and for the industry.

Among Other Expert Opinions, Survey Results and Statistics, in This 58-Pages Report, You Will Learn:

  • Why Behavioral health is more important now than ever
  • How to compare old and new data, and what a balances set of indicators includes
  • Why one hospice professional believes making access and the admissions a process a target for performance improvement can contribute to a hospice's growth
  • How measuring fall rates can make an excellent QAPI project
  • The process for identifying quality' projects
  • The benefits of sharing performance results with staff
  • Why an interdisciplinary group is so important and how to create one
  • What an End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium does and how it is changing the face of end-of-life care
  • About the impact of admissions, discharges, LOS and other hot button compliance issues
  • Ways to measure patient/family/caregiver satisfaction

Marketing a best practice is really illustrating the effectiveness of your hospice with data, an expert said, in the report.

You'll get hot button compliance issues; insight into the Carolina's hospice benchmarking project, how to shift behaviors to from the top down, the training activities to successfully begin your program and the documentation.

Key Topics Covered:

How To Turn Measurement Data Into Valuable Information For Your Hospice

Hospice Benchmarks Bring Focus To Hospice Management

Measuring Data To Meet Goals In A Competitive Health And

Rapid Improvements Needed To Advance End-Of-Life Care - What Works, What Doesn't

Admission Process A Good Target For Performance Improvement

Reducing Fall Rates For Hospice Patients

How Hospices Apply Data Collected From Quality Measurement Surveys

Providing Assessments And Delivering Service With New Hospice CoPs

QAPI For Hospices

Hospice, Senior Services Focus On Measuring Family, Client Satisfaction

Quality Measures Created By NHPCO In Two National HHS Reports

ELNEC Data Shows Growing Commitment To Improving End-Of-Life Nursing Care

The Benefits Of Sharing Program Outcomes And Measures For Hospice

Carolinas Hospice Benchmarking Project Makes Some Necessary Changes

Quality Process Helps California Hospice Improve Admissions And Access

Hospice Quality Improvement Initiatives Can Borrow From Aviation

Compliance And Quality End-of-Life Care

Auditing The Compliance Program

Elevating Documentation Competency By Hospice Staff

Measuring Patient Satisfaction In Hospice Care

NHPCO: Quality Of Care In Hospice

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