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Nationwide Challenge Aims to Control Hypertension

April 25th, 2017|

Health systems and professionals are equipped with the knowledge and technology to help patients manage high blood pressure more effectively than ever before. Still, high blood pressure contributes to more than 1,100 deaths in the United States each day and puts millions at risk for heart disease and stroke.

Campaign Launched to Increase Advance Directives in Tennessee

April 21st, 2017|

Honoring Choices Tennessee has launched the AdvanceDirectivesTN initiative to increase the number of Tennesseans who have an advance directive for healthcare.

Cardiovascular Health Improvement Resources Now Available

February 26th, 2017|

If improving your patients’ cardiovascular health is a priority at your home health agency (HHA), the national Home Health Quality Improvement (HHQI) team can provide the resources and assistance you need to make your efforts successful. Their Cardio Milestones program provides a roadmap to achieving measurable improvement in the cardiovascular health of your patient population.

How Motivational Interviewing Can Inspire Patients to Improve Cardiac Health

February 22nd, 2017|

Motivational interviewing, a clinical approach to communication that leverages open dialogue, empathy and self-motivation, has been shown to have positive health outcomes for patients with chronic conditions.

Five Tips for Creating a Successful Tobacco Cessation Initiative

February 17th, 2017|

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, accounting for more than 480,000—or one out of every five—deaths each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Controlling High Blood Pressure Starts with Accurate Measurement

February 13th, 2017|

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 75 million American adults—over a third of the population—are living with high blood pressure.

Cardiac Health Q&A with Cynthia Pamon-Burnett, RN

February 8th, 2017|

Cynthia Pamon-Burnett is a registered nurse with many years of experience in health care. Currently, she serves as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Program Lead for the QIO Program’s Healthy People, Healthy Communities: Improving the Health Status of Communities initiative.

Living Well with COPD

January 5th, 2017|

Qsource talks to Stephanie Williams from the COPD Foundation

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) affects 30 million Americans, yet only about 12 million know they have it.

Bathing Without a Battle: Award-Winning Training for Long-Term Care Staff

December 1st, 2016|

The award-winning, evidence-based Bathing Without a Battle training on person-centered bathing for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is now accessible online free of charge.

Qsource Celebrates National Healthcare Quality Week

September 28th, 2016|

Qsource Celebrates National Healthcare Quality Week
Qsource proudly joins the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) and others around the country in celebrating Healthcare Quality Week, October 16-22. The week brings greater recognition for the healthcare quality profession and the contributions and impact our professionals have made in the field.

The Qsource Quality Innovation Network (QIN)