Medication related issues are a major cause of hospitalization in our elderly, accounting for thousands of dollars in healthcare cost and potential morbidity and mortality. The expansion of medication management items in the home health OASIS-C document recognizes the important role that home health agencies have in addressing this important aspect of health care and preventing excessive health care costs. As we move into an era of expanded health care partnerships, such as improved managed care and Accountable Care Organizations, mastering the OASIS medication management items and improving process based and end result outcomes will ensure your agency has a better opportunity to be an active participant in the health delivery systems of the future.
Register now for this session where expert Judy Adams, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-O, will provide specific guidance based on official OASIS sources to help you understand the intent of the medication related OASIS items as well as strategies and tools to aid you in correctly answering the items. In addition, the session will provide sample strategies and tools for effective medication management to avoid medication-related issues.
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Who should attend? Home health clinicians, supervisors, OASIS reviewers and quality improvement personnel
- Apryl Swafford
Judy Adams, RN, BSN, HCS-D, HCS-O, has been involved in health care in numerous health care setting over the span of her career. She has been involved in nearly every aspect of home health care over the last three decades including direct clinical care, supervision, administration and quality improvement.