Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Improvement (QI) Voices: Improving COVID-19 Outcomes in Nursing Homes Across America is an audio series that gives you a closer look at the projects and the people who are improving health care quality and outcomes. These brief conversations include detailed show notes for even more insights into the process behind health care quality improvement – and how you might adapt these to your own organization.
Understanding how to adapt basic infection prevention practices during a public health emergency like COVID-19 and how to identify residents who need to be cohorted is vital to reducing the spread of COVID-19. In this episode, learn about best practices for cohorting and COVID-19 infection control.
Access resources for this episode:
- Health Quality Innovation Network Resource (HQIN) Center
- HQIN Cohorting Guidance
- Isolation Precautions (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
- HQIN Testing/Screening, Cohorting Residents Action Plan Template