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Free Quality Improvement Intervention tools and resources are available to Georgia and North Carolina providers for improving care and effective communications with their patients.

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  • Material 1
    Do Your Part - Personal Health Record

    Write down your health care goals, keep track of your medications and other important health information and share with your health care providers at every doctor’s visit or hospitalization.

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    Do Your Part - Med Bag

    To ensure that all of your doctors and health care providers know what medications you are taking, bring them to your appointments, or if you are hospitalized. This simple strategy can reduce medication errors.

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    Heart Failure Zone Tool

    Zone tools are from the HHQI Home Health Campaign and the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ).

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  • COPD Zone Tool
    COPD Zone Tool

    Zone tools are from the HHQI Home Health Campaign and the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ).

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    Pneumonia Zone Tool

    Zone tools are from the HHQI Home Health Campaign and the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ).

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    Diabetes Zone Tool

    The Diabetes Zone Tool will provide your patients with the information they need to stay on the road to recovery at home or in the nursing home. This tool is appropriate for patients leaving the hospital or provider’s office with a diagnosis of diabetes.

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    UTI Zone Tool

    The UTI Zone Tool will provide your patients with the information they need to stay on the road to recovery at home or in the nursing home. This tool is appropriate for patients leaving the hospital or provider’s office with a diagnosis of UTI.

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  • Total Hip Replacement
    Total Hip Replacement

    The Total Hip Replacement  Zone Tool will provide your patients with the information they need to stay on the road to recovery at home or in the nursing home. This tool is appropriate for patients leaving the hospital after a total hip replacement.

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  • Total Knee Replacement
    Total Knee Replacement

    The Total Knee Replacement Zone Tool will provide your patients with the information they need to stay on the road to recovery at home or in the nursing home. This tool is appropriate for patients leaving the hospital after a total knee replacement.

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  • Depression Zone Tool
    Depression Zone Tool

     

    The Depression Zone Tool assists individuals with self-management for depression.

     


     

     

     

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  • Suicide Prevention Guide
    Suicide Prevention Guide

    This guide supports education and understanding of factors related to suicide, with focus on prevention and effective responses to suicide risk in healthcare.

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  • Suicide Protocol in Primary Care
    Suicide Protocol in Primary Care

    The Suicide Protocol in Primary Care identifies practice tools that can assess suicide risk when present, and effectively identify intervention needs.

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  • Helpful Hints for Remembering to Take Your Medications
    Helpful Hints for Remembering to Take Your Medications

    This tip sheet will help patients integrate taking their medications into their daily routine resulting in better medication adherence.

     

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  • Medicine Review
    Medicine Review: Tips for You

    Use the ‘Medication Review Tip Sheet’ with the My Meds Bags to remind to bring their medicines to every health care visit.  Includes helpful safety reminders for patients and tips for staff to help with reviewing medicine supplies

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  • Pain Medicine
    Pain Medicine

    Use this easy to follow advice sheet to help educate patients on the safe use of opioid pain medicines.

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    Blood Pressure Tracker

    A tool for people to log their blood pressure readings between medical visits and share with their physicians.

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  • Blood Pressure Tracker (Spanish)

    A tool for people to log their blood pressure readings between medical visits and share with their physicians.

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    Physical Activity Tracker (English)

    The physical activity tracker is a great way for you to collaborate with your patients in setting goals for physical activity, and an easy way for patients to track their daily progress.

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    Physical Activity Tracker (Spanish)

    The physical activity tracker is a great way for you to collaborate with your patients in setting goals for physical activity, and an easy way for patients to track their daily progress.

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    Antipsychotic Medicines for People with Dementia

    The goal of reducing the use of antipsychotic medications in the treatment of behavior disorders was developed to improve the quality and safety of care for people with dementia.

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    CMS: Planning for Your Discharge - English

    A checklist for patients and caregivers preparing to leave a hospital, nursing home or other health care setting (English)

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  • Testing for and Treating C. difficile Infections
    Testing for and Treating C. difficile Infections

    This single-page fact sheet discusses the rising incidence of C. diff, the tests available to diagnose it and strategies to prevent the spead of C.diff.

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    CMS: Planning for Your Discharge - Spanish

    A checklist for patients and caregivers preparing to leave a hospital, nursing home or other health care setting (Spanish)

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  • Material 24
    AskMe3 - Good Questions for Your Good Health

    Every time you talk with a doctor, nurse or pharmacist, use the AskMe3 questions to better understand your health.

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    Creating an Ideal Transition Home

    Learn the Four Key Changes you can make to improve care coordination and reduce avoidable rehospitalizations.

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    Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form (Pink version)

    POLST is a set of physician orders that can be used by any health care provider in the state to carry out the medical components of a person's advance directive. It is a front and back form.

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    Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form (White Version)

    POLST is a set of physician orders that can be used by any health care provider in the state to carry out the medical components of a person's advance directive. It is a front and back form.

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    Completing a POLST Form: A “How-to” Guide for Physicians

    This guide offers step-by-step instructions for physicians completing the POLST, a medical order that aims to enable seriously ill patients to designate the treatments they want and to ensure that those preferences are honored by medical professionals.

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  • Activity List for Senior Adults

    Ideas for senior adults to be more active, socially connected and healthy.

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  • Georgia Activity Resource Guide for Senior Adults
    Georgia Activity Resource Guide for Senior Adults

    Learn more about continuing education, employment, volunteer, and recreational opportunities for senior adults in Georgia.

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  • North Carolina Activity Resource Guide for Senior Adults

    Learn more about continuing education, employment, volunteer, and recreational opportunities for senior adults in North Carolina

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  • SBIRT
    Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

    Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) services are an evidence- and community-based practice designed to identify, reduce, and prevent problematic substance use disorders.


     

     

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  • Screening for Depression
    Screening for Depression in Adults

    Among persons older than 65 years, one in six suffers from depression.


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  • Helpful Hints Using Insulin Vials
    Helpful Hints Using Insulin Vials

    If your diabetic patients have vision problems, this tip sheet provides supplement options to help see the insulin vials and draw up insulin more accurately.

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  • Preventing Low Blood Sugar
    Preventing Low Blood Sugar

    If your patients are taking chlorpropamide, glyburide, or glyburide/metformin, this tip sheet will help them know the signs and symptoms of low blood sugar and better manage their medications.

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  • Using Medications Safely With Diabetes
    Using Medications Safely With Diabetes

    For your diabetic patients who have multiple chronic conditions, this tip sheet will help them to manage multiple medications being prescribed by multiple providers.

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  • Brain Strong Flyer
    Keep Your Brain Strong

    This flyer provides tips on maintaining your brain's health after age 65.

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  • Urinary Tract Infection

     

    Our goal is to provide the best care possible for residents by working with residents and their families.  Quality care includes not over-testing or over-treating with antibiotics.

     

     

     

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  • Behavioral Health Screening Workflow

    This document provides suggested approaches physician practices can use to incorporate depression and alcohol screenings into their daily workflow.

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  • Alliant Alcohol Fast Facts
    Alliant Alcohol Fast Facts

    Discover the overall health and safety impact alcohol can have on older adults.

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  • Alcohol Awareness Month
    Alcohol Awareness Month

    Many people consume alcohol without considering the amount of money spent on alcohol or the empty calories. This document will help start the discussion.

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  • Alliant Rethink Your Drink
    Alliant Rethink Your Drink

    This document provides a visual to help with the discussion of cost and calories associated with alcohol use.

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  • Alcohol and the Body
    Alcohol and the Body

    Alcohol is absorbed into every organ of the body when consumed. This document demonstrates that impact.

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  • Vitamin K Brochure
    Vitamin K Brochure

    Vitamin K intake is important for keeping your INR in range. In order to maintain a consistent intake of vitamin K, you need to know the vitamin K content of the foods you eat. Use this brochure to guide you through the vitamin K content some of the most popular foods.

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