“We use a multi-disciplinary approach to getting patients informed and keeping them on track with required testing”
“We utilize quarterly facility newsletter to incorporate transplant/home therapies information/education”
“Social Worker works very closely with patients and their families to present education on transplant and home hemo"
"Discussion with patients for multi listing resulting in four patients being evaluated out of state, three are multi-listed, and one listed in OH, and got a kidney right away. Including presentations from out of state Transplant Clinic".
"Bi-weekly Home Promoter Calls Immediate referral with Kidney Care Advocate from Home Therapy Program when patient's expressed interest"
"We provide education in patient native languages using language line service"
"Social Worker revisit patients who have previously denied transplant and HHD and collaborates with the IDT to reinforce education"
"Our unit had a donate life/ transplant coloring contest in April"
QIA Success so far...
As of June here is where we stand:
19% of facilities in the Home Therapies QIA have met their goals, and 15% of of facilities in the Transplant QIA have met their goals.
What are these facilities doing that has brought them to goal already?
What can YOUR facility do to meet goal?
Feel free to schedule a call/webex/in person site visit with Network staff to discuss how your facility can work to achieve CMS set goals. If you would like team coaching from Network staff, you can request via e-mail to
July QIA Requirement:
Patient Feedback Forms
Please print and give copies of this form
PDF to 10% of your patient population to fill out, and then fax completed forms back to the Network by July 31, 2019.
Best Practices at the Network
We have added NEW patient resources for you to share!