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  • New: Hospitalizations Troubleshooting Guide

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    Oct 31, 2018

    A Hospitalizations Troubleshooting Guide has been added to the Hospitalizations Tracking Tool page. This resource provides best practices to prevent common problems, as well as how to address issues if they arise.


  • New: Toolkit for CDI Prevention and Management in Long Term Care

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    Oct 30, 2018

    The Minnesota Department of Health's toolkit for C. diff infection (CDI) prevention and management in long-term care includes resources in six topic areas: prepare, detect, contain, clean, prevent, and educate.

    Toolkit for CDI Prevention and Management in Long Term Care


  • New: Wound Management Best Practice Intervention Package

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    Oct 30, 2018

    This package brings together evidence-based practices and tools from leading expert organizations, such as Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN); National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP); International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP); and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

    Wound Management Best Practice Intervention Package


  • Long & Short Stay Quality Measures Trend Graphs 2018 Q2 Update

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    Oct 30, 2018

    By clicking the Quality Measure Trends button from the NNHQI Campaign home page, website visitors can view long stay and short stay QM trend graphs. Users can view long stay trend graphs for fifteen quality measures that span Quarter 2 - 2011 through Quarter 2 - 2018 and they can view short stay trend graphs for six quality measures that span Quarter 2 - 2015 through Quarter 2 - 2018.

    All website visitors can view state and national medians and state and national 10th/90th percentiles. Homes registered with the NNHQI Campaign may view their home's trends as well. The graphs can be downloaded and saved as PDF, JPG, or PNG files, and chart data may be downloaded in an Excel file. The data are updated quarterly from CMS' Nursing Home Compare website. The graphs are customizable to display data for the quarters of your choice.


  • Don't Fall for the Flu!

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    Oct 12, 2018

    Prepare your community before flu season hits. Read our October Newsletter for more information.


  • Speak Up!

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    Sep 11, 2018

    Residents' Rights Month is just around the corner. Get ideas for how to celebrate by reading the September Newsletter.


  • New: Dementia Care Critical Element Pathway

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    Sep 10, 2018

    Critical Elements Pathways are used by state survey. Use Pathways to identify your strengths and your opportunities for improvement, and to plan your next steps. Routine review Pathways supports your continuous readiness.

    Dementia Care Critical Element Pathway


  • New: Hand-in-Hand Training Series

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    Sep 6, 2018

    Just released, updated dementia care and abuse prevention training is now available. Created by CMS in conjunction with training developers and subject matter experts, this training addresses essential dementia care and abuse prevention topics for direct care staff.

    For Nursing Homes Online: Self-Paced Training
    For Nursing Homes Download: Instructor-Led Training


  • Long & Short Stay QM Trend Graphs 2018 Q1 Update

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    Aug 2, 2018

    By clicking the Quality Measure Trends button from the NNHQI Campaign home page, website visitors can view long stay and short stay QM trend graphs. Users can view long stay trend graphs for fifteen quality measures that span Quarter 2 - 2011 through Quarter 1 - 2018 and they can view short stay trend graphs for six quality measures that span Quarter 2 - 2015 through Quarter 1 - 2018.

    All website visitors can view state and national medians and state and national 10th/90th percentiles. Homes registered with the NNHQI Campaign may view their home's trends as well. The graphs can be downloaded and saved as PDF, JPG, or PNG files, and chart data may be downloaded in an Excel file. The data are updated quarterly from CMS' Nursing Home Compare website. The graphs are customizable to display data for the quarters of your choice.


  • You’re Invited!

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    Jul 12, 2018

    Read the July Newsletter for more information on the free, 12-month Antibiotic Stewardship Program led by AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Antibiotic Use, as well as where to find additional Antibiotic Stewardship resources.


  • Recently Added

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    Jun 25, 2018

    Three Survey Pathways covering Antibiotic Stewardship have been posted to the Infections goal resource (scroll to the section on Self-Assessment Tools). The Pathway for QAA & QAPI (look for QAPI Resources) has been added to the QI Methods page. Use these Pathways to identify your QI priorities, and repeat regularly to support continual readiness.


  • Could This Be You?

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    Jun 13, 2018

    How one long term care community changed habits to reduce readmission rates. Read our June Newsletter to learn more about their story and what you can do to find your own improvement opportunities.


  • National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care Quarterly Update

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    Jun 5, 2018

    The report includes national, regional and state data beginning with 2011Q2 and ending with 2017Q4. View trend data (PDF).


  • What's in your QI Toolbox?

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    May 15, 2018

    The Quality Improvement Methods page on the Campaign website has been stocked with quick start resources, including some favorites from IHI's Quality Improvement Essentials Toolkit. Read our May Newsletter for more information!


  • Long & Short Stay QM Trend Graphs 2017 Q4 Update

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    Apr 30, 2018

    By clicking the Quality Measure Trends button from the NNHQI Campaign home page, website visitors can view long stay and short stay QM trend graphs. Users can view long stay trend graphs for fifteen quality measures that span Quarter 2 - 2011 through Quarter 4 - 2017 and they can view short stay trend graphs for six quality measures that span Quarter 2 - 2015 through Quarter 4 - 2017.

    All website visitors can view state and national medians and state and national 10th/90th percentiles. Homes registered with the NNHQI Campaign may view their home's trends as well. The graphs can be downloaded and saved as PDF, JPG, or PNG files, and chart data may be downloaded in an Excel file. The data are updated quarterly from CMS' Nursing Home Compare website. The graphs are customizable to display data for the quarters of your choice.


  • Celebrating Stories of Success!

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    Apr 13, 2018

    In order to inspire improvement across our country, the Campaign is collecting and sharing your stories of success! Read our April Newsletter for more information.


  • Still Using Position Alarms?

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    Apr 10, 2018

    Consider a performance improvement project that emphasizes individualized care and enhancing mobility while reducing alarms. Read on to access resources in our March Newsletter.


  • Long & Short Stay QM Trend Graphs 2017 Q3 Update

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    Feb 6, 2018

    By clicking the Quality Measure Trends button from the NNHQI Campaign home page, website visitors can view long stay and short stay QM trend graphs. Users can view long stay trend graphs for fifteen quality measures that span Quarter 2 - 2011 through Quarter 3 - 2017 and they can view short stay trend graphs for six quality measures that span Quarter 2 - 2015 through Quarter 3 - 2017.

    All website visitors can view state and national medians and state and national 10th/90th percentiles. Homes registered with the NNHQI Campaign may view their home's trends as well. The graphs can be downloaded and saved as PDF, JPG, or PNG files, and chart data may be downloaded in an Excel file. The data are updated quarterly from CMS' Nursing Home Compare website. The graphs are customizable to display data for the quarters of your choice.


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