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DFC Toolkits

Medicare has published a Dialysis Facility Compare Social Media Toolkit brochure in three versions (for patients or consumers, for dialysis facilities, and for physicians) and two languages (English and Spanish).  168 more words

Staff Education

Transgender Healthcare

Submitted by Tristan Dorn

Many Americans have health disparities due to barriers in access to competent, quality care. Additionally, some citizens are turned away at the door of medical practices when they do try to access care. 655 more words

As Some Holdout States Revisit Medicaid Expansion, New Data Show It Pays Off

From the article by Shefali Luthra on Kaiser Health News:

Although the GOP-controlled Congress is pledging its continued interest — despite stalls and snags… 476 more words

Social Determinants Of Health

The Problem of Sorting Human Problems

“Triaging” Human Conditions

The word “triage” comes from the French word “trier”, meaning “to separate, sift, or select”. The concept of triage may have originated from the Napoleonic Wars. 1,346 more words


4/20 Feedback to CMS

CMS will hold an Open Door Forum feedback session April 20, 2017 in Baltimore MD, with virtual attendance available, on the CMS Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) program, which includes the ESRD Networks.   44 more words

Professional Meetings

Upcoming HDRG Meetings

The Health Disparities Research Group (HDRG) is a multidisciplinary assembly of faculty, students, staff, and community representatives with a vision “to become an integral facilitator in eliminating health disparities through partnerships with our community.” Held the 3rd Friday of each month throughout the academic year, the meetings provide an opportunity to share research and cultivate a positive atmosphere for community-engagement in addressing health disparities. 58 more words

Health Disparities

4/12 CMS Feedback Webex

The CMS Quality Improvement and Innovation Group is hosting a session with Medicare beneficiaries, families, caregivers, and advocates to gather information about healthcare quality improvement integration, gaps, and ideal outcomes, on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 2pm EDT, which is 11am PDT.   96 more words

Patient Meetings