Home Health Clinical Conditions





This module identifies best practices for addressing clinical conditions commonly encountered in home health. Organizations will want to review the information and adopt practices that drive progress to the Quadruple Aim in their setting. Consistency, standardization, and patient centered-care are keys to success. Agencies will need to continuously monitor performance through Home Health Star Ratings and Home Health Compare, along with measures reported for the IMPACT Act. Finally, agencies need to ensure that they offer value to referral sources, patients, and other providers as the system increasingly moves to a value-based purchasing model of financing.

Please review the companion modules, Interventions for All Patients, and Building a High Performing Agency for Best Practice interventions that establish the foundation for high quality home-based care for all patients. Use the links below to explore Best Practice recommendations for the following clinical topics:

Depression Screening
Heart Failure
COPD
Hip and Knee Joint Replacement
Pressure Ulcers

 

Page updated August 2019