Acumentra Health publications

Acumentra Health works with healthcare providers, Medicare beneficiaries, and the public to foster an environment in which every person gets the right care every time.

Newsletters

Q-News: Quality Updates from Acumentra Health
Stay up to date with our electronic newsletter sharing highlights of our partnership efforts to improve the quality of health care

Health care impact reports

Results of our Medicare-sponsored initiatives with Oregon providers to improve health care quality and patient safety, 2008–2011

Medicare beneficiary protection: appeals and quality of care reviews
Hospital patient safety: surgical care and heart failure
Patient drug safety
Nursing home projects: pressure ulcers and physical restraints
EHR Preventive Care Initiative: flu and pneumococcal vaccination, breast and colorectal cancer screening

QIO Program Progress Report

Acumentra Health's Medicare beneficiary protection program is also featured in Advances in Quality: QIO Program Progress Report (CMS, July 2011, p. 7).

Medical review annual report

Annual Medical Services Review Report: July 1, 2009–June 30, 2010
Report includes the number of Medicare beneficiary complaints and other cases receiving QIO review in Oregon.

Heart failure patient guide

Healthy Living with Heart Failure: A Patient's Guide (2011, PDF, 32 pages)
Updated version of our popular booklet that explains what heart failure is and what patients can do to stay healthier. Several forms and information pages can be downloaded individually:

Important Phone Numbers—When to call for help
Medication Schedule
Daily Weight Diary
My Heart Care Plan
Tips for Staying Out of the Hospital

Also available: low-literacy heart failure educational booklet from University of North Carolina

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Contact

  • Greg Martin
    Acumentra Health
    2020 SW Fourth Avenue, Suite 520
    Portland, OR 97201
  • Phone: 503-382-3968
    Fax: 503-279-0190
    Email: gmartin@acumentra.org

 

Last updated August 12, 2011