LTQA has finalized its report from the May 6th meeting, entitled “Charting a Path Forward for Uniform Assessment of LTSS Needs”. This report identifies a series of follow-on activities to develop broader support for the use of standardized assessment items. The report can be found here.
On May 5th and May 6th at the Brookings Institution, LTQA convened a Roundtable, sponsored by the SCAN Foundation, to discuss “Charting a Path Forward for Uniform Assessment of LTSS Needs.” The purpose of the Roundtable was to achieve expert consensus around core domains, concepts and items in assessment instruments, and to develop a concrete plan for moving standardization forward. The … Read More
With the support of The SCAN Foundation, Health Affairs has launched a new feature, “The Care Span”, a section that focuses on long term services and supports (LTSS). Bruce Chernoff, a member of the LTQA Board is President of The SCAN Foundation. In its March issue, the lead author of one of two featured articles was Susan Reinhard, LTQA board … Read More
Highlights Best Practices for Care Transitions and Avoiding Unnecessary Hospitalizations Washington, D.C. – The Long Term Quality Alliance (LTQA) today released a summary of its Innovative Communities Summit held in Washington D.C. in late 2010. The report, “Innovative Communities: Breaking Down Barriers for the Good of Older Consumers and Their Family Caregivers,” features case studies of how three communities in … Read More