quality care

Quality Improvement Resources


Heartland Huddle Up to Improve Care

Many facilities have daily team huddles as a way to communicate and share information with staff. The Heartland Huddles have been developed to provide a visual reminder to discuss key concepts during a quick team “huddle”. The information shared can be used for staff training, shared at your facility “huddle” and/or posted for staff.

mental health

Mental Health Resources

CMS recognizes that depression is a common psychological disorder for ESRD patients and that depression and mortality in ESRD patients may be linked. Here you will find links and information that will assist you in development of a process to ensure completion, documentation, and appropriate follow-up of a depression screening for qualifying patients.