Transfer Tracking Form and Guide

The Transfer Tracking Form was developed to provide facilities with a tool to track both their acute care and emergency department transfers over time. It maintains an active list of all transfers and any related aspects of each transfer in real time. (See instructions below on how to download the tracking form resources.)

Complete this form to receive a link to download a zipped folder of the Transfer Tracking Resources to include the Excel tracking form as well as a PDF instructional guide that explains the use of the tool: https://forms.office.com/r/MDhux7Aw6x

For questions on the Transfer Tracking Form and Guide, please contact Dave Johnson (djohnson@ipro.org) or IPRONursingHomeTeam@IPRO.org.

Health Equity Organizational Assessment (HEOA) Resources

These resources supplement the HEOA and can help organizations committed to collecting, validating, stratifying and analyzing accurate patient demographic data identify and address health disparities.

HEOA Executive Summary: This resource, targeted to executive leaders in healthcare organizations, outlines the benefits of completing the HEOA from a C-Suite perspective.

Health Equity Roadmap: This roadmap is a step-by-step guide for implementing the key elements of health equity for organizations committed to a culture of equity.

Best Practices Strategies for Organization Health Equity: This resource outlines strategies and corresponding tasks and resources for each of the seven HEOA categories to assist organizations to address opportunities for improvement based on their HEOA assessment report.

HEOA Assessment FAQs: This resource has frequently asked questions and responses about the Health Equity Organizational Assessment (HEOA).

REaL Data Collection Toolbox: This Learning Toolbox focuses on healthcare facilities collecting data on race, ethnicity, and language preference (REaL) as an important component of the provision of equity in the healthcare setting. It includes a quick primer on data collection, and provides links to articles, tools, and resources to educate providers on the importance of knowing the diverse patient population for which they provide care.

Collecting REaL Data – Examples of How to Ask for REaL Data: This Resource Guide provides examples on how best to collect race, ethnicity, and language (REaL) data and ensure that it is being collected consistently and accurately.

REaL Data Collection Toolbox

This Learning Toolbox focuses on healthcare facilities collecting data on race,
ethnicity, and language preference (REaL) as an important component of the
provision of equity in the healthcare setting.

It includes a quick primer on data collection, and provides links to articles, tools, and resources to educate providers on the importance of knowing the diverse patient population for which they provide care.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Use When Caring for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 Competency

This tool is designed to support nurses, social workers, case managers, and others conducting effective discharge planning and care coordination for adults with disabilities who received care or treatment for COVID-19 illness in an acute care setting, are no longer COVID-19 positive, and require continuation or reconnection to supports and services. While not exhaustive, the resources and considerations proposed in this tool comprise promising practices to be addressed when practicable.