Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Resources from TMF

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

We’ve all been inundated with directives, guidances, etc. regarding COVID-19 pandemic.  I’d like to introduce you to this resource: TMF Health Quality Institute.  TMF has some great resources to help healthcare providers deal with COVID-19.

Check these out:

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Each of the above has a drop-down menu with a wealth of information – resources for you and your community.

TMF Health Quality Institute promotes quality health care through contracts with federal, state and local governments, as well as private organizations. For more than 40 years, TMF has been a trusted health care consulting partner that offers solutions to accomplish program goals.  TMF helps government agencies and other organizations accomplish the goals of better health care, better health for people and communities and affordable care.  As health care quality improvement experts, TMF can assist physician practices, health systems and other health care providers in transforming care delivery and improving health outcomes.

Never heard of TMF?  Here are some examples of TMF’s impact on health care quality:

  • TMF reduced hospital readmissions in 14 communities by 30%, representing 4,718 readmissions avoided, with an estimated cost savings to Medicare of $50,080,265.
  • TMF worked with 42 nursing homes to decrease pressure ulcer rates by 45% and 67 nursing homes to decrease physical restraint rates by 79%.
  • TMF graduated 13,518 African American, Hispanic and Native American patients from Diabetes Self-Management Education classes, in addition to training 1,173 new diabetes educators.