Patient Toll-Free Number: (800) 548-9205

Increasing vocational rehabilitation services
Quality improvement Activity (QIA)

Network Project Lead: Andrea Moore, LMSW

Quality Insights Renal Network 4 is conducting a 2020 Population Health Focused Pilot Quality Improvement Activity (PHFPQ) focused on encouraging gainful employment of patients with end stage kidney disease (ESKD). Employment among patients on dialysis is associated with better clinical and quality of life outcomes compared to unemployment. 

Goal: Through increased access to services and positive culture change, the Network will support dialysis facilities with:
  • Screening at least 95% of patients for eligibility and interest in vocational rehabilitation (VR) and employment network (EN) services
  • Increasing referrals to VR and EN services by 50%
  • Demonstrating at least 1% of referred patients receiving services
  • Involving facility patient representatives in the establishment and progress of the facility’s plan to address barriers to low referral and underutilization of services
Project Timeframe: January – October 2020

Vocational Rehabilitation Webinars

2020 Gainful Employment Kickoff - January 14, 2020

Project Materials

Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

Monthly Data Collection

Due by the 5th of each month. Reporting link coming soon. 

Posters

Archived Project Webinars and Presentations