new shift Home referral quality improvement activity (QIA)

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Quality Insights Mid-Atlantic Renal Coalition has developed New Shift, a quality improvement initiative to promote home dialysis therapies to all eligible ESRD patients in the Network 5 region.  The goal of New Shift is to impact home dialysis referral rates and reduce the disparity in the promotion and access to home dialysis therapies.

Network Project Lead:  Andrea Moore, LMSW

Monthly Data Collection

Monthly Data Collection Tool (available in Adobe PDF and Microsoft Word)

Monthly Data Collection Schedule

Project Resources

New Shift Home Dialysis Referral Checklist

New Shift Referral Process Map

New Shift Root Cause Analysis 

5 Whys Tool for Root Cause Analysis

MEI Dialysis Decision Aid

MEI Dialysis Decision Aid Feedback Form (available electronically/online and Adobe PDF versions)

MEI Dialysis Decision Aid Patient Questionnaire


Home Therapies Patient Assessment

PDSA Worksheet (available in Adobe PDF and Microsoft Word versions)

Sustainability Action Plan

Evaluation of New Shift Interventions


View our Shift to Home podcasts

Webinars & Slides

All project participants not present for the live webinar event are required to view the webinar recording for the event(s) which they were not present.  Complete an attestation form indicating which webinar event(s) listed below that you have viewed:

Final Webinar #8 & Slide Deck
September 2017

Webinar #7 & Slide Deck
July 2017

Webinar #6: Slide Deck (recorded file not available; please review slides)  

June 2017

Webinar #5 & Slide Deck
May 2017

Webinar #4: Disparities in ESRD
April 2017

Webinar #3 & Slide Deck
March 2017

Webinar #2 & Slide Deck
February 2017

Kickoff Webinar
January 2017

 Webinar Troubleshooting:  Download the WebEx Networking Recording Player