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2018 ADVICE Collaborative: Patient Engagement

By | September 4th, 2018|Licensing|

Every year, our Bureau of Medical Facilities Licensing partners with stakeholders to provide a daylong educational session for end-stage renal dialysis (ESRD) providers in Arizona. This year marked the sixth year of our ADVICE (Arizona Developing Value Through Innovation and Communication with ESRD Providers) Collaborative held on June 21, 2018. This year’s theme was centered on patient engagement. Approximately 211 [...]

The 2017 ADVICE Collaborative is Coming Soon

By | June 14th, 2017|Preparedness|

In 2013, our Licensing and Infectious Disease Services teams partnered with the Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) Program to develop a day-long ADVICE Collaborative conference aimed at improving infection control practices. The ADVICE Collaborative brings together licensed dialysis providers, the dialysis network, federal partners and public health professionals to find new ways to promote infection control, build relationships, and identify how public health can [...]

Moving Forward in Arizona’s Dialysis Facilities

By | July 11th, 2016|Licensing|

This year marked the fourth year that our Bureau of Medical Facilities Licensing partnered with stakeholders to provide a day-long educational session for end-stage renal dialysis (ESRD) providers in Arizona. This year we saw an increase in attendees from other states. Approximately 135 participants attended the 2016 ADVICE Collaborative to identify data-driven opportunities to improve [...]

The 2016 ADVICE Collaborative is Coming Soon

By | April 25th, 2016|Licensing, Preparedness|

In 2013, our Licensing and Infectious Disease Services teams partnered with the Healthcare Associated Infections Advisory Committee to develop a day-long ADVICE Collaborative conference aimed at improving infection control practices. The ADVICE Collaborative brings together licensed dialysis providers, the dialysis network, federal partners and public health professionals to find new ways to promote infection control, build relationships, and identify [...]

Dispensary Agent Collaborative

By | February 27th, 2014|Licensing|

Last Wednesday we held a Medical Marijuana Dispensary Collaborative.  It was modeled after last year’s successful ADVICE Collaborative, which brought dialysis facilities together to share best practices and engage in a dialog to reduce infection control violations and improve patient care.  The goal of the meeting was to avoid future deficiencies by ensuring that dispensaries understand our expectations and to help us [...]

ADVICE Collaborative II: Turning the Tide on Infections

By | January 7th, 2014|Prevention|

Back in 2013 our Licensing team joined with our Infectious Disease Services shop and our Healthcare Associated Infections Advisory Committee to put together a day-long conference aimed at improving infection control practices in our dialysis facilities. The ADVICE collaborative brought together licensed dialysis providers, the dialysis network, federal partners, and public health professionals to find [...]

Licensing’s “ADVICE Collaborative”

By | March 28th, 2013|Licensing|

Our Licensing team routinely analyzes the most frequent and important deficiencies that we observe and posts the data on our website.  We use the data to help educate the folks that we license… and to identify good topics for provider training and technical assistance (public health interventions).  For example, our medical facilities licensing team has found that infection control [...]