Patients, Residents and families in their every day lives

Info for Everyone

As the New England QIN-QIO, we work with healthcare providers and patients to improve care. We want to help you get the information, skills and confidence you need to manage your health and healthcare. Your voice and opinion matter and will help us to understand how doctors and nurses can provide you with better care. We will be offering you opportunities to get involved in our work within your local community, please stay tuned. Below are several free resources available to help you improve and maintain your health.
General ResourcesCardiac HealthDiabetes CareImmunizationsHome HealthHospitalNursing HomePhysician Office

General Resources for Everyone

Advance Care Planning
  • My Care, My Choice, My Voice: How would you choose to live and be cared for in the future? Have you written down your wishes?
  • Honoring Choices: Working together to ensure your health care choices are understood and honored all through your life.
Choosing Wisely
The Leapfrog Group is proud to join in the Choosing Wisely campaign to help our members and their employees get better, safer healthcare and avoid unnecessary care.
Doctella
Get a list of Questions to ask your doctor. Doctella is your partner from your first appointment until recovery after surgery.
Eating Healthy
  • Choose My Plate: Everything you eat and drink matters. Find the right mix to help you be healthier now and in the future.
  • Eat Right: Committed to improving the nation’s health with information and advice on eating well and optimizing your health.
Physical Activity
The Simple Dollar
Social Security Disability Benefits Guide: Understand how Social Security disability works and how to calculate your benefits.

Cardiac Health

Million Hearts Initiative®
Help us prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.
HeartTalk: Managing Heart Failure
Heart Health Education for Patients, Families and Caregivers
GUIDE: Understanding and Managing High Cholesterol
Learn about the important of managing heart disease
Everyone with Diabetes Counts logo

Interested in being more active in your own Diabetes care?

Join a Free Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) Workshop Near You

Are you at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes?

Take the Risk Test on the American Diabetes Association Website.

Learn more about our Diabetes Self-Management Workshops

View the DSME Workshop Curriculum.

Benefits:

  • Learn how to be more involved in managing your diabetes
  • Identify and prevent complications & risks
  • Plan healthy, tasty meals
  • Learn how to talk with your doctor about diabetes
  • Participate in simple and fun exercises
  • Meet with other people with Diabetes and Pre-diabetes to share what works
  • Give you additional tools to make working with your doctor and diabetes educator more meaningful

Latino Public Radio: La diabetes con Ricardo Correa de Healthcentric Advisors

CDC Diabetes Infographic
CDC Diabetes Infographic

Click on the states below to find a workshop in your area!

Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Vermont

Immunizations

Immunization: Strategies that Work to Increase Staff Immunizations
Telligen, The Quality Innovation Network-National Coordinating Center
Long-Term Care Staff Immunizations: Strategies that Work to Increase Staff Immunizations
Telligen, The Quality Innovation Network-National Coordinating Center
Give It A Shot! Immunization Podcast Series

Home Health

Home Health Compare
Find home health agencies in your area and compare their quality of care
Home Health Quality Institute
Since 2007, the Home Health Quality Improvement (HHQI) National Campaign has been dedicated to improving the quality of care provided to America’s home health patients.
LungTalk: Living with COPD video
COPD Education for Patients, Families and Caregivers

Hospital

Hospital Compare
Find hospitals in your area and compare their quality of care
Dialysis Compare
Find dialysis facilities in your area and compare their quality of care
LungTalk: Living with COPD video
COPD Education for Patients, Families and Caregivers

Nursing Home

Nursing Home Compare
Find nursing home facilities in your area and compare their quality of care
LungTalk: Living with COPD video
COPD Education for Patients, Families and Caregivers

Physician Office

Physician Compare
Find physicians in your area and compare their quality of care
LungTalk: Living with COPD video
COPD Education for Patients, Families and Caregivers
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