Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfer Program

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Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfer Program

Project 2bvii – Implementation of the INTERACT (Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers) project to reduce Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) transfers to hospitals

Project Objective Statement

To use INTERACT (Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers), a quality improvement program focusing on the management of changes in a resident's condition, with the goal of stabilizing the patient and avoiding transfer to an acute care facility. 

Project Management

Sara Azizi, MHA
Program Coordinator, Care Transitions
Office of Population Health
Tel: (631) 638-1776
[email protected]

Kelly Donnelly, MHA
Project Manager, Acute Care Transitions
Office of Population Health
Tel: (631) 638-1048
[email protected]

Project Leadership

Bob Heppenheimer
Executive Director/Owner
Hilaire Rehab and Nursing, Nesconset Nursing & Rehabilitation
Tel: (631) 427-0254
[email protected]

Dianne Zambori, RN
Associate Executive Director Quality Initiatives Eastern Region
North Shore LIJ
Tel: (516) 674-7736
[email protected]   

Project Workgroup & Committee Membership

Project Workgroup Charge
A composition of subject matter experts engaged to support the development, execution and monitoring of project milestones.

Project Committee Charge
A composition of key internal and external project stakeholders, including representation from key community and public service and governmental agencies engaged to support the conclusions, deliverables and monitor system impacts of the DSRIP Program.

Project Workgroup and Committee Membership Directory

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Project Documents

To begin to learn more about this program, our project documents in this section.

Project Resources & Quick Links

What is INTERACT™?

Where can I find the INTERACT™ Version 4.0 Tools for Nursing Homes?

Where can I learn more about the INTERACT™ Project Team?

Implementation of the INTERACT™ Program in Suffolk County Presentation

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