Nancy Zionts and Amy Berman Present during Indiana University School of Medicine and MESH Coalition Grand Rounds
Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) COO & Chief Program Officer Nancy Zionts, MBA, and The John A. Hartford Foundation Senior Program Officer Amy Berman, RN, LHD, FAAN, presented during grand rounds held by the Indiana University School of Medicine and the MESH (Managed Emergency Surge for Healthcare) Coalition based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Their presentation shared information on innovations for nursing homes, focusing on the Revisiting the Teaching Nursing Home Initiative and the Age-Friendly Health Systems model. Zionts and Berman emphasized the opportunities for nursing home quality improvement based on the gaps revealed and exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic. JHF and The John A. Hartford Foundation, in addition to the Henry L. Hillman Foundation, Independence Foundation, and the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, are piloting the program to advance a new model of care among skilled nursing facilities and local health systems across Pennsylvania.