Amity Healthcare Group Weekly Newsletter Issue date: December 17th, 2021

Issue date: December 17th, 2021

The end of the year brings no greater joy than the opportunity to express to you season’s greetings and good wishes. May your holidays and New Year be filled with joy!

Happy Holidays from all of us at Amity Healthcare Group!

Special Event


Clinical Competency: Key Step for Successful Preparation for Home Health Value-Based Purchasing


Join Irina Gorovaya, Owner and President of Amity Healthcare Group, and Lourdes Wiley, RN MSN & Clinical Educator at Amity Healthcare Group, as we discuss the critical impact of effective clinical competency on quality of care and successful implementation of Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) model.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about primary components of VBP
  • Review the impact of the clinical competency and quality of care on VBP outcomes
  • Identify real solutions and strategies for successful navigation of VBP model

This is a free webinar. All participants will receive 1 CEU

Presented at 11 a.m. MST on Wednesday, January 19, 2022.




Colorado Providers: you are invited to attend the Clinical Competency: Key Step for Successful Preparation for Home Health Value-Based Purchasing event in -person on Thursday, February 3rd, 2022 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.


This is a free event. Refreshments (wine and cheese) will be provided. All participants will receive 1 CEU


This even is limited to 25 participants.




Skilled Nursing Competency Program

Amity Healthcare Group is offering a robust, live, instructor-led home health competency program for your skilled nursing personnel. The program includes:

·       Skilled Nursing Initial Onboarding Competency

·       Skilled Nursing Annual competency

Why is competency important?

·       Compliance

Ø Medicare Conditions of Participation and Accrediting Organizations (ACHC, CHAP, JCAHO) subject home health agencies to competency requirements

·       Staff retention

Ø >40 % of home health providers report they are driving employee retention through training and development

Ø 69% of employees are more likely  to stay with a company for 3 years if they experience great onboarding

·       Quality of care

Ø The higher the competencies in healthcare professionals, the smaller the risk of harm to the patients and deficiency in patient safety

Benefits of Amity’s Initial Onboarding/Competency Program:


·       Amity will simplify onboarding/competency process

·       Amity will decrease administrative burden associated with onboarding and competency process

·       Amity will provide skills training (i.e. wound care, wound vac management, ostomy care, central venous catheter care, pediatric care, etc.)

·       Amity will provide education on home health admission process, care coordination, documentation, etc.

·       Amity will improve staff confidence, preparedness, and satisfaction

For more information, questions or registration for Amity’s onboarding/competency program, please go to

2022 Onboarding/Competency Program Updates

In addition to our comprehensive onboarding/competency program, effective January 1, 2022, Amity Healthcare Group will be offering targeted live training modules that can be utilized for the purpose of annual and/or ongoing competency as well ongoing professional development.

The modules include:

·       Initial Onboarding Skilled Nursing Competency (2 hours)

·       Urinary Catheter and Ostomy Care Skilled Nursing Competency (1 hour)

·       Central Line/IV Skills Nursing Competency (1 hour)

·       Respiratory and Tracheostomy Care Skilled Nursing Competency (1 hour)

·       Wound Care Skilled Nursing Competency (1 hour)

·       Pediatric Home Health Module (2 hours)

These modules are available to home health providers nationwide.

For more information, questions or registration, please  go to


For Colorado Providers only:

Amity Healthcare Group will continue to provide in-person competencies for Colorado home health providers. Competencies will be available on-demand basis.

In addition, providers are also able to rent our CNA and Nursing skills lab and utilize assistance of our instructors.

To schedule your in-person competency and/or for lab rental, please call 303-690-2749.

Amity Healthcare Group Consulting Services

Amity Healthcare Group is providing continuous support to home health providers nationwide.

Our consulting services included, but not limited to :

  • Medicare Certification/Accreditation Survey preparation
  • Regulatory and clinical compliance review
  • QAPI implementation and analysis
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • COVID-19 Policies and Procedures
  • Home Health startups

For inquiries, please call 303-690-2749 or email

New Featured Provider

Amity Healthcare Group would like to introduce Two Trees Consulting as the community partner for your Home Infusion Therapy (HIT) provider needs.

Two Trees Consulting offers consulting services to healthcare organizations including pharmacies, medical groups, and home infusion therapy providers. Two Trees Consulting services include accreditation and certification programs for home infusion therapy, pharmacies and pharmacy startups, pharmacy board inspection preparation, performance and quality improvement, and strategy and business development.


Two Trees Consulting goal is to help clients achieve accreditation and maintain compliance through effective project planning and management, policies and procedures development and implementation, mock surveys, and training/education. Two Trees Consulting has a 100% success rate with their clients, achieving accreditation with zero or minimal deficiencies, while delivering projects on time and on budget.


Contact Two Trees Consulting:

Mei Tang

Pharm D, MBA, President









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Thank you,

Irina Gorovaya, RN BSN, MBA


Amity Healthcare Group, LLC

Home Health Consulting, Education and Outsourcing Services

720-353-7249 (cell)   303-690-2749 (office)   720-398-6200 (fax)


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