Healthcare associated infections are major causes of transfers from long-term care facilities to acute care hospitals and readmission within 30 days after discharge, yet many of them are preventable.
Evidence-based quality data can be a powerful tool — especially for building partnerships with hospitals and managed care entities. These relationships will become increasingly important, making McKnight's free May 20 webcast a must-attend for forward-thinking providers.
Technology is showing increased potential for improving resident care, preventing medical errors and increasing administrative efficiencies. During an important one-hour webcast on May 12, operators will learn about the top technology challenges providers face nationwide — and what they can do about them. Chip Burns, the president and CIO of The Asbury Group-Integrated Technologies, will be the featured speaker.
Root cause analysis is critical to discovering the causes related to a problem identified through the PCDA quality improvement process. Participants will learn more about this process during a CE-eligible webcast.
With greater competition for talent and other workforce challenges, long-term care operators need to be well armed with knowledge about staffing. A free McKnight's webcast March 18 will feature experts explaining how to deal with Five Star Quality Rating changes and otherwise achieve clinical, operational and financial improvements through quality staffing practices.
With a constantly changing technology landscape, it's important to know which systems to adopt. The aging services experience can be improved with devices that offer security and safety.
Hear from Avalere experts on navigating BPCI milestones in 2015.
A free McKnight'swebcast at 1 p.m. Eastern on Jan. 21 will offer expert tips on how providers can integrate their services into the managed care model.
New reimbursement rulings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services can mean stronger revenue streams for skilled nursing providers. A free McKnight's webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern on Dec. 16 will explain how providers can better manage patients post-discharge.
Attendees at the Nov. 6 McKnight's webinar will learn how to adopt employee-centric practices that will improve staff satisfaction and retention. Takeaways will be proven practices and practical advice that will help providers achieve the Quality Initiative goal of reducing nursing staff turnover 15%. Irene Fleshner, RN, MHA, FACHE, Senior Vice President for Strategic Nursing Initiatives for Genesis HealthCare, will be the featured presenter.