A small set of community-based organizations are seeking to deliver coordinated care to people coping with multiple chronic conditions and functional limitations who wish to live well and safely in the community.
A survey for our adult day care center opened my eyes to how regulations do not always support triple aim, especially related to staffing.
From birth, man's thirst for understanding, knowledge and education never ceases. As we age and mature we begin to understand that education and learning is a privilege as well as a necessity
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I think we've all had days where we come home from work and want to hide under the covers. We've also had days when we feel on top of the world. They key, I recently learned, is knowing how to become a resilient leader.
It's all you hear about in healthcare today: from Volume to Value. With the July 30 release of the PPS proposed rule, we see how this discussion now applies to staffing.
Antimicrobial stewardship is a team effort, particularly in pediatric long-term care.
Step one for improving accuracy for Section G ADL coding is to improve understanding between the language MDS uses to define levels of function and impairment in comparison to how rehab teams and nursing define these areas.
Hospice programs and SNFs must immediately implement a strategy to develop and market a strong, strategic nursing home/hospice partnership with hospitals, ACOs, MCOs, etc.
Recent FCA complaints have relied on a number of arguments to substantiate the submission of false claims for Medicare reimbursement: systematic upcoding to higher RUG levels due to corporate "pressure" on front line care providers; targeting therapy at or around RUG thresholds; increasing therapy during "look back" periods; and providing skilled therapy that was not required for improvement in functioning.
Which brain health programs and initiatives are you offering the older adults in your community, and how effective are they?
Guest columns are written by long-term care industry experts, ranging from academics and thought leaders to administrators and CEOs.