The new name of the American Coalition for Healthcare Claims Integrity is the Council for Medicare Integrity. Does that mean they'll change their focus? Not quite.
Here are 10 quick tips for successful QAPI team building.
Having an effective mobile strategy is becoming increasingly important for organizations to improve resident engagement. Mobile devices show promising effects on the way residents engage with each other and their families
Providing the best care for our therapy patients has evolved and expanded over the past year. Our roles as therapists have broadened to include advocating for patients as well as providing services for them.
Working too long and too hard is a common occurrence, but it's quite simply wrong. The number of hours you put in on the job does not measure your passion or commitment to your work.
We recently joined an ACO with the hopes of delivering a collaborative health care model that will bridge the gap between physicians, hospitals and skilled nursing providers to offer high-quality coordinated care to area seniors.
"Big Data" is a hot catch phrase nowadays because it can empower providers and organizations unlike anything else. But the term is often misused. Here's what you ought to know about it.
Finding — and using — a standard method of assessment for both wound and pain management is critically important, as my experience with a friend with diabetes recently illustrated.
There is now an exciting opportunity to examine various post-acute care payment and delivery models, and enact meaningful, cost-effective changes to improve care.
Are the people who run certain retirement communities unfeeling monsters with no concern for the well-being of residents? I don't think so. I think they are just like me, and many others who manage communities.
Guest columns are written by long-term care industry experts, ranging from academics and thought leaders to administrators and CEOs.