INTERACT II

Nurses gaining power ... LTC style

Nurses gaining power ... LTC style

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How could we not see it coming? That's the question I asked myself Tuesday.

Long-term care nurses gain power through physician assessment tool: expert

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Long-term care nurses should embrace a physician assessment tool in INTERACT II as a way to reduce hospital readmissions, a compliance expert emphasizes.

Long-term care providers, hospitals successfully partner to reduce rehospitalizations

Long-term care providers, hospitals successfully partner to reduce rehospitalizations

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Long-term care facilities that coordinate with other healthcare providers play a vital role in reducing rehospitalizations among Medicare beneficiaries, according to a study published January 23 in The Journal of the American Medical Association.

Can't we all just communicate?

Can't we all just communicate?

A growing focus in long-term care facilities is on the reduction in preventable admissions and readmissions to the hospital. The truth is the timing of this mandate could not be better.