Meg LaPorte

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Ready for PDPM?

Ready for PDPM?

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New payment system means training, education and some paradigm shifts

Avoiding injuries

Avoiding injuries

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Operators are using new techniques and tools to preserve skin integrity, but there's still no substitute for training, assessments and dedicated staff

Waste watching: When it comes to infection control measures in long-term care, medical waste disposal can't be taken lightly. But providers might actually be overdoing it.

Waste watching: When it comes to infection control measures in long-term care, medical waste disposal can't be taken lightly. But providers might actually be overdoing it.

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The business of waste — specifically, the business of off-site management of hazardous and non-hazardous medical waste — is big.

Myths busted! SNF therapy is a great place for debunking persistent misconceptions and lore

Myths busted! SNF therapy is a great place for debunking persistent misconceptions and lore

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Despite efforts by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to clarify Medicare rules via its coverage manuals and local coverage determinations, some rules are just too broad to interpret specifically, she notes. And so myths persist.

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