CMS recently made changes to surveyor guidance on feeding tubes. Nursing homes must look at their policies, documentation and education practices in order to assess whether a feeding tube is appropriate.
Strong leadership is a vital ingredient to any successful organizational or system change. Increased consumer demands, strategic positioning and partnerships as well as an increased push towards community-based care are forcing post-acute leaders to serve as the catalyst for change.
In the post-acute care industry, providers are reporting record number of outbreaks in skilled nursing and assisted living communities nationwide. Prevention, preparation and outbreak response are necessary steps for providers in light of continued increase of this virus.
There are some people who are able to fall asleep as their head is hitting the pillow. Then there are the rest of us. And if you don't think you know any of us, you're probably wrong.
Pathway Health Services signed an agreement with AIS Inc. Under the deal, the chain will tap into AIS' RAI 3.0 courseware. The RAI 3.0 courseware is focused on the RAI methodologies, These include MDS 3.0, RUG IV, QM, respiratory therapy and documenting Activities of Daily Living learning topics.