Most Recent Articles by Patricia Boyer
The expedited review process was developed so a resident could quickly appeal the process if he or she disagreed when a facility decided that a resident is no longer covered under skilled services.
I keep hearing about MDS-focused surveys. What are they?
How important is it for department managers to understand financial information?
A metric is a measurement of some sort of factor. For a quality metric, we are measuring quality in your facility. Companies measure performance against quality standards to determine whether they're meeting expectations. This measurement may be compared to benchmarks by labor market, by state or by national prevalence.
Sometimes we feel like we're spinning our wheels in correcting problem areas in our facility. What can we do to ensure ongoing compliance in problem areas?