Steven Littlehale

Steven Littlehale

Chief clinical officer

Steven Littlehale is a gerontological clinical nurse specialist, and EVP and chief clinical officer at PointRight Inc. He has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont and a Master of Science from Georgetown University.

Most Recent Articles by Steven Littlehale

Going with your gut?

Going with your gut?

Intuition fascinates us. Over and over, we hear stories of people having amazing successes following their gut instincts. We seldom hear about those who listen to that inner voice and fail.

You're the detective

You're the detective

In the evidence-based healthcare world, you need to become a real Sherlock (or Shirley) Holmes to take your clues (data) and put them together logically (analyze the data) to make analytics-based decisions to solve your facility's most challenging mysteries.

For whom does the bell toll? MDS knows

For whom does the bell toll? MDS knows

Death is never an easy topic. Hemingway addressed it eloquently in his novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls," the title of which was taken from meditations on health, pain and sickness by poet John Donne.

2013: A survey, review

2013: A survey, review

I always get a kick out of doing my year in review. Did I meet my personal and professional goals? Did our clients improve their outcomes? Were new relationships established and old ones strengthened?

ALOS complex query

ALOS complex query

What do you get when you ask two academics, one geriatrician, one reimbursement specialist, and an analyst to define average length of stay? Five different answers.

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