Most Recent Articles by Steven Littlehale
By now, everyone has heard the resounding drumbeat of 30-day rehospitalization rates. What is yours? Are you improving? Are you using the National Quality Forum's endorsed method for calculating?
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' proposed rule for skilled nursing facilities in fiscal 2016 contains some "must read" information about new staff reporting requirements.
There's a saying that "If you can't measure it, you can't manage it."
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.
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.