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Microchips for nurses

Microchips for nurses

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My dog has a microchip embedded between his shoulder blades, and it's really setting my mind at ease. So I think it might be time for every member of your nursing staff to get one, too.

Nursing home monitoring system tracks residents in a complex facility, researchers announce

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Nursing home operators may soon be able to closely track resident movements using relatively few cameras, according to researchers at Carnegie Mellon University.

Here's how you can effectively schedule rehab

Here's how you can effectively schedule rehab

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When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services implemented its latest rounds of new and stricter regulations, the groan was heard throughout nursing homes across the country. But, I have good news: It is possible to keep an efficient schedule and here's how ...

CMS did more than 'just' cut Medicare pay by 11.1%

CMS did more than 'just' cut Medicare pay by 11.1%

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Have you started your COT trending analysis? On Aug. 8, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the final ruling and commentary for the new implementation of the MDS changes set to take effect on Oct. 1. Of these many changes, I believe the most significant will be with the Change of Therapy OMRA.