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Webinar on SNF Quality Reporting Program airs Wednesday

Experts from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will deliver information on confidential feedback reports for the assessment-based measures adopted for the Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program (SNF QRP) at a webinar Wednesday.

Dec. 7: Labor management 'perks' for 2018

Dec. 7: Labor management 'perks' for 2018

A special Dec. 7 McKnight's webinar will explore how providers can staff to win by giving employees instant access to schedules, performance feedback, rewards and more.

Staying ahead of resident deterioration with predictive analytics: Oct. 5 webinar

Staying ahead of resident deterioration with predictive analytics: Oct. 5 webinar

Leveraging critical vital-sign information to learn long-term care resident trends and provide better care will be the subject of a special McKnight's webinar Oct. 5. "Predicting resident deterioration: Are we looking at the right data at the right time?" will last approximately 60 minutes and start at 1:30 ET.

'Turning quality into currency' the focus of Sept. 12 webinar

'Turning quality into currency' the focus of Sept. 12 webinar

Participants at McKnight's Sept. 12 webinar will learn specific steps how data mining can improve quality of care and reduce hospital usage.

SAVE THE DATE: McKnight's Fall Online Expo Sept. 20

SAVE THE DATE: McKnight's Fall Online Expo Sept. 20

The 5th Annual McKnight's Fall Online Expo will feature three educational webinars Sept. 20.

Aug. 15 webinar explores 'incontinence revolution'

Aug. 15 webinar explores 'incontinence revolution'

A new treatment approach that improves quality measures, falls risk and skin integrity is the reason for a "urinary incontinence revolution" — and the focus of an Aug. 15 McKnight's webinar. The hourlong event kicks off at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.

Workforce strategies that work in tumultuous times: May 9

Workforce strategies that work in tumultuous times: May 9

A special McKnight's webinar will offer providers numerous workforce strategies for surviving difficult times. The event will take place at 1 p.m. Eastern on May 9.

 Aug. 9 webinar Gets Going on new MDS Section GG

Aug. 9 webinar Gets Going on new MDS Section GG

National expert Leah Klusch will lead attendees at an August 9 webinar through the skills and knowledge they need to master the newest MDS section: GG — Functional Abilities and Goals. "How to get the MDS Section GG right from the start" will begin at 1 p.m. Eastern. The McKnight's Super Tuesday webinar offers free CE credit.

Time to learn how to get QAPI program up and running

The latest installment in a series of webinars helping providers better deal with the MDS comes Thursday, when attendees can learn strategies for building and maintaining a strong QAPI in-facility program. The speaker will be veteran nurse manager Jane Belt, MS, RN, RAC-MT, consulting manager at Plante Moran PLLC, one of the program's sponsors.

Ethics, legal services, elder abuse in focus together

A free webinar examining the policies and protocols for legal services involved in elder abuse issues will take place at 2 p.m. Eastern Wednesday.

Getting the right staff: Drug screening in focus

A webinar focusing on employment screening — and drug screening in particular — will take place at 1 p.m. Thursday. The hour-long session will discuss the law in this area, as well as cautions, concerns and steps how to implement an effective and appropriate testing program.

Dec. 16 webinar: SNFs benefit from new CMS telehealth rules

Dec. 16 webinar: SNFs benefit from new CMS telehealth rules

New reimbursement rulings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services can mean stronger revenue streams for skilled nursing providers. A free McKnight's webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern on Dec. 16 will explain how providers can better manage patients post-discharge.

Case studies, discussion for providers on elder abuse prevention

The Center for Elder Abuse Prevention, a program of Jewish Senior Services, is hosting a series of free webinars on identifying and preventing elder abuse. The next is at 10:30 a.m. EST Monday.

Oct. 29 webinar: the route to fewer pressure ulcers and falls via monitoring

Oct. 29 webinar: the route to fewer pressure ulcers and falls via monitoring

Many providers never get the chance to reduce pressure ulcers and resident falls while also meeting quality improvement goals. Attendees at McKnight's Oct. 29 webinar, however, will hear first hand how one continuing care retirement community did, and learn how they can do it too. The free event begins at 1 p.m. (Eastern Time).

'Open mic' will catch ways to improve transitions from hospital care

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Andrey Ostrovsky, M.D., will explain methods and strategies to improve transitions between acute and non-acute care settings in a special webinar next Friday. Ostrovsky's talk is part of the HIMSS mHealth Open Mic Series.

Reducing readmissions in 'the real world' at Sept. 30 webinar

Reducing readmissions in 'the real world' at Sept. 30 webinar

Attendees at a Sept. 30 McKnight's webinar will learn the latest information and real-world examples of how skilled nursing providers can survive and thrive by reducing readmissions. The one-hour event starts at 1 p.m. Eastern Time and is free to attend.

AHRQ to host webinar on fall prevention

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality will host a webinar on fall prevention in long-term care facilities on Aug. 13, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

50 years: Policy experts to examine the past, project the future of long-term care

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Top U.S. health policy experts will examine changes in quality of care, service delivery and financing for long-term care for the last 25 years — and project them for the next 25 years — in a meeting of top minds Wednesday in Washington. Individuals may attend the event in person at the National Press Club Ballroom or via a webcast.

Reducing preventable hospital readmissions from SNFs the focus of June 18 webcast

Reducing preventable hospital readmissions from SNFs the focus of June 18 webcast

Skilled nursing facilities face increasing pressure to decrease the rate of hospital readmissions for their residents. A special McKnight's webinar June 18 will focus on strategies providers can use to improve their readmit rates. The free event starts at 2 p.m. Eastern and will feature speakers Michael K. Lin, PhD, chief scientific officer, and Andrew M. Kramer, MD, chief executive officer, both of Providigm.

Staffing strategies that lead to quality care featured in June 11 webcast

Staffing strategies that lead to quality care featured in June 11 webcast

Long-term care providers can learn about balanced approaches to staffing that both answer increasing acuity needs and stay within budget at a McKnight's webinar June 11. "Staffing strategies built for quality care" kicks off at 1 p.m. Eastern. The free webinar features Irene Fleshner, RN, NHA, FACHE, senior vice president for strategic nursing initiatives for Genesis Healthcare.

Nursing home-hospice relations the focus of webinar

Long-term care providers will learn how to better collaborate with hospice staff and colleagues in a hospice setting during a special webcast on Thursday. Alva S. Baker III, M.D., CMD, and Jeffrey Burl, M.D., CMD, will present "The Ins and Outs of Hospice in the Nursing Home" from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

March 6 webcast: Getting quality staffing right in 2014

March 6 webcast: Getting quality staffing right in 2014

What does quality staffing look like in 2014? A free McKnight's webcast March 6 will sort through facts and myths to help providers better understand what they should be doing to keep themselves at the quality forefront.

Find EMR success with Jan. 28 McKnight's webinar

Find EMR success with Jan. 28 McKnight's webinar

Providers attending McKnight's free Jan. 28 webcast, "From paper to paperless: An EMR success story," will learn how workflow can be transformed virtually overnight.

HIPAA Boot Camp offered today

Relias Learning will present a webinar today on HIPAA. Speaker Paige Pennington will discuss how successful HIPAA programs may change current practices, lessons learned from last year's audients and program priorities.

TODAY'S THE DAY: McKnight's launches first-ever Fall Expo

TODAY'S THE DAY: McKnight's launches first-ever Fall Expo

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Long-term care experts are ready to share their insights today, when McKnight's first Fall Online Expo kicks off this morning. Three webinars will take place — with opportunities to earn free continuing education credits for each.

ICD-10 implementation requires planning now, CMS advises

ICD-10 implementation requires planning now, CMS advises

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Healthcare providers should start preparing for the fall 2014 implementation of ICD-10 codes, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services experts advised during a webinar yesterday. ICD-10 codes will replace ICD-9 codes on Oct. 1, 2014. They apply to all Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act-compliant healthcare provider reports, including MDS 3.0.

Webinar focuses on achieving improvement goals

Long-term care providers looking to set and achieve quantifiable improvement goals, unique to their organization, are invited to attend a webinar hosted by the American Health Care Association at 2:00 p.m. EDT on Aug. 26. These goals should help attract new healthcare-savvy residents.

Webinar on federal Long-Term Care Commission encourages provider feedback

Providers interested in giving feedback to the federal Long-Term Care Commission are invited to attend an informational webinar on Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. EDT.

AHCA hosts webinar on the Affordable Care Act and employer requirements

Providers are invited to attend "Implementing the Affordable Care Act: Countdown to Employer Requirements: What to know about being in compliance," a webinar about the Affordable Care Act's implementation on Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. Eastern.

Webinar to learn about the National CLAS Standards

The Institute for Diversity in Health Management will be hosting a webinar to teach healthcare providers about the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care. "The New and Enhanced National CLAS Standard: A Reintroduction" will be held on Wednesday July 31 at 1 p.m. EDT.