The business of waste — specifically, the business of off-site management of hazardous and non-hazardous medical waste — is big.
Doing more with less is a near constant refrain that long-term and post-acute care providers hear with regard to business operations, reimbursement and even clinical care. It takes on a new, ahem, dimension when it comes time to redesigning and renovating spaces within skilled nursing or senior living. Finding square footage can be challenging. Adding…
Despite efforts by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to clarify Medicare rules via its coverage manuals and local coverage determinations, some rules are just too broad to interpret specifically, she notes. And so myths persist.
Laundry may not be the sexiest of topics in long-term care, but it is nonetheless an important — albeit sometimes overlooked — element when it comes to design, safety, and infection control efforts.
What is the definition of sufficient staffing in a nursing home?