We used to throw around the term “workforce crisis” in senior care before the pandemic. Times were tough, but we had no idea how bad it could, and would, actually get. Many senior care organizations...
Getting to 100%
Charles de Vilmorin
Marvell Adams Jr.
Nov 30, 2021
As this year comes to an end, it can be helpful to set aside time to reflect on what we have achieved and celebrate those successes with our teams. It is also beneficial to take stock of what obstacles...
Best practices for antibiotic stewardship & infection control in long-term care
Nov 22, 2021
Each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recognizes U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week November 18-24, highlighting the importance of appropriate antibiotic use in fighting the threat of drug...
How telemedicine is making every moment count
Nov 19, 2021
Over the last two decades, nursing homes have faced a major shift in staffing that has altered the care being provided. While nursing positions were primarily staffed by RN’s, they have now been largely...
Eliminating vaccine hesitancy through education
Nov 17, 2021
The last 19 months have been filled with many unknowns, and healthcare has been forever impacted because of it. The COVID-19 Delta variant is creating continued challenges, filling ICUs and hospital beds...
Contract therapy vs. management agreement: Who gets the win?
Nov 15, 2021
SNF providers are reconsidering everything after PDPM and COVID-19. These two tremendous catalysts have turned skilled nursing upside down in many communities, and have left providers wondering which route...
How COVID-19 transformed healthcare wireless communications
Nov 10, 2021
Digital wireless communication connectivity has become critical to virtually every aspect of our lives. We connect with family members or co-workers daily from our wireless devices. Yet the healthcare...
This is NOT OK
Charles de Vilmorin
Oct 29, 2021
Has the COVID-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on staffing and occupancy for senior living communities? It certainly has. In the face of these daunting obstacles, do we need to lean into supportive...
The next pandemic is just starting
Oct 06, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to earn the country’s attention, and rightfully so. New waves of outbreaks and new variants are likely to be a fact of life for the foreseeable future. Without a doubt,...
Three ways post-acute care and SNFs can optimize telehealth offerings
Sep 30, 2021
The ongoing pandemic has underscored the role of telehealth as a means for delivering care and a mechanism for controlling healthcare costs and reducing hospital readmissions. Even as the pandemic gradually...