February 2020 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: February 2020

How to do it … infection control compliance

Two months into Phase 3 of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ latest Medicare rules of participation provisions, nursing homes are well-versed in stricter infection control rules around antibiotic prescribing. With those new rules comes a new required role, an infection preventionist, that will require challenging staff mandates. Experts offer sage advice for navigating the changes ahead.

February Company Briefs

Lead to Conversion has created a new division to help senior care providers with website, SEO and other marketing tasks.

Facility denied over EMS

Local leaders shot down a proposal for a new nursing home in Xenia, OH, after concerns were raised about the increased call volume a new facility could have on emergency medical service workers.

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