January 01, 2017 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: January 01, 2017

Nurse’s online rant leads to guilty charge

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A Canadian nurse who posted on Facebook and Twitter about her frustrations over a relative’s skilled nursing care has been found guilty of professional misconduct by a nursing organization.

How to do it… Design for infection control

During remodeling or in between, providers must be continuously mindful of keeping environments clean. “Designers, housekeeping staff and maintenance professionals need to take every opportunity to protect against possible bacterial and infectious agents,” is how Jim McLain, general manager, Eldercare Interiors Division at Construction Specialties, puts it. Here’s what experts advise.

EHR usage still too slow

EHR usage still too slow

When it comes to electronic health records use, providers are filling a gradually building bandwagon, but struggling with resources and a lack of interoperability

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