A safety-focused program for skilled nursing facilities helped reduce the rate of catheter associated urinary tract infections by 54%.
How can I simplify the policies and procedures at my facility to make them more user-friendly?
Few will dispute the value of ensuring patients are optimally treated and attended to as they move across care settings.
Federal lawmakers’ advisory panel for Medicare made it official in its report to Congress in June: It recommends implementation of a unified post-acute payment system beginning in 2021 — three years earlier than first proposed.
“Instead of taking one big vacation each year, I enjoy getting away for several long weekends — whether it’s to a local destination or somewhere more exotic, like Puerto Rico. I also make it a priority in my day-to-day life to take time for myself since I know how important it is for caregivers to take care of themselves as well. For me, that may mean going to the spa, playing sports or even just trying a new restaurant.” — Debbie Harry-Miller, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Heritage Senior Living, West Allis, WI