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Coronavirus / COVID-19

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, June 4

Hospice use is highest in assisted living settings, study finds … Bio-inspired shoe grips may help seniors keep their footing, say Harvard engineers … Pentagon official says COVID-19 vaccine a ‘reasonable’ possibility by year’s end … Hospitalization for illness or injury the strongest indicator of severe disability in elders

Netsmart expands coding, billing services with QIRT acquisition

Netsmart  has acquired post-acute healthcare consulting firm Quality In Real Time, the companies announced Tuesday. Together, Netsmart and QIRT will be the largest service provider in the post-acute community, with more than 400 associates.  QIRT will become part of the McBee strategic consulting business unit to expand McBee’s OASIS, minimum data set coding and advisory…

Guide positions in-house salons for reopening

Salon and spa provider PS has issued a 17-page guide to help senior living and long-term care operators reopen their in-house beauty services. The salon reopening plan — called ACCORD (an acronym for assess, clean, communicate, organize, reopen and deliver) — is available to all communities, not just PS customers. It can be downloaded, printed…

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