My family tells me that when I was a very little girl, I apparently had a proclivity for creating my own language that only my older sister could interpret. It took some coaching but eventually I adapted...
Staffing challenges: A time to look inward
Sep 16, 2022
As the Biden administration marches toward some type of minimum staffing requirement for nursing homes, it’s easy for providers to feel like helpless, angry victims. Even as a proponent of acuity-based...
Advance care planning rose dramatically among minorities through intervention, study finds
Feb 25, 2022
Older patients were more likely to record their end-of-life care wishes when they watched educational videos and received clinical counsel during the pandemic, a new study finds. Documentation among Black...
Maintaining your COVID-19 library of materials
Jacquelyn Smith Clarke
Feb 07, 2022
As the pandemic progresses, we have become used to the constant upending of what we thought we once knew. From PPE guidance to testing and vaccines, the amount of information and how quickly it changes...
Whose story does your therapy documentation tell?
Mar 02, 2018
Therapy documentation should tell a story.
Watching out for the hungry HIPAA
Jan 03, 2018
Amid all the focus on new rules for nursing homes, we can’t forget the old ones and the need to audit, train and document.
Chat up your in-house counsel
Feb 10, 2017
Sessions at the LeadingAge Institute covered the need to have documentation and delegation to reduce nursing liability, and another reflected an in-house counsel’s perspective on hot legal topics.
Avoid lawsuits and protect licenses
David Barmak Esq., and Betty Frandsen, MHA, NHA, RN
Feb 06, 2017
Document, document, document! Those words echo through the halls in a myriad of places − from the firing of an employee for cause, to substantiating or absolving an accusation of abuse or wrongful act.
Documentation API available for providers
Sep 13, 2016
Briggs Healthcare® has launched documentation API for providers.
Also in the News for Friday, March 27
Mar 27, 2015
Documentation the biggest challenge to providers, survey shows … Middle-age hip replacements nearly doublefrom 2002-2011 … Even LTC insurers think product is too expensive … Exercise,...