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Incentives

Rehabbing rehab

Rehabbing rehab

With the RCS-1 model focused on eliminating minutes and putting pressure on operators, providers brace for evolutionary change in therapy payment rules

Subcommittee Chairman Bernard Sanders (I-VT)

More action needed on adverse events in nursing homes, outpatient settings, expert tells Senators

Nursing homes and other non-hospital providers largely have been overlooked in efforts to improve patient safety, and this needs to change, an expert told a Senate panel Thursday. Today, “little is known” about the “distinct safety issues” in nursing homes and other non-hospital settings, said Tejal Gandhi, M.D., MPH, president of the National Patient Safety Foundation and a professor at Harvard Medical School.

60 seconds with ... Neil L. Pruitt Jr.

60 seconds with … Neil L. Pruitt Jr.

Q: What are your goals as a member of the new national long-term care commission?

A: My hope is we look at the whole system and make sure there are rational incentives. We have to take scarce resources and spread them appropriately.

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