Ask the legal expert … about a potential Medicaid audit
Jan 25, 2023
I heard that the Office of Inspector General’s Work Plan for 2023 includes a CMS audit of Medicaid nursing facility use of funds related to direct patient care. Should I be concerned?
How to take a whole-person approach to patient care
May 16, 2022
During the COVID-19 pandemic, patient care mattered more than ever. Unfortunately, patients’ perceptions of care have slipped downward since 2020. According to recent research by Press Ganey, patients...
Ask the Nursing Expert … about patient-centered care
Angel McGarrity-Davis, RN, CDONA, NHA
May 08, 2015
The National Quality Forum recently declared, “Person- and family-centered care emphasizes the inclusivity of recipients of healthcare services and their families and caregivers.
Nurse, will you hear me?
Jacqueline Vance, RNC, CDONA/LTC
Jan 27, 2015
There was a recent New York Times op-ed piece titled “Doctor, Shut Up and Listen.” Basically, it took you through a case about a woman who was having symptoms of a rapid heartbeat and feeling...
LTC nurses likeliest to want new setting
Jun 01, 2014
Most nurses find their work rewarding and satisfying. But nurses in the long-term care sector appear to be the most likely to want employment in a different setting, according to a survey from CareerBuilder...
Getting back to basics at Revera
Jul 01, 2013
Revera Nursing and Rehab has taken a ‘back to basics’ stance to continue to expand its clinical capabilities portfolio and provide patients with the care, respect and positive outcomes they...
Lose your story, open up possibility
Jan 07, 2013
I recently attended something called the Landmark Forum. Suffice to say it was an intensive three days of self-introspection. The net-net. Things in life happen. We then create a story around it. The story...