Here are 10 quick tips for successful QAPI team building.
Gentell’s Fastcare now includes QAPI reporting
Jan 06, 2015
Gentell Inc. has announced its Fastcare wound documentation and ordering now includes Quality Assurance Performance Improvement reporting capabilities.
Should SNF therapy vendors use QAPI?
Nov 06, 2014
While some long-term care providers have been slower to look at QAPI processes, others are ready to implement. Therapy vendors also should be considering adopting and operationalizing QAPI.
Ask the nursing expert … about overseeing immunizations
Angel McGarrity-Davis, RN, CDONA, NHA
Nov 01, 2014
I am a new assistant director of nursing and my administrator asked me to oversee immunizations. Where do I start?
Ask the care expert … about documenting falls
Nov 01, 2014
If a nurse’s aide is in a room when a resident begins to fall, and lowers her to the ground, we are NOT counting those on our count for falls. Are we correct?
The tie between revenue and risk managment
Tim Goux and Scout Blount
Oct 20, 2014
By providing the best level of care, a provider will help ensure resident satisfaction as well as foster a positive work environment for employees. Poor quality will affect a provider’s revenue stream.
Also in the news for Oct. 8, 2014 . . .
Oct 08, 2014
Home health providers will need to meet new referral, QAPI requirements to take part in Medicare and Medicaid … Study: ‘Prehab’ could save $1,200 in post-acute costs per joint replacement...
60 seconds with … Ed McMahon, Ph.D.
Sep 01, 2014
Q: You recently received the Mary K. Ousley Champion of Quality Award from the American Health Care Association. What are some of the biggest current obstacles to improving quality in long-term care?
Preparing your back yard
Aug 29, 2014
SNF providers are scrambling to prepare to be “bought” by ACOs, aligned with potential bundling partners, selected as a preferred provider, and ultimately “sold” to the best, not...
Do you really want to be ‘average’?
Jul 22, 2014
A provider client once said to me, “I don’t understand all this ‘statistical gobbledygook.’ Tell me why I should care and how I can actually use this.” It was a valid request.