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A Good Samaritan rehabilitation unit has closed because it has had trouble filling and maintaining necessary nursing levels.
Indiana skilled nursing facilities participating in the OPTIMISTIC project have significantly reduced all-cause and avoidable hospitalizations.
The workforce advocacy organization wants to open the dialogue about how to tackle the problems in the direct care workforce.
The tool is the first recognized by the National Quality Forum to measure hospitalization rates among those who have stayed in a skilled nursing facility for more than 100 days.
The product will help skilled nursing facilities maximize their 5-star ratings under the CMS's Nursing Home Compare system.
The SNF’s nurses will now be able to consult with physicians any time, day or night.
A report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found Medicare beneficiaries of minority racial/ethnic groups reported receiving worse care than whites.
Residents who cry out for help can be wearing on caregivers. But what if they really do need something?
The office’s 2017 workplan targets rehabilitation, hospice and hyperbaric oxygen therapy services, in addition to SNF billing.
What's the secret to a long and healthy life? CNN's Chief Medical Officer Sanjay Gupta speaks on health, wellness and longevity at this week's LeadingAge Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Set your infection preventionist up for success by understanding the role and responsiblities beyond what's mandated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The nation’s largest private nursing home company will pay $145 million to settle claims it overcharged the government for therapy treatments.