Patient Safety: Always in the Forefront

Patient Safety: Always in the Forefront

Post-Acute Care is obliged to deliver care that provides better outcomes, in a shorter period of time, all while ensuring that patient safety is in the forefront.  We are responsible for increasing efficiencies without sacrificing safety. There are a lot of tools...
Choosing Wisely®

Choosing Wisely®

Choosing Wisely® was created in 2012 as an initiative of the ABIM Foundation to promote conversations between clinicians and patients.  National organizations including the American Occupational Therapy Association, American Physical Therapy Association, and American...
Dementia and the Holidays

Dementia and the Holidays

As we approach the end of the year, the holidays bring a time of family, friends, and traditions.  During this season, the presence of dementia can have a huge influence on everyone – the individual living with cognitive impairments and those who love and care for...
Medical Review Under PDPM

Medical Review Under PDPM

CMS issued their updated their guidance to Medicare Administrator Contractors (MACs) on November 15, 2019 regarding Medical Review Instructions related to Skilled Nursing Facilities in Publication 100-08 Medicare Program Integrity, Transmittal 924. The effective date...