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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...
Winter Tips When Confronted with Ice in the Parking Lot

Winter Tips When Confronted with Ice in the Parking Lot

Every year you are confronted with ice in parking areas.  No matter how quickly crews work to de-ice and treat sidewalks and parking areas there always seems to be a spot that remains dangerous.  It is everyone’s responsibility to remain alert and practice safety when...
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...
‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

Flu Season that is.  According to the CDC, approximately 17 million workdays a year are lost during flu season.  Tens of thousands of people are hospitalized, and thousands die from flu-related illnesses each year! Keeping patients safe from infection is everyone’s...