The Valuable Patient Experience

The Valuable Patient Experience

I recently listened to a podcast discussing the importance of the patient experience.  It was an enlightening discussion about collaboration across the healthcare continuum focusing on how to improve the health of our citizens. The United States healthcare delivery...
Proposed Rule for FY 2020

Proposed Rule for FY 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) publicly posted the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System (SNF PPS) Proposed Rule. The rule updates Medicare Part A per-diem payment rates as well as proposing other key policy...
Watch Out for that Bird!

Watch Out for that Bird!

I was driving this past weekend near the lake in my home town and the car in front of me swerved and went left of center because a bird literally flew in to the windshield. Fortunately, there were no other cars traveling in the opposite direction and the driver was...