ADL coding: The importance of being accurate
Section G is one of the most inaccurately coded sections of the MDS 3.0.
Ill patients families barrier to care panning
Ill patients' families barrier to talking about care plan, doctors say
A SNF-hospital marriage that appears likely to las
Partnerships linking skilled care operators and hospitals have been touted as all but inevitable.
Why it matters that 4.4 billion people don't have internet
Occupancy passes 90%
Seniors housing stock enjoyed occupancy rates above 90% in the third quarter
You call this a plan to reduce nursing homes?
It appears that a federal effort to downsize nursing homes might end up doing just the opposite.
Bulk of Medicaid to be managed care in two years:
More than three-quarters of Medicaid beneficiaries will be enrolled in a managed care plan as of 2016
Without a UPI, healthcare awash in SSNs
Our EMR is designed so you can't get past the system unless you have their Social Security number in that field
HHS launches $840M in new IT incentives
Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative aims to drive better quality, more coordination
HIT leads list of top 10 safety concerns
Health information technology systems have made their way to the No. 1 patient safety concern for healthcare organizations, according to the findings of a new ECRI industry report.
Amazing Village Designed For People With Dementia
Long-term care facility operators shouldn't leave themselves in the dark when it comes to protecting their data.
Brain training helped older adults stay sharp for
A brief course of brain exercises helped older adults hold on to improvements in reasoning skills and processing speed for 10 years
Report: Microsoft to Release a Windows Overhaul Ne
Microsoft will release more details about its Windows-related plans at its Build developer conference in April 2014.
New Medicaid Rules for HCBS Settings
Will have to administer person-centered care to qualify for payments through Medicaid,