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By  Patty Kubus, RN, MBA, PhD Constructive coaching to improve staff
DECEMBER 14, 2017
NURSING
Drug diversion in healthcare facilities has been a subject of increasing focus by regulatory aut
SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
SAFETY
JANUARY 2, 2019
SAFETY
ASHE webinar discusses the need for all-hands staff training and facility preparation
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
SAFETY
State officials responsible for making sure California's healthcare facilities will remain operat
APRIL 30, 2015
SAFETY
  Communication skills to fuel success throughout the facility
AUGUST 2, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Time is running out to meet the new emergency management (EM) Conditions of Participation (CoP) a
AUGUST 15, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Surprise rule interpretation may force changes on some facilities In a rather surprisin
MARCH 9, 2017
SAFETY
Facilities look to expand with technology, safety, and flexibility in mind Hospitals lo
MARCH 23, 2017
SAFETY
A crucial part of any hospital’s emergency plan revolves around communication, because with
MAY 7, 2015
SAFETY
New technologies emerge to help keep intruders out and strengthen facility safety
DECEMBER 22, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
New technologies emerge to help keep intruders out and strengthen facility safety
DECEMBER 8, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 14, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
As the South recovers from Hurricane Matthew, heed lessons from facilities that survived
DECEMBER 1, 2016
SAFETY
As the South recovers from Hurricane Matthew, heed lessons from facilities that survived
DECEMBER 1, 2016
SAFETY
Let Children’s Hospital Boston help you improve communication and reduce medical errors.
MARCH 18, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Why this finding can be disastrous to your facility In healthcare, the words “Imm
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Facilities have less than 20 days to fully comply with CMS’ new emergency preparedness rule
OCTOBER 26, 2017
SAFETY
Often in healthcare facilities, it’s the small details missed that can raise the ire of a s
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
SAFETY
Often in healthcare facilities, it’s the small details missed that can raise the ire of a s
MARCH 1, 2019
SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 20, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
APRIL 4, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Time’s almost up: CMS emergency prep CoPs kick in soon Th
OCTOBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
“The residents felt that learning how to interact with peers in a constructive, collaborat
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
A new year brings new beginnings, and many hospitals entered 2019 either with new construction pr
MARCH 1, 2019
SAFETY
AUGUST 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JANUARY 12, 2017
SAFETY
Join us for Ebola: How to Prepare Your Facility, to learn all you need to know about prote
OCTOBER 28, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
They say you can't construct a strong building without a solid foundation, and to do that, you ne
APRIL 7, 2016
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
 The CoPs make clear that the plan of care will continue to be based on the comprehensive as
JULY 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
JUSTCODING
You say that your agency just learned that according to the revised CoPs, in rehabilitation thera
FEBRUARY 25, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 19, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JANUARY 13, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
improve-p
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
NURSING
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 16, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Find out how one facility created an electronic health records (EHR) solution to improve m
MAY 20, 2015
JUSTCODING
“If we’re to truly reform healthcare, we can’t limit improvements to finances.
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
In recent years, many hospitals have adopted communication policies that allow and encourage phy
AUGUST 20, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
The most overlooked part of your facility might be the most vulnerable when it comes to security
AUGUST 24, 2017
SAFETY
RNs and nursing assistants do not always communicate optimally. In many institutions, nursing ass
JULY 30, 2015
NURSING
Long-term care providers should have jumped on the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAP
APRIL 7, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Can you give a review of how the proposed CoPs might change things? The agency mu
AUGUST 18, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 1, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
In the emerging practice of medical improv, humor isn't the end goal. When people
AUGUST 25, 2016
NURSING
In the emerging practice of medical improv, humor isn't the end goal. When people
AUGUST 25, 2016
NURSING
Answers to questions troubling healthcare facility personnel Editor's note:
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
SAFETY
MAY 19, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Hospitals are always looking for ways to improve hand hygiene at their facility, given both the f
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
NURSING
CMS finalizes emergency preparedness of Medicare/Medicaid-certified facilities
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
In 2014, 66% of 318 hospitals surveyed by AHIMA had a CDI program in place. If all surveyed facil
MARCH 31, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Study urges hospitals to turn to technology, study successes of other facilities to prepare for
APRIL 6, 2017
SAFETY
by Allison J. Weaver, Ms. Ed., medical communication specialist; and owner and CEO of Allison
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 1, 2016
SAFETY
JANUARY 2, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
New technologies emerge to help keep intruders out and strengthen facility safety
DECEMBER 22, 2016
SAFETY
New technologies emerge to help keep intruders out and strengthen facility safety
DECEMBER 8, 2016
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Monograph urges hospitals to turn to technology, study successes of other facilities to prepare
MAY 11, 2017
SAFETY
It’s storm season. Now’s the time to get your facility ready to face the power of Mo
MARCH 30, 2017
SAFETY
Security changes designed to improve communication between the Milwaukee Police Department
APRIL 3, 2014
SAFETY
Hospitals and other healthcare facilities are intended to be havens of healing for the sick and i
OCTOBER 27, 2016
SAFETY
The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) has released an annual quality report that
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
SAFETY
The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) has released an annual quality report tha
MARCH 1, 2018
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
This June, FDA issued an alert reminding healthcare professionals and facility staff of “f
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The updated edition of Infection Control During Construction Manual, by expert Wayne Hanse
JUNE 17, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 14, 2011
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 8, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Operating room (OR) briefings are a good way to improve teamwork and communication and can lead t
JULY 15, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 9, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 20, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 19, 2016
NURSING
JULY 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 20, 2008
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 16, 2014
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
Can technology help you communicate more effectively with patients? It has great potential to hel
JANUARY 27, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Most of you in the healthcare safety profession spend your career trying to keep your facility ou
MARCH 26, 2015
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 24, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
OCTOBER 20, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
MAY 17, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Regarding the new CoPs: How do we write recertification orders? Before we usually write r
FEBRUARY 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
As the first flakes of winter start to fly, here’s your plan to keep your facility
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
AUGUST 22, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
  Communication skills
JULY 1, 2011
LONG-TERM CARE
  Communication Guidelines
MAY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Communication is key for identifying patients with substance use issues and online learnin
OCTOBER 17, 2014
RESIDENCY
MARCH 10, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  25-year-old long-term care CoPs to get face-lift
OCTOBER 2, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 13, 2017
RESIDENCY
MAY 23, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
When our patients are admitted to an inpatient facility and we complete a transfer OASIS,
AUGUST 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 13, 2015
NURSING
Legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives last week aims to improve access to t
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
MEDICAL STAFF
A study looking at the effects of a resident handoff-improvement program in nine hospitals
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
RESIDENCY
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 25, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 7, 2017
RESIDENCY
In just under 30 minutes, this video explains OSHA's revised Hazard Communication standard. The n
APRIL 17, 2014
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Improve your patients’ health with the Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE) an
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JANUARY 31, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 26, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 10, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 9, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Facilities have until July to update their policies The Joint Commission
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 15, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
RESIDENCY
MAY 4, 2017
NURSING
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
  Fortify billing systems with strong communication
JANUARY 8, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 28, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 20, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 19, 2016
SAFETY
  Improving patient handoffs has long been on the radar of hospitals and health sy
MARCH 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Want to save your bosses some money and improve patient safety? Improve
OCTOBER 10, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 11, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
After defining the scope of an agency’s QAPI program, the CoPs outline how the quality indi
JANUARY 17, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 7, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 21, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
AUGUST 29, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Editor’s note: The following is written by Maria Del Pilar Messner, co
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JUNE 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 31, 2015
RESIDENCY
MAY 19, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
JULY 29, 2016
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 10, 2019
NURSING
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 3, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 24, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 31, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 12, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 5, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-day co
OCTOBER 17, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Screening incoming patients, protecting your staff, and having a good communication plan in place
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
SAFETY
I've posted in the past on accountability strategies, communication techniques, and building team
JULY 30, 2015
NURSING
MARCH 13, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Looking ahead to improve patient outcomes and decrease HAIs Written by Lena Brownin
OCTOBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Facilities that have seen the worst say now is the time to prepare for it The frequency
JUNE 22, 2017
SAFETY
OCTOBER 31, 2013
MEDICAL STAFF
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Compliance with the Conditions of Participation (CoP) is required to meet Medicare and Medicaid
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 9, 2017
NOVEMBER 13, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 13, 2018
NURSING
MAY 9, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Promote patient safety throughout your facility all year long with the
MARCH 31, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
As of August 1, The Joint Commission will no longer accept hospital Plans for Improvement for lif
JULY 19, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 25, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Boosting physician engagement can not only improve patient care but also increase revenue, accord
JUNE 12, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JUNE 18, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Skilled Nursing Facility Volume- to Value-Based Reimbursement Boot Camp
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 13, 2017
NURSING
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
RESIDENCY
Developing performance improvement goals is an essential part to the CDI program. Goals will be s
MARCH 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Quality improvement Medical staff leaders had a role in QIO efforts
AUGUST 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
The NotPetya computer hack that hit healthcare facilities last summer is a warning to get creativ
DECEMBER 19, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Keeping your hospital computers (and your facility) up and running In the last week of
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
CMS CoPs New final rule refines and redefines medical staff
AUGUST 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
In the early days of clinical documentation improvement programs many staff members reported up t
OCTOBER 26, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 9, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), the premier healthcar
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
AUGUST 13, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Canadian residency programs are working to improve patient hand-offs before the Royal College o
MAY 30, 2014
RESIDENCY
APRIL 28, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 11, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Healthcare leaders are constantly on the lookout for ways to improve patient outcomes, especially
APRIL 27, 2017
NURSING
MARCH 19, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
MAY 7, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
JUNE 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
NURSING
  University Federal Credit Union has pledged to donate $1.5 towards the construct
AUGUST 22, 2014
RESIDENCY
MARCH 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 27, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
As more facilities face the specter of reimbursement losses related to the Readmission Reduction
JUNE 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 14, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 4, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 6, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Healthcare is in the midst of another construction boom. The American Institute of
DECEMBER 29, 2016
SAFETY
MARCH 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Communication and visit satisfaction increased for physicians and patients when patients type an
APRIL 4, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The most successful performance improvement projects (PIP) have several attributes in common:
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
by Kirsten Dize More agencies plan to focus on improving the rate of acute care
FEBRUARY 5, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 12, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Advancements in electronic health records (EHR) have improved nursing documentation and patient s
JANUARY 26, 2017
NURSING
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 13, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
The overall tone of the forum was frustration. Several skilled nursing facility workers expressed
AUGUST 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Modify the Triage by Resource Allocation for IN-patient (TRAIN) matrix to suit your facil
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Modify the Triage by Resource Allocation for IN-patient (TRAIN) matrix to suit your facility&rsqu
JANUARY 1, 2019
SAFETY
CMS and Joint Commission tell facilities to test for Legionella in off-site and non-patient area
JANUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 6, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Patient satisfaction scores only modestly improve after hospitals are remodeled, research shows.
MARCH 6, 2015
NURSING
MARCH 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 21, 2016
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN When it comes to improving care quality and outcome
APRIL 7, 2016
NURSING
JANUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 7, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Q: I have a question regarding facility coding for evaluation and management (E/M) leve
AUGUST 19, 2015
JUSTCODING
Designing security features into a new healthcare facility or renovated space from the beginning
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
SAFETY
  The Medicare Meeting: How to ensure proper communication during a resident's Part A stay
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
The final interpretive guidelines for the revised Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs)
JANUARY 8, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 7, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 29, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 19, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 11, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Hospitals are continually working to reduce the risk of patient suicide in their facilities, but
OCTOBER 26, 2017
NURSING
OCTOBER 27, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
To improve medical outcomes in intensive care units, some hospitals are attempting to make units
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Failed drug diversion programs in hospitals have led to record fines levied against facilities.
APRIL 26, 2016
NURSING
Failed drug diversion programs in hospitals have led to record fines levied against facilities. P
MARCH 17, 2016
SAFETY
OCTOBER 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, REVENUE CYCLE
JANUARY 19, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
To communicate well, you need to start with learning to listen. First, prepare the environment:
JANUARY 26, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
by Josh Poltilove Improving on HHCAHPS results is the No. 1 quality assurance perf
JUNE 12, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Some words of advice about conducting risk assessments at your facility Editor&rsqu
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 15, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
In 2017, Florida was hit by Hurricane Irma. Many facilities evacuated their residents, per the me
MARCH 2, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 27, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Electronic health records may provide a number of benefits such as improving the continuity of
APRIL 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 25, 2016
NURSING
NOVEMBER 6, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
DECEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
SAFETY
APRIL 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 15, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Which option best describes the type of facility for which you primarily code?
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 13, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
APRIL 4, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
AUGUST 17, 2017
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 7, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 18, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
You should review the final CoPs and the draft interpretive guidelines. Sections
JANUARY 17, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
After a year of emailing photos of their skin and communicating with their dermatologists online,
OCTOBER 31, 2014
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JULY 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 9, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 13, 2016
NURSING
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Sure. (M1028) (SR) is for “Active Diagnoses—Comorbidities and Co-existing Conditions&
MARCH 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
This is not specifically addressed in the CoPs. The closest thing that would apply would be the f
OCTOBER 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 10, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 12, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 1, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 5, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) honored the nation&rsqu
MAY 25, 2016
New communication ruling for home health and hospices takes effect
OCTOBER 24, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JULY 15, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 25, 2013
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
AUGUST 28, 2015
RESIDENCY
Looking for tips for communicating with your staff? Check out this free tool from
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
NURSING
JANUARY 16, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 25, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Policies to improve cooperation between law enforcement and healthcare organizations H
MARCH 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
RESIDENCY
About 70% of agencies will work to improve performance on acute care hospitalization in 2019, acc
FEBRUARY 5, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Long-term care facilities in all states would have to recognize certain same-sex marriages
DECEMBER 17, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Me
DECEMBER 18, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 29, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 8, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Our facility is considering having our coders and CDI specialists “go–live&
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 7, 2016
NURSING
DECEMBER 27, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Pennsylvania healthcare facilities use a wide variety of emergency codes, according to the M
MARCH 18, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 26, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
The health of American seniors is improving, and so is the quality of care in U.S. nursing
MAY 23, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Data released in May by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shows improvements
JULY 23, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Between 2010 and 2013, patient safety improved with a 17% reduction in rates of hospital-acquired
APRIL 21, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 21, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 21, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 20, 2017
NURSING
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 17, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 23, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 16, 2018
RESIDENCY