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by Lisa Chubb, MSN, RN, WCC, RAC-CT, CMAC, CRN-C  Restorative nurs
JULY 27, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
NURSING
U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced the Home Health Care Planning
MARCH 6, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS Publication 100-2, Chapter 7, speaks to two types of therapy: restorative therapy geared towa
JULY 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Dear readers, The nursing group at HCPro is asking for your feedback regarding t
AUGUST 17, 2017
NURSING
We want to know what you think about Strategies for Nurse Managers.com and what you need to help
MAY 19, 2016
NURSING
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Are you a nurse who is close to re
MAY 21, 2015
NURSING
Dear Nursing Professionals, The nursing group at HCPro is asking for your candid f
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
NURSING
The nursing group at HCPro and HealthLeaders is asking for your candid feedback regarding
FEBRUARY 14, 2019
NURSING
To wrap up Nurses’ Week, we want to know what you think about Strategies for Nurse Manage
MAY 12, 2016
NURSING
Annual home health in-service training is not only required to remain compliant with CMS and stat
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 25, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Hiring nurses is a challenge for any organization, including home health agencies. You want good
JANUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
OCTOBER 20, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
MARCH 23, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aid
JUNE 8, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
JUNE 15, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
JUNE 29, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
JUNE 22, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
JULY 13, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aid
JUNE 15, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aid
JULY 27, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
As new nurses work their way through the orientation process, evaluating their ability to apply c
JANUARY 3, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
by Roy Edroso and Josh Poltilove As you might expect now that Democrats have tak
JANUARY 4, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Nurses new to home health struggle with the completion of documentation related to patient care.
JANUARY 23, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
There’s no denying it: nursing is a women-dominated profession. In 2011, the
OCTOBER 20, 2016
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Giving nurses time to connect with why they chose to
JUNE 29, 2017
NURSING
For critical thinking to be part of your agency’s culture, particularly in nursing, it has
APRIL 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The high rate of nursing home injuries can be reduced by better resident handling practice
JUNE 13, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
A bipartisan bill introduced by two U.S. senators aims to increase home health access for low-inc
MARCH 23, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The state of California is being sued by three nursing home residents who claim that they have b
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
There are aspects you can add to orientation and for ongoing use that will minimize stressors for
JULY 6, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  Nursing Home Action Plan focuses on improving quality, strengthening enforcement
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Improvements in preventable hospitalizations and promising trends for nursing home quality
MAY 19, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Payroll-based journal data goes live on Nursing Home Compare
APRIL 27, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Five newly published measures on Nursing Home Compare
OCTOBER 26, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
As nurses, we tend to beat ourselves up when we make a medication or other error. Many new studie
MARCH 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Those within the nursing profession are well-aware
JUNE 2, 2016
NURSING
While an advanced practice registered nurses (APRAs) or physician assistants (PAs) can do a face-to-
JULY 25, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
How do we go about an admission that was visited only by a nurse during start of care the
AUGUST 31, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
NURSING
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Critical thinking remains a key issue for nurses and nurse managers. When asked what nurse manag
JANUARY 5, 2017
NURSING
Nurses are twice as likely to experience clinical depression than the general population. Why are
MARCH 10, 2016
NURSING
One of our nurses asked us what her legal risks are if something goes wrong when caring f
JUNE 16, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The next step in the nursing process is to develop a plan of care for the patient based on the nu
MARCH 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Now more than ever nurse leaders are being held accountable for the financial aspect of healthcar
MAY 4, 2017
NURSING
Jennifer Thew, RN, for HealthLeaders Media , October 6, 2015 Nurses can
OCTOBER 8, 2015
NURSING
The goal with nurse training has not changed much over the years: nurse should be taught how to
MARCH 17, 2016
NURSING
nurse.com/blog/2016/10/25/speaking-their-language-bilingual-nurses-improve-p
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
NURSING
Dr. Oz is searching for a nurse to join his core team of experts on his television show and we th
OCTOBER 8, 2015
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
This free tool from The Nurse Managers’ Legal Companion will help you make the bes
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
You ask: What are the most common, easily fixable issues you see when it comes to agencies with h
MARCH 22, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The following story in Nurse Leader Insider covers what you need to know about f
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
NURSING
If you hear yourself saying this … replace it with this …
MARCH 20, 2015
NURSING
With greater numbers of newly licensed nurses entering a more challenging healthcare industry t
JULY 12, 2018
NURSING
With greater numbers of newly licensed nurses entering a more challenging healthcare industry
JULY 12, 2018
NURSING
With greater numbers of newly licensed nurses entering a more challenging healthcare industry
JULY 12, 2018
NURSING
by Josh Poltilove and Megan Batty If you’re commonly assigning codes N39.0
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Nursing homes dramatically reduced pressure ulcer rates and restraint use in the last thre
JUNE 13, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
This week’s Inside Story is from home-health-aide-on-
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Factors that can impact the number of home health aide referrals as well as the number of visits
MAY 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
First-person accounts of clinical experiences help Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) nurses re
MARCH 27, 2015
NURSING
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 14, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Now more than ever nurse leaders are being held accountable for the financial aspect of healthca
MAY 11, 2017
NURSING
This tool for reflection can help you learn from mistakes and guide your thoughts toward positive
APRIL 20, 2017
NURSING
Telehealth devices are becoming more common in the area of home healthcare. It is important for c
JANUARY 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Nursing homes now are allowed to purchase certain previously prohibited types of medical devices,
MAY 15, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
Dr. Oz is searching for a nurse to join his core team of experts on his television show and we
OCTOBER 23, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Nurses have always stood out as the advocate for the patient when making healthcare decisions, an
OCTOBER 6, 2016
NURSING
Too much on your plate, but not sure if you’re staff is prepared to help? This delegation t
MAY 19, 2016
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Suicide prevention awareness month is the time for nurse lea
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
NURSING
JUNE 1, 2017
NURSING
Shared Governance Nurse Manager Training Programis the only training program targeted to nurse m
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
NURSING
The median annual cost of a private nursing home room in the United States has increased t
APRIL 4, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Patients have a new resource to use when choosing a nursing home.   CMS an
MARCH 17, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
In the new proposed home health PPS rule, CMS states agencies providing a larger percentage of ov
AUGUST 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Visiting Nurse Associations of America has worked to launch a new nationwide organization to
MAY 22, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The healthcare industry is facing a shortage of nurses as members of the baby boomer generation r
JANUARY 21, 2016
NURSING
National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) is May 12-18, 2019, and its theme is “Live Soulf
MAY 17, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP How can nurses keep themselves on
JUNE 4, 2015
NURSING
With greater numbers of newly licensed nurses entering a more challenging healthcare industry tha
JULY 26, 2018
NURSING
If a nurse is unsatisfied with their career or feeling burnt out on nursing, taking an evidence-b
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
NURSING
MARCH 20, 2015
NURSING
We know nurse leaders are busy. And that the requests on your time are never-ending. So we wonder
JUNE 18, 2015
NURSING
Last summer, we asked you to join our Nursing Book Review Group and the response was overwhelming
MARCH 10, 2016
NURSING
Last summer, we asked you to join our Nursing Book Review Group and the response was overwhelmin
MARCH 17, 2016
NURSING
JULY 28, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 13, 2017
NURSING
National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, throug
MAY 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Nurses are often the face of their hospital; they are typically the first staff member to interac
MARCH 3, 2016
NURSING
JANUARY 25, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
Nurses’ Week celebrates nurse contributions around the world, but it is also in celebratio
MAY 12, 2016
NURSING
One of the most challenging aspects of taking a leadership role as a nurse is figuring out the be
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
NURSING
There's no substitute for experience, especially in nursing. Experienced nurses accomplish all th
JULY 20, 2017
NURSING
How can nurse managers ensure that new staff members absorb and apply the new behaviors and skill
MARCH 27, 2015
NURSING
Now more than ever nurse leaders are being held accountable for the financial aspect of healthca
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
NURSING
As a nurse manager, one of your challenges is to lead the change process for your staff. And, whi
MARCH 27, 2015
NURSING
OCTOBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Earlier this month, the American Academy of Nursing released a position statement that recommende
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
NURSING
OCTOBER 19, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
Many new nurses have trouble acclimating to their new roles, but one nurse has found new and exci
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
NURSING
MARCH 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Earlier this month, the American Academy of Nursing
JANUARY 25, 2018
SAFETY
  The onboarding process can be a make or break period for a new employee. Nursing
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
NURSING
HCPro would like to thank all of the nurses who have devoted their life to helping patients and
MAY 10, 2018
NURSING
Do you have interesting, funny, or touching stories to tell? Do you want to share your nursing j
JANUARY 12, 2017
NURSING
  Do you have interesting, funny, or touching stories to tell? Do
JANUARY 12, 2017
NURSING
In the scenario you describe, your agency admitted a patient when she was discharged home from the h
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Every nurse brings their own perspective and bias to the profession; here are some ways to recogn
JANUARY 11, 2018
NURSING
MAY 2, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 25, 2018
NURSING
Attention nurse leaders in organizations without designated "lift teams" or assistive d
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
NURSING
MAY 29, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
A new study confirms what you already know: that RNs with a reasonable workload can take better c
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
NURSING
Reviewed by Mary Ellen Conway, RN, BSN A home health agency depends on i
AUGUST 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Having trouble figuring out the next step in your nursing career? This free questionnaire can hel
APRIL 12, 2018
NURSING
AUGUST 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN There's a tendency to view nursing shortages as cyc
AUGUST 10, 2017
NURSING
By Kenneth Michek Ask a nurse and they will tell you that staffing levels matter. Now a
JULY 26, 2018
NURSING
AUGUST 21, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 29, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
o meet the definition of professional negligence, a nurse’s action must be deemed below the
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Many emergency nurses are used to dealing with badly injured patients and sudden death, but when
APRIL 28, 2016
NURSING
So what does it mean to be a healthy nurse?  I am one and am proud of it!  But I latche
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
NURSING
Nurse managers and nurse leaders are in the habit of telling people what to do and expecting them
AUGUST 12, 2015
NURSING
Nurse managers and nurse leaders are in the habit of telling people what to do and expecting them
AUGUST 12, 2015
NURSING
Starting May 6, the annual wishes of "Happy Nurses Week," will begin as National Nurses
MAY 12, 2016
NURSING
You note that under the revised Home Health CoPs, agencies already are required to have an indivi
APRIL 18, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
You say that your agency just learned that according to the revised CoPs, in rehabilitation thera
FEBRUARY 25, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s Note: This Inside Story is from Home Health Aide On the Go In-Service Serie
JANUARY 11, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS has long identified staffing as one of the vital components of a nursing home’s
APRIL 10, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
By Jennifer Thew, RN When nurse leaders discuss the nursing workforce, they often say tha
OCTOBER 25, 2018
NURSING
Every nurse can play a part in elevating the public perception of the nursing profession. The tab
MARCH 13, 2015
NURSING
www.StrategiesForNurseManagers.com
JUNE 11, 2015
NURSING
Become more proactive. You no longer can wait for face-to-face documentation to arrive within sev
AUGUST 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
www.Strate
MARCH 13, 2015
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN for nursing/nu
JUNE 14, 2018
NURSING
APRIL 7, 2017
RESIDENCY
Often we see nursing unions conflict with management on a number of issues related to salary and
DECEMBER 14, 2017
NURSING
by: Kirsten Dize With the added time home health experts anticipate OA
JUNE 29, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
You don't know what you don't know until you know it. That's the lesson leaders at
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
NURSING
Passive job seekers are veteran nurses that already have a job and not actively searching, but th
AUGUST 31, 2017
NURSING
MARCH 29, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  The American Nurses Association (ANA) has called for a 12% increase in federal f
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
by Jennifer Thew, RN Moral distress among chief nursing officers is seldom acknowl
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
NURSING
Nurses not only need to know what to do, but the importance and order in which things should be d
SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 22, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS' star rating system for nursing homes on shaky ground
DECEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The role of nurses has expanded greatly over the past few years, as nurses are moving from the be
MAY 26, 2016
NURSING
Nurses play a crucial role in breast cancer awareness, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a gre
OCTOBER 19, 2017
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
www.StrategiesForN
JUNE 24, 2015
NURSING
AUGUST 11, 2016
NURSING
You know that old saying—there’s no ‘I’ in team? Well, there is an
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 30, 2015
NURSING
We are looking for volunteers to write for our Strategies for Nurse Managers blog, the Leaders&rs
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
NURSING
DECEMBER 20, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP As a nurse manager or nurse leader
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
NURSING
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team: Motivation   Yo
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team: Motivation   Yo
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
MAY 27, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Michelle Clarke The nurses-again-outpace-
FEBRUARY 28, 2019
NURSING
The following is an excerpt from home-hea
OCTOBER 24, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Hoping to stop the “I’m the physician, you’re not” mentality, the Univers
MARCH 2, 2018
RESIDENCY
This week I have the pleasure of reading the incredible responses we received to our Nurses Week
JUNE 11, 2015
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
While many nurses know about compassion fatigue, they might not know exactly what it is, why it h
JUNE 15, 2017
NURSING
HCPro thanks nurses who have devoted their life to helping patients and providing the best quali
MAY 11, 2017
NURSING
Principles of time management can help nurses—particularly new graduate nurses—accomp
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
NURSING
FEBRUARY 22, 2018
NURSING
Keep your staff up-to-date on the latest in nursing legislation. Here are some of
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
NURSING
Unfortunately, one of the most commonly cited deficiencies in home health care is the failure to
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Wound debridement is performed and billed by an MD or NPP. Home health may provide treatment to r
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 15, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP At any given time, nurse leaders a
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
NURSING
  Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurs
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurse leader&rsquo
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
  Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurs
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurse leader’s
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
Your nurses have one eye on the door if you do any of the following. Although econ
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
NURSING
OCTOBER 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
National Nursing Home Week is a time to recognize nursing home staff for their quality of care an
MAY 10, 2010
Book excerpt from nursing-t
AUGUST 24, 2017
NURSING
OCTOBER 9, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 23, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 16, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
A bill that would establish around-the-clock registered nurse staffing hours at Medicare and Me
AUGUST 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 17, 2017
SAFETY
Thank you for your question and commitment to compliance. Application of the transdermal patch is
JANUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Today, the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) 
JANUARY 26, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Nurses Week is coming up and is a good time to reflect on what sets the nursing profession apart
MAY 1, 2015
NURSING
Q: Can a nurse practitioner who runs her own practice make a referral to a
JUNE 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
RESIDENCY
CMS open door forum tentative date The tentative date for the next Home
DECEMBER 21, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Can an LPN make the home health aide supervisory visits? No. The Conditi
AUGUST 18, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
NURSING
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Nurse.org, the nursing career site, released a new report featuring "real-world" salary
JUNE 1, 2017
NURSING
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts last week signed LB 107, giving nurse practitioners (NP) the abil
MARCH 13, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
We’re extending the deadline for our short product survey so you still have a chance to he
JULY 22, 2016
RESIDENCY
Me
DECEMBER 18, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
When nursing does a start of care and therapy is not added at that time for one reason or
APRIL 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Give your nurses the confidence and skills they need to think independently and display high lev
JUNE 8, 2017
NURSING
Give your nurses the confidence and skills they need to think independently and display high leve
JUNE 15, 2017
NURSING
When nursing does a start of care and therapy is not added until a later date, should the
JULY 6, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 8, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
No, supervising home health aides is a cost of doing business. Whenever possible, the nurse or th
AUGUST 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Originally appeared on nurse-leaders/3-takeaways-n
MAY 31, 2018
NURSING
As you probably know, Nurses' Week is almost here, and HCPro is planning to celebrate with disco
MAY 4, 2017
NURSING
In this free tool, you can find critical thinking scenarios that can be used for discussion in t
JULY 27, 2017
NURSING
Decreased payouts for nursing home care was one reason that healthcare spending grew more
MAY 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
HCPro is celebrating Nurses Week with a variety of special offers and giveaways. Visit our blog f
MAY 7, 2015
NURSING
By Michelle Clarke In 2008, New Jersey began requiring hospitals and nursing home to
APRIL 18, 2019
NURSING
Taking down workplace violence in healthcare Can you take a punch? How do you
AUGUST 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
House members slam home health prior authorization proposal A CM
JUNE 6, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Nurses are coming from around the country to aid hurricane relief efforts in Texas.
AUGUST 31, 2017
NURSING
Nurse managers know the value of staff accountability-it's an essential ingredient in the recipe
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
NURSING
JULY 22, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
by: Josh Poltilove Home health agencies spoke up in record numbers about their co
OCTOBER 9, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 16, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
In January, CMS posted the first Patient Survey Star Rating information on the Home Health Compar
MARCH 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
You ask: Does the PIP team need to include a representative of all disciplines, a physician and a
MARCH 22, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Do you have an evidence-based practice story to share? For nurses just ge
AUGUST 27, 2015
NURSING
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Even in a female-dominated field such as nursing, women may be paid less than their male counterp
MAY 19, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 27, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
In your detailed question, you ask: "We all know that under Medicare for a start of care (SO
JULY 15, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
If you’re involved with educating nurses, we want to hear from you! We’d love to hea
JUNE 30, 2016
NURSING
Can you please explain what specifically needs to be under the supervisions of licensed p
OCTOBER 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
We’ve all heard it by now: the nurse shortage is here, and it’s only going to get wor
JUNE 23, 2016
NURSING
APRIL 12, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A large part of the job of nursing is translating best practices and standards into effective bed
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
NURSING
For the 16th time, nurses were named the most ethical profession according to Gallup’s annu
JANUARY 11, 2018
NURSING
DECEMBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The Charge Nurse Leader Program Builder: A Competency-Based Approach for Developing Frontline Le
APRIL 28, 2016
NURSING
Your guess is as good as mine... Just a couple of brief items (relatively — you kno
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
SAFETY
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Are you caught in a web of putting
DECEMBER 10, 2015
NURSING
What am I doing here?   If you've ever found yourself in a meeting wo
MAY 21, 2015
NURSING
Advancements in electronic health records (EHR) have improved nursing documentation and patient s
JANUARY 26, 2017
NURSING
Men represent less than 10% of the nursing workforce. The number of men in nursing programs is sl
APRIL 17, 2015
NURSING
Men represent less than 10% of the nursing workforce. The number of men in nursing programs is sl
APRIL 17, 2015
NURSING
OCTOBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
HCPro is seeking enthusiastic nurse managers, nurse leaders, and nurse educators to join an ad-h
JULY 23, 2015
NURSING
The American Nurses Association (ANA) announced this week that ANA President Pamela F. Ci
JUNE 1, 2017
NURSING
JULY 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
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HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
For many older nurses, the idea of bringing their personal lives, in the form of social media, t
MARCH 3, 2016
NURSING
Yesterday was National Time Out Day. Started in 2004 by the Association of Perioperative Nurses (
JUNE 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Nurse managers often find themselves in the middle of conflicts, including personal conflicts bet
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
NURSING
DECEMBER 1, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Allina nurses enter their second month of striking after voting “No” the most recent
OCTOBER 6, 2016
NURSING
In this full chapter excerpt from The Nurse Manager’s Guide to Recruitment and Retentio
MAY 10, 2018
NURSING
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists, an
AUGUST 10, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists,
AUGUST 31, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists, and social
OCTOBER 5, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists, and
AUGUST 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists,
AUGUST 24, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Do not get carried away with policies. You do not need a policy for every single thing you do. Yo
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Nursing peer review committees operating in good faith are protected from incurring civil liabili
APRIL 17, 2015
NURSING
Nurses are essential partners on interdisciplinary healthcare teams, and must juggle even more co
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
NURSING
Recently, a whistleblower lawsuit was filed by Kim Cheely, a nurse manager at Georgia Regents Med
APRIL 10, 2015
NURSING
Last year, the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Future of Nursing report called for all new nursing
MAY 26, 2011
Advocates of the Nurse Licensure Compact hope that updated model legislation will encourage more
APRIL 28, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
How do top healthcare providers keep nurses feeling empowered and providing optimal care for pat
JUNE 30, 2016
NURSING
Nurses are integral to the working of the healthcare system, yet not one has yet been called to a
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
NURSING
Nurse leaders say the standard recruitment and retention methods of sign-on bonuses, pay increase
JANUARY 26, 2017
NURSING
OCTOBER 24, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Home health aides should understand the differences between heart failure and a heart attack to b
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 30, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS recently announced that the star rating methodology soon to augment Home Health Compare will
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Robert S. Gold, 1942-2016   If you’ve ever rea
MAY 19, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 24, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Strategies for Nurse Managers is now on Nurse-Ma
MAY 19, 2016
NURSING
Nurses working in acute-care settings are all too familiar with alarm fatigue, which occurs when
JUNE 7, 2018
NURSING
JANUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
HCPro, Inc. (www.hcpro.com), a leading provider of nursing edu
DECEMBER 7, 2011
A new nursing-news/new-survey-finds-high-rate-o
JULY 6, 2017
NURSING
Millennial nurses recently overtook baby boomers as the primary age group in nursing, and a new s
OCTOBER 5, 2017
NURSING
Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility, Second Edition provides staff nurses and their managers
DECEMBER 22, 2017
NURSING
Bolstered by the #MeToo movement, the ANA seeks to shed light on workplace abuse against nurses,
FEBRUARY 15, 2018
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Have you ever worked with a colleague who diverted
OCTOBER 6, 2016
NURSING
AUGUST 6, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 20, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Are you starting to feel old and o
JUNE 18, 2015
NURSING
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Nursing homes and personal care facilities are considered to have one of the
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Here are three strategies to help
JULY 30, 2015
NURSING
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Many nurses in long-term care have roles that require them to lead, yet they have never been giv
AUGUST 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Thank you for your question and commitment to compliance. Yes, the OT can perform a discharge, or
OCTOBER 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
States have been increasingly taxing skilled nursing facilities and other healthcare provi
AUGUST 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
During the March 3rd Skilled Nursing Facility/Long-term Open Door Forum, it was announced that s
MARCH 11, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
If therapy completes an evaluation after the nurse does the start of care and the therapy
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
"What if the federal government told you that pharmacists were not healthcare providers eve
MAY 23, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
By Jennifer Thew, RN A few weeks ago, after returning home from the Ameri
MAY 3, 2018
NURSING
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 22, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Slightly less than half of nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistants (PA) responding to
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Interest in using a variety of nursing engagement surveys as a reportable quality indicat
JULY 16, 2015
NURSING
Managing the Intergenerational Nursing Team is the nurse leader’s go-to source f
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
NURSING
To celebrate nursing professional development week, check out these exclusive offers for Nurse Le
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
NURSING
Essential Skills f
APRIL 17, 2015
NURSING
DECEMBER 27, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 14, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
For anyone out there in the hospital safety or engineering world that needs a little help underst
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
The American Nurses Association (ANA) has recommended Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility: Why Nu
APRIL 12, 2016
Excellent question, given the active season we’ve been having. You must comply with CMS&rsq
SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 29, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
If you work in a Joint Commission-accredited facility, there's no doubt you try to impress Joint
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
SAFETY
DECEMBER 21, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 31, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
It is commonly accepted that residents and fellows are at risk for burnout. To help prevent it, t
MARCH 15, 2019
RESIDENCY
JULY 18, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
There are 20 questions you should ask every vendor when evaluating e-learning or other training p
JULY 16, 2015
NURSING
FEBRUARY 6, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 25, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
How prepping for Ebola helped empower a Maryland hospital to handle hazmat scare When t
JULY 6, 2017
SAFETY
If you're like most, and hopefully, all hospital safety professionals, you spend most of your car
MAY 19, 2016
SAFETY
MARCH 14, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Joan Monchak Lorenz, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC Many nurses don’t feel c
FEBRUARY 8, 2018
NURSING
DECEMBER 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
It’s the New Year, and like us all, you probably want to start fresh and improve your staff
JANUARY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN for nurse-leaders/wha
JUNE 30, 2016
NURSING
APRIL 11, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Are you and your nursing staff rea
DECEMBER 31, 2015
NURSING
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 1, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
As an HHA staffer or nurse, you care for people in vital ways—bathing, grooming, feeding, a
AUGUST 25, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Nursing homes and other healthcare providers face reduced reimbursements from government p
MAY 2, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 11, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 20, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
We're working on books for 2019 and like to hear from you. Please take this short survey and let
OCTOBER 18, 2018
SAFETY
MARCH 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 7, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
by Josh Poltilove Within the revised Home Health Condi-tions of Participa
JANUARY 8, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 24, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Understanding the factors that influence whether Millenials embrace or reject moving into nursing
OCTOBER 1, 2015
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Keeping with my annual Nurses' Week column tradition, I'd l
MAY 11, 2017
NURSING
High compliance rates linked to lower incidences, while CDC pledges $67 million to help h
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
SAFETY
DECEMBER 2, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Great strides have been taken in nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities (SNF) to meet a nat
JULY 14, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Nurse Manager
DECEMBER 7, 2017
NURSING
2017 Residency Coordinat
JUNE 30, 2017
RESIDENCY
HCPro is seeking enthusiastic long-term care managers, nurse leaders, and nurse educators to joi
APRIL 22, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
HCPro is seeking enthusiastic long-term care managers, nurse leaders, and nurse educators to joi
APRIL 15, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
HCPro is seeking enthusiastic long-term care managers, nurse leaders, and nurse educators to joi
MAY 6, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
HCPro is seeking enthusiastic long-term care managers, nurse leaders, and nurse educators to joi
APRIL 29, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 16, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Many healthcare workers already understand that getting a flu shot every fall helps protect not o
JULY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JUNE 26, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JUNE 27, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Researchers find that patients who receive 80% or more of their care from nurses with baccalaurea
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
NURSING
  The Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program Review and Correct reports are availab
JUNE 21, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Two-year budget deal repeals therapy caps, cuts skilled nursing spending by $1.96 billion
FEBRUARY 14, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 13, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Tell your nurses that soon that packaging for a patient’s nicotine patch, gum, or lozenge m
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS 2015 SNF PPS final rule to increase payments to skilled nursing facilities
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Hiring a competent nurse staff is only half the battle. The other half is keeping them. A new stu
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
NURSING
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The overall tone of the forum was frustration. Several skilled nursing facility workers expressed
AUGUST 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
New Bill Would Expand Insurance for Home Care   A bill intro
JANUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Q: Given the topics it covers, do you think the inspection guidance will make a significant impac
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
SAFETY
The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) says 1,200 of its members employed at Tufts Medical Ce
JULY 13, 2017
SAFETY
nurses-return-table-possible-strik
JULY 13, 2017
NURSING
Residency programs can flounder without the proper support from a nurse leader that provides prec
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
NURSING
This accounts for about 9% of the RN workforce, possibly heralding the long-predicted nursing sho
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
NURSING
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Nurse leaders, remember when you l
AUGUST 27, 2015
NURSING
By Josh Poltilove and Megan Batty If you’re frequently assigning
APRIL 12, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
We don't need to tell you that safety is important. You're the safety guru in your facility, and
MAY 28, 2015
SAFETY
APRIL 11, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A revised position statement from the American Nurses Association calls for stronger collaboratio
MARCH 20, 2015
NURSING
Studies show only 30% of your nurses are actively engaged, which can negatively impact patient sa
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
NURSING
Last year was a tumultuous one for Allina Health in Minneapolis and its nursing staff. After a we
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
NURSING
Most employee and nursing satisfaction/engagement surveys are done no more than once a year. Tha
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
NURSING
AUGUST 4, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 12, 2018
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Around 2012, Ajimol Lukose, DNP, RN-BC, nursing dir
AUGUST 18, 2016
NURSING
During a Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care Open Door Forum (ODF) held Tuesday, Apri
MAY 3, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 15, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 4, 2019
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Starting this week, nurse practitioners (NP) in Kentucky who have completed a four-year collabor
JULY 18, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Who are those most likely to try to escape, and what are some of the ways you can prevent it?
JANUARY 12, 2017
SAFETY
JULY 6, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 10, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
If a skilled nursing facility gets high marks on quality measures it may have benefits for patien
DECEMBER 16, 2014
CASE MANAGEMENT
  Q:   A nursing home sends a SNF patient to the emergency room, a
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The percent of long-stay nursing home residents receiving antipsychotic medication has dec
OCTOBER 31, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 6, 2017
NURSING
APRIL 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
A new fact sheet is available for the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) Readmission Measure (SNF
JULY 22, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
RESIDENCY
MAY 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s note: This Q&A was taken from an October 2016 ASHE webinar. Amber Young, r
APRIL 1, 2018
SAFETY
Remind nurses and other clinicians to remain alert for medication errors, including mislabeled p
APRIL 27, 2017
NURSING
Q: If a patient has a 3 day qualifying stay and an order for a skilled nursing facili
MAY 2, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Nurse leaders and managers are making it a priority to get out of the office and enjoy some rest
JULY 16, 2015
NURSING
HCPro recently conducted a survey among 291 nursing professionals in the healthcare industry reg
OCTOBER 12, 2017
NURSING
If you’re looking for ways to get your staff engaged and current on the latest evidence-bas
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
If you’re looking for ways to get your staff engaged and current on the latest evidence-ba
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
  If you’re looking for ways to get your staff engaged and current on the l
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
If you’re looking for ways to get your staff engaged and current on the latest evidence-b
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
A creativity-friendly work environment can foster innovation in your department. So how do you en
OCTOBER 27, 2016
NURSING
Home Health Star Rating previews are now available to agencies CMS has an
JULY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A Texas-based home health agency is teaming up with the Red Cross to help senior citizens forced
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Home health care billing is a complicated task—to make sure you receive all the pay
AUGUST 8, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 27, 2017
RESIDENCY
MAY 13, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
On August 31, the American Nurses Association issued a press release announcing its
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
On August 31, the American Nurses Association issued a press release announcing its
OCTOBER 2, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
NURSING
The Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) and Allina Health have reached an agreement after months o
OCTOBER 13, 2016
NURSING
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has updated its standards for healthy wor
MARCH 24, 2016
NURSING
Proposed legislation that would allow advance practice nurses to practice independently risks pa
MARCH 28, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
On January 1, a Minnesota state law took effect allowing nurse practitioners (NP) to practice in
MARCH 27, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Critical care nurses at 42 hospitals nationwide developed patient care initiatives that substanti
APRIL 21, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Last week we posted a new poll on www.StrategiesForNurseManagers.com asking about new gr
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
NURSING
It turns out nurses are good for the heart. Provided they aren't overworked and underappreciated.
DECEMBER 17, 2015
NURSING
How would we bill the following scenario? On Monday, a nurse assesses the patient’s
OCTOBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
With the current nursing shortage, recruiting and retaining the best nurses has implications for
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
NURSING
JULY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 1, 2016
SAFETY
AUGUST 15, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MARCH 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 26, 2017
NURSING
Nurses are the frontline of patient care, making them the most susceptible to compassion fatigue,
DECEMBER 7, 2017
NURSING
OCTOBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 19, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
While home health may be the most affordable postacute care (PAC) setting, the cost of se
APRIL 20, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 1, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Effective documentation of the condition and the patients’ co-morbidities may help lawyers
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 11, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 29, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 20, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 29, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Infection control experts give you tips on how to improve compliance and staff awareness
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Since its introduction in the skilled nursing facility (SNF) setting, consolidated billing (CB) h
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  As a nurse manager, how often do you review the duties and responsibilities laid o
JUNE 24, 2015
NURSING
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
You won’t find any mention in the Medicare coverage criteria about chronic or nonhealing wo
AUGUST 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Originally appeared in Patient Safety Monitor Journal. Physicians, nurses
JUNE 21, 2018
NURSING
JUNE 7, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 provides rural add-on payments for home health episodes and vis
JANUARY 16, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Dear readers, Would you like a 20% discount code to use on HCPro residency books
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 13, 2017
RESIDENCY
APRIL 7, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
NURSING
AUGUST 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q:  How do you bill for a patient that is admitted after a 3 day hospital stay
JUNE 27, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Dear readers, Thank you to everyone who has taken our brief survey about online l
MAY 19, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
  We're working on books for 2019 and like to hear from you. Please take this short survey a
OCTOBER 2, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 31, 2016
NURSING
The number of RNs with doctorates of nursing practice is growing, but CNOs are still unclear abou
APRIL 10, 2015
NURSING
National Nurses Week is upon us once more, giving hospital leaders an opportunity to spend time w
MAY 7, 2015
NURSING
The University of Minnesota has developed a workshop to encourage nurses to think like inventors
DECEMBER 21, 2016
NURSING
The Giving Excellence Meaning (GEM) Awards honored five of the best and brightest nurses in the U
DECEMBER 21, 2016
NURSING
Q: A patient is discharged from the skilled nursing facility (SNF) on day 24 and sent hom
DECEMBER 21, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know Q&A
AUGUST 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 4, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Looking to help patients find the best home health agency? Direct them to the new CMS tool, Home
AUGUST 11, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Just when you thought you were getting the hang of OSHA’s complicated injury and illness re
JUNE 1, 2019
SAFETY
Just when you thought you were getting the hang of OSHA’s complicated injury and illness re
MAY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
by Michelle R. Armstrong, M.A.Ed., C-TAGME, residency and fellowship program coordinator, Loy
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
RESIDENCY
JULY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
On Thursday, Dec. 1, U.S. Con. Charles Boustany (R-LA) and Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) introduced the Me
DECEMBER 5, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
We are seeing a Medicare patient for monthly skilled nursing visits to change her Foley c
APRIL 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Hospital infection control experts give you tips on how to improve compliance and staff awareness
JANUARY 12, 2017
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
How much have you reduced hospital-acquired infections (HAI) at your facility in the past two yea
AUGUST 1, 2018
SAFETY
MAY 11, 2017
NURSING
AUGUST 19, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Dear reader,   We are trying something new. As you peruse thi
AUGUST 24, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Home Health Line and DecisionHealth® present... Final Home Health CoPs: Minimi
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Just because you aren't in the hot seat doesn't mean an interview doesn't take some preparation o
AUGUST 25, 2016
NURSING
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The length of time that a nurse has been on the job at a particular hospital might be dire
APRIL 16, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A second nurse who contracted Ebola after treating a patient at a Dallas hospital has been declar
OCTOBER 28, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Nurses are at greater risk than firefighters. In 2013 your nursing staff faced a 15% greater cha
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
NURSING
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Nurse managers set the tone for th
AUGUST 6, 2015
NURSING
Experts feared that the number of nurses in the workforce would be 30% short of what’s need
OCTOBER 20, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MARCH 24, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
You already captured the data. Now use it to make real improvements in your patient care.
DECEMBER 19, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
More practices are using nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in new ways and
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 31, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Patient care permits little room for nurses to be anything but on their toes. And in the event of
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
by Kirsten Dize After more than a year of legal back-and-forth, home care agenci
APRIL 8, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 4, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JULY 30, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Nursing home residents might benefit from a new way of diagnosing and treating sepsis made
OCTOBER 24, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
  More than 50% of nursing home residents die or cannot walk within six months of
JUNE 27, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 7, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
If the nurse practitioner is signing the Face to Face encounter: A.   &n
SEPTEMBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
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HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
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  Flowcharts to help you with the Medicare appeals process
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The first week of May is National Nurses Week. Which well-known American poet worked as a
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HCPro honors nurses during National Nurses Week 2012 National Nurses W
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How will the CMS adoption of the 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99 affect you? 
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Thank you to everyone who has already taken our annual coordinator salary survey. If you haven&r
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