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  End-of-life care
OCTOBER 1, 2011
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 23, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 6, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
CMS has proposed paying healthcare providers for the time they spend discussing end-of-life medic
JULY 14, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
“If residents become comfortable with end-of-life discussions, then more of them will happ
JUNE 17, 2016
RESIDENCY
Local healthcare cultures that promote cures over end-of-life comfort may contribute to patients
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
When many people think of palliative care they think of care designed to increase comfort at th
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
 When are hospitals required to implement interim Life Safety Code® measures?
JULY 1, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Now that the CMS has adopted the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC), safety experts are looking
AUGUST 31, 2016
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 7, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
A recent survey found that most Massachusetts residents think patients should have end-of-life (E
MAY 16, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
by: Tami Swartz   A short but intense stay on the routine home care level of
FEBRUARY 12, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 8, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Healthcare spending rises dramatically at the end of life (EOL), and based on this assumption, po
JUNE 20, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Study: Physicians opt for less aggressive care before death  
JANUARY 25, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Fortune forecasts jump in home health and hospice use End-of-lif
JANUARY 4, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 29, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 29, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 27, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
NURSING
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
The Joint Commission has revised its Life Safety standards LS.04.01.20 through LS.04.02.50 for it
DECEMBER 5, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 12, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Q: Over holiday, we received written hospice referral from a physician. Start of care (SO
JANUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
This article has been excerpted from MDS Care Plans: A Person-Centered, Interdisciplinary App
APRIL 11, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 17, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 15, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
“The more time I spent caring for my patients, the less I cared for myself. I didn’t
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
RESIDENCY
Hospitals face many challenges in regard to active shooter risk such as providing care to victim
MAY 23, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The Joint Commission has clarified its expectations for the Life Safety (LS) and Environment of C
AUGUST 4, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The year 1995 was pretty busy. Operation Desert Storm in Iraq officially came to an end, the Murr
MARCH 24, 2016
SAFETY
OCTOBER 9, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
RESIDENCY
JULY 22, 2016
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
“TV doctors often are portrayed as heroes. But in life, patient care does not depend on sup
JULY 19, 2018
RESIDENCY
HCPro thanks nurses who have devoted their life to helping patients and providing the best quali
MAY 11, 2017
NURSING
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safet
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
SAFETY
As of today, CMS, The Joint Commission, and HFAP will be surveying hospitals to the 2012 Life Saf
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
CMS yesterday announced a proposed rule on the adoption of the 2012 editions of the Life Safet
APRIL 15, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The Joint Commission continues to cite hospitals for the same life safety violations every year,
JANUARY 5, 2017
SAFETY
APRIL 25, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 14, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Providers have until Monday, March 24, to sign up for CMS' ICD-10 end-to-end testing that will oc
MARCH 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 4, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Jennifer Thew, RN   Work-life balance is a hot concept in the nu
FEBRUARY 22, 2018
NURSING
JUNE 17, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
HCPro would like to thank all of the nurses who have devoted their life to helping patients and
MAY 10, 2018
NURSING
JULY 11, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MARCH 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 30, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 29, 2018
NURSING
MAY 10, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
  The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-day co
OCTOBER 17, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Our life safety expert answers all your questions about facility compliance Editor&rs
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
SAFETY
AUGUST 18, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Can you explain the difference of how the HHRG treats wound care between nurses and thera
AUGUST 18, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 23, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 4, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JANUARY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Your role as a life safety professional in your healthcare facility is clear-cut and important. T
DECEMBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
Cover your regulatory bases to provide mental health and substance abuse care
JANUARY 3, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
NURSING
MARCH 28, 2019
NURSING
These agencies will likely (or already have) proposed changes that will affect life safety issue
MARCH 30, 2017
SAFETY
Nurses new to home health struggle with the completion of documentation related to patient care.
JANUARY 23, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Long-term care providers are being asked to reduce the use of antipsychotic medications am
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Quality of Patient Care Star Rating methodology includes nine of the 24 currently reported pr
JUNE 5, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 29, 2016
RESIDENCY
In the unlikely event you missed the news, August heralded a big change in the world of life safe
OCTOBER 6, 2016
SAFETY
Visit HCMarketplace
DECEMBER 19, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Your facility is explored from top to bottom for life safety compliance when life safety surveyor
JANUARY 4, 2018
SAFETY
Your facility is explored from top to bottom for life safety compliance when life safety surveyor
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
SAFETY
APRIL 13, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor's note: In this excerpt from the HCPro book Analyzing the Hospital Life Safety Survey,
JULY 1, 2018
SAFETY
JUNE 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 20, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp The Long-Term Care R
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 15, 2019
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
NURSING
AUGUST 22, 2014
RESIDENCY
Greetings one and all from high above the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance track w
JUNE 16, 2016
SAFETY
OCTOBER 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Physician stress has always been a fact of life, but anecdotal reports and studies suggest a sig
APRIL 3, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-day course that wi
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 3, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 24, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 31, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Coders may report critical care provided in the ED. Critical care is defined as the direct delive
OCTOBER 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 26, 2018
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 16, 2016
RESIDENCY
APRIL 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Ending Medicare Part A Skilled Services
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Don’t miss the next LTC webcast! Long-Term Care Resident Activities: En
MAY 30, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 13, 2016
NURSING
On August 9, CMS posted a fact sheet regarding home-based primary care. Home-based primary care a
AUGUST 23, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Home health patients with chronic, complex conditions present care coordination challenges that a
OCTOBER 10, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
MEDICAL STAFF
MAY 8, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Don’t miss the next LTC webcast! Long-Term Care Resident Activities: Ensuring Reg
JUNE 6, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
  Don’t miss the next LTC webcast! Long-Term Care Resident Activities: En
MAY 23, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
“Without the insights of seasoned real-world doctors and nurses, apps could end up with t
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Hospitals face many challenges in regard to active shooter risk such as providing care to victim
JANUARY 5, 2017
SAFETY
APRIL 29, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 28, 2016
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
DECEMBER 20, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
An excerpt from ending-nurse-to-nurse-hostil
AUGUST 11, 2016
NURSING
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, an
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
SAFETY
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing pr
MARCH 18, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
APRIL 8, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
To improve medical outcomes in intensive care units, some hospitals are attempting to make units
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
CMS pilots focused surveys to assess dementia care, MDS accuracy
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 1, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
You already know that you need to be in compliance with the Life Safety Code(R)
MARCH 17, 2016
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers you
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
  Fostering a higher quality of life is only one of the many reasons why having a
MAY 15, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 4, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 22, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
AUGUST 8, 2014
SAFETY
MAY 9, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Many hospitals today use a hospitalist role in which an employed physician manages the care for p
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
by Trey La Charité, MD Physicians spend years learning how to take care o
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 30, 2016
NURSING
AUGUST 17, 2017
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Among ambulatory care facilities, The Joint Commission standard that states an organization gran
APRIL 3, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
AUGUST 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Last week, the Trump administration announced a move to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arr
SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 16, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Are you prepared for the pending launch of the hospital life safety surveys? &
MAY 1, 2014
SAFETY
When life safety surveyors—whether they come from The Joint Commission, CMS, or another acc
APRIL 14, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 20, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
You have one more chance to participate in CMS’ end-to-end testing. The agency is currently
MARCH 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
At the end of a hospital stay, many patients find themselves overwhelmed by their experience as w
OCTOBER 20, 2016
NURSING
DECEMBER 29, 2017
RESIDENCY
  The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensi
APRIL 4, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
   The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive
MARCH 28, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Ending the year with a jaw-dropping acquisition in the home care industry, health insurer Humana
DECEMBER 22, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
APRIL 15, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
Life safety expert Brad Keyes answers your questions Editor’s note: Each mont
JUNE 8, 2017
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Following news this week of the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program,
SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 10, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 12, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 15, 2014
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
By Joan Monchak Lorenz, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC Nursing is known as the caring profes
FEBRUARY 22, 2018
NURSING
Three revisions to The Joint Commission’s Life Safety and Environment of Care chapters will
FEBRUARY 6, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 28, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 20, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 22, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A former surgeon was sentenced in Texas this week to life in prison for harming patients in a spr
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Elderly patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) are about 35% more likely to die within
JANUARY 7, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 10, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Hospice service usage tends to be more intensive at the beginning and end of care episodes, accor
AUGUST 4, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Hospice service usage tends to be more intensive at the beginning and end of care episodes, accor
AUGUST 4, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
CMS recently released corrected versions of the second round of Quality of Patient Care Star Rati
JULY 13, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 12, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The Joint Commission announced it was changing its interim life safety measure (ILSM) evaluation
APRIL 4, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
Juggling a busy schedule during residency requires streamlining some personal life duties. Gwynne
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
RESIDENCY
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
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 15, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 4, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
What can the physician write for duration of care with patients who open and close with l
JULY 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 26, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 3, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
APRIL 4, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers your questions a
AUGUST 1, 2018
SAFETY
JANUARY 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Q: When I try to code ileostomy take down of the small bowel resection and end-to-end anastomos
MAY 12, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 10, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 15, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
MAY 1, 2019
RESIDENCY
  At HCPro, we recognize that long-term care billers are a largely underserved pro
AUGUST 7, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers your questions a
JUNE 1, 2018
SAFETY
Editor’s note: This article is an excerpt from the HCPro book The Life
APRIL 1, 2019
SAFETY
JULY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 8, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 10, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The Life Safety Code® Field G
DECEMBER 13, 2018
SAFETY
The Life Safety Code® Field Guide for Healthcare Facilities is the perfect companion to your
JANUARY 8, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 29, 2017
RESIDENCY
Life Safety and Environment of Care standards comprised seven of The Joint Commission&rsqu
APRIL 1, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 5, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 15, 2016
NURSING
JUNE 12, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JUNE 8, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 7, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 24, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 25, 2016
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 20, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 16, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 6, 2014
RESIDENCY
JULY 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 27, 2015
RESIDENCY
As residents and fellows approach the end of their training, they will soon have to decide
JANUARY 30, 2015
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Providers who want to volunteer to participate in CMS' final round of ICD-10 end-to-end testing h
APRIL 7, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
  Providers who want to volunteer to participate in CMS' final round of ICD-10 end
MARCH 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
JUNE 15, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Residents can now enjoy a more home-like environment as part of their long-term care experience w
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 23, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
One-third of residents say maintaining a work-life balance is their biggest challenge during resi
AUGUST 11, 2017
RESIDENCY
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safet
AUGUST 31, 2017
SAFETY
“Work-life balance may seem like an unrealistic luxury for many of us, even if you belong t
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
RESIDENCY
This is an excerpt from HCPro's new title, care-q
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JANUARY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The measure is derived from the percentage of home health episodes of care during which the SOC/R
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 6, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 19, 2016
SAFETY
Life safety concerns continue to be a central focus for healthcare accrediting agencies. Life saf
OCTOBER 13, 2016
SAFETY
MARCH 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 20, 2017
RESIDENCY
JULY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 7, 2017
RESIDENCY
Editor’s note: This article is excerpted from the HCPro book The New Life Safet
JULY 13, 2017
SAFETY
Experts say that revamping insufficient care practices will become increasingly urg
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 15, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Events include: Open Door Forums End Sta
JULY 22, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
In what is likely a result of a new survey matrix, new or revised Life Safety and Environment of
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital has ended its involvement with Northeast Ohio Medical Univ
AUGUST 25, 2017
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 12, 2017
SAFETY
MAY 18, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
How to prevent The Joint Commission’s top Life Safety findings Tak
JANUARY 5, 2017
SAFETY
OCTOBER 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
HIPAA EDI front end updates for July 2015   On March 2
APRIL 7, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Nurses working in acute-care settings are all too familiar with alarm fatigue, which occurs when
JUNE 7, 2018
NURSING
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
RESIDENCY
JUNE 25, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JUNE 18, 2015
NURSING
AUGUST 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Although potentially near an end, the debate over federal minimum wage increase in home health co
OCTOBER 5, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
In early 2014, the medical intensive care unit at the Mayo Clinic Hospital contributed 25% of the
AUGUST 18, 2016
NURSING
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
MEDICAL STAFF
DECEMBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
At HCPro, we recognize that long-term care billers are a largely underserved professional populat
JUNE 30, 2015
Do you know the difference between an Advance Directive and a Physician Orders for Life Sustainin
AUGUST 11, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Events include:   End Stage Renal D
AUGUST 12, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Medicare increasingly ties its reimbursement for hospital care to the quality of the care provide
MAY 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The idea behind CMS’ Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model is that payments for
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Federal regulators are considering changes to the Affordable Care Act’s Hierarchical Condit
APRIL 7, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Following the rollout of a successful online consult program for primary care physicians and spec
JUNE 26, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers
DECEMBER 29, 2016
SAFETY
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers your questions a
JULY 1, 2018
SAFETY
Home care study shows checklist possible aid in providing attention to condition changes
AUGUST 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
We’ve come to the end of another year filled with ICD-10 in the spotlight, for good and bad
JANUARY 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Jennifer Thew, RN Caring is the cornerstone of the nursing profession. Yet, nurses are
JANUARY 24, 2019
NURSING
  Transitions of care: What’s your policy?
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
RESIDENCY
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Forrest Gump was right when he said, "Life is
APRIL 28, 2016
NURSING
ICD-10 implementation is 27 days away. CMS completed its third and final ICD-10 end-to-end testin
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 30, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 17, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 15, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Almost every hospital surveyed by The Joint Commission (TJC) faced an RFI under Life Safety stand
JULY 1, 2018
SAFETY
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National Nurses Week is a time to recognize nurses for their quality of care and dedication to pa
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Washington State University (WSU) and the University of Washington (UW) are ending their m
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While most analysts agree that any substantial changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are unlik
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JANUARY 8, 2015
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Since its initial inception as part of Section 6106 of the Affordable Care Act, the payroll-based
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Fill in the blank: Each patient should have a written plan of care that has and
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Thanks to a January rule change, if a Joint Commission surveyor sees anyone who directly cares fo
APRIL 1, 2018
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Many nurses in long-term care have roles that require them to lead, yet they have never been giv
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With all the folderol relating to the changes in the management of life safety conditions in our
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A couple years ago, the new administration came in with a desire to simplify life for providers.
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HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 21, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The growth of managed care continues to grow due to the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable C
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LONG-TERM CARE
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M2200 asks about the number of visits on the plan of care, which reflects physician orders. This
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M2200 asks about the number of visits on the plan of care, which reflects physician orders. This
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With the end of the opioid/painkiller crisis nowhere in sight, it’s up to providers and fac
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HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
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The femur, or thigh bone, is the longest bone in the body. The lower end joins with the ti
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Patients of the Medicare-certified agency who are under the care of a physician and receiving hom
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INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Although it plays an important role in care planning, delivery, and coordination, the care plan f
APRIL 4, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 1, 2016
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 11, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 18, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 13, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 12, 2018
RESIDENCY
According to a press release from February 25, 2015, members of the American Health Care A
MARCH 6, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 21, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
DECEMBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Unfortunately, one of the most commonly cited deficiencies in home health care is the failure to
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 29, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 25, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JUNE 3, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
An increased focus on value-based care is creating new jobs within hospitals, according to a repo
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
  25-year-old long-term care CoPs to get face-lift
OCTOBER 2, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Dementia Care Added to Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model
DECEMBER 22, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS launches three new policies, continuing the shift to value-based care
DECEMBER 22, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Obstructing audits could lead to Medicare exclusion for long-term care facilities
MARCH 17, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  De-stressing distressed long-term care facilities: Challenges they currently face and solutio
JUNE 7, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS Special Open Door Forum: The IMPACT Act and Improving Care Coordination
SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Want to learn more about the Billers’ Association for Long-Term Care?
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  MedPAC advises CMS to establish payment equity between postacute care settings
APRIL 20, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Have you heard about our new Long-Term Care Advisory Services?
MARCH 23, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Calling all experts! Get involved in educating other long-term care professionals.
APRIL 27, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Managed care admissions: Bridging the communication gap between admissions and the business o
JUNE 1, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Emphasis on shorter lengths of stay may cause identity crisis among long-term care facilities
AUGUST 3, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 19, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
AUGUST 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
RESIDENCY
MARCH 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 1, 2011
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
Got gaps along your care continuum that you’re looking to fill? Not sure?
AUGUST 11, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Payment for advance-care planning may be on the horizon. A group of providers recently recommende
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
The path to good care and patient satisfaction may come from ensuring patient involvement. Expert
DECEMBER 8, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that home health care will be fastest growing indus
JANUARY 1, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Events include: Open Door Forums End Sta
MAY 27, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Events include: Open Door Forums End Sta
JUNE 3, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
  Events include: Open Door Forums End Stage Renal Dise
JUNE 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Events include: Open Door Forums End Stage Renal Dise
JUNE 20, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 24, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Name key elements that should be the basis for the “written” plan of care.
AUGUST 26, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
With no real guidelines for determining postacute care for patients, it’s up to hospitals t
JANUARY 26, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 16, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
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
MARCH 3, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 29, 2016
NURSING
MARCH 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Events include: Open Door Forums End Stage
AUGUST 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 29, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Events include: Open Door Forums End Stage
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
Events include: Open Door Forums End Stage Renal
OCTOBER 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Events include: Open Door Forums End Sta
OCTOBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 17, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JULY 16, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 6, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
NURSING
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
We know nurse leaders are busy. And that the requests on your time are never-ending. So we wonder
JUNE 18, 2015
NURSING
JUNE 23, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 30, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
JULY 28, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT