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By Jennifer Thew, RN Nursing ranks third on the Burea
OCTOBER 18, 2018
NURSING
Can an LPN make the home health aide supervisory visits? No. The Conditi
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
MAY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: When does Medicare consider a wound as chronic/nonhealing and no longer
MAY 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
by Sherri Jankowski, RN, LNC Editorial note: Portion
DECEMBER 16, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
Long-term care professionals might want to opt for non-aspirin pain relievers for resident
MAY 15, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Our agency is in the process of evaluating wound certification courses for our nursing st
AUGUST 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Measure a wound from inside edge to inside edge to correctly document wound size, and ensure that
MAY 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 29, 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
Once the wound is fully granulated and the wound surface is covered with epithelial tissue, the woun
JULY 25, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Unfortunately, one of the most commonly cited deficiencies in home health care is the failure to
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Wounds and Skin Tears Wounds and Skin Tears
MARCH 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
If agencies are spending a large amount on supplies for wound care patients, some suggestions to
OCTOBER 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Treatment with honey is called apitherapy. Medical-grade honey is used for wound car
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
LONG-TERM CARE
Wound care Q&A in
APRIL 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
  Codes for common procedures of the skin, such as excisions, wound closures, and
APRIL 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 3, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 14, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
This Q&A was taken from HCPro’s webinar led by Maureen McCarthy, BS, RN, RAC-MT
APRIL 20, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 3, 2015
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
By Jennifer Thew, RN In January 2019, Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, will
OCTOBER 11, 2018
NURSING
OCTOBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
by Sharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-D If your agency still has a long way to go t
MAY 8, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy is used to treat a variety of conditions, including wound care. H
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 15, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 6, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS It seems change lurks near every corner we turn this
MAY 5, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
No, home health aides are not permitted to apply any dressing to a wound, incision, etc.  Th
DECEMBER 4, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
DECEMBER 5, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
We have a situation concerning an initial start of care (SOC) on a Medicare patient. The
JULY 6, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
A man seeking medical attention for a self-inflicted gunshot wound fired at the locked doors of a
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Changing How We Care Plan webcast will be presented on: Tuesday, May 3, 2016. 1:00–2:30 p.m
MARCH 18, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
by: Kirsten Dize Adding GG0130 (Self-care) and GG0170 (Mobility) to the lis
JUNE 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
We understand the start of care (SOC) OASIS assessment is required to be completed by jus
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
by Brenda Beasley, BSN, RN, HCS-D, COS-C Editor’s note: The following co
AUGUST 21, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 16, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
By Jennifer Thew, RN About four years ago, leaders at Appalachian Regional Healt
APRIL 12, 2018
NURSING
CMS and medical reviewers pay close attention to patterns in care delivery and HHRG data. They ar
DECEMBER 4, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 27, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Congratulations to this week’s winner, Terri Cappello, LPN, CPC, COC, CDI specialist B
JUNE 17, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Debriding a pressure ulcer does not change the nature of the wound or make it a surgical wound. I
APRIL 3, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 22, 2015
JUSTCODING
JUNE 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
If an RN and a PT are on a case and the RN does a recert in the five-day window, is there
JULY 6, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 21, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 29, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 25, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Presented by Judy Wilhide Brandt, RN, BA, RAC-MT, C-NE on Tuesday, December 15, 2015.
DECEMBER 4, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Authors: Barbara Acello, MS, RN and Lynn Riddle Brown, RN, BSN, CRNI, COS-C Initia
JUNE 20, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 21, 2016
NURSING
Reviewed by Jennifer Kennedy, MA, BSN, RN, CHC Hospice is a growing and
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 7, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 16, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Caring for behavioral health patients is a major challenge for nurse leaders. When it escalates t
DECEMBER 21, 2016
NURSING
Jennifer Thew, RN, for HealthLeaders Media , November 3, 2015 Mental ill
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
NURSING
Involving patients in their care isn’t just polite, it’s a CMS requirement. Condition
FEBRUARY 22, 2018
NURSING
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 2, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 12, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Case managers may not be physicians, but they are integral to the quality of patient care.
MAY 16, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
By Jennifer Thew, RN Healthcare executives don’t need a crystal bal
JUNE 8, 2017
NURSING
Q: One of our clients had overlapping visit times. The RN visited, provided skilled nursi
JANUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Jennifer Thew, RN Workplace violence is a serious, and growing issue, in healthcare. A
DECEMBER 20, 2018
NURSING
APRIL 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Jennifer Thew, RN First appeared in
JANUARY 4, 2018
NURSING
by Jennifer Thew, RN Moral distress among chief nursing officers is seldom acknowl
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
NURSING
Joint Commission urges enforcement of oral care policies The Joint Commission is p
JANUARY 31, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Author: Kelly Smith Papa, MSN, RN There are many talented long-ter
MARCH 20, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Author: Kelly Smith Papa, MSN, RN There are many talented long-ter
MARCH 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 25, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Two changes affecting trauma care at a Florida hospital cost nothing to make, but saved the hospi
JUNE 3, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
By Jennifer Thew, RN Healthcare is complex (who knew?) and so is staffing the nu
MAY 25, 2017
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN SAN DIEGO — "The times they are a changin'." Fo
APRIL 18, 2019
NURSING
Home health patients with chronic, complex conditions present care coordination challenges that a
OCTOBER 10, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Dan O’Connor, RN As health information technology (IT) continues
AUGUST 11, 2016
NURSING
Involving patients in their care isn’t just polite, it’s a CMS requirement. Condition
FEBRUARY 20, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from Long-Term Care Quality Measure: A Guide
JULY 13, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  ACO and Bundling Q&A with Maureen McCarthy, BS, RN, RAC-MT
DECEMBER 29, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 26, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 21, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Presented by: Cynda Hylton Rushton PhD, RN, FAAN Johns Hopkins Un
MAY 12, 2016
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton may be grabbing al
AUGUST 4, 2016
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Patient advisory committees can steer hospitals and
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Take time, educate patients, and use assistive tech
OCTOBER 13, 2016
NURSING
Jennifer Thew, RN, for HealthLeaders Media I once had a manager who decla
DECEMBER 17, 2015
NURSING
OCTOBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 27, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 6, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN The official theme for this year's
APRIL 14, 2016
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in Health Leaders Media.
OCTOBER 5, 2017
NURSING
OCTOBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Jennifer Thew, RN This article appears in the
APRIL 4, 2019
NURSING
JANUARY 26, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Reviewed by Mary Ellen Conway, RN, BSN A home health agency depends on i
AUGUST 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP If you're lucky enough, there will
JUNE 11, 2015
NURSING
DECEMBER 8, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN For better or for worse, this, shall we say, "
APRIL 21, 2016
NURSING
AUGUST 25, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Q: If a RN sees a patient on Monday, April 13, 2015, when is the next supervisio
MAY 15, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 10, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN for
JUNE 23, 2016
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in
DECEMBER 14, 2017
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Forrest Gump was right when he said, "Life is
APRIL 28, 2016
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Recent suicide deaths of celebrities have pushed the topic of mental
AUGUST 23, 2018
NURSING
OCTOBER 20, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in
JUNE 28, 2018
NURSING
JUNE 15, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 11, 2016
NURSING
OCTOBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 28, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Around 2012, Ajimol Lukose, DNP, RN-BC, nursing dir
AUGUST 18, 2016
NURSING
JULY 7, 2016
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN In 1999, California became the first state to pass a law mandating n
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
NURSING
If the RN saw the client early in the day, another qualified discipline could see the client late
OCTOBER 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Jennifer Thew, RN It's no surprise when leaders are lauded for action that mo
MAY 24, 2018
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared HealthLeaders Media. It
FEBRUARY 15, 2018
NURSING
DECEMBER 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
by Josh Poltilove The big buzz at the National Association for Home Care & Hos
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 6, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Many coders and CDI specialists have memorized
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Nurse leaders are responsible for a vast array of me
AUGUST 31, 2017
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN In May 2015, the National Council of State Boards of
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Falls are a significant problem for adults age 65 and older. Accordi
OCTOBER 4, 2018
NURSING
DECEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 26, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
by Jennifer Thew, RN  Editor’s note: The following was or
AUGUST 10, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
By Jennifer Thew, RN Patricia A. Hickey, PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
DECEMBER 6, 2018
NURSING
  Research shows that a tired workforce leads to poor patient care, although many fa
JULY 9, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
When you have a patient that is therapy only (PT and OT) and the RN performs a NBO visit
AUGUST 22, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Jennifer Thew, RN In healthcare there’s a long-standing assumption that
MARCH 29, 2018
NURSING
The following is an excerpt of Critical Thinking in Long-Term Care Nursing, Second Edition by
OCTOBER 19, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in Health Leaders Media.
DECEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
MARCH 14, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Q: I am looking for help on reviewing a neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU) death chart for
JUNE 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN What do Santa Clau
MARCH 17, 2016
NURSING
In July, a patient shot and killed his case worker and wounded a physician at Mercy Wellness Cent
OCTOBER 30, 2014
SAFETY
MARCH 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN It's not news that the US is facing a shortage of p
MAY 26, 2016
NURSING
In January, Trina Crow, RN, MJ, associate project director at The Joint Commissi
APRIL 7, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in HealthLeaders Media
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Editor's note: This article appears in the
MARCH 28, 2019
NURSING
JANUARY 25, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Jennifer Thew, RN   Work-life balance is a hot concept in the nu
FEBRUARY 22, 2018
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in Health Leaders Media.
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
NURSING
By Joan Monchak Lorenz, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC Nursing is known as the caring profes
FEBRUARY 22, 2018
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Editor's Note: This article appears in the
MARCH 14, 2019
NURSING
by Patricia A. Furci, RN, MA, Esq., and Samuel J. Furci, MPA, principals at Furci Associates,
APRIL 7, 2017
RESIDENCY
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in HealthLeaders Media. N
JUNE 21, 2018
NURSING
Jennifer Thew, RN Succession planning is usually talked about in the context of leadershi
AUGUST 9, 2018
NURSING
As an HHA staffer or nurse, you care for people in vital ways—bathing, grooming, feeding, a
AUGUST 25, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Q&A: Long-term care ICD-10 coding specifics Editor's
JANUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Research shows that a tired workforce leads to poor patient care, although many facilities
MAY 28, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 18, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Are you starting to feel old and o
JUNE 18, 2015
NURSING
Jennifer Thew, RN, for HealthLeaders Media , October 6, 2015 Nurses can
OCTOBER 8, 2015
NURSING
Editor's note: In this guest column, Heather Forbes, RN, BSN, CEN, CSHA, HACP, clinical educa
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Are you caught in a web of putting
DECEMBER 10, 2015
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Have you ever worked with a colleague who diverted
OCTOBER 6, 2016
NURSING
Victor Ty, RN, a former textile and apparel designer, brings his love of Legos&r
DECEMBER 15, 2016
NURSING
JANUARY 16, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 6, 2018
NURSING
By Laurie Prescott, RN- MSN, CCDS, CDIP As many of you know, working remotely has
JANUARY 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Let's cut right to the chase. We all know th
JULY 21, 2016
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in Health Leaders Media
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN A Houston nurse was fired after allegedly violating HIPAA laws by po
SEPTEMBER 6, 2018
NURSING
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Nurses working in acute-care settings are all too familiar with alarm fatigue, which occurs when
JUNE 7, 2018
NURSING
DECEMBER 28, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN "So you used to be a nurse?" I can't tell
MAY 19, 2016
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Dr. Oz. Sanjay Gupta. Atul Gawande. These physicians have gaine
OCTOBER 18, 2018
NURSING
JUNE 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 25, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medicare increasingly ties its reimbursement for hospital care to the quality of the care provide
MAY 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 31, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN It's time to put egos and hyperbole aside and start
JULY 7, 2016
NURSING
FEBRUARY 13, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in
JULY 5, 2018
NURSING
DECEMBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
By Jennifer Thew, RN for
JUNE 14, 2018
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN When nurse leaders discuss the nursing workforce, they often say tha
OCTOBER 25, 2018
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in the March/April Issue of Health
APRIL 5, 2018
NURSING
APRIL 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Jennifer Thew, RN Stethoscopes are a symbol of healthcare. But a new study in the jour
JANUARY 17, 2019
NURSING
In July, a patient shot and killed his case worker and wounded a physician at Mercy Wellness Cent
AUGUST 13, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A person visiting a family member at a Phoenix hospital died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The ex-wife of Robert Lewis Dear, the man accused of shooting dead three people and wounding nine
DECEMBER 3, 2015
SAFETY
MARCH 24, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
AUGUST 28, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN for
JUNE 30, 2016
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN If you had to name a famous nurse, who would it be?
MAY 10, 2018
NURSING
MARCH 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Jennifer Thew, RN The year 2010 was monumental in healthcare. Not only was the
MARCH 20, 2019
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN "The 30,000-foot view" is a popular phrase used to encoura
OCTOBER 4, 2018
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Usually the attendees in the basic CDI Boot Camp are br
MARCH 24, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 12, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Jennifer Thew, RN for Health Leaders Media Patients visiting the ED fo
MARCH 9, 2017
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in Health Leaders Media
OCTOBER 26, 2017
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN This article first appeared in the December 2017 issue of
DECEMBER 7, 2017
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN For many people, including those in healthcare, innovation
FEBRUARY 14, 2019
NURSING
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Laurie Prescott, RN- MSN, CCDS, CDIP I am often asked by CDI managers and direc
MARCH 10, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 14, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
By Jennifer Thew, RN Change is good. But it can also be hard.
JULY 13, 2017
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in
JANUARY 25, 2018
NURSING
AUGUST 1, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP What does it mean to be a healthy
APRIL 17, 2015
NURSING
JANUARY 22, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has updated its standards for healthy wor
MARCH 24, 2016
NURSING
MAY 26, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Bariatric care Bariatric care
JULY 1, 2010
LONG-TERM CARE
Cancer Care Cancer Care
DECEMBER 1, 2009
LONG-TERM CARE
By Jennifer Thew, RN Suicide prevention awareness month is the time for nurse lea
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN The Magic 8 Ball was recently inducted into the National Toy Hall of
JANUARY 10, 2019
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared on
JUNE 7, 2018
NURSING
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 21, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JULY 20, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
by Maureen McCarthy, BS, RN, RAC-MT, QCP-MT, DNS-MT, RAC-MTA, President/CEO of Celtic Consulting,
MARCH 8, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: Please provide direction on the following scenario: RN—primary
APRIL 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 5, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Jennifer Thew, RN Three healthcare organizations have been named to t
AUGUST 24, 2017
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Those within the nursing profession are well-aware
JUNE 2, 2016
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN, for
JULY 14, 2016
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in HealthLeaders Media
OCTOBER 12, 2017
NURSING
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in HealthLeaders Media
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
NURSING
MARCH 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Megan Headley Nurses serve on the front line of patient care, and so i
APRIL 13, 2017
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appear at
JULY 19, 2018
NURSING
Activities of daily living (often called ADLs) are basic self-care activities that are considered
JANUARY 26, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 13, 2015
NURSING
AUGUST 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 7, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
 by Shelley Cohen, RN, MSN, CEN You excitedly await the arrival of y
OCTOBER 27, 2016
NURSING
By Jennifer Thew, RN A few weeks ago, after returning home from the Ameri
MAY 3, 2018
NURSING
By Joan Monchak Lorenz, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC Does a certain group of patien
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
NURSING
Judy Murphy, RN, FACMI, FHIMSS, FAAN, has been a leader in health information technology (IT)
JULY 14, 2016
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NURSING
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NURSING
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FEBRUARY 17, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
When many people think of palliative care they think of care designed to increase comfort at th
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
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LONG-TERM CARE
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DECEMBER 22, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
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MARCH 17, 2017
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PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Name key elements that should be the basis for the “written” plan of care.
AUGUST 26, 2014
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With no real guidelines for determining postacute care for patients, it’s up to hospitals t
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An American Hospital Association task force is hoping to help improve access to care for patients
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CASE MANAGEMENT
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Today, hospitals are paying more attention than ever to post-acute care, thanks to readmission pe
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APRIL 22, 2016
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APRIL 29, 2016
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JULY 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
A new study finds that patients diagnosed with depression often rely on their primary care physic
JULY 27, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
A one-size-fits-all approach to case management and patient care can be detrimental to patients a
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NURSING
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If therapy completes an evaluation after the nurse does the start of care and the therapy
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DECEMBER 29, 2016
NURSING
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AUGUST 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
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OCTOBER 2, 2015
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To improve medical outcomes in intensive care units, some hospitals are attempting to make units
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Fifty-five percent of physician leaders believe the Affordable Care Act has more good in it than
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