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How specific are your clinicians when developing a Patient Fall Program? How do you track and educate clinicians to reduce and or prevent patient injuries related to patients\' falls? The Triangle Pyramid...

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Using Critical Thinking to create the patient plan of care.

The worst disservice a clinician can do their patient and employer is not to use critical thinking when developing, implementing, revising the patient's Plan of Care, see "Using "Critical Thinking" during clinical practice..."

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Quality Management Role For The Betterment of Your Agency

The Quality Manager can be a catalytic agent between departments in your organization. A Quality Manager in a strategic position in an organization can help improve revenues in multiple ways. Identifying processes assigned to staff ....

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Patient-Driven Grouping Model (PDGM)-Effective January 1, 2020 CMS Home Health Payment Methodology. Picture

Patient-Driven Grouping Model (PDGM)-Effective January 1, 2020 CMS Home Health Payment Methodology.

Have you downloaded the CMS PDGM Excel file from the CMS Home Health Agency Center?

Falls

Patients falls are a marker of frailty, immobility...

Ready for CMS QAPI Program?

According to CMS in 2011 several nursing homes providers begun testing CMS QAPI Program, Quality Assurance (QA) and Performance Improvement (PI), Program which includes Five Elements...

Medicare Home Health 


Skilled Services are define by Medicare (CMS) as the care that a patient having a medical condition e.g. pressure ulcer, Hypertension, Stroke may require from a license healthcare provider as a Registered/License Practical Nurse, Physical Therapist (PT/ST/OT) or Social Worker.
Medicare home health services are not available to provide personal care or manage chronic conditionsA Case Manager (RN or a Therapist) will be assign to you. The Case Manager responsibilities include coordinating services with other health care providers For example, if the Case Manager evaluates that the patient may benefit from assistance from a Social Worker (MSW) to assist with identifying, managing and obtaining services that will assist with improving the patient's medical condition, the Case Manager will consult your physician for an order.

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