Posted on January 14, 2016
On December 21, Gallup reported the results of their Honesty and Ethics Poll, and once again, nurses ranked #1 for the 13th consecutive year…
Posted on December 08, 2015
As we approach the end of 2015, one can only wonder what the pundits are predicting for healthcare in 2016…
Posted on November 08, 2015
In the Affordable Care Act (sometimes referred to as Obamacare) there is a section (3025) that establishes the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program,…
Posted on October 08, 2015
A recent conversation with Paula Digby, a HealthTech partner from AQ-IQ, regarding ICD-10 and whether hospitals…
Posted on September 23, 2015
Over the last two weeks there have been numerous reports citing the number of hospitals being penalized.
Posted on September 03, 2015
The CoPs for Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) released in April of 2015 clarified the requirements for review and approval of patient care policies.
Posted on September 02, 2015
The CoPs for Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) released in April of 2015 clarify the frequency of physician review and signature in the medical record of patients cared for by a nurse practitioner,…
Posted on September 01, 2015
The CoPs for Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) released in April of 2015, clarifies the number of beds that are allowed and how they can be used.
Posted on August 31, 2015
Oftentimes, HCAHPS scores reflect a noisy environment which many find difficult to remedy.