CMS has proposed reforming some Phase 3 requirements that fall into three areas: designation and training of the infection preventionist, the compliance and ethics program, and Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI). What are the impacts of this change?
Healthcare can improve its approach to the opioid crisis by adopting a population health model. Looking at addiction and abuse as a chronic disease can change the treatment trajectory
As all areas of the healthcare workforce expand, the direct care workforce will need the training in the skills and preparation to work with others across the care continuum to support an aging, needier population.
National Handwashing Awareness Week provides the opportunity to bone up on hand health and put into practice a quick and easy way to cut back on germ and virus transmission.
This blog post briefly describes six tactical options that need to be employed to go a good way towards supporting the opioid crisis and getting through it.
Nurses in every setting, as well as CNAs and home care aides, are in an ideal position to manage patients with chronic illnesses, especially when there are multiple overlapping conditions.
National Influenza Vaccination Week is the time to separate fact from fiction when it comes to influenza, flu shots and how to stay healthy while also protecting those around us.
Delivering great care and achieving better outcomes requires the ability of healthcare professionals to communicate successfully and meaningfully with a patient’s family and other loved ones. Here are some guidelines for improved family communication.