We share our 2017 research findings collected by Verity™ from 505 credentialing and provider enrollment professionals throughout the U.S. It examines the current and changing landscape of provider enrollment and has implications for medical groups, hospitals, and healthcare organizations.
The continuum of care is definitely evolving. The changes that are happening across the care environment result from such demographics, new government approaches to reimbursement, and limited financial resources. Here are five of the many trends meriting attention.
Fatal falls among the elderly are on the rise in the United States, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They are especially problematic in a healthcare setting. Learn to identify fall risks and implement a safety routine.
In general, elderly adults have a more difficult time recovering from illness or other health “stressors”—like surgery. This is, in part, related to higher rates of medical problems and medications.
A number of industry situations and changes will continue to be big challenges for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). Here are some of them, as well as some solutions.
Excessive turnover of skilled nursing staff is problematic for care quality. Turnover rates for clinical care in nursing homes range from 55-75% with CNAs (Certified Nurse Assistants) having turnover rates which in some cases are nearly 100%.
Not much attention has been paid to the effects of poor retention of skilled nursing staff. However, the literature supports the impact and the importance of retaining them.
The landscape of care across the continuum continues to gain importance. We’ve assembled these resources where you can explore HealthStream’s goal to make the hard, care-filled work you do each day easier and more effective.