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.
Millions of Americans have type 2 diabetes, and millions more are at risk—that’s why education and awareness re the cornerstones of American Diabetes Month.
PDPM implementation is imminent, and the benefits are clear of basing payment on clinical characteristics and reducing the administrative burden of fewer assessments. But what will happen to rehabilitation outcomes in the absence of incentives?
Between the demands of demographic change and the precarious state of healthcare finance, it is apparent that how we currently provide healthcare is often unsustainable. A population health-oriented approach to chronic condition care is one creative solution for this problem.