Supreme Court decision confirming the reach of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), and a new revised rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have green-lighted arbitration agreements in long-term care facilities
. The Supreme Court held that the FAA invalidated a Kentucky rule that required powers of attorney explicitly to include the authority to agree to arbitration provisions before a nursing home arbitration agreement would be valid if signed by a residents representative.
Rates of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) dropped by 54 percent across more than 400 long-term care facilities
that participated in a patient safety project funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), according to a study published today in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Vaccination coverage among HCP in long-term care facilities
was lower than in other occupational settings.
Key Words: Obesity, older adults, long-term care facilities
, indwelling urinary catheters.
Well -stablished durable medical equipment (DME) company operates in multiple locations in FL providing DME and services & has contracts with long-term care facilities
, medical organizations & families.
New Medicare regulations that are under consideration may make it easier to provide renal dialysis in long-term care facilities
What follows is an excerpt from that recently published manual, Investigations in Long-Term Care Facilities
: Implementing a Standardized Model, available from Vendome Group (see p.
Ontario's 618 long-term care facilities
will be governed by one statute, replacing the three laws which have governed these facilities for many years.
difficile in a healthy, 4-year-old toy poodle that visits persons in hospitals and long-term care facilities
in Ontario on a weekly basis.
The demographic tidal wave of aging baby boomers and the current aging World War II generation populating rural long-term care facilities
across the country call for a quick and steep learning curve among our physicians and long-term care providers.
The magazine is written for long-term care managers, including CEOs, executives, administrators and directors of nursing in for-profit and not-for-profit nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospital-based skilled nursing units, retirement communities and other long-term care facilities
PharMetica offers long-term care facilities
a comprehensive pharmacy strategy that is client-oriented and full-service.