HCPro Responds to F-tag #323, CMS Guidelines for Accidents and Supervision in the Nursing Home

Press Releases, September 21, 2007

MARBLEHEAD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HCPro, Inc., today announced the release of a new resource to help nursing home leaders react to CMS' new F-tag #323, Accident Prevention and Resident Supervision: Preparing your SNF for F-Tag #323. This resource will help nursing homes comply with the CMS requirement to reduce risk of resident falls and other accidents.

HCPro's new book and CD-ROM responds to CMS' revised F-tag #323 by giving nursing homes the tools to keep resident environments are as free of accident hazards as possible. The practical advice and tested techniques within this resource will help nursing homes continually re-assess their resident care plans and properly identify hazards they can control.

"It's not easy for nursing homes to maintain that delicate balancing act between resident safety and quality of life. This book will help facilities by providing real-life solutions to falls, elopement, and monitoring issues," stated Noelle Shough, Executive Editor of the Long-Term Care Division at HCPro Inc.

For more information on Accident Prevention and Resident Supervision: Preparing your SNF for F-Tag #323 or any of the other training and compliance products and services for the long-term care industry, visit HCPro's Healthcare Marketplace at http://www.hcmarketplace.com/prod-5454-MB62316A.html.

About HCPro Inc.

Located in Marblehead, MA, HCPro Inc. meets the specialized information, advisory, and education needs of the healthcare industry. HCPro provides need-to-know information products in a variety of formats and media, including newsletters, books, videos, audioconferences, Webcasts and online courses. In addition, the company provides seminars and consulting services through the Greeley Company division.

HCPro's target audience for its products and services includes administrators, managers and senior medical staff at hospitals, nursing homes, physician offices, and other healthcare settings.