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- What are some approaches patients may try to implement themselves to overcome swallowing difficulties, and what are more effective alternatives?
What are some approaches patients may try to implement themselves to overcome swallowing difficulties, and what are more effective alternatives?
- Insider's Scoop | Medication management
Managing medications in the home can be a challenging process. The following list comprises tailored tips for combatting some of the most common problems associated with medication administration and compliance, arranged by issue type. For even more medication management strategies, coupled with broader approaches to performance improvement, buy Quality Care in Home Health: Improving Patient Outcomes and Agency Scores today.
- The Weekly Roundup
A handful of senators published a letter last Thursday urging CMS to withdraw the case mix cuts and scale back the value-based purchasing penalties the agency put forth in the proposed calendar year 2016 payment rule for Medicare home health providers. The document constitutes the latest effort in a growing bipartisan initiative to head off the reimbursement slashes CMS has planned for the home health industry in the coming years. Prior to the release of the senators’ letter, a collection of 133 members from the U.S. House of Representatives authored a similar appeal.
- What care elements and considerations does preventive care encompass?
What care elements and considerations does preventive care encompass?
- Insider’s Scoop | Lifting and Transferring
Caring for patients with limited mobility tends to involve a great deal of lifting. You may need to assist these individuals from the bed to chair or wheelchair and back again. At times, you may need to help someone up who has fallen onto the floor.
- The Weekly Roundup
With the kickoff of ICD-10 just a handful of days away, CMS has released an infographic to help healthcare providers determine whether their internal systems and practices are ready for the classification system.