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The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has updated its standards for healthy wor
MARCH 24, 2016
Nursing is a demanding profession, typified by long hours and a high-stress work environment as
FEBRUARY 8, 2018
A 2016 study outlines what makes the perfect critical care nurse, from those who know best: criti
MARCH 3, 2016
“[T]he work environment needs to allow residents to focus on patient care and education, no
JANUARY 20, 2017
 The CoPs make clear that the plan of care will continue to be based on the comprehensive as
HIM and other healthcare professionals looking for best practice tips to improve care for LGTBT i
In today’s health care environment, it’s tough to succeed without partnering with oth
“The healthcare environment dynamic is changing rapidly, as is the practice of medicine. P
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
NIOSH has released an updated list of patient-care drugs that are hazardous to the healthcare wor
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
Caring is at the heart of nursing. Indeed, the very act of connecting with another human being wh
OCTOBER 28, 2019
On August 9, CMS posted a fact sheet regarding home-based primary care. Home-based primary care a
Life Safety and Environment of Care standards comprised seven of The Joint Commission&rsqu
APRIL 1, 2014
Some patients being cared for in a fully electronic health record (EHR) environment were less lik
The healthcare industry by definition exists to care for the health of each individual. But how w
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Cultivating a culture of trauma-informed care Because SNFs are occupied b
DECEMBER 1, 2019
The Joint Commission has released prepublication standards for its Environment of Care (EC
MARCH 18, 2014
ER nurses and physicians work in an environment that promotes the acceptance of patient vi
MAY 15, 2014
The Joint Commission has clarified its expectations for the Life Safety (LS) and Environment of C
AUGUST 4, 2015
Earlier this month, the Critical Care Societies Collaborative published a report simultaneously i
JULY 12, 2016
Three revisions to The Joint Commission’s Life Safety and Environment of Care chapters will
FEBRUARY 6, 2018
Residents can now enjoy a more home-like environment as part of their long-term care experience w
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Announced in 2012, the ACGME’s Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) was established
JULY 21, 2017
This article has been excerpted from MDS Care Plans: A Person-Centered, Interdisciplinary App
APRIL 11, 2019
  Transitions of care: What’s your policy?
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
The Long-Term Care Billing Webcast is a 90-minute webcast where expert 
APRIL 25, 2014
Caring for residents with dementia can be a difficult task, and while pharmacological approaches
JANUARY 24, 2020
In what came as no surprise, the American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE)’s 2018
APRIL 1, 2019
Match quality of care with respect when treating LGBTQ patients 
To date, Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) visits are scheduled to occur every 18 to 2
OCTOBER 27, 2017
BY CHRISTOPHER CHENEY, SENIOR CLINICAL CARE EDITOR AT HEALTHLEADERS Violence again
Excerpted from Medical Environment Update Despite healthcare workers’ inhe
JANUARY 19, 2020
Nursing homes and personal care facilities are considered to have one of the
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
Bariatric care Bariatric care
Cancer Care Cancer Care
DECEMBER 1, 2009
This is an excerpt from HCPro's new title, care-q
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
Experts say that revamping insufficient care practices will become increasingly urg
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
By Megan Headley Nurses serve on the front line of patient care, and so i
APRIL 13, 2017
Best care practices and approaches
JANUARY 31, 2020
To keep themselves as closely aligned with CMS as possible, HFAP has updated their Acute Care
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
Caring for residents with diabetes Caring for residents with diabetes
JANUARY 1, 2011
Healthcare delivery has shifted in recent decades away from inpatient hospital care to a number o
  Amputation care
  Caring for Bedbound Residents
AUGUST 1, 2015
In what is likely a result of a new survey matrix, new or revised Life Safety and Environment of
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
Activities of daily living (often called ADLs) are basic self-care activities that are considered
JANUARY 26, 2018
This past week, my travels brought (or, more appropriately, returned) me to the environs of the N
JULY 2, 2015
CMS pilots focused surveys to assess dementia care, MDS accuracy
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
Kathleen Barthelomew shares some tips about identifying a hostile work environment in this excerp
JUNE 16, 2016
A creativity-friendly work environment can foster innovation in your department. So how do you en
OCTOBER 27, 2016
The ACGME’s Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) program aims to provide feedback to
JANUARY 6, 2017
Assess all patient care areas in behavioral health units and psychiatric hospitals for possible l
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
Alzheimer's disease and dementia care Alzheimer's disease and dementia care
Caring for the Alzheimer’s resident Caring for the Alzheimer's resident
Caring for the obese patient requires many special considerations. A combination of physical and
Along with an exceptional array of employee benefits, HCPro and its divisions offer employees a fun, stimulating work environment where ideas and collaboration define our culture. With offices in Danvers, MA and Nashville, TN, HCPro, Inc., offers unparalleled opportunities for growth to all of our employees.
JANUARY 6, 2009
These Occupational Health and Safety Forms provide you with all of the updates for your OSHA Health and Safety Compliance Manual.
DECEMBER 17, 2008
  Care Plans and Medicare Payments: Why care plans must move toward functionality
  Affordable Care Act payment model continues to improve care, lower costs
AUGUST 12, 2016
  Physicians and health care providers continue to improve quality of care, lower costs
AUGUST 26, 2016
  Transforming Health Care Delivery through the CMS Innovation Center: Better Care, Healthier P
MARCH 10, 2017
  End-of-life care
OCTOBER 1, 2011
  Caring for hearing- and vision-impaired residents
  Tube feeding and oral care
Affordable Care Act Accountable Care Organization initiatives put patients at the center of thei
AUGUST 26, 2016
Long-term care providers should have jumped on the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAP
Can the plan of care serve as a way to document medications?  
OSHA Manual Update 16L, which was published in the December edition of Medical Environment Update
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
By John Palmer In today’s environment of
OCTOBER 1, 2019
MARCH 9, 2017
Fill in the blank: Each patient should have a written plan of care that has and
OCTOBER 28, 2014
It’s hard to think of a time when healthcare workers worked in a more dangerous environment
MARCH 12, 2014
  Restorative care for residents after hip surgery
OCTOBER 1, 2014
  CMS proposes major revision to regulations for long-term care
  How do we meet the level of care requirement?
  With the release of therapy utilization data, SNFs must prioritize individualized care
  The IMPACT Act and Care Plans: How they intersect
  Post-Acute Care Has a Quality Management Problem
  A unified PPS for postacute care gets closer
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
  Electronic health care transactions can save time and money
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
  Care plans: How they affect compliance and reimbursement across the entire facility
OCTOBER 21, 2016
  Understanding and Promoting the Value of Chronic Care Management Services
JANUARY 27, 2017
  Advancing care coordination through episode payment models final rule
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
  Navigating Medicare Advantage: MAOs and Protecting Reimbursement in Long-Term Care
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
  IMPACT Act, VBP, care coordination, and the SNF landscape
APRIL 28, 2017
  Defining maintenance therapy: A proactive approach to quality care
  In long-term care credentialing, be rigorous yet realistic
OCTOBER 20, 2017
  Ethical principles for long-term care billers
Changing How We Care Plan webcast will be presented on: Tuesday, May 3, 2016. 1:00–2:30 p.
Changing How We Care Plan webcast will be presented on: Tuesday, May 3, 2016. 1:00–2:30 p.m
MARCH 18, 2016
The growth of managed care continues to grow due to the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable C
OCTOBER 24, 2014
Humana says its data shows that accountable care is making a difference for Medicare Advantage be
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
M2200 asks about the number of visits on the plan of care, which reflects physician orders. This
M2200 asks about the number of visits on the plan of care, which reflects physician orders. This
Computerized care plans, now used almost universally, are geared to address and satisfy regulator
In the absence of any new content on The Joint Commission's Physical Environment Portal (the PEP
AUGUST 25, 2016
Today’s healthcare environment is ever-shifting, often making it difficult for providers t
MARCH 9, 2018
JANUARY 1, 2019
Patients of the Medicare-certified agency who are under the care of a physician and receiving hom
Care transitions have been a vital part of patient safety since the specialized discipline came t
APRIL 21, 2015
The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes is a partnership between the C
Although it plays an important role in care planning, delivery, and coordination, the care plan f
According to a press release from February 25, 2015, members of the American Health Care A
Unfortunately, one of the most commonly cited deficiencies in home health care is the failure to
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
An increased focus on value-based care is creating new jobs within hospitals, according to a repo
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
When many people think of palliative care they think of care designed to increase comfort at th
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
  Upcoming Medicare Boot Camp- Long-Term Care Version in Minneapolis, MN, August 17th-20th
Can you explain the difference of how the HHRG treats wound care between nurses and thera
  25-year-old long-term care CoPs to get face-lift
OCTOBER 2, 2015
  Dementia Care Added to Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model
DECEMBER 22, 2016
  CMS launches three new policies, continuing the shift to value-based care
DECEMBER 22, 2016
  Obstructing audits could lead to Medicare exclusion for long-term care facilities
MARCH 17, 2017
  De-stressing distressed long-term care facilities: Challenges they currently face and solutio
  CMS Special Open Door Forum: The IMPACT Act and Improving Care Coordination
SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
  Want to learn more about the Billers’ Association for Long-Term Care?
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
Payment for advance-care planning may be on the horizon. A group of providers recently recommende
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that home health care will be fastest growing indus
Name key elements that should be the basis for the “written” plan of care.
AUGUST 26, 2014
An American Hospital Association task force is hoping to help improve access to care for patients
AUGUST 25, 2015
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
APRIL 29, 2016
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
APRIL 22, 2016
To communicate well, you need to start with learning to listen. First, prepare the environment:
by John Palmer (johnpalmer@palmereditorial.com) In today’s environ
DECEMBER 26, 2019
A new study finds that patients diagnosed with depression often rely on their primary care physic
A one-size-fits-all approach to case management and patient care can be detrimental to patients a
OCTOBER 19, 2017
A recent study published in Health Affairs found that when physician practices have care-manageme
MARCH 31, 2016
A patient’s plan of care is like a road map. It provides instructions and directions on ite
The nation’s largest healthcare buyers—Medi-care, state Medicaid programs, large empl
Match data for 2014 show a modest increase in the primary care physician workforce, but the incr
CMS reports that between 2012 and 2015, accountable care orga
AUGUST 30, 2016
Involving patients in their care isn’t just polite, it’s a CMS requirement. Condition
FEBRUARY 22, 2018
HCPro, Inc. has continued its expansion into the long-term care education and information deliver
NOVEMBER 7, 2006
If therapy completes an evaluation after the nurse does the start of care and the therapy
Surveyors will scrutinize dementia care and Minimum Data Set coding in an upcoming pilot p
APRIL 25, 2014
Federal lawmakers have introduced a bill designed to improve coordination of care and serv
A bill introduced in the House of Representatives would target improved care coordination
AUGUST 1, 2014
This locator applies only if verbal orders are involved in the start of care process. It w
Hospital-owned urgent care centers are subject to modifier -PO (services, procedures and/or surge
A recent (March 10) study published in the American Journal of Managed Care reports that the use
  As I get geared up to start working on the May issue of Medical Environ
MARCH 19, 2014
Integrating a continuity of operations (COOP) program into a healthcare environment can overwhelm
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
In our upcoming October issue of Medical Environment Update, our experts tell ghoulish tal
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
  A clinical learning environment review (CLER) visit to your facility is imminent
JUNE 13, 2014
  A clinical learning environment review (CLER) visit to your facility is imminent
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
Understanding the origins of patient violence, setting up your facility’s environment prope
MARCH 12, 2015
Q: I am a hospital-based registered nurse working in a same day surgical environment. I'm
Workplace hazards are all too plentiful in healthcare environments. For example, in February 2014
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
In today’s rapidly changing environment, no organization is immune from violence. It’
JULY 6, 2017
It is no surprise that residents spend much of their time in clinical environments, making any ti
APRIL 5, 2019
The patient care plan (485) is not a stand-alone documentation system; it is the legal record of
The Quality of Patient Care Star Rating methodology includes nine of the 24 currently reported pr
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
The Joint Commission revised the rationale to Provision of Care standard PC.01.02.07, which discu
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
The Joint Commission extended the mandatory reporting of the Perinatal Care (PC) performance meas
JUNE 30, 2015
Medicare doesn’t differentiate between skilled and unskilled personal care because there is
Can we provide two home health aides to provide care for a quadriplegic patient?
Yes. Maintaining, cleaning, and caring for the assistive device can be done by the home health a
The next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum scheduled for:
The Independence at Home Demonstration, which is affiliated with the Affordable Care Act, is maki
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
To succeed in the transformation to value-based care, John K. Hudson, MD, and hi
Joint Commission urges enforcement of oral care policies The Joint Commission is p
JANUARY 31, 2017
The culture of our company is based on a commitment to serve our customers and to empower them to improve the quality of healthcare across the globe. We place a very high value on teamwork, dedication, innovation, work ethic, and integrity. Our customers and clients consistently recognize the quality of our staff as the most distinguished feature of our Company.
JANUARY 6, 2009
Patients eligible for chronic care management services (CPT code 99490) are generally chronically
 A new study suggests that care provided by nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistant
Emergency care in the United States is just barely getting a passing grade, according to a
APRIL 10, 2014
Fill in the blank: Patients are to be informed about unanticipated outcomes of care by
JUNE 10, 2014
Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp The Long-Term Care R
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
The Critical Care Societies Collaborative (CCSC) issued a report stating critical care nurses hav
AUGUST 4, 2016
Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), CMS has been slowly making its transition awa
JULY 8, 2015
Research has shown that restrictive diets add little benefit for older adults in long-term care,
AUGUST 29, 2014
Federal officials announced new guidelines October for the protection of hospital workers caring
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Physician outsourcing firm EmCare, a subsidiary of Envision Healthcare, recently announced plans
JUNE 19, 2014
The aide care plan or assignment must provide enough direction so the aide knows exactly what to
Being rude can affect medical performance and patient care, according to a study conducted by Te
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
Rural areas offer the biggest compensation packages for primary care physicians, according to hea
APRIL 14, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear Home Care Association of America v. Weil, which means
U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced the Home Health Care Planning
Involving patients in their care isn’t just polite, it’s a CMS requirement. Condition
FEBRUARY 20, 2018
Q: Some of our care teams are having trouble working together—one of my st
by Megan Herr Agencies should consider implementing a solid wound care program o
In this week’s Ask the Experts, we explore tips for creating the ideal learning environment
JUNE 8, 2017
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-day course that wi
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
  The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 3, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 9, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 24, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
OCTOBER 31, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
DECEMBER 12, 2014
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-d
DECEMBER 5, 2014
Today, the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) 
The Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp is an intensive four-day co
OCTOBER 17, 2014
Coders may report critical care provided in the ED. Critical care is defined as the direct delive
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing pr
MARCH 18, 2016
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
To improve medical outcomes in intensive care units, some hospitals are attempting to make units
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Nurses new to home health struggle with the completion of documentation related to patient care.
An incomplete medical record: demonstrates that care was incomplete
AUGUST 28, 2019
Come work for us
JANUARY 6, 2009
  "As we move into a world where the value of health care services is more im
MARCH 5, 2015
A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Long-Term Care Initiative outlines t
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
Americans deserve a health care system that delivers the right care, at the right time, and at a
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) submitted a written request to the ac
The National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) this on Tuesday announced the appointmen
About 70% of agencies will work to improve performance on acute care hospitalization in 2019, acc
by: Tami Swartz   A short but intense stay on the routine home care level of
This article first appeared on care/why-
FEBRUARY 28, 2019
Patient care in the nation’s military hospitals is rife with problems, including a lack of
A second health care worker who cared for an Ebola patient at a Dallas hospital has contracted th
OCTOBER 15, 2014
  In light of allegations of falsified records to cover up delays in care, the Dep
Fifty-five percent of physician leaders believe the Affordable Care Act has more good in it than
AUGUST 6, 2015
On April 1, CMS launched the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR)-- a major step
The next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum scheduled for
APRIL 29, 2016
Caring for behavioral health patients is a major challenge for nurse leaders. When it escalates t
DECEMBER 21, 2016
You ask: The Acute Care Hospitalization measure is now weighted at 35% in value-based purcha
Some of the requirements for home care include: If the patient does in fact leave the hom
1. The plan of care is developed by the clinician and the physician on the first visit an
Q: A long term care resident is discharged to the hospital, returning to the facility skil
MARCH 28, 2014
“Rather than viewing a ‘still image’ of the care experience, organizatio
JANUARY 15, 2015
  “Increasing training slots for primary care specialties may do noth
AUGUST 1, 2014
The Joint Commission extended the mandatory reporting of the Perinatal Care (PC) performance meas
JULY 8, 2015
Patient care permits little room for nurses to be anything but on their toes. And in the event of
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
Did you know? HCPro has created a membership community specifically for long-term care billing p
APRIL 15, 2016
"You need to take care of yourself before you take care of others." -
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
“The more time I spent caring for my patients, the less I cared for myself. I didn’t
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
 The American College of Physicians (ACP) last week debuted a High Value Care Coordination T
APRIL 17, 2014
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), Home Care Association of America, an
The way forward for high-quality and affordable patient care might come from the past.
JUNE 16, 2016
Home health patients with chronic, complex conditions present care coordination challenges that a
In Illinois, nurses are joining critical care transport teams to improve patient care and reduce
JANUARY 19, 2017
BY CHRISTOPHER CHENEY, SENIOR CLINICAL CARE EDITOR AT HEALTHLEADERS Mos
APRIL 1, 2019
National Nursing Home Week is a time to recognize nursing home staff for their quality of care an
MAY 10, 2010
Last week, CMS proposed a new rule intended to boost the success of Accountable Care Organiz
In recent years, healthcare officials have been striving to improve care coordination, which can
JANUARY 5, 2016
One of our nurses asked us what her legal risks are if something goes wrong when caring f
At HCPro, we recognize that long-term care billers are a largely underserved professional populat
JUNE 30, 2015
The measure is derived from the percentage of home health episodes of care during which the SOC/R
AMDA-Dedicated to Long-Term Care has released final competencies for attending physicians i
OCTOBER 25, 2013
CMS has released a proposal to strengthen the Shared Savings Program for Accountable Care Organiz
At HCPro, we recognize that long-term care billers are a largely underserved professional
At HCPro, we recognize that long-term care billers are a largely underserved professional popula
  At HCPro, we recognize that long-term care billers are a largely underserved pro
  At HCPro, we recognize that long-term care billers are a largely underserved pro
  At HCPro, we recognize that long-term care billers are a largely underserved pro