Long-Term Care

Improving communication and documentation critical to achieve organizational goals

PPS Alert for Long-Term Care, November 1, 2016

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Thanks to the new regulatory environment in healthcare, SNFs need to focus more than ever on smoothing care transitions and laying out high-quality care plans for patients. When failures occur in these areas, it's often due to two common hang-ups?poor communication and poor documentation. Something someone didn't know, say, or write?a patient couldn't afford his medication, was a fall risk, or had holes in his care plan?can lead to problems.

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