HOW A BAD FLU SEASON CAN AFFECT SKILLED NURSING ADMISSIONS, STAFFING
January 19, Skilled Nursing News
For the first time in more than a decade, the CDC is reporting widespread cases of the flu in 49 states, and it's having an effect on nursing providers’ bottom lines.
ADMINISTRATION TO SHIELD HEALTH WORKERS WHO REFUSE TO TREAT TRANSGENDER PATIENTS
January 18, McKnight's
Under a proposed rule, the DHS would be able to shield workers and punish organizations that don't allow them to express their moral objections
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services last month announced its new initiative to curb the growth of illegal "dumping" of SNF residents.
More geriatric settings are turning to music for its calming and therapeutic benefits.
ER VISITS CAN SIGNAL DECLINE IN ELDERLY PATIENTS
January 12, McKnight's
Even when the patient is not admitted, an ER visit can signal the onset of health issues.
FATE OF THERAPY CAPS AWAITS CONGRESSIONAL ACTION
January 11, Provider
The long term and post-acute care (LT/PAC) profession is taking a two-pronged approach as it awaits congressional action on therapy caps.
CAHF PARTNERS WITH TECH INNOVATOR STRATUS INTEROPERABLE
January 10, CAHF Press Release
Stratus Interoperable, which has developed a service that integrates all of a facility's clinical, financial and operational data, is CAHF's newest Preferred Provider.
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Founded in 1950, the California Association of Health Facilities is a non-profit trade association representing skilled-nursing facilities and intermediate-care facilities for people with intellectual disabilities. It is dedicated to providing quality care for the frail, elderly, intellectually disabled and those with chronic mental illness. CAHF is the largest provider of continuing education for long-term care providers in California. Serving 370,000 individuals each year, skilled nursing providers are directly responsible for more than 140,000 jobs and $5.6 billion in wages and benefits to long-term care employees.
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