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Fine tune your antibiotic stewardship methods by November deadline

Prior to the publication of CMS’ final rule on October 4, 2016, which heavily revised many Conditions of Participation (CoP) for Medicare, the agency’s infection control regulation included language about preventing the threat of multi-drug-resistant organisms and creating strategies for effective review of antibiotic use in long-term care facilities to avoid negative, sometimes deadly, effects […]

Joint Commission release analytics tool for reducing falls

The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare has released a data analytics tool that will help organization reduce falls. The tool works by identifying causes and risk rates for fall. The tool was originally designed for acute care providers, however long-term care providers can use the tool to collect data as well. Access to the […]