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  • Achieving the Triple Aim in healthcare can feel a bit like juggling Christmas ornaments; the tenets are delicate and close to our hearts, but just when you get one ornament hung securely, another tumbles to the floor and smashes open. Improving the patient experience and population health while reducing costs are necessary, albeit difficult, goals.

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  • As a leader in an ABA organization, I sometimes found myself overwhelmed by the busy-ness of serving clients, working with payers, and supporting my team.  Just as they say you must put the oxygen mask on yourself before caring for others, tending to your own behavior is crucial to shaping the behaviors around you.  If you follow social media blogs like Inc., you can capture a few nuggets of le...

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  • Social workers perform a vital role in helping individuals access services and resources they need. They act as advocates for safety among children, youth and families, and become licensed and impromptu counselors or legal assistants. They take on the duties of providing health care in clinical settings, temporary companionship or guardians for at-risk individuals, and secretarial-type work dur...

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  • The patient experience defined by the Beryl Institute is “the sum of all interactions, shaped by an organization’s culture, that influence patient perceptions across the continuum of care.”  Exceeding patient expectations is not by chance, but is the result of conscious efforts made to create and sustain a culture of patient-centered care – including staff hiring, onboarding, development practi...

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  • Ensuring that your institution or clinical setting provides primary palliative care is one of the most powerful ways you can improve the quality and cost of US healthcare.  However, most health care professionals have not been trained to provide this type of care, and they cannot practice what they do not know. Since nurses are the largest group of healthcare professionals, and the ones who spe...

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  • With diseases like heart failure, heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), stroke, and diabetes at the center of attention in our high-cost healthcare system, it may be shocking to learn that sepsis is the leading cause of death within U.S. hospitals. In fact, one-third of all patients who die in the hospital die with sepsis. According to Bloomberg, sepsis is a $27 billion p...

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  • Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual education and awareness campaign led by the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF). Every year, healthcare organizations take part in the event by highlighting the importance of patient safety among staff, patients, and the community. This year’s observance runs March 11 – 17, with a focus on safety culture and patient engagement.

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  • The way that our society views aging is quite remarkable. Most people long to maintain life but somehow try to avert the inevitable changes that come with the aging process. Some of the changes are anxiously anticipated, such as a first birthday or college graduation. Other changes are unwelcome, such as the appearance of the first few gray hairs or “age spots”. Being young has value in America...

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  • A Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) is issued by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to improve the quality of health care and to promote compliance with regulations. CIAs combat fraud committed by health care organizations and are issued when a health care organization acknowledges improper or fraudulent actions.

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  • You’ve probably noticed that advance care planning (ACP) conversations are gaining attention as an important intervention in healthcare. Why? Most importantly, good ACP conversations help people get the kind of care at the end of life that is consistent with their personal goals and wishes. In addition, studies show that advance care planning conversations improve multiple outcomes including fe...

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  • While February brings to mind flowers and candy for Valentine's Day, healthcare professionals know there is a bigger focus. During American Heart Month, we shine the spotlight on heart health. The burdens and risk factors of heart disease remain alarmingly high.  

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  • Mr. Bill, is a vibrant 85 year-old who loves his family, his yard, an end-of-day beverage, and his independence. A proud survivor of the great depression and WWII, he can grow anything, build anything, fix anything. Mr. Bill has a living will and strong opinions on “not being kept alive by machines.” When Mr. Bill suffers a catastrophic event, his living will provides clear direction for his fa...

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  • Hiring new employees is always a challenge, even when there is a plethora of seemingly qualified candidates from which to choose. Hiring new employees for roles in which turnover is typically high is an even bigger challenge. And when the pool of candidates is small, the challenge grows bigger still. Human resources managers at healthcare organizations that hire nurses are very familiar with th...

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  • Rebecca's Story: Rebecca lived alone in a small cabin, tucked away in a remote mountain-top range, sharing her home for over 50 years with her husband until he died. She spent her days tending to her garden and cooking, resting when she got overtired from caring for her home and herself. She had no children, and her nearest neighbor checked on her once a week and took her to church.

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  • During the SNF Open Door Forum (ODF) held on Thursday, March 3 CMS introduced six new Quality Measures that will be reported on the Nursing Home Compare (NHC) website in April 2016.  The six new Quality Measures that will be reported on NHC will include four short-stay measures and two long-stay measures.  In addition, three of the new Quality Measures will be claims-based measures.  This is a ...

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  • Did you know that 18 percent of the U.S. population speaks a language other than English at home? The U.S. Census Bureau projects that by the year 2042 there will be no single ethnic or racial majority in the United States. By 2060, the Hispanic population is expected to more than double, the Asian population will double, the African American population will grow by more than 47 percent, and th...

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