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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have published the inaugural report for the Hospice Care Index. Are you diving into your results or delaying even taking a peek?
The OIG announced a new focused audit that will be conducted in FY 2023. The audit focuses on beneficiary eligibility for hospice services in the absence of a recent hospital encounter. How will your organization respond to this news?
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) spearheads National Patient Safety Week each year, seeking to encourage everyone to learn more about health care safety and the steps we can take to protect ourselves and our patients from harm.
Knowledgeable nurses are instrumental in improving outcomes for patients and families (and, therefore, your quality scores). But how do you balance the benefits of increased education for your nurses with the cost?
November is National Hospice Hospice and Palliative Care Month and the theme for this year is "Meeting you where you are." Here's how we can honor all veterans who served our country at the end of life.
No one wants to see a one-star review blemish their company's reputation. Here are some actionable tips to address them and how to use negative feedback as a learning opportunity.
Hospice aides come to work every day to provide the personal care and support needed by those in their last months and weeks of life. Does your agency do enough to honor their work?