Covid-19 Update to Documentation Navigator™

What makes for a successful future focus on Covid-19? A Clinically knowledgeable, Quality measurement, interdisciplinary approach. Future thinking requires us to evaluate our capacity as interdisciplinary teams as we leverage the RAI to provide care (RAI – MDS, CAAs, Care Planning), get paid appropriately (PDPM) and achieve desired outcomes (Quality Measurement). For this reason, we… Continue reading Covid-19 Update to Documentation Navigator™

Do The Right Thing

Our guiding principles at Broad River Rehab are Knowledge and Compassion. That’s what drives the decisions we make, even when faced with a pandemic. During these difficult times, we’ve had to get creative and figure out how to do the right thing. That means doing the right thing for our patients, obviously but also for… Continue reading Do The Right Thing

Upcoming Webinar: Collaborative Dysphagia Care and the COVID-19 Impact

Upcoming AANAC Webinar: Collaborative Dysphagia Care and the COVID-19 Impact Nursing and therapy teams serving in post-acute care are now presented with unique challenges and opportunities in treatment of COVID-19 patients.This 60-minute webinar will serve as an overview of best practices for clinical assessment, methods for limiting cough eliciting procedures, and treatment of swallowing disorders… Continue reading Upcoming Webinar: Collaborative Dysphagia Care and the COVID-19 Impact

Release. The. Data.

HIPAA is nearly 25 years old. It was signed into law in 1996 by president Clinton. HIPAA is older than Netflix. It had several goals at the time of passing, but it is mostly known now as a compliance bar everyone has to get over when dealing with patient data. “Is our email system HIPAA… Continue reading Release. The. Data.

School to Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Letter Writing Campaign

I am writing this afternoon to encourage your participation in a letter writing campaign which I believe can make a significant impact on improving spirits and bringing a bit of joy to the vulnerable populations residing in skilled nursing facilities across the nation. The COVID-19 pandemic has provided limited opportunity for two distinct populations to… Continue reading School to Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Letter Writing Campaign

Staying Close to the ones you love ♥ with Televisits

The headlines are everywhere. They are heart wrenching and they are real. With skilled nursing facilities across the nation moving towards limited visits in order to protect individuals from the COVID-19 pandemic, families and residents are placed in a unique and often challenging state. “How is Mom going to make it without our weekend visit?”… Continue reading Staying Close to the ones you love ♥ with Televisits