PDPM Navigator

Well, we finally have it! After only 2 short years it is official!  PDPM Navigator® by Broad River Rehab is now officially trademarked!  As many of you know (because you are using it), our PDPM Navigator app is the most widely used app for PDPM.  IT is available in both the Apple and Google Play… Continue reading PDPM Navigator

5-Star Preview Reports are Here! Clarification to Reflections blog Q&A #4

We knew it was coming and it is here. CMS released the 5-Star preview reports yesterday and they can be downloaded from your CASPER folder in QIES. This data is what will be publicly reported on or around October 28th on the Nursing Home Compare and Care Compare websites. There are a few things to… Continue reading 5-Star Preview Reports are Here! Clarification to Reflections blog Q&A #4

Rehab Reflections: Defining Healthcare Literacy

Broad River’s July Rehab Reflections customer training provided an in depth regulatory and implementation overview related to healthcare literacy. How would you define literacy? More specifically, how does your organization define literacy specific to healthcare learning and understanding. Let us begin with a reference sample from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).… Continue reading Rehab Reflections: Defining Healthcare Literacy

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™

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