Mon.Mar 13, 2023

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Amedisys Appoints Richard Ashworth as President, CEO and Board Member

Hospice News

Amedisys, Inc. NASDAQ: AMED) has selected Richard Ashworth as its new president, CEO and member of its board of directors. He will take over the CEO role from Chairman Paul Kusserow, who has been filling in on a temporary basis amid a search for a permanent replacement.

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5 Tips on automating client risk management in home care


As we mentioned in our blog, 3 methods to enhance home care risk management , and keeping clients safe while providing care services is critical for home care organizations. One of the three methods discussed was using automation to reduce manual errors and identify risks more quicker.

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St. Croix CMO Mayo: Clinical, Medical Onboarding Critical to Hospice Growth

Hospice News

After seeing firsthand the person-centered multidisciplinary care that hospices provide, St. Croix Hospice’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Andrew Mayo felt drawn to the field. As a descendant of the Mayo Clinic’s founders, his connection to medicine runs deep.

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A Day in the Life: Physical Rehabilitation Nurse

Daily Nurse

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work as a nurse in physical rehabilitation ? Here are the basics that you need to know. Adam Francis, MSN, RN, Director of Nursing at Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital – Bartram Campus , took time to answer our questions.

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The Ultimate Guide to Improving Caregiver Engagement & Retention

Want to learn how to retain your caregivers & improve caregiver retention X3? Get expert advice from Smartcare Software — a complete home care EMR company leading the industry in caregiver hiring and retention tools — and download The Ultimate Guide to Improve Caregiver Engagement & Retention for FREE.

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Summit Hospice Settles False Claims Case for $1.05 million

Hospice News

Utah-based Summit Hospice has agreed to settle allegations of False Claims Act violations for $1.05 million. The U.S. Department of Justice indicated that claims resolved by the settlement are allegations only and liability was not determined. The U.S.

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Acute Kidney Injury vs. Chronic Kidney Disease

Traditions Health

Acute Kidney Injury vs. Chronic Kidney Disease Kidney failure is a condition that occurs when the kidneys lose their ability to function effectively. Kidney failure can be caused by two distinct illnesses: acute kidney injury (AKI) and chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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Hand Hygiene Helps Patient Safety

Minority Nurse

Patient safety depends on many preventative steps, and many of those steps must be followed meticulously.

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Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Nurse Nacole

Category: Fundamentals Because Tramadol inhibits serotonin reuptake, it can induce serotonin syndrome when combined with other serotonergic agents, such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants or monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Daily Tips Fundamentals

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Trial Lost, $400+ Million Liability Looming: Quick Takeaways From a Recent False Claims Act Jury Trial

Healthcare Law Insights blog

On February 27, 2023, a jury in Minnesota federal court rendered a verdict in favor of the United States and against a surgical product distributor following a False Claims Act jury trial that lasted six weeks. [1]

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INFOGRAPHIC Steps for Preparing Your Loved One for Home Care

Caring Senior Service

When a loved one starts in-home care services, there are a few things you can do to prepare to ensure a smooth transition. Review the infographic below to identify how you can help prepare your loved one for in-home care. Home Care

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