16th May

Building on the Foundation of Patient Safety

Patient Safety is the foundation upon which Quality Healthcare is built. Virtually every healthcare setting is working toward the shared goal of providing safer care for patients. This includes not only within the walls of each institution but across the

20th Apr

How to Get the Most out of Standardized Tests

The Purpose of Standardized Tests Professionals use standardized tests to accurately and objectively measure baseline status and facilitate individualized clinically appropriate therapeutic interventions. Along with supporting baselines findings they also serve to demonstrate progress throughout the treatment episode and upon

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11th Nov

Emerging New Specialists

I’ve always heard that the one thing you can count on in healthcare is Change. I’ve come to believe that there couldn’t be a truer statement made. I am just getting back from the annual NASL meeting and I learned

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7th Sep

How Handoff Communication Impacts Patient Care

At every level of treatment, the resident’s length of stay is getting shorter and shorter. Post Acute Care facilities are starting to see sicker patients for shorter stays, and we are discharging sicker patients back home with home care to

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25th Feb

The Power of Communication

Effective communication is a challenge that affects all areas of health care. Often times the lack of communication alone will precipitate a resident harm event. How do you ensure that all the care providers have the necessary information to work

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22nd Feb

Workplace Violence in the News

Violent actions in the workplace are ever present in the news these days. It’s becoming more and more common to hear of violent actions performed against healthcare workers in all the various healthcare environments. And due to the nature of