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FDA Investigating Certain Imported Medical Gloves

Earlier this month, the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) advised that the FDA is investigating certain imported ...
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Understanding the Emergency Management After Action Report

From forest fires to hurricanes, from major flooding to non-potable water sources, many of our communities have encountered ...
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What You Need to Know About Pet Therapy

Therapy animals provide immense benefits to patients. Pet therapy has been proven to reduce depression, anxiety, pain, and ...
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Data Rich . . . Information Poor

Not only have we all heard this saying, "Data Rich and Information Poor", but so many organizations experience ...
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TJC Proposed Changes to the Emergency Management Chapter

On September 1, 2021, The Joint Commission posted the long-awaited Proposed Changes to the Emergency Management Chapter.  The ...
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New Antibiotic Stewardship Requirements on the Horizon

On August 4, 2021, The Joint Commission posted new elements of performance related to MM 09.01.01 Antibiotic Stewardship. ...
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CMS 1754-F Hospice Conditions of Participation Changes Finalized- Competency Changes

On July 29, 2021, CMS rule 1754-F was finalized and while it is entitled the 2022 Hospice Payment ...
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Treatment Planning

The overarching goal in treating clients with behavioral health diagnoses is to see them achieve a healthy state ...
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Heads Up! Medication or Not?

Many organizations may be leaving these opportunities for improvement on the table.  Did you know that any toothpaste ...
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