The end-of-life conundrum To demonstrate this point, LTCQ
examined the impact of high concentrations of residents at the end of life on the Pressure Ulcer QI/QM.
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study suggests that ACHCA members' facilities don't do better because they have more resources or because they care for less challenging residents--they do better because they have better leadership," said Barry S.
executive vice president LTCQ
, said, "Many health care organizations see quality-improvement and compliance programs merely as an operating cost rather than as an investment, probably because they cannot qualify the return on their expenditures in this area.
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asks Cheryl Field, MSN, RN, CRRN, director of Clinical and Reimbursement Services at LTCQ
Littlehale, MS, APRN, BC, is Chief Clinical Officer of the Healthcare Services division at LTCQ
Cheryl Field is the director of clinical and reimbursement services at LTCQ
In another study of a large multistate chain, LTCQ
identified 2,379 residents who, over a one-year period, had been discharged from long-term care "with a return anticipated" and readmitted with a "significant change" assessment.
study examined how accredited and nonaccredited facilities fared in surveys conducted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Through the efforts of the University of Wisconsin, the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, LTCQ
In fact, a 1996 survey by Brown University and LTCQ