Psychotropic Medication FAQ: Achieving a successful survey

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SimpleLTC Psychotropic Medication and Surveys Webinar FAQ

On Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, SimpleLTC partnered with TeamHealth to offer one of our most highly anticipated webinars ever: Psychotropic Medication: Achieving a successful survey. During the webinar, industry experts Dr. Robert Figlerski and Ms. Elizabeth Borntrager discussed psychotropic medication, which continues to be a significant focus of CMS guidance … Read More

[On-demand webinar] Psychotropic medication: Achieving a successful survey

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Will your current psychotropic medication practices result in a successful survey? Psychotropic medication management continues to be a significant focus of CMS guidance and DOH Surveys. The role of the prescriber has shifted from prescribing medications to a more conservative approach of de-prescribing psychotropic medications where appropriate. Your facility’s effective … Read More

Weekends are now made for PBJ

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In its recent letter to State Survey directors, CMS announced an increased focus on nurse staffing levels and sharing of Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) data with state survey agencies. States will be notified of underperforming facilities, for issues including: Facilities with “low” nurse staffing on weekends Facilities showing days without an on-site RN (possible … Read More