SimpleLTC scheduled maintenance: Saturday, Feb. 27

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On Saturday, Feb. 27, SimpleLTC data transmission and analytics software will be unavailable for 6-7 hours (from approximately 5:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Central Time) as we perform important infrastructure upgrades. Affected products include SimpleAnalyzer™ (MDS analytics and scrubbing), SimpleConnect™ (MDS and PBJ transmission) and SimpleCFS™ (Texas Medicaid forms and … Read More

COVID-19 vaccine codes: Updated effective date for Pfizer-BioNTech

Mary MadisonCOVID-19, Industry, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

The following was disseminated via MLN Connects Special Edition on late Monday afternoon, December 14, 2020: On December 11, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID‑19 Vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 for individuals 16 years of age and older. Review Pfizer’s Fact Sheet … Read More

RAI User’s Manual – Appendix B – updated again

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Appendix B of the RAI User’s Manual was updated again.  This Appendix is updated periodically when specific changes are made to state and regional offices: State RAI Coordinators, MDS Automation Coordinators, RAI Panel members and Regional Office contacts.  This update is advance-dated October 29, 2020.  Changes to Appendix B, October 2020 Update is … Read More

International Infection Prevention Week: October 18 – 24, 2020

Mary MadisonCOVID-19, Industry, Secure News, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

Yes, there’s a week for this and it couldn’t be timelier this year and this week (every week actually). COVID-19 has shown the world what we’ve always known—infection preventionists (IPs) are essential to keeping the world safe. In addition to all the usual suspects (healthcare-associated infections, resurgence in measles outbreaks, … Read More