After identifying areas of concern related to missing or inaccurate information on discharge paperwork, CMS is encouraging surveyors to keep an eye out for documentation gaffes.
Read this Q&A to learn more about CMS' proposed minimum staffing requirements.
Hospitals are increasingly adopting technologies that improve efficiency and make life easier for case managers—at least in theory.
Nurse and social worker discharge planners often manage complex patient cases. But how many also take the time to ensure family members are properly trained to provide the post-acute care that their loved one requires?
Amanda, a nurse case manager, is working the holiday weekend and covering a different medical assignment than usual.