The Role of QAPI in Preparing for the New Survey Process

The Role of QAPI in Preparing for the New Survey Process Dr. Andy Kramer December 4, 2017 I have been asked often about details of the new survey process, and how best to replicate it for Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) purposes. My response is...

read more

Facility Assessment: Positioning for the Future

Facility Assessment: Positioning for the Future Dr. Andy Kramer Provider Magazine - August 2017 Long term/post-acute providers may be thinking of the facility assessment as just another paper regulation that detracts from the day-to-day business of providing care to...

read more

Navigating The New Rule: Person-Centered Care

Navigating The New Rule: Person-Centered Care Dr. Andy Kramer Provider Magazine - February 2017 This month's column builds on the December Quality Forum about the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Rules for Participation in Medicare and Medicaid,...

read more

SNF Rehabilitation In The Limelight

SNF Rehabilitation In The Limelight Dr. Andy Kramer Provider Magazine - August 2016 The concept of narrowing the network of skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) to which a hospital will refer has gained momentum in some market areas. More open, it involves Medicare...

read more

Long Term Care Quality At Issue Around The World

Long Term Care Quality At Issue Around The World Dr. Andy Kramer Provider Magazine - June 2016 It's easy to think that the problems we face in providing high-quality care to frail elders is a challenge that is unique to health care in the United States. We are not...

read more
Pages12345