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COVID-19 Survivors: Are you Ready & Willing to Care for These Patients?

Posted on: May 29, 2020

It is estimated that at least 700,000 COVID-19 survivors will require post-acute care after hospital discharge.  Individuals that survive critical COVID-19 illness are facing serious impairments. They may have profound weakness, deconditioning, delirium, postural instability, decreased lung capacity and significant functional deficits. These individuals require rehabilitation in a post-acute setting to improve functional status prior to returning back to normal life. 

Are you ready and willing to care for these patients? 

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Tags: COVID-19, Coronavirus

HealthPRO® Heritage Joins ICAA Task Force to Lead Senior Living Transformation after COVID-19

Posted on: May 27, 2020

Industry thought leaders and key stakeholders to convene on May 27 and May 28, 2020 to chart a path forward for North America's senior living industry.

May 27, 2020 – HealthPRO® Heritage joins more than 160 industry thought leaders to provide guidance for communities throughout North America as they prepare to emerge from a period of quarantine and plan for a new post-COVID era.

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Tags: skilled nursing facility, Active Aging, Rehab Services, senior living, COVID-19

Pediatrics Virtual & Telehealth Services

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Few events in this century have changed the world. COVID-19 has essentially taken every idea of routine and habit that we have all known so well, picked them up, spun them around, and let go, letting all the pieces land where they may, changing every aspect of the world we know.

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Tags: COVID-19, Pediatrics, Teletherapy, Virtual Therapy, Telehealth

A Clinical Reboot for Senior Living Communities

Posted on: May 11, 2020

The Buzz:
The Senior Living industry is eyeing a likely paradigm shift in light of the COVID-19 pandemic: The need for more robust clinical resources and innovative programming for the millions of seniors aging in place in assisted living, independent living and memory care communities nationwide.

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Tags: Senior Living Community, COVID-19

What is an Infection Preventionist?

Posted on: May 8, 2020

An Infection Preventionist is a Registered Nurse who is an expert in the policies, procedures, and practices related to pathogen transmission and antibiotic tracking. Count on these specially-trained nurses to:

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Tags: COVID-19, infection prevention

$100 Billion Infusion of Medicare Dollars to Begin as Early as Today!

Posted on: April 10, 2020

Breaking News: $100 Billion Emergency Fund Distribution Begins
CMS plans to release the first $30 billion of the emergency funds as early as today (Friday, April 10, 2020) via electronic payment to providers’ bank accounts.
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Tags: COVID-19, Coronavirus

Solutions for HHAs Amidst COVID-19 + PDGM

Posted on: April 9, 2020

HealthPRO® Heritage at Home: PPE/Safety Update
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Tags: PDGM, Home Health Agency, COVID-19, Coronavirus

Virtual Symposium for Healthcare Leaders RE COVID-19

Posted on: April 6, 2020

HealthPRO® Heritage has pulled together what promises to be a rich discussion between several thought-leaders to share perspective & best practices developed thus far in the response efforts to COVID-19. This is in collaboration with: CliftonLarsonAllen, MatrixCare, Johnson Kendall & Johnson, Net Health, and Ziegler. 

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Tags: #partnership, COVID-19, Coronavirus

Healthcare Leaders: SNF/Hospital Partnerships Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

Posted on: April 2, 2020

Skilled nursing facility operators must recognize that partnerships with hospitals have never been more important than now. HealthPRO® Heritage offers strategy & tangible resources to support efforts to collaborate with local hospitals amidst the COVID-19 crisis.

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Tags: #partnership, COVID-19, Coronavirus

Healthcare + Finance Leaders: Reimbursement/Cash Flow Strategies

Posted on: April 1, 2020

1. New Survey Guidance
In response to the national emergency declaration as a result of COVID-19, CMS has recently issued a new memorandum to State Survey Agency Directors. For a 3-week time period only, beginning 3/20/20, the following survey types will be prioritized:

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Tags: COVID-19, Coronavirus