Wednesday May 8, 2013
This updated Special Advisory Bulletin describes the scope and effect of the legal prohibition on payment by Federal health care programs for items or services furnished (1) by an excluded person or (2) at the medical direction or on the prescription of an excluded person.
Friday May 25, 2012
For more than 20 years, the Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults has been the leading source of information about the safety of prescribing drugs for older people. To help prevent medication side effects and
Tuesday April 3, 2012
The Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) and the guideline development panel have compiled a list of implementation strategies to assist health-care organizations or health care providers that are interested in implementing this guideline. According to the RNAO, this nursing
Tuesday April 26, 2011
Our analysis of criminal history records maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) revealed that 92 percent of nursing facilities employed at least one individual with at least one criminal conviction. Overall, 5 percent of nursing facility employees had at least one criminal conviction.