SKILLED NURSING-BASED RESPIRATORY THERAPY SERVICES

Strategically Positioning Skilled Nursing Facilities for Success Under the Affordable Care Act Beginning October 1, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) began to penalize acute care hospitals for readmitting patients diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) within 30 days of discharge. This was the result of the national Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program,… Continue reading SKILLED NURSING-BASED RESPIRATORY THERAPY SERVICES

Preparing for the Future: Four Vital Strengths Respiratory Therapists Should Develop

The Future of Healthcare It’s coming whether you like it or not, and it will be here sooner than you think. The “baby boomer” generation, born between 1946 and 1964, will arrive at the age of 65 between 2011 and 2029. The Center of Health Workforce Studies states: “Between 2000 and 2020, the U.S. population… Continue reading Preparing for the Future: Four Vital Strengths Respiratory Therapists Should Develop