Texas is facing a shortfall of up to $27 billion. The House will begin the debate on the Medicaid spending and the Budget line items for the next two years on April 1st. Medicaid is the largest source of funding for public hospitals, community health centers and the largest payer for long term care provided [...]
SureAssess Updated with the Nutrition Care Process* The American Dietetic Association (ADA) launched the Nutrition Care Process in 2003 to provide a consistent structure and framework for individualized quality nutrition care. The Registered Dietitians at SureQuest Systems, Inc. that developed SureAssess created a software system that automates and standardizes the process. Nutrition assessment is [...]
The new measures will include assessments of patient outcomes and personal experiences in both long-term and short-stay care settings. The measures will track the percentage of residents who self-report moderate to severe pain, have a high risk for pressure ulcers, have appropriately received influenza and pneumonia vaccines, and require assistance with activities of daily living, among others.