COVID-19 Updates

UNIVERSAL COVID-19 Testing and other COVID-19 Updates

Thursday, May 21, 2020


One-time universal testing at nursing homes would cost $440M, AHCA says; most nursing homes on track with COVID-19 reporting


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Free Teepa Snow webinar – Identifying Signs of Depression and Anxiety in People Living With Dementia. Due to extreme changes, people living with dementia are at higher risk for depression and anxiety. Teepa will help providers recognize and respond more accurately to reduce the chances for escalation and ‘non-helpful’ hospitalizations.

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PrimeARCHIVE clears your path for easy migration to Kronos Workforce Dimensions

Prime Care Technologies is partnering with Kronos to deliver its secure archiving solution to customers migrating to Workforce Dimensions – offering the ideal solution for long-term protection against audits or compliance issues.

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States using Medicaid to provide ‘lifeline’ for providers, association reports

Court reviewing $95K fine assessed against HCR ManorCare

Infection control problems ‘persisted’ at nursing homes prior to pandemic: GAO


Curatess Care Delivery with Telehealth

Telehealth access designed for LTPAC to beat COVID-19. Empower physicians to round on patients with HD video\audio, full access to clinical information with comprehensive EHR integration and to hear diagnostic stethoscope sounds. Our platform operates on all mobile and desktop devices and includes secure messaging for care team collaboration.
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Senior Living/LTC Dining Furniture: Aluminum armed chairs c/w woodgrain finish, Manufacturer Direct Pricing: as low as $149/ea; COM pricing also available. A FREE chair CADDIE will be included with orders of 50+
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Also in the News for Thursday, May 21

New federal rule allows employers to offer bonuses to workers with varying hours … Pennsylvania joins growing list of states using National Guard for coronavirus response at long-term care facilities … Nursing home providers up North also facing pressure from unions amid pandemic … CDC plans nationwide COVID-19 antibody study



The reopening dilemma



To properly address COVID-19 in nursing homes, we need to fix underlying issues



New Orleans style: Louisiana facility uses second-line parade to celebrate recovered COVID-19 patients