CMS Compliance Group Long Term Care Industry News Recap (Week of 9.2.13)

It’s Friday again . . . after a short work week. If you were enjoying the holidays instead of reading the news, here’s what you missed:

  • Many nursing homes fail to meet hand-washing guidelines, Joint Commission finds | McKnight’s Long Term Care News | ow.ly/oybnE
  • New Federal Rule Highlighted After Fire Sprinkler System Saves Residents at Illinois Nursing Home Fire | Sacramento Bee | ow.ly/oyG18
    • Need more info on the mandatory sprinkler requirement for nursing facilities? Check out these recent blog posts from CMSCG:
  • A long-term I.T. problem | Health Data Management | ow.ly/ovNtu

That’s all we’ve got for this week. Happy Rosh Hashanah to those of you who celebrate this week. Enjoy your weekend!

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