Beeglue could play a crucial role in the fight against MRSA. University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland researchers have discovered that beeglue - the sticky substance found in beehives - could have natural antibacterial properties that are effective against MRSA. Beeglue has been used as a folk remedy for several ailments and is also known as propolis.
Hospital acquired MRSA has now spread to communities. Vancomycin is the usual treatment that carries serious side effects and… Continue
Added by MARK SLAUGHTER B.S.,M.S.,L.N.F.A on June 30, 2010 at 10:43am —
We all know how important it is to hire the right person but more important do we really know who we are hiring? Getting a background check done is not only a requirement in most states but being able to get the results back in a timely fashion is important. I highly recommend Background Check Solution (www.backgroundsolution.com
) they are fast with results and less expensive than competitors I've used in the past.
Thank you for keeping our… Continue
Added by Deborah Burton on June 29, 2010 at 5:15pm —
Release of Liability for Drivers…
Added by MARK SLAUGHTER B.S.,M.S.,L.N.F.A on June 29, 2010 at 10:49am —
Added by Tony Perry on June 25, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Provisions You May Want to Add to Your Admission Agreements
By: Gabriela Sanchez
Resident Admission Agreements are very important documents that govern a facility’s and resident’s interactions not only during the residency period, but also long after a resident has discharged from the facility. Therefore, it is important to think about what terms you should include in your Admission Agreement now that may assist you later, particularly if the relationship with a resident or… Continue
Added by Aaron Besen on June 24, 2010 at 4:25pm —
Do you know what one of the most often used arguments in lawsuits against nursing homes is? “The facility allowed the patient to develop avoidable bedsores…” As Nursing Home Professionals, it is our job to ensure that our residents do not develop any bedsores / pressure areas in our facility. But, it happens in every nursing out there at one point or another.
I can’t tell you how many facilities I’ve entered that did not know the first thing about preventive skin care. A recent facility I… Continue
Added by MARK SLAUGHTER B.S.,M.S.,L.N.F.A on June 23, 2010 at 5:09pm —
Does anyone know of a Nurse Practitioner that is looking for a great job? This company pays top dollar and the benefits are excllent.
Added by Deborah McNeese on June 23, 2010 at 3:19pm —
***Always use the term "alleged" when answering deficiencies on…
Added by MARK SLAUGHTER B.S.,M.S.,L.N.F.A on June 23, 2010 at 2:14pm —
Long Term Care Leaders and Advocates Turn Up Heat on Congress to Act Now
(In case you missed this last week.)…
Added by Tony Perry on June 21, 2010 at 3:30pm —
Many Nursing Home Administrators and Business Office Managers do not fully understand the concept of Medicare Reimbursable Bad Debt or realize the potential dollars they may be forfeiting. I am going to try to break it down so that you can stop losing money and capitalize on an opportunity sitting right in front of you.
Let’s set up a typical NH scenario:
Resident Jane Doe fell at home and broke her hip. She was admitted into the hospital for more than 3 midnights and had hip surgery.… Continue
Added by MARK SLAUGHTER B.S.,M.S.,L.N.F.A on June 17, 2010 at 1:38pm —
NEW OWNERSHIP DISCLOSURE RULES FOR SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES
Buried within the 906 pages of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 are new ownership disclosure rules that apply to SNFs. SNFs have always been required to disclose ownership information as part of state licensure laws and through the… Continue
Added by Aaron Besen on June 14, 2010 at 6:00pm —
Common sense tips for your next Interview:…
Added by Tony Perry on June 10, 2010 at 1:30pm —
There was no medical reason for Maude’s rapid decline and death. Though in the middle stages of… Continue
Added by Action Pact on June 9, 2010 at 9:30pm —