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The Joint Commission offers certification in post-acute care, emphasizing the importance of effective care transitions, as one of its various accreditation and certification options for nursing care facilities. Certification is available to organizations that also receive or have previously received accreditation under the Nursing Center Accreditation Program. Here are 203 nursing facilities across the country …

In 2019, The New York Times published The 1619 Project, a collection of essays, short stories and poems intended to revisit the history of the United States through the lens of slavery and racism. The creators of The 1619 Project hoped it would be used in public schools. This happened in over 4,000 schools, mostly …

HIALEAH, Florida. – Hospitals are getting creative to fill chronic nursing shortages across a range of units, partnering with the University of Miami to create a pipeline of opportunities. “A lot of people have come into nursing simply because they want to make a change with COVID,” said Nichole Crenshaw, associate dean of undergraduate nursing …

COVID-19 infections are skyrocketing in nursing homes. Deaths among residents are only a fraction of what they were in 2020. But staffing shortages have worsened and are affecting resident care. AILSA CHANG, HOST: Today’s Supreme Court ruling on the Biden administration’s COVID vaccine mandates is a mixed decision. The court struck down the mandate for …

BRENTWOOD, Tennessee and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 12, 2022– Kindred Rehabilitation Services and South Florida Health today announced a joint venture to build and operate a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital located on land adjacent to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The new hospital will have all private rooms and will focus on …

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. & FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kindred Rehabilitation Services and South Florida Health today announced a joint venture to build and operate a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital located on land adjacent to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The new hospital will have all private rooms and will focus on the acute rehabilitation …

Op-ed: Lessons from over a hundred years of affirmative action in Hawai’i. The discussion of affirmative action usually involves workplaces or higher education, but never housing. Why not? In Hawaiʻi, there is a century-old land and housing program for Native Hawaiians, arguably one of the oldest affirmative action programs in the country. Despite the lack …

January 10, 2022) – Rosie Inguanzo-Martin, CEO and co-founder of Allegiance Home Health, has joined the advisory board of Florida Atlantic University’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. “The College will benefit from Rosie’s extensive experience as a leader in the community and within our healthcare system,” said Safiya George, Ph.D., Dean of Christine E. …

Florida will send 1 million home COVID-19 tests to nursing homes and long-term care facilities for the elderly, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday. DeSantis made the announcement at a rehabilitation center in West Palm Beach, where he was joined by Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo, Florida Emergency Management Director Kevin Guthrie and Simone Marstiller …

The state pays the agency $330 per overtime hour for each nurse Jared Strong – Iowa Capital Breakdown December 24, 2021 8:55 a.m., update: December 24, 2021 9:17 a.m. In a photo from Dec. 23, 2020, Dr. James Bell puts on the rest of his personal protective equipment in the anteroom before entering the rooms …

There was already a nationwide shortage of nurses before the pandemic. It is now a full-fledged crisis affecting every hospital in South Florida. “We have lost approximately 400 nurses within our system,” said Carol Biggs, general manager of nursing for Jackson Health Systems. “We are now hiring nurses before they even get their license.” Nursing …

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – Nursing homes across Rhode Island are against the clock when it comes to getting their staffing levels where they need to be. As facilities across the state face labor shortages, a new law setting long-term care standards takes effect next month, which includes a staffing mandate. According to the latest …

“One of our ongoing priorities is to ensure that our team has access to the resources they need, so that our patients continue to receive the good care they deserve,” explained Emily o’banion, Senior Vice President of Integrated Health Care Delivery for Rochester Regional Health. “We look forward to working with Medline to continue to …

The massive $ 1.9 trillion US bailout law was passed in March of this year in part to help Americans recover from the impact of COVID-19, but much of its funding was intended to help make communities stronger for the future. Today, after months of nominations and planning, a coalition of Southeastern Texas universities and …

On October 29, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an annual update of the Hospital Cost Report (PUF) public-use file and released the PUF cost report for the first time. skilled nursing facilities (SNF). These PUFs contain data for 2014-2018. These products were developed using the Health Care Cost Reporting Information …

CHICAGO — To Noel Green, being a part of Chicago’s South Side Black LGBTQ community “feels like being a part of a space, but essentially the underground of it.” “It is something that you can live your truth, but only after darkness comes,” said Green, a University of Chicago public policy and social work student, …

While the issues raised by the Federal Reserve and Harvard may sound like variations on an old theme, 150-year-old global finance company Goldman Sachs is urging the public and private sectors to invest in a targeted and sustained manner to close the gap of racial wealth in the United States. . Although the report focuses …

THE O’DELLS The South For residents of northern Illinois who wish to break away from Chicago and its suburbs and form their own state, two researchers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale have a categorical caveat: In a white paper released earlier this year by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, a university think tank, political …

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC) – Fearing for the health and safety of her mother, Hazel Drumgoole said she removed her mother from the Colonial Heights Rehabilitation and Nursing Center and filed complaints at the level of the State and federal level. 8News discovered that the facility had a history of problems. Marie Drumgoole was transported …

Nursing Director Katie Candia gives Michon Scott, a licensed practical nurse, a COVID-19 booster shot at West Ridge Care Center in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. The West Ridge Care Center administrator wants everything his staff be vaccinated, but like many administrators of long-term care centers across the country, he strongly opposes a …

The Benjamín León School of Nursing at Miami Dade College (MDC) lecture series will feature a collaborative discussion on best practices for training novice nurses transitioning to the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday October 27. the event is open to the public free of charge. Over the past …

By ANNIKA MERRILEES, St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS (AP) – Nursing homes in Missouri with the vast majority of staff vaccinated tend to have rates of COVID-19 cases among residents, according to federal records, a trend that may offer broader lessons on the virus and how it can be slowed down. Many state nursing homes …

DES MOINES, Iowa (KCCI) – Hospitals and nursing homes in Iowa are reporting a widespread shortage of nurses as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in the state. A survey by the Iowa Board of Nursing and the Iowa Center for Nursing Workforce found that nearly 58% of hospitals say it is difficult to find …

The state of Iowa has agreed to temporarily waive training requirements for nurse aides who provide much of the practical care in nursing homes. The waivers were issued by the director of the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals two weeks ago in response to a request from industry lobbyists. They will be in effect …

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami / NSF) – As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Florida, the White House announced on Wednesday that nursing homes that depend on Medicaid and Medicare funding must demand that members of their staff get vaccinated against the coronavirus. The announcement will have a ripple effect across Florida, which has nearly 700 nursing …

Many nursing homes across the country must now figure out how to get all their employees vaccinated or risk losing federal funding as early as September. President Biden made the announcement Wednesday to try to increase the immunization rate among healthcare workers in long-term care facilities. Florida has nearly 700 licensed nursing homes in the …

As the Delta variant raises new concerns about the safety of nursing homes across the country, the Biden administration quietly rolled back a controversial Trump policy that had limited fines on facilities endangering or injuring residents. Deaths in nursing homes, which peaked at the end of last year, have fallen since the introduction of the …

Coral Reef Subacute Care Center (Google Maps) CareRite Centers bought a nursing home and rehabilitation center in southern Miami-Dade County for $ 35 million. CareRite, based in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, through an affiliate, purchased the property at 9869 Southwest 152nd Street, records show. The buyer borrowed $ 30.1 million from VNB New York. Seller …

(The Center Square) – Only Louisiana ranks lower than Florida in COVID-19 vaccination rates among nursing home workers with less than 42% of staff caring for more than 160,000 Floridians in more 700 nursing homes and assisted living facilities fully vaccinated against the disease. According to data released Monday by AARP Nursing home COVID-19 dashboard, …

Una pareja fue shutdownada por presuntamente dejar has a niño of 3 años de edad solo en una habitación de hotel mientras jugaba in a casino of Broward. A jus los liberó. To file Instead of offering a 22-month nursing trail filled with clinical work, national exams, and certification to practice, a South Florida educational …

Port Tampa Bay and the University of South Florida College of Nursing have partnered on a project to bring a primary care clinic to the harbor – the first of its kind in the United States What would you like to know USF College of Nursing and Port Tampa Bay partner to create marine health …

Cindy munro Early in her career, Cindy Munro knew she wanted to be a nurse scientist and was thrilled when the predecessor of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) awarded her a scholarship to pursue her doctorate in 1989. The investment paid off. While working on her doctorate at Virginia Commonwealth University, Munro was …

In this file photo from Jan. 12, 2021, residents wait to be cleared after receiving Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at The Palace assisted living facility in Coral Gables, Fla. Lynne Sladky, dossier / AP TALLAHASSEE – This week, Florida’s Republican-led legislature moved forward with a plan to protect the state’s nursing home industry from a feared …

CORALVILLE – Pandemic or not, residents of eastern Iowa will always need rehabilitative care, Mercy Iowa City officials said as they prepare to open a new hospital this week. Mercy Iowa City will open its doors Thursday to the first patients of the $ 23 million, 40-bed rehab hospital. “We’re very much in the process …