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Beth Noyce

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PRESSURE INJURY -- It's the New Pressure Ulcer

Blanchable vs non blanchable pressure ulcers

Say "good-bye" to pressure ulcers.

Say "hello" to pressure injuries -- in Technicolor!

The infamous, only-wounds-to-stage skin lesions are now called "pressure injuries" an April 13, 2016 National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP or, should I say, NPIAP?) news release says.

No Fooling! Register for HHCAHPS by April 1 or Lose Money!

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Home Health Compare 5-Star Ratings grade patient satisfaction survey data in addition to the quality of care that agencies provide to patients.

Agencies who aren't registered in the program by April 1 will miss the deadline and lose money.

OASIS-C2: What's the Scoop?

Beth Noyce

Tags home care, home health compare, oasis, OASIS-C2

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CMS presents, as its Happy New Year wish, the latest version of the Outcome Assessment Information Set (OASIS) – OASIS-C2. And next year’s “Happy New Year” gift will be implementing the new OASIS-C2 January 1, 2017.

Three new standardized items & ten modified, renumbered items appear in OASIS-C2. The newest OASIS looks a bit different, too. Single data-entry boxes replace check boxes in OASIS-2 for items with only one possible response, and are formatted like Hospice Information Set (HIS) items – a plus for the RN who works in both home health and hospice.