MDS Changes: Why Section GG Does Not Equal Section G
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MDS Changes: Why Section GG Does Not Equal Section G

WHhen it comes to recent MDS (minimum data set) changes, one letter stands out: G. That’s because the biggest impact of the 2023 adjustment in ADL (Activities of Daily Living) scoring comes from the removal of Section G and implementation of Section GG.  Section GG scoring touches on everything from who completes assessments to what…

MDS Changes for Nursing Homes: Key Definitions of Quality Measures

MDS Changes for Nursing Homes: Key Definitions of Quality Measures

Nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) adjusting to most recent minimum data set (MDS) changes Minimum Data Set (MDS) changes for nursing homes have been extensive, and promise to continue. And while much is being discussed and debated, one thing is sure: New rules that require changes to the way facilities are reimbursed for…

Value-Based Care Two-Part Series with Skilled Nursing News

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is displaying a strong commitment to transitioning the healthcare system towards 100% Value-Based Care (VBC) by 2030. This ambitious goal signifies a significant shift from the traditional fee-for-service model to value-based payment models. The move towards VBC is driven by the increasing recognition of the potential benefits…

Net Health and HIMSS Market Insights Partner to Uncover Healthcare Decision Makers’ Sentiment Toward Advanced Analytics Solutions 
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Net Health and HIMSS Market Insights Partner to Uncover Healthcare Decision Makers’ Sentiment Toward Advanced Analytics Solutions 

Study reveals healthcare leaders understand the potential of advanced analytics solutions, but few have fully adopted them.  PITTSBURGH, February 27, 2024 — Net Health, a trusted source for specialized software solutions that empower restorative care providers across the continuum of care, today announced findings from a new study in collaboration with HIMSS Market Insights titled:…

Understanding Claims-Based and MDS-Based Data for SNFs
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Understanding Claims-Based and MDS-Based Data for SNFs

Best Source of Healthcare Data Is one source of healthcare data better than the other, and which one should skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) be monitoring? It has become cliché in today’s rich healthcare data environment to refer to Peter Drucker’s axiom, “What gets measured, gets managed.” While this is certainly true, or at least it would…

3 Reasons Analytics are a Must-Have for Skilled Nursing Facilities

3 Reasons Analytics are a Must-Have for Skilled Nursing Facilities

Accurate, relevant, and timely analytic help SNFs stay focused on today with a firm plan for tomorrow Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) often find themselves facing significant challenges — challenges that have no easy answers. It’s a fundamental fear. If organizations can’t figure out what’s going wrong — and why — they won’t be able to…