Podcast: Ep. 9 – Great Care Starts With Being Nice

Peter Feeney Podcast

Of course, our #1 priority is providing great care for our senior living residents, but did you know that how you treat your caregivers will affect how residents are treated? In this episode, Peter talks with HealthCap Risk Managers Joy Schultz and Sherry Mastropietro on their experience in skilled nursing and long term care facilities and how “just being nice” …

Podcast: Ep. 5 – Sepsis

Peter Feeney Podcast

Every hour that a resident is in septic shock and not receiving antibiotics, their risk of death increases by almost 10%. Knowing the signs of sepsis and early diagnosis are key to fighting the infection. Peter Feeney talks with Risk Managers Cathy Angi and Cathy Hamblen about what to look for and what to do when you suspect sepsis.

Podcast: Ep. 4 – Preparing for Winter

Peter Feeney Podcast

For much of the country, winter is here (or will be soon)! What do facilities need to do to be ready? Is there anything you’re not thinking about? Preparation is the key, especially for those southern states where winter doesn’t strike often. In this episode, Peter talks with Angie Szumlinski about what to think about, how to prepare and what …

Podcast: Ep. 3 – Preparing for the Holidays

Peter Feeney Podcast

The holidays can be especially stressful when loved ones are in a nursing home, long term care, or skilled nursing facilities. For families and facilities, early planning and preparation is the key. Listen to our latest podcasts for tips on how to make things go smoothly.

Podcast Episode 2: The CMS “Red Hand” Campaign

Peter Feeney News, Podcast

What is the so-called “Red Hand Campaign” that was launched by CMS last fall? Join HealthCap CEO Peter Feeney as he talks with HealthCap Risk Managers Cheryl Wilcox, RN, CLNC, RAC-CT, and Dorene Spies, LNHA about the campaign, what it is, how it can affect facilities, and what to do if you receive a “red hand” icon on nursinghomecompare.com.

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CMS Podcast Series

Angie Szumlinski Announcements, Podcast

CMS has produced a series of podcasts “Nursing Home Strategy Part I – Strengthening Oversight,” that summarizes what CMS is doing behind the scenes and discusses recently published memos, survey process changes, and “putting patients above paperwork.” This is the first of many podcasts. The podcast largely discussed abuse and neglect, the surveyor’s responsibilities, law enforcement involvement, and reporting consistency …