Delivering Extraordinary Care: How LTC Providers Ensure Success (Podcast)

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare I recently had the honor of talking with Tom Herzog, the Chief Operating Officer of Netsmart. We had a great conversation that I’d like to share with you. The Delivering Extraordinary Care: How Long-Term Care Providers Ensure Success podcast is 34.5 minutes in length. In this…… Continue reading Delivering Extraordinary Care: How LTC Providers Ensure Success (Podcast)

LTC Clinical Care in 2022 and Beyond: Don’t Just Stand There, Let’s Move Forward

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare Thanks to everyone that attended my webinar on November 17, 2021.  It was great to “see” you there!! If you missed the webinar, would like to hear it again or would like to forward the information to a colleague, the webinar recording and slides are available…… Continue reading LTC Clinical Care in 2022 and Beyond: Don’t Just Stand There, Let’s Move Forward

Join Us for an Upcoming LTC Webinar – November 17, 2021

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare This is no time for standing still: Learn the best ways to move forward in clinical care. The years 2020 and 2021 have been extremely challenging for the LTC/PAC workforce thanks to COVID and the ongoing PHE. We continue to learn many lessons from standing firm…… Continue reading Join Us for an Upcoming LTC Webinar – November 17, 2021

Upcoming NHSN Webinar: Updates to the NHSN COVID-19 Point of Care (POC) Test Result Reporting Tool

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare This webinar will provide NHSN Users who are reporting data to the COVID-19 Point of Care (POC) Test Result Reporting Tool with information about upcoming and recent modifications to the system. Specifically, the audience will learn about new response options for the Race and Ethnicity data…… Continue reading Upcoming NHSN Webinar: Updates to the NHSN COVID-19 Point of Care (POC) Test Result Reporting Tool

Register Now for Webinar about CMS Innovation Center Strategy

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMS Innovation Center) invites you to join CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure and CMS Innovation Center Director, Liz Fowler for a special webinar about the CMS Innovation Center’s strategic direction this Wednesday, October…… Continue reading Register Now for Webinar about CMS Innovation Center Strategy

2021-2022 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations and Guidance on Coadministration with COVID-19 Vaccines

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare During this COCA call, presenters will provide updates on the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations for the 2021-2022 influenza vaccination season and guidance for coadministration of influenza and COVID-19 vaccines.  No registration is required. Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021 Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00…… Continue reading 2021-2022 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations and Guidance on Coadministration with COVID-19 Vaccines

NHSN Vaccination Reporting Changes Webinar – Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare Topic: Changes to the Weekly NHSN COVID-19 Vaccination Data Collection Forms for Long-term Care Facilities Date: Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021Time: 2:30 – 3:30 PM EST In anticipation of recommendations for additional vaccine series, new questions on vaccine doses will be added to the current data collection forms in August…… Continue reading NHSN Vaccination Reporting Changes Webinar – Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Therapeutic Options to Prevent Severe COVID-19 in Immunocompromised People (Webinar)

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) for monoclonal antibodies to treat COVID-19 for certain patients. Monoclonal antibodies may be available through expanded access programs to treat COVID-19 for immunocompromised patients. However, the efficacy of use for immunocompromised patients is…… Continue reading Therapeutic Options to Prevent Severe COVID-19 in Immunocompromised People (Webinar)

Upcoming NHSN Webinars: July 8th & July 12th

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare Topic: Long-term Care Facility COVID-19 Module: Information about modifications in the upcoming NHSN release planned for July 8th, 2021 Webinar Sessions:Thursday, July 8, 2021Monday, July 12, 2021 Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST Register in advance for this webinar here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email…… Continue reading Upcoming NHSN Webinars: July 8th & July 12th