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Medicare Takes Aim At Boomerang Hospitalizations Of Nursing Home Patients Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News “Oh my God, we dropped her!” Sandra Snipes said she heard the nursing home aides yell as she fell to the floor. She landed on her right side where her hip had recently been replaced. She cried out in pain.Read the Rest…


“ Patients are Transferring Back to Our Services Because Our Doctors and Nurse Practitioners Go above and Beyond All Other Providers”

Recently, the DON of one of our long-time Post-Acute and Long-term Care Facility clients reached out to our clinical coordinator to explain to us why we were getting so many of our previous patients returning to our service. For some background, earlier this year, the facility’s corporate management made the decision to change Medical DirectorshipRead the Rest…


What is a Post-Hospitalist – Wikipedia definition

Post-hospitalist From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Post-Hospitalist Medicine is the discipline concerned with the medical care of post-acute patients. Physicians whose primary professional focus is post-hospital care are post-hospitalists. Typical community PCPs and most other NP/PA/extender models do not have the time or ability to effectively monitor patient care when the patient is in aRead the Rest…


Benefits Of Hiring An “SNFist”

Richter ShareSource Blog Benefits of Hiring an SNFist Posted by Jennifer Leatherbarrow RN, BSN, RAC-CT, QCP, Clinical Consultant on Dec 9, 2016 11:16:33 AM According to John Rossheim, “An SNFist is a primary-care physician who practices within the four walls of one or more nursing homes, as an employee or contractor. The SNFist sees nursingRead the Rest…


GMPC achieves Top 10 audited HEDIS Rate performance

General Medicine, P.C. achieves performance in the top 10 percent for audited HEDIS Rate results for 2013 Healthcare Finance Staff The overall average HEDIS Rate for all of the Managed Care Plans (Medicare, Medicaid, HMO, POS and PPO Plans) serviced by General Medicine in 2013 was 90%. These results place General Medicine, P.C. -“The PostRead the Rest…


IL Health Care Assoc – Featured Focus – “SNFists”

4 Reasons You Should Consider a SNFist Program It might take a little time to get familiar with all of the new health care acronyms, but SNFist is one that should be moved to the top of your list. The SNFist/Post-Hospitalist is a new genre of primary care specialist –one who works specifically within theRead the Rest…


AARP KS references GMPC in Care Act Testimony

General Medicine, The Post-Hospitalist Company, reported that the cost of hospital readmissions varies by demographic.  Medicaid or low-income and disabled patients accounts for the second largest share of all hospital readmissions at 20.6%. Medicaid readmissions account for 12.5% of all Medicaid hospitalizations and cost each state $77 million per year.