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How to prepare for Antibiotic Stewardship

Antibiotic Stewardship What is Antibiotic Stewardship? It is a coordinated program that promotes the appropriate use of antimicrobials (including antibiotics), improves patient outcomes, reduces microbial resistance, and decreases the spread of infections caused by multi drug-resistant organisms. Mega Rule Phase 2 As part of the new Mega Rule Phase 2 of implementation and the overhaul […]

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Navigating The New Rule: Person-Centered Care

Requirements of Participation In September 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the long awaited revised Requirements for Participation under the Medicare and Medicaid Programs known as the Final Rule or Mega Rule. The first of the comprehensive changes went into effect November 2016 and will be phased in over three years. […]

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