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OASIS C2 - Best Practices for Completing M1910 Fall Risk

Include the following home health care OASIS C2 Best Practices for completing M1910 Falls Risk Assessment on MyHomecareBiz:

Posted by Nathan Hope on May 23, 2017

Home Health Management: Disaster Preparedness

As part of your MyHomecareBiz home health management planning include disaster preparedness to satisfy JCAHO, CHAP and ACHC compliance. In the event of a flood, fire, hurricane, tornado, blizzard, wind storm, and any other disaster that affects the delivery of scheduled home health...

Posted by Melissa Cott-Webber, RN on May 16, 2017

7 Tips for Answering OASIS C2 M2020: "Management of Oral Medications"

MyHomecareBiz: This item is intended to identify the patient’s ability to take all oral (p.o.) medications reliably and safely at all times on OASIS C. The intent of the item is to identify the patient’s ABILITY, not necessarily actual performance.

Posted by Nathan Hope on May 2, 2017

OASIS C2 - Best Practices for Assessing M1242 Pain

Include the following MyHomecareBiz evidence-based OASIS C2 best clinical practices for M1242 Pain Frequency:

(M1242) Frequency of Pain Interfering with patient's activity or movement

Posted by Patty Jampolsky on Apr 18, 2017

Busy Minds Fight Dementia in Home Health Care Patients

From Healthday: Mentally stimulating activities can protect patients' brains against aging, even if genetically predisposed toward dementia or Alzheimer's disease, a new study reports MyHomecareBiz

Posted by Melissa Cott-Webber, RN on Apr 12, 2017

Managing the Home Health Patient on Insulin

Home health patient teaching for insulin therapy include the following MyHomecareBiz objectives: 

1. To provide the suggested procedure for the initiation of insulin for people with diabetes which is evidence based and considered best practice2. To ensure that the patient is able to...

Posted by Melissa Cott-Webber, RN on Mar 28, 2017

OASIS C2 - Guidance for Completing M1610 Incontinence/Catheter Presence

Include the following policies and procedures for documenting OASIS C2 M1610 Incontinence/Catheter Presence (adapted from OASIS-C2/ICD10 Guidance Manual):

Posted by Dianne Mandal RN on Mar 14, 2017

Medicare Guidelines for Completing OASIS C2 M1840 - Toilet Transferring

MyHomecareBiz recommends including the following evidence-based OASIS C2 best clinical practices for M1840 Toilet Transferring:

Posted by Melissa Cott on Mar 9, 2017