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Infection Control and Prevention in Long Term Care

Infection control is a serious public issue, and it is vital for healthcare workers and others working with the public to understand how to prevent infection. Controlling and preventing infection in long-term care settings is possible. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that when healthcare professionals are aware of infections and they take steps to prevent...

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Long-Term Treatment for Addiction Provides Higher Success Rates

September is National Recovery Month: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors National Recovery Month to raise awareness of disorders related to substance use and mental health. This month is also a time to celebrate those who have recovered. The SAMHSA’s annual Recovery Month theme is Join the Voices for Recovery: Strengthen Families and Communities....

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Will Population Trends Affect Healthcare Delivery?

Change is the process by which the future invades our lives. – Alvin Toffler, Future Shock

New laws, such as the Affordable Care Act, and new regulations or high-level policy changes can have a sudden and substantial impact on the health care delivery system. While the effects may unfold more gradually, a change driver such as shifting population demographics also has a substantial impact.

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Relias Learning Recognizes Long Term Care Administrator's Week 2015

This blog post was previously published on the Redilearning blog and is republished here. Redilearning became part of Relias Learning in October, 2015.

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Reducing Hospitalization…One Infection at a Time

I recently had the opportunity to participate in a webinar for the Indiana Health Care Association in which an overview of Infection Control was presented.  I wanted to share some key take-aways that everyone in our industry should keep in mind.

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