I like "to do" lists. I was reminded of that last weekend as I was planning a remodel of my bathroom. This is a change I have been thinking about for a while – nearly two years, actually – ever since I purchased the vanity. I know it needs to happen. I know what's involved, as I've done it before. I'm in charge. So, why...Read more
When I first started working in nursing homes, I was struck by the sheer volume of rules and regulations governing the care of residents. Unfortunately, those rules often inhibited patient-centered care rather than offering protection. The result was an institutional approach to care with strict rules based on the diagnoses of the resident. For some residents, food was one of life's simple pleasures they could...Read more
Today more than ever, success in the quality improvement (QI) business depends on collaboration as well as community-focused teamwork. HealthInsight has a long history of working with health care providers, community partners and patients in Nevada, New Mexico and Utah to improve health and health care.
The past two years have brought us the opportunity to expand our services and expertise, build new partnerships and collaborate...Read more
The end stage renal disease (ESRD) Networks of HealthInsight play an important role in helping dialysis patients who have concerns about the quality of care they are receiving. The patient services staff, including three Masters level social workers, is required to be available, per the Social Security Act and the Conditions for Coverage, to mediate, coach, listen, instruct and empathize with our dialysis population that...Read more