Facility

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Facility

A physical environment containing open space, such as parks and gardens; infrastructure, such as roads, utilities; and built structures, such as homes, schools, hospitals, and factories.

facility

All or any portion of a building, area, or structure, including the site on which it is located, wherein specific services are provided or activities are performed.
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The majority of care within a skilled nursing facility is directed by LPNs, who have graduated from state-accredited programs.
The prudent skilled nursing facility operator should consider how the Stark Law affects his or her business and shouldseek appropriate professional legal and valuation assistance to (1) comply with the law, (2) take advantage of the protections available under the Stark safe-harbors and, (3) to have a fair and reasonable financial relationship with the physician.
Smithfield); Roger Williams Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility (Providence); Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center (Newport)
How costly was it for The Wartburg to add the new Waltemade skilled nursing facility and the outpatient medical center?
During the three-day survey at the Beverly Healthcare-La Mesa skilled nursing facility in La Mesa, California, surveyors talked to frontline caregivers from every shift, notes Executive Director Barry Zarling, NHA.
MORE THAN 500 PEOPLE DESCENDED ON HCFA's Baltimore headquarters for a skilled nursing facility Town Hall meeting on the prospective payment system and quality of care issues.
Medicare's forthcoming Prospective Payment System (PPS) represents a revolution in business practices for skilled nursing facility providers, as most of them already know (and if they don't, they're in trouble).
Steve Still agrees that the assisted living administrator has to be able to manage staff differently than he or she did in the skilled nursing facility.