Paralyzed Patients Have Hope

By: Chonte’ Garcia Being paralyzed is no longer hindering the lives of those who are suffering! As of September, at least five people whose legs were completely paralyzed are now walking without help thanks to a pain stimulator implanted in their spines....

Durable Medical Equipment

Durable Medical Equipment orders can undoubtedly be labeled ‘difficult’ in the current Home Health environment.  Only years ago, it was customary to simply put in an order with justification and let the process do the rest of the work.  However, in recent...

OASIS-D Changes

If you are a Home Health Agency or clinician, you’re likely already anticipating and preparing for the changes that will soon be made to the Outcome and Assessment Information Set AKA OASIS.  Just when we were all comfortable with OASIS C-2, too!  At Lifespan we...

The First Day of Flu Season!

With all Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and, of course, Physical Therapists submitting DC OASIS and Transfer OASIS documentation, Lifespan’s Quality Assurance department ensures agencies are not being docked by improper answers to M1041 for each flu...