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CMS Requirements of Participation Phase 3 Webinar Series

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12 27, 2022 | Posted in Event, General | 0 comments

Understanding the Updated Guidance

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  On June 29, 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released Updated Guidance for Nursing Home Resident Health and Safety as part of the Requirements for Participation (ROP) Phases 2 and 3 that went into effect on October 24, 2022. To assist facilities in understanding these updates, IHCA, in partnership with Transitional Care Management, is hosting a series of webinars in the coming months. This training series will review the updated guidance and best practices, as well as resources that participants can take back to their facilities to train staff and implement appropriate changes.  Flexible training to meet your needs! This webinar series offers more than 12 hours of training. Sessions are being held virtually and will be available on the IHCA Education Access Virtual Learning Platform (more information to come). Registrants can sign up for individual sessions ($100 per session), register for the entire series, and save $50!

Sessions

Sessions held Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.
  • Jan. 5, 2023 — Session 1: ROP Phase 3 Guidance Introduction / Residents Rights
  • Jan. 12, 2023 — Session 2: Abuse and Neglect / Nurse Staffing (Payroll-Based Journal)
  • Jan. 26, 2023 — Session 3: Admission, Transfer and Discharge / Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder (SUD)
  • Feb. 2, 2023 — Session 4: Potential Inaccurate Diagnosis and/or Assessment / Pharmacy
  • Feb. 9, 2023 — Session 5: Infection Control
  • Feb. 16, 2023 — Session 6: Arbitration / Psychosocial Outcome Severity Guide
  • Feb. 23, 2023 — Session 7: State Operations Manual Chapter 5 / ROP Phase 3 Guidance Overview/Wrap Up
**Please note: No session is scheduled on Thursday, January 19, 2023.

Presenters

Michelle StuerckeMichelle Stuercke, RN, MSN, DNP, LNHA, Chief Clinical Officer Michelle Stuercke has more than 30 years of experience in long-term care. She has served as a nurse, Director of Nursing, Education Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, and Chief Clinical Officer. As Chief Clinical Officer for Transitional Care Management, Stuercke is responsible for the clinical operations of 12 facilities in Illinois. She holds BSN, MSN, MPH, and DNP degrees and is also a licensed nursing home administrator. She is the President of the Long Term Care Nurses Association (LTCNA) and serves on the IHCA Board of Directors. She is also a frequent presenter for IHCA and other organizations.     Sabrena McCarleySabrena McCarley, OTR/L, CLIPP, RAC-CT, QCP, FAOTA, Director of Clinical Reimbursement Sabrena McCarley is a licensed occupational therapist with expertise in providing clinical and operational management within post-acute care settings. McCarley works for Transitional Care Management, where she is the Director of Clinical Reimbursement. McCarley is a regular guest faculty speaker at various colleges and universities and state, national, and international conferences. She is a California representative for the AOTA Representative Assembly and is a member of the Living in Place Medical Advisory Panel. McCarley is also actively involved in leadership with The National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies as Secretary and the Chair of the Government Affairs Committee. In 2022, McCarley was appointed to the Technical Expert Panel for the Measurement of Gaps and Measure Development Priorities for the Skilled Nursing Facility Value Based Purchasing Program.
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Elevating the Occupational Therapy Practitioner Role in Post-Acute Care Settings Following the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

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09 22, 2022 | Posted in General | 0 comments

Transitional Care Management’s Sabrena McCarley, Director of Clinical Reimbursement MBA-SL, OTR/L, CLIPP, RAC-CT, QCP, FAOTA, and Linda Riccio, OTR/L, Vice President of Therapy Services, will present at the Illinois Occupational Therapy Association on November 18, 2022.
For more information, please visit: https://www.ilota.org/2022-conference-main-page.

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Post-Acute Sales and Marketing Thought Leadership

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09 22, 2022 | Posted in General | 0 comments

Charles Ross, Chief Strategy Officer presents on Post-Acute Sales and Marketing Thought Leadership panel at SMASH: Senior Care Marketing Sales Summit  
October 24 – 26, 2022 (Las Vegas, NV)
Learn from this group of sales and marketing experts, including Charles Ross, Chief Strategy Officer with Transitional Care Management, about what’s really happening in the marketing trenches and the different approaches they are taking to increase admissions and census in skilled nursing.

In this thought-provoking panel, participants will hear a diverse range of ideas and insights and walk away with a spark that will ignite new ways of looking at revenue in 2023.

For more information or to register, visit https://www.seniorcaremarketingsummit.com/.

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COVID Long Haulers

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09 22, 2022 | Posted in General | 0 comments

Michelle Stuercke, RN, MSN, ND, LNHA, Chief Clinical Officer, Transitional Care Management

Individuals with multiple medical co-morbidities are most likely to experience lingering COVID-19 symptoms, often referred to as "Long Covid." Their recovery is further complicated by the prolonged immobility and isolation required during the public health emergency leading to significant physical, psychosocial and cognitive deficits.

In this panel discussion, featuring Transitional Care Management Chief Clinical Officer, Michelle Stuercke, participants will learn what long haul Covid is, the statistics behind those who have it, and possible treatment options.
To learn more, attend the National Association of Rehabilitation Providers & Agencies (NARA) conference or visit: https://www.eventsquid.com/event.cfm?event_id=17083)

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Interdisciplinary Approaches to Managing Resident Care Post Covid-19

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09 22, 2022 | Posted in General | 0 comments

Linda Riccio, OTR/L, Vice President of Therapy Services, Transitional Care Management,  and Michelle Stuercke, RN, MSN, DNP, LNHA, Chief Clinical Officer, Transitional Care Management

Individuals with multiple medical co-morbidities are most likely to experience lingering COVID-19 symptoms, often referred to as "Long Covid." Their recovery is further complicated by the prolonged immobility and isolation required during the public health emergency leading to significant physical, psychosocial and cognitive deficits.

Transitional Care Management Chief Clinical Officer, Michelle Stuercke, RN, MSN, DNP, LNHA and Vice President of Therapy Services, Linda Riccio, OTR/L, will review a multi-disciplinary approach to resident care to promote the recovery of COVID-19 symptoms and long-haul effects, while achieving well-being during the long recovery process at the American Healthcare Association fall conference held in Nashville, TN.
To learn more, attend the American Healthcare Association's October 9 - 12, 2022 conference. For more information please visit: https://www.eventscribe.net/2022/AHCA/

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Compassion Fatigue and Caregiver Burnout: Working Together to Work Through It

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09 22, 2022 | Posted in General | 0 comments

      
Linda Riccio, OTR/L, Vice President of Therapy Services, Transitional Care Management, and Michelle Stuercke, RN, MSN, DNP, LNHA, Chief Clinical Officer, Transitional Care Management

National headlines describe “The Great Resignation” as our profession experiences the long-term challenges of working through a pandemic with health care providers experiencing issues such as caregiver burnout, compassion fatigue, post-traumatic stress, and occupational deprivation, all of which have resulted in some of the greatest staffing shortages we have seen in our careers.

Transitional Care Management’s Linda Riccio, OTR/L, Vice President of Therapy Services and Michelle Stuercke, RN, MSN, DNP, LNHA, Chief Clinical Officer, spoke with Illinois-based longterm care providers at the Illinois Healthcare Association’s annual fall convention about taking care of the health care providers and caregivers and offered strategies for how to care of one another in the face of difficult work.
For more information about how to recognize the signs of compassion fatigue and burn-out, find personal home and work life balance, and regain job fulfillment contact CRoss@tc-mgmt.com

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Preventing Negative Patient Outcomes: A Collaboration Between Nursing and Pharmacy

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09 22, 2022 | Posted in General | 0 comments

Michelle Stuercke, RN, MSN, ND, LNHA, Chief Clinical Officer, Transitional Care Management
As a featured speaker at the Illinois Healthcare Associations convention held in Peoria this fall, Michelle Stuercke, Chief Clinical Officer for Transitional Care Management, presented on the importance of developing a working partnership and how a collaboration between pharmacy and nursing for medication reconciliation can lead to decreased costs, negative outcomes, and re-hospitalizations.
For more information about how Transitional Care Management can help your organization decrease costs and reduce negative outcomes, contact CRoss@tc-mgmt.com

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Supporting Nurse Leaders in Turbulent Times

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09 22, 2022 | Posted in General | 0 comments

Michelle Stuercke, RN, MSN, DNP, LNHA, Chief Clinical Officer, Transitional Care Management

Retaining and growing nurse leaders has always been a challenge, but during a pandemic, the challenge has become even more difficult.

As a featured speaker at the Illinois Healthcare Associations convention held in Peoria this fall, Michelle Stuercke, Chief Clinical Officer for Transitional Care Management, offered helpful strategies for retaining nurse leaders, recruiting nurses to become part of the leadership team, and growing individuals within the organization to assist in clinical team leading.
To learn more about how Transitional Care Management can help your organization recruit, retain, and nurture leaders, contact CRoss@tc-mgmt.com

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Transitional Care is a GREAT Place to Work

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12 17, 2018 | Posted in General | 0 comments

Great Place to Work Institute, an independent research and consulting firm, honored Transitional Care Management and two of its managed care centers, Transitional Care of Arlington Heights and Winchester House, with certification as a Great Place to Work. The two care centers earned the distinction following the evaluation of more than 60 elements of team members’ experiences on the job, like employee pride in the organization’s community impact and feeling that their work has special meaning. "Earning the 'Great Place to Work' distinction is such a privilege,” says Denise Norman, President of Transitional Care Management. "We value our Crew and all they do to make our guests and residents feel comfortable and help them heal. Workplace satisfaction directly contributes to a better patient experience and improved results, making our centers not only great places to work, but better places to recover and live." What employees say: “I can be myself around here.” 86% “I feel I make a difference here.” 84% “My work has special meaning: This is not just a job.84% “I’m proud to tell others I work here.” 83% “When I look at what we accomplish, I feel a sense of pride.” 83%   This review is based on 196 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 4.20. It was published on Jun 14, 2018.

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Career Open House

by Transitional Care Management

02 09, 2015 | Posted in Arlington Heights, General, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Learn more about the future of sub-acute care coming soon to the new Transitional Care of Arlington Heights (currently under construction on south Arlington Heights Road next to the fire station) Date: Thursday, March 26 Time: at your convenience between 7-10AM or 3-7PM Place: Transitional Care Management Support Center 6400 Shafer Court, Ste. 600 Rosemont, IL 60018 Please note: the event will be held in Rosemont since the Arlington Heights facility is under construction.   Now Hiring for Spring/Summer 2015

  • Full- and part-time PTs, PTAs, OTs, COTAs, SLPs
  • Nurses, including RNs, LPNs and CNAs
  • Experienced and new graduates welcome
  • Wound care-certified, cardiac care and med/surg nurses welcome
  • Dining/food services
  • Administrative, including outreach representatives
  • Housekeeping/guest relations
  RSVP to Beth by 3/20/15 at BPangilinan@tc-mgmt.com or 847-720-8722 and visit www.transitionalcare-arlington.com and www.tc-mgmt.com.

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