Senior Vice President, Quality & Regulatory Affairs and Chief Medical Officer American Health Care Association
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This session will cover what we have learned to date in how to prevent the spread of COVID and work to also prevent influenza outbreaks that may happened with COVID this fall and winter. The latest federal guidance on testing, visitation and HHS performancy payment incentive program will be covered with tips on how to successfully implement infection control practices to successfully comply with these new programs.
Discuss current status of COVID-19 in US nursing homes and senior living communities.
Compare various commercially available COVID-19 tests including how to design an optimal testing strategy for your community.
Discuss infection control best practices and cohorting guidelines before, during and after an outbreak while exploring PPE optimization and staffing shortage solutions during outbreak peak in your community.