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Top Scandinavian media companies show strong results despite pandemic

The crisis hit the media industry hard, but some top Nordic media are showcasing success stories thanks to their focus on innovative business models.

Over the past two weeks, strong results were reported by Schibsted, one of the largest Scandinavian media groups, as well as… 513 more words

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QSO-20-40-LSC: Categorical Waiver – Corrugated Medical Tubing (NFPA 99)

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

CMS posted QSO-20-40-LSC on Friday, September 25, 2020.

CMS regulation allows for the waiver of specific provisions of the 2012 NFPA 99 where the application would result in unreasonable hardship upon a provider or supplier, but only if the waiver does not adversely affect the health and safety of patients or residents. 446 more words


Updates to MDS and CASPER Provider Reporting Guides

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

CMS just posted two (2) September 2020 updates to MDS reporting guides:


The U.S. Army Awards FN America Contract For Production of M249 SAWs


FN America has recently announced that the U.S. Army has awarded the company a contract to produce and deliver new M249 SAWs (Squad Automatic Weapon) for its soldiers. 379 more words


We are celebrating some special employees of Bio-gen Extracts for 10 years of service to the company & the industry!

Bio-gen Extracts is proud to have the dedication & commitment of a very special group of individuals who have served our company for over a decade, and counting! 52 more words

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Confidential Dry Run Reports for SNF Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) Requiring Hospitalizations Measure Now Available

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would like to announce the Confidential Dry Run Reports containing FY 2018 and FY 2019 performance scores for the… 325 more words