As the implementation date for PDPM draws near, SNFs need to assure that the IDT members have a firm understanding of how information gathering and sharing may need to change. Communication will remain a key focus for success but when and what we share will look somewhat different. Some questions to ask might include: How is the morning meeting structured? Are clinical discussions part of the daily communication? How do you track and communicate patient progress?
The Morning Meeting – This is the ideal time for all IDT members to share key data points and clinical updates on patients in the facility. Topics of discussion should include;