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Detailed List of Solutions

At SMK Medical, we offer an array of specialized services designed to optimize health care facilities. Our expert team is dedicated to assisting you in achieving excellence in regulatory compliance, operational efficiency, and staff development. Discover our comprehensive range of services.
Expert Healthcare Consulting Services
Post-Acute Care Consulting Services
  1. Regulatory Compliance Support: Stay ahead of changing regulations with expert guidance and assistance to ensure compliance with TJC, CHAP, CARF, and other accrediting bodies.
  2. Mock Surveys: Prepare confidently for regulatory surveys with remote or in-person mock CMS surveys, tailored to specific accrediting agencies, allowing you to identify and address potential deficiencies proactively.
  3. Plan of Correction (POC) Development: Streamline the POC process with our expertise, developing comprehensive plans to address survey findings and achieve compliance effectively.
  4. Infection Control and Reporting: Ensure a safe environment with training, monitoring, and reporting protocols to improve infection control practices and promptly address potential risks.
  5. Emergency Preparedness: Evaluate and enhance your emergency response protocols through thorough assessments, planning, and creation of tailored emergency preparedness strategies.
  6. Life Safety Assessment: Identify potential safety risks and ensure compliance with life safety regulations through comprehensive assessments that prioritize the well-being of residents and staff.
  7. Staff Development and Training: Equip your team with specialized training, including COVID-19 education, to enhance skills, foster professional growth, and promote optimal care delivery.
  8. Operational Analysis: Conduct in-depth evaluations of various facility departments to identify areas for improvement, optimize operational efficiency, and achieve budgetary goals.
  9. Union Negotiation Support: Receive expert guidance during union negotiations to ensure fair and effective outcomes, promoting positive labor relations within your facility.
  10. Compliance Reporting Assistance: Streamline reporting processes, including PBJ submission and facility reportables, to ensure accurate and timely compliance with regulatory requirements.
Facility Closure and Management Services

At SMK Medical, we understand that facility closure is a challenging and sensitive process. We offer comprehensive services to assist you in successfully navigating this transition with expertise, care, and meticulous planning. Our tailored solutions ensure a seamless closure experience:

  1. Facility Closure Plan Development: Our experienced team will work closely with you to develop a comprehensive plan that covers all aspects of the closure process. We will create a customized roadmap that addresses legal requirements, financial considerations, staff and resident transitions, and communication strategies.
  2. Management and Oversight of the Facility Closure Plan: Trust our experts to provide meticulous management and oversight of the closure plan. We will collaborate closely with your team, ensuring smooth execution and adherence to timelines, while minimizing disruptions to staff and residents.
  3. Administrator/Owner Consulting: Prior to the formal decision to close the facility, our knowledgeable consultants will provide invaluable guidance. We offer strategic advice and assessment of alternative options, helping you make informed decisions that align with your goals and priorities.
  4. Legal and Compliance Support: We will ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements throughout the closure process. Our team will navigate complex legal considerations, safeguarding you against potential pitfalls and minimizing legal risks.
  5. Communication and Stakeholder Engagement: Effective communication is key during a facility closure. We will develop a comprehensive communication strategy to engage and inform stakeholders, including staff, residents, families, and community partners. Our approach emphasizes transparency, empathy, and sensitivity.
  6. Transition Planning: Smooth transitions for residents and staff are paramount. We will develop detailed plans to ensure appropriate placement and support for residents in new facilities. Additionally, we will provide guidance on workforce transition, including job placement assistance and support services for affected staff.
  7. Financial Management: Our experts will assist in managing the financial aspects of the closure process. We will analyze financial implications, develop budgets, and provide ongoing financial oversight to ensure fiscal responsibility and transparency.
  8. Closure Documentation and Reporting: Trust us to handle the documentation and reporting requirements associated with facility closure. We will ensure accurate and timely completion of all necessary paperwork and reporting obligations.

At SMK Medical, we are renowned experts in QAPI, committed to enhancing the quality and performance of healthcare organizations. Partner with us to leverage our comprehensive range of services tailored to your QAPI needs:

  1. QAPI In-Services: Empower your team with our specialized in-services, providing valuable education and training on QAPI principles, best practices, and implementation strategies. Equip your staff with the knowledge and skills to drive continuous quality improvement.
  2. QAPI Development and Implementation: Our experienced consultants will guide you through the entire process of QAPI development and implementation. From assessing your current practices to designing a robust QAPI framework, we ensure a tailored approach that aligns with your organization's unique needs and goals.
  3. Ad-Hoc QAPI Development: Need targeted support for specific QAPI initiatives or challenges? Our experts are here to provide ad-hoc assistance, offering strategic guidance and practical solutions to address specific quality improvement areas within your organization.
  4. Comprehensive QAPI Management Program: Let us take the lead in managing your QAPI program. Our dedicated team will provide ongoing oversight, monitoring, and evaluation of your QAPI initiatives, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and driving continuous performance improvement.
Education & Training

SMK Medical is your trusted provider of comprehensive onsite training solutions in Detroit and Hawaii. Our expert instructors offer a range of essential life-saving courses to equip your team with the necessary skills to respond confidently in emergency situations. Choose from our combined training programs:

  1. CPR, BLS, and First Aid Training: Empower your staff with the knowledge and skills to save lives through our comprehensive onsite training program. Our certified instructors will cover CPR techniques, Basic Life Support (BLS) protocols, and essential first aid skills. Participants will learn how to respond effectively to cardiac emergencies, provide critical care, and handle common injuries and medical emergencies.
  2. OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Ensure a safe work environment with our OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens training. Our experts will educate your team on the risks associated with bloodborne pathogens, prevention strategies, and proper handling of potentially infectious materials. Minimize the risk of exposure and protect the health and well-being of your employees.
Efficient Project Management Solutions

SMK Medical offers a comprehensive range of services to support your organization's growth. Our expertise includes:

  1. Service Line Development: We provide strategic guidance and project management support to help you develop and expand service lines within your organization. Our experienced team will assist in identifying opportunities, conducting market analysis, and implementing effective strategies to enhance patient care and organizational performance.
  2. EMR Optimization: Maximize the benefits of your EMR system with our optimization services. Our experts will assess your current EMR usage, identify areas for improvement, and implement strategies to streamline workflows, enhance data accuracy, and improve overall system performance. By optimizing your EMR, you can enhance clinical outcomes, operational efficiency, and patient satisfaction.
  3. EMR Rollout and Training: When implementing a new EMR system or upgrading an existing one, our project management team will ensure a smooth rollout. We handle all aspects, from planning and coordination to user training and support. Our goal is to minimize disruptions, ensure user adoption, and maximize the benefits of your EMR investment.
  4. Point Click Care: Assessment Tool Development: We specialize in developing customized assessment tools within the Point Click Care platform. Our team will work closely with you to design assessment templates that align with your organization's specific needs, ensuring accurate and comprehensive documentation for resident care and regulatory compliance.
  5. Policy and Procedure Development and Implementation: Rely on our expertise in policy and procedure development to ensure consistent and compliant practices across your organization. We will collaborate with your team to create tailored policies and procedures, supporting effective and standardized workflows that promote quality care delivery and regulatory adherence.

Comprehensive MDS Completion

MDS Consultants are dedicated to providing thorough and meticulous MDS Assessments to support accurate care planning and compliance. Our services include:

  • Annual Assessments: Conduct a comprehensive annual MDS review to ensure continuous care quality and regulatory compliance.
  • Significant Change Assessments: Respond promptly to significant changes in a resident's health status with detailed reassessments to adjust care plans accordingly.
  • Admission Assessments: Provide a full MDS assessment at the time of admission to establish a baseline for care planning.
  • Admission/5-Day Assessments: Perform an initial assessment within the first five days of admission to integrate new residents effectively and comply with regulatory timelines.

Each assessment includes complete CAA (Care Area Assessment) completion, ensuring that all aspects of resident care are addressed and documented according to the highest standards.

MDS Completion Package (8-Hours)

We will provide your organization with 8 hours of MDS completion time to work on any combination of Comprehensive and Non-Comprehensive MDS Assessments

MDS Compliance Audit

We will complete a review of one (1) MDS Assessment.  You receive a comprehensive written document of any question on the MDS that does not match our experts' recommended answer. To substantiate our recommendation we show precisely where the information can be located in the MDS 3.0 RAI Manual.

MDS Coordinator Training options

Our Ultimate MDS Coordinator Training packet has everything you need to know about MDS Completion.  The training packet is provided as part of our remote MDS Coordinator Training Program.  We have combined the critical federal manuals and documents and created a resource package so the MDS Coordinator can have everything at their fingertips to get started in their MDS career.

Custom MDS Completion Services

Custom MDS Completion services

Need something not listed here?  Contact us to create an MDS completion plan specific to your needs.  Many skilled nursing facilities start with our Non-Comprehensive MDS Completion in which we will complete MPAF or Short Form MDS Assessments as required.

  • Quarterly
    Standalone 5-day
    Interim Payment Assessment (IPA)
    All discharge MDS’s
    End of PPS Part A Stay (NPE)
    Other State Required Assessment (OSA)
Patient Driven Payment Model "PDPM" & MDS
  1. PDPM Optimization: Streamline your facility's PDPM processes, ensuring accurate assessment and coding practices to maximize reimbursement potential. Our experts will guide you through the complex PDPM framework, helping you capture all NTA (Non-Therapy Ancillary) points and accurately calculate your facility's Case Mix Index (CMI).
  2. Complete Revenue Cycle Management: From assessment coding to claims submission, we offer end-to-end revenue cycle management services tailored to PDPM and MDS requirements. Our team will ensure timely and accurate submission of claims, optimizing revenue capture and minimizing reimbursement delays.
  3. CMI Adjustments: Our experts will evaluate your facility's Case Mix Index (CMI) and provide guidance on potential adjustments to optimize reimbursement rates. We'll assist you in identifying opportunities to accurately reflect the acuity of your residents, ultimately increasing your facility's revenue.
  4. Documentation Improvement: Enhance documentation practices to align with PDPM guidelines, ensuring complete and accurate capture of resident information. We will provide guidance on documentation best practices, ensuring compliance and maximizing reimbursement potential.
  5. Compliance and Audit Support: Stay ahead of regulatory requirements and audit expectations with our comprehensive compliance support. We will assist in maintaining accurate and compliant documentation, reducing the risk of financial penalties and audit-related complications.
Professional Services
Professional Coaching

Unlock the untapped potential of your medical career with SMK's exceptional team of industry experts. Our seasoned Career Coaches, including CEOs, CFOs, COOs, NHAs, DONs, and Owner Operators, possess unmatched experience and knowledge in the field.

We specialize in coaching a diverse range of professionals, including:

  • New Administrators & Administrator in Training, ensuring a smooth transition into leadership roles.
  • Director of Nursing coaching, empowering nursing leaders to excel in their critical roles.
  • New graduate nurses and individuals aspiring to enter the medical field, guiding their journey towards success.
  • Professionals aiming to propel their careers to the next level, providing the necessary tools and strategies for advancement.

Experience a transformative career shift as our coaching guarantees to reshape your trajectory. Don't settle for ordinary. Choose SMK Medical Coaching to unlock extraordinary career opportunities!"

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What is professional coaching 

Empowering Careers: Exceptional Resume Writing and Mock Interview Coaching by SMK Medical Experts

Discover the power of our comprehensive coaching services, which include:

  • Professional Resume Writing: Our experts will craft a standout resume tailored to your medical career, highlighting your unique strengths, accomplishments, and skills. Let your resume impress employers and open doors to new opportunities.

  • Mock Interview Coaching: Gain a competitive edge with our immersive mock interview sessions. Our experienced coaches will simulate real interview scenarios, equipping you with the confidence, techniques, and strategies needed to ace any interview. Be ready to impress and secure your dream position.

Whether you're a new graduate, aspiring to enter the medical field, or a seasoned professional seeking career advancement, SMK Medical Coaching is your ultimate partner for success.

Experience a transformative journey that guarantees to reshape your career path. Don't settle for average. Choose SMK Medical Coaching and unlock the extraordinary

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