Resources: Healthcare Industry
This area is your reference to information on the Web addressing a variety of topics for certified dietary managers — from foodservice management to human resources to medical nutrition therapy. Many of these resources are Web pages. A few are in pdf (Adobe Acrobat) format. If you do not have Acrobat, you can download it free from: www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html
Do you have a favorite website relevant to foodservice management? To suggest websites to add to this directory, please contact the ANFP webmaster.
Administration on Aging •
Covers many long-term care issues, with links to sites about services for the aging population.
Assisted Living Federation of America • www.alfa.org
ALFA represents over 5,000 for-profit and not-for-profit providers of assisted living as well as a diverse range of organizations involved in the assisted living industry.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) • www.cms.gov
formerly Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA): CMS is the government agency charged with implementing Medicaid and Medicare regulations. Their web site provides information about Medicare/Medicaid, publications and forms that you can download, statistics and data about Medicare/Medicaid recipients, information about new initiatives, and links to other government sites.
CMS RAI Manual • www.cms.gov/transmittals/downloads/R66SOMA.pdf
CMS Clarifies Dining Requirements • http://phinational.org/blogs/cms-clarifies-dining-requirements
Eden Alternative • www.edenalt.com
Healthcare Activity Calendar • www.ahcancal.org/events/calendar/Pages/default.aspx
lists initiatives to highlight healthcare concerns
JCAHO • www.jcaho.org
Features news, a publications list, accreditation information, and survey preparation checklists.
The National Center for Assisted Living • www.ncal.org
The assisted living voice of the American Health Care Association (AHCA), which represents long term care.
National Center for Health Statistics •
NCHS, part of the Centers for Disease Control, provides a range of health statistics and information.
National Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging •
Provides information for nutrition, aging network, and longterm care professionals.
Pioneer Network • www.pioneernetwork.net