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McKnight's receives top honors again for news coverage

McKnight's receives top honors again for news coverage

McKnight's Long-Term Care News was honored as having the best news coverage among U.S. healthcare publications for the sixth straight year. The McKnight's editorial team earned five honors overall in the 2015 ASHPE national awards program, which announced winners Friday.

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House bill would eliminate RAC contingency fees, penalize bad auditors

House bill would eliminate RAC contingency fees, penalize bad auditors

Pending legislation would grant hospitals and other providers their wish of replacing percentage-based fees with flat fees on Medicare claims denied by recovery audit contractors.

Current budget proposal includes plans to chisel away the ACA

As the Senate narrows in on its budget goals, details are emerging from Congressional budget negotiations that aim to disintegrate the Affordable Care Act piece by piece. Negotiators also hope to cut Medicare spending by $430 billion over the next 10 years.

Hermes honors McKnight's with four Gold Awards

McKnight's has been honored with Gold Awards for writing, design and overall publication excellence in this year's Hermes Creative Awards program.

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It would be a good use of taxpayer money to invest in a data-sharing system that would ultimately [reduce] payments to terminated providers.

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Guest columns Failing to manage harassment of workers can lead to litigation

Failing to manage harassment of workers can lead to litigation

Guest columns Great associates are sought from the top down

Great associates are sought from the top down

Living Leadership Put your gait belt where your mouth is

Put your gait belt where your mouth is

Guest columns Accountability for antipsychotic medication use

Accountability for antipsychotic medication use

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CDI can transform healthcare

CDI can transform healthcare

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Preserving Cognitive Status in Elderly Surgical Patients Requiring General Anesthesia

Preserving Cognitive Status in Elderly Surgical Patients Requiring General Anesthesia

The elderly brain is more vulnerable to the adverse effects of surgery and anesthesia compared with the younger brain. Both anecdotally and in clinical investigation, the elderly surgical population has been found to exhibit a significantly higher prevalence of postoperative cognitive decline. The most common manifestations of this decline are postoperative delirium (POD) and postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD).

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