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A small team of workers responds best in emergencies, expert says

A small team of workers responds best in emergencies, expert says

Long-term care providers should consider a "flat" crisis management approach that relies on a core group of staff members, experts advised Wednesday at the LeadingAge annual conference.

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Bulk of Medicaid to be managed care in two years: Avalere

Bulk of Medicaid to be managed care in two years: Avalere

More than three-quarters of Medicaid beneficiaries will be enrolled in a managed care plan as of 2016, according to an Avalere Health analysis released Thursday. The numbers reveal that managed care growth is especially strong in states that are expanding Medicaid.

Nursing home asked for employee's personal information too often, jury rules

The human resources department of a Maine nursing home did not properly protect a former employee's personal identification information, a jury recently ruled.

Test could confirm sepsis within an hour

Nursing home residents might benefit from a new way of diagnosing and treating sepsis made possible by discoveries out of the University of British Columbia.

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Evaluating holiday programming

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The tie between revenue and risk managment

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Using a GPS-like system for residents

Using a GPS-like system for residents


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